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Department of Economics, Department of Political Science Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2017

Political Science and Economics Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts

This program explores the fields of political science and economics, and develops an appreciation of the ways in which economic and political phenomena condition and interact in the modern world. Consult advisors in both departments.

Admission Requirements

Economics Admission Requirements

Program admission is limited. Entry is via a formal department application. Students may apply for admission to an economics program once 30 units have been completed, ECON 201 is completed with at least a C- grade, the minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is met and the ECON/BUEC program gpa is met.

The economics department announces the minimum CGPA below which students will not normally be considered for admission to its programs.

Applications with appropriate documentation should be filed with the departmental advisor. Students who are not accepted upon initial application may reapply.

Continuation in Economics Program

To continue in an economics program, students must maintain a 2.0 CGPA.

Program Requirements

Students complete 120 units, as specified below.

Lower Division Requirements Political Science

Students complete a minimum of 21 units, including one of

POL 100 - Introduction to Politics and Government (3)

A comprehensive introduction to the study of politics and government for both political science majors and students specializing in other disciplines. The course will explore the major concepts, methods, approaches and issues in political science, as well as the primary components of government structure and the political process. POL 101W is the Writing certified version of POL 100 and students cannot receive credit for both courses. Breadth-Social Sciences.

POL 101W - Introduction to Politics and Government (3)

A comprehensive introduction to the study of politics and government for both political science majors and students specializing in other disciplines. Explores the major concepts, methods, approaches and issues in political science, as well as the primary components of government structure and the political process. This course is identical to POL 100 and students may not take both courses for credit. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Sanjay Jeram
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D103
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D104
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D105
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D106
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D107
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D108
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D109
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D110
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D111
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D112
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby

and all of

POL 221 - Introduction to Canadian Government (3)

An introduction to the institutional order and political structure of the Canadian state. The course will include topics such as the constitution, parliament, cabinet, judiciary, public service and federal-provincial relations. Prerequisite: POL 100 or 101W or 151 or permission of department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Heard
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
POL 222 - Introduction to Canadian Politics (3)

An introduction to the social and participatory basis of Canadian politics, covering topics such as political culture, regionalism and other political divisions, political parties, elections, interest groups and new social movements. Prerequisite: POL 100 or 101W or 151 or permission of department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
F100 Jeremie Cornut
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
AQ 5037, Burnaby
POL 251 - Introduction to Canadian Public Administration (3)

An introduction to the basic elements of public administration in the government of Canada, including the organization of the public service, planning and financial administration, personnel administration, collective bargaining and administrative regulation. Prerequisite: POL 100 or 101W or 151 or permission of department.

and one of

BUEC 232 - Data and Decisions I (4)

An introduction to business statistics with a heavy emphasis on applications and the use of EXCEL. Students will be required to use statistical applications to solve business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157; 15 units. MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157 may be taken concurrently with BUEC 232. STAT 270 will be accepted in lieu of BUEC 232. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tara Immell
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D200 George Zhang
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Andrew Flostrand
Tu 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
OP02
We 10:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP04
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP05
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP06
Tu 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP08
Th 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP09
Mo 10:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP10
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP11
We 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
POL 201 - Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science (3) *

Introduces quantitative research techniques in political science. Introduces important analytical and conceptual skills necessary to understand and evaluate quantitative political science research. Prerequisite: POL 200 or permission of department. Students with credit for IS 240 may not take POL 201 for further credit. Quantitative.

and six lower division units in political science.

