This course introduces both micro- and macro-economic models and looks at the role of individual consumers, firms, and industries within the larger economic system. The course applies theory to current economic issues with an emphasis on Canadian context.
Introductory Economics is a recommended prerequisite for Economic Influences on Logistics.
The fee for Introductory Economics is $900 plus applicable tax.
This fee does not include the cost of textbooks. Textbooks are purchased separately from the University of Toronto Bookstore (or you can source your textbook locally/online). International students pay an additional fee of $125 plus 5% GST per course. There are no refunds issued for courses taken directly through CITT once your registration and payment has been received and processed.
(1) Christopher Ragan Microeconomics (16th Canadian Edition, 2020) ISBN 13: 9780134835839, and (2) Macroeconomics (16th Canadian Edition, 2020), ISBN 13: 978-0-13483-582-2 MyEconLab with Pearson eText Access/Pearson. These required textbooks are available as a bundle package (ISBN 13: 9780135940815)
Available through the University of Toronto Bookstore (Course Code: SCS 0980-190)
Course work for Introductory Economics includes a series of assignments which are due throughout the semester.
Your Introductory Economics exam will be held at an exam centre local to you—the University of Toronto coordinates exam centres across Canada, and internationally when necessary. Exam dates cannot be changed. Visit the Key Dates page to see exam dates for upcoming semesters as they are scheduled.
Grades are reported as Honours, Pass, or Fail. To obtain a Pass, learners must obtain a minimum grade of 50%. To achieve Honours, learners must earn a total grade of 80% or higher.
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