Department of Economics

Department of Economics

BACHELOR (LICENSE) in ECONOMIC (B. A.)

OBJECTIVE

This program offers training to enable you to analyze and systematically informed of issues such as changes in economic conditions, the impact of government budget choices on unemployment, inflation and well-being, the relative effectiveness of different environmental policies, the implications of demographic changes ahead, analysis of aid to developing countries, the impact of various natural resource management policies, the effects of different family policies and support income, etc.

Ability Show interest for economic, political and social. Loving advise people and participate in their decisions. Take pleasure to analyze, compare and quantify data and draw conclusions. It is important to be able to organize and systematize information. Have talent for social sciences and mathematics. Being a good communicator. Being critical and pragmatic. Being comfortable with abstract ideas and deduction.

The opportunity of an economist employment prospects are excellent and varied. You can work in different areas such as public and parapublic service, financial institutions, municipalities, national and international organizations and educational institutions. You will be asked to analyze, among other things, environmental policy, regulation of industries, pricing of public services, changes in commodity prices or exchange rates, investment strategies, production and prices businesses as well as fiscal and monetary policies.

The excellent reputation of the economic bachelor allows several graduates to master’s and doctoral studies at prestigious institutions around the world.


Professions

Development Officer Or Project

Agent Search And Socio-Economic Planning

Analyst Economic Policy

Economic Adviser

Economist

Specialized Economist (Economist Of International Trade, Labor Economist, Environmental Economist, Etc.)

Teacher

Researcher

Employers

Insurance Companies

Multinational Companies

Educational Institutions

Consulting Firms

Financial Institutions

Ministries And Public And Parapublic Organizations

Unions

International Organizations

Towns And Municipalities

OPENING TO GRADUATE STUDIES

The Bachelor of Economic opens the door to graduate studies, including economics, policy and analysis of international studies. Several funding sources are available for students wishing to pursue master’s and doctorate in economics.

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

Be 18 years or older.

Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent.

Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file. The program is limited enrollment, the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Laptop Computer

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

Students admitted to the Department of Economics has to comply with the provisions relating to the implementation of the policy on the use of French at the University GOC

Non-francophone candidates

Candidates whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Bachelor (Licence) in Economic Science (BA)

*This page presents the official version of the program. The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice.

AGC – Agricultural Economics

AGC1001               Applied Microeconomics

AGC1010               Methodology in Agricultural Economics

AGC2001               Economics of Natural Resources and Environment

AGC3910               Upgrade in Agricultural Economics

AGC7010               Special Topics (Agricultural Economics)

AGC7012               Introduction to experimental economics

AGC7017               Research Methodology (Agricultural Economics and Consumer Sciences)


ANT – Anthropology

ANT2101               From Potlatch On The Stock Exchange: Anthropological Decoding Of The Economy

ANT7006               Aboriginal, Meaning Issues Of Power And Economy


ARL – Archaeology

ARL2100                Palaeoeconomy: Economic Analysis Methods In Archeology


ASR – Insurance

ASR6000                Principles And Insurance Economy


CNS – Consumption

CNS3004               Consumer Economics


COM – Communications

COM4001              Communication of the Economy

COM701 8             Communication of the Economy


OF – Graphic Design

DES2708               Product Design Economics


DRT – Right

DRT6063               Intellectual Property of he Company and New Economy

DRT7063               Intellectual Property of he Company and New Economy


DVE – Economic Development

DVE6001               The Economy and its Evolution


ECN – Economic

ECN0100               Economy in a North American Context

ECN1000               Principles of Microeconomics

ECN1010               Principles of Macroeconomics

ECN1100               Health Economics

ECN1110               Development Economics

ECN1120               Quebec Economy

ECN1150               Environmental Economics

ECN1160               Crime and the Economy

ECN1900               Microeconomics for Actuaries

ECN1901               Macroeconomics for Actuaries

ECN2070               Public Economics

ECN2100               Economy Regulation

ECN3130               Information Economy and Contracts

ECN3140               Experimental Economics

ECN3150               Natural Resource Economics

ECN3170               Advanced Microeconomics

ECN6030               Role of the State in the economy

ECN6600               Public Economics I

ECN6953               Health Economics

ECN6954               Political Economy Of Public Decisions

ECN6956               International Economics and Multinational Firms

ECN7040               Economy Behavior

ECN7130               Public Economics

ECN7140               Natural Resource Economics

ECN7150               Labour Economics

ECN7190               Economy Demographic Changes

ECN7210               Monetary and Financial Economics

ECN7370               Theory of international economics

ECN7530               Seminar Public Economics

ECN7540               Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Seminar

ECN7550               Labor Economics Seminar

 (90 credits)

Economics

Description

ECN-1000: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)

Scarcity, choice and opportunity cost. What to produce, how to produce and for whom to produce. Factors determining the demand function and supply for a product. Price and equilibrium quantity. The laws of supply and demand. Concept of elasticity. Government intervention. Consumer choices: preferences and budgetary constraints. The choice of companies: profit and production function. Cost functions. Price competitive markets and monopoly markets.

ECN-1010: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)

Description

The macroeconomic objectives: full employment, price stability, balance of the balance of payments. National Accounts. P.I.B. balance and full employment. Roles of the currency and financial institutions. The State and aggregate demand. Macroeconomic objectives and internal policies. The constraints posed by the opening of the economy. Keynesians and monetarists. The difficult art of macroeconomic policy. Looking for a consensus on the desirability and means of state intervention.