* recommended

Lower Division Requirements Economics

Prior to admission to this joint major program, students complete, with a grade of at least C-, all of

ECON 103 - Principles of Microeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning utility and value, price and costs, factor analysis, productivity, labor organization, competition and monopoly, and the theory of the firm. Students with credit for ECON 200 cannot take ECON 103 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Douglas Allen
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D102
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D104
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D105
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D106
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D107
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D108
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D109
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D110
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D111
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D112
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D113
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D114
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D115
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D118
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D200 Marie Rekkas
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D201
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D202
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D203
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D204
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D205
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D206
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D207
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D208
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D209
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D210
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D211
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D212
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D213
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D214
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D215
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D216
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D900 Gulriz Barkin
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey
E100 Gulriz Barkin
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 2205, Vancouver
ECON 105 - Principles of Macroeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning money and income, distribution, social accounts, public finance, international trade, comparative systems, and development and growth. Students with credit for ECON 205 cannot take ECON 105 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dave Cox
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D102
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D105
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D106
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D107
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D108
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D109
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D110
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D111
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D112
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D113
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D114
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D115
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D116
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D117
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D118
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D119
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D120
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D121
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D122
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D123
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D124
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D125
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D126
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D127
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D128
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D900 Junjie Liu
We, Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey
E100 Junjie Liu
We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Fr 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
HCC 400, Vancouver
HCC 1505, Vancouver
ECON 201 - Microeconomic Theory I: Competitive Behavior (4)

Aspects of microeconomic theory involving competitive markets. Topics include the behavior of households and firms, partial equilibrium analysis of product and factor markets, and general equilibrium. Prerequisite: ECON 103 and 105; MATH 157. Students with credit for ECON 301 may not complete this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christoph Luelfesmann
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D102
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D103
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D104
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D105
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D106
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D107
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D108
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D109
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D110
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D200 Alexander Karaivanov
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D201
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D202
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D203
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D204
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D205
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D206
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D207
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D208
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D209
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D210
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
MATH 157 - Calculus I for the Social Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; logarithmic exponential and trigonometric functions and their application to business, economics, optimization and approximation methods; functions of several variables. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 154 may not take MATH 157 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Weiran Sun
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD

and both of

BUEC 232 - Data and Decisions I (4)

An introduction to business statistics with a heavy emphasis on applications and the use of EXCEL. Students will be required to use statistical applications to solve business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157; 15 units. MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157 may be taken concurrently with BUEC 232. STAT 270 will be accepted in lieu of BUEC 232. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tara Immell
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D200 George Zhang
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100 Andrew Flostrand
Tu 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
OP02
We 10:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP04
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP05
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3300, Surrey
OP06
Tu 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP08
Th 7:30 PM – 10:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP09
Mo 10:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP10
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
OP11
We 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby

and one additional 200 division ECON or BUEC course

Students who earn a grade of A- or better at Simon Fraser University on their first attempt in ECON 201 are exempt from the requirement of one additional 200 division ECON or BUEC course. These students should see Early Access to Upper Division Courses below for additional program information.

Upper Division Political Science

Students complete a total of 24 units, including a minimum of eight units chosen from

POL 313 - Political Ideologies (4)

Discussion of the major political ideologies in western political systems: liberalism, conservatism, the new right, socialism and social democracy, feminism and environmentalism. Emphasis is placed on their conceptual foundations and contemporary expressions. Prerequisite: POL 210 or 312 or permission of the department.

POL 321 - The Canadian Federal System (4)

Development of the federal system including topics such as the division of powers, parties, federal-provincial relations and theories of federalism. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 342 - Developing Countries in Global Politics (4)

Problems arising from the disparities in power and wealth between the highly industrialized countries of Europe and North America, and the under-industrialized countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 343 - Global Political Economy (4)

An introduction to the study of the international political economy, with an emphasis on the interaction between the state and markets, and the basic political-institutional relationships of trade, money and finance, international investment, foreign debt and foreign aid. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 354 - Comparative Metropolitan Governance (4)

A comparative analysis of regional metropolitan governance in Canada and selected other jurisdictions (such as the USA, UK, etc.). The course involves an examination of major policy dilemmas in urban development, and of the local, regional and senior intergovernmental relations within which much of the public policy making in metropolitan settings takes place. Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 359 - Selected Topics in Governance (4)

Prerequisite: Six lower division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 447 - Theories of Global Political Economy (4)

