Curriculum Guideline

Global Banking and Economics (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDGBE
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Economics
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
PDD Global Banking and Economi
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202010
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Post Degree Diploma in Global Banking and Economics
Length of Program
One year
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.

 

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits.  Please contact program co-ordinator for approval of substitutions.
  • A minimum Program GPA of 2.00 is required

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

Select one course from the following three options:

BUSN 3100

Global Business Management

3.00

ECON 24911

Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

3.00

ECON 3450

Intermediate Macroeconomics

3.00

Select one course from the following two options:

BUSN 3700

Fundamentals of International Trade Law

3.00

ECON 3300

International Trade Issues

3.00

Select one course from the following two options:
ECON 2298 Introduction to Financial Economics 3.00
FINC 2340 Corporate Finance** 3.00

Select one course from the following two options:

ECON 3400 International Economics and Finance 3.00
FINC 3305 International Financial Management 3.00

Required Courses:

ECON 1103 Globalization and the World Economy 3.00

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

3.00

ECON 2408

Money and Banking

3.00

ECON 3408

Global Banking

3.00

FINC 3370

Financial Intermediaries and Capital Markets

3.00

Total Credits

 

30.00

**note prerequisites

Graduation in a PDD requires that FIVE of the courses must be upper level 3xxx or 4xxx and must be taken at Douglas College. 

1NOTE for ECON 2491:  

Students who choose ECON 2491 as an option rather than BUSN 3100 or ECON 3450 will require an additional 3xxx course for graduation to satisfy the FIVE upper level course requirement.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will benefit in the following ways. They will:

  • Obtain broad knowledge of the banking industry and management of banking institutions.
  • Develop an understanding of the forces leading to the globalization of the world economy.
  • Develop an understanding of international trade theory and practice along with international financial management.