An examination of the major theories of international political economy, and their application to such issues as the politics of trade, aid, monetary relations, and transnational corporations. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 451 - Public Policy Analysis (4)

Examines the conceptual, philosophical and practical aspects of public policy analysis as it is conducted in government, universities, interest groups and policy research institutes. Specific attention is paid to the question of the role of policy research in the process of public policy making and the design of government programs and services. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
J100 Kanya adam
Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 2510, Vancouver
POL 454 - Urban Public Policy Making (4)

This course will link differing theoretical perspectives and concepts currently used in public policy studies to an understanding of public policy making in urban governance. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 455 - States and Markets (4)

Survey of the concepts and theoretical approaches, from Adam Smith's political economy to contemporary paradigms, used to understand the role and place of state institutions In a market economy and of the criteria that are used to design and implement economic and social policies. Particular attention is paid to the philosophical and normative questions that are raised by such an analysis. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Laurent Dobuzinskis
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
POL 457W - Technology and Innovation Policy (4)

This course is intended to offer students an opportunity to reflect upon the challenges posed by the development of new technologies, the emergence of new movements and the uncertainties attendant to social and political conflicts associated with policy issues about which experts differ in significant ways. Prerequisite: eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department. Students with credit for POL 457 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

POL 458 - Selected Topics in Local and Urban Governance (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

POL 459 - Selected Topics in Governance (4)

Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
F100 Jeremie Cornut
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby

The remaining 16 units may be chosen from IS and/or ISPO and/or POL upper division courses.

Upper Division Economics

Students complete a total of at least 25 units, including all of

BUEC 333 - Statistical Analysis of Economic Data (4)

An introduction to the use and interpretation of statistical analysis in the context of data typical of economic applications. Students with a minimum grade of A- in BUEC 232 or STAT 270 can take BUEC 333 after 30 units. Students seeking permission to enrol based on their BUEC 232 or STAT 270 grade must contact the Undergraduate Advisor in Economics. Prerequisite: ECON 103 or 200; ECON 105 or 205; BUEC 232 or STAT 270; MATH 157; 60 units. Students with credit for ECON/COMM 236 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Marie Rekkas
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D103
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D104
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D105
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D106
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D107
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D108
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D109
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D110
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
OP01
TBD
ECON 302 - Microeconomic Theory II: Strategic Behavior (4)

Aspects of microeconomic theory concerned with strategic behavior, imperfect information, and market failure. Topics include game theory and oligopoly; uncertainty and insurance; asymmetric information and market power, externalities and public goods, together with related issues in welfare economics. Prerequisite: ECON 201 or 301; 60 Units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Anke Kessler
Tu 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D103
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D105
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D106
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D107
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D108
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D109
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D110
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D111
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D112
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
ECON 305 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (4)

Concepts and methods of analysis of macroeconomic variables -- consumption, investment, government and foreign trade. Classical and Keynesian models compared; analysis of economic statics and dynamics. Prerequisite: ECON 201 or 301, 60 units. Students with a minimum grade of A- in ECON 103 and 105 at Simon Fraser University at their first attempt can complete ECON 305 concurrently with ECON 201 after 30 units. Students seeking permission to register on this basis must contact the undergraduate advisor in economics. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 John Knowles
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D103
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D104
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D200 Lucas Herrenbrueck
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
D201
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D202
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D203
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D204
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby

and at least one 400 division ECON or BUEC course (excluding ECON 431, 435 and BUEC 433).

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Degree Requirements

For all bachelor of arts (BA) programs, students complete 120 units, which includes

  • at least 60 units that must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 45 upper division units, of which at least 30 upper division units must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 65 units (including 21 upper division units) in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses
  • satisfaction of the writing, quantitative, and breadth requirements
  • an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0, and a program (major, joint major, extended minor, minor) CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

The University’s residency requirement stipulates that, in most cases, total transfer and course challenge credit may not exceed 60 units, and may not include more than 15 units as upper division work.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.