LP-1008: Statistical Methods for Social Science (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability theory and inductive statistics, tailored to the needs of customers wishing to deepen their statistical knowledge. The following concepts will be studied: frequency and percentages, contingency tables, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distribution, correlation, hypothesis testing, parametric tests, bivariate and multivariate analysis of numeric variables.

MQT-1900: Quantitative methods for economists (3 credits)

Description

The course objective is to familiarize the student with the mathematical concepts used in economics. It will cover the basic elements of matrix algebra, calculation and optimization.

ECN-1030: Financial Institutions and Markets (3 credits)

Description

The key function of financial systems is to make the link between economic agents who save and economic agents in need of financing and credit. This course analyzes the different aspects of this relationship in Haiti: the wide variety of monetary and credit instruments; how the rate of return on these instruments are determined; the development and organization of Haitian financial institutions (banks, near banks, etc.); the regulation of this sector and its challenges; Bank of the Republic of Haiti and the relationship between monetary policy and financial markets.

ECN-1040: Measurement of economic variables (3 credits)

Description

Data sources frequently used in economics. How these data are constructed and limitations. Simple analysis of the technical economic data.

ECN-2000: Price Theory I (3 credits)

Description

The focus is on the determination of prices of final goods and services in the economy and on the allocation of resources in the production of these. The course revolves around the concepts of supply and demand in the goods market, which allows grouping of consistent and analytically different economic variables at play.

ECN-2040: Optimization elements in economic theory (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to consolidate the results of basic microeconomic theory, to ensure a better understanding of mathematical tools needed to bypass the results and learn to formulate, solve and interpret some problems of economic theory.

ECN-2010: Macroeconomic Theory I (3 credits)

Description

Determination of national income, employment, prices, interest rates and the exchange rate in an aggregate context; Explicit model with four markets: goods and services, money, work, foreign currencies. North American macroeconomic policy; importance of the external sector of the Haitian economy. Macroeconomic analysis using models. National Accounts.

ECN-2020: Price Theory II (3 credits)

Description

Pricing and employment of factors of production in the economy. Variables that influence the demand and supply of factors of production in the company, the industry and the economy. Releasing the hypothesis of perfect competition: monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly. Edgeworth box, Pareto optimal. Demonstration of two fundamental theorems of welfare theory.

ECN-3000: Introduction to Econometrics (3 credits)

Description

The formulation of hypotheses from theories about socioeconomic phenomena and the use of econometrics to verify these hypotheses. The focus is on the significance and practical significance of econometric results rather than their formal mathematical proofs.

ECN-2030: Macroeconomic Theory II (3 credits)

Description

Key determinants of consumption, investment, government spending, imports, exports. Supply and demand for money. Short term production function. Economic developments compared wages and profits. Sources of inflation and unemployment. Theory of economic growth. Factors of instability and state intervention in the economy modes.

ECN-2050: International economic relations (3 credits)

Description

Interdependence between national economies, or integration of the international economy. The course is essentially analytical, although references to historical developments and contemporary issues are common. Special subjects: international specialization, protection, economic community, monetary relations in classical optics and that of Keynesian macroeconomics.

ECN-2060: History of Economic Thought (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to trace the origin and development of economic ideas currently underway. It shows the emergence of fundamental theoretical proposals in the eighteenth century, their development during the so-called classical period of Malthus and Ricardo Stuart Mill and Marx, and the period from 1870 to contemporary contributions.

ECN-2070: Public Economics (3 credits)

Description

Public sector nature and characteristics that distinguish it from the private sector. Criteria for allocating resources. Income redistribution function. Special problems in the federal system of government. Political and administrative process of developing economic and financial policies. Microeconomic effects of public spending, taxation and borrowing.

ECN-3010: end of Bachelor Seminar (3 credits)

Description

In this seminar, students will be encouraged to define and achieve a substantial research project on a topic of their choice in economics. The teacher will supervise students in the project definition in the literature search (textual and empirical) and in the conduct of the project.

REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC PROGRAM (42 credits)

RULE 1-12 AMONG CREDITS:

ECN-1020: Haitian Economic Development (3 credits)

Description

Geographical study, historical and institutional Haitian economy since colonial times to the contemporary period. Periodization is established in relation to main activities and growth rates.

ECN-1100: Health Economics (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces the student to the economic analysis of health services: characteristics of demand and supply of services, cost trends, program effectiveness, methods of financing, labor market issues and industry pharmaceuticals. Applications favor the Haitian situation. This course no prior request.

ECN-1110: Development Economics (3 credits)

Description

Introductory course in development economics. Topics include: poverty, inequality of resources, the rural economy, the functioning of markets in this sector (particularly the credit market), the role of economic growth, international trade and institutions in the development. Thinking about the mechanisms underlying development problems.

ECN-1120: Haiti Economy (3 credits)

Description

This course is more analytical and applied economics to questions about the Haitian economy: Regional adjustment and geotechnical factors of development, comparative advantages, industrial structure, resource rents, factor mobility and unemployment, language attributes, government policies , nationalism.

ECN-1130: Haiti-Dominicanie Economic Relations (3 credits)

Description

Analysis of economic relations between Haiti and the Dominican Republic to better understand their influence in the development of economic policies. Critical study of sectoral issues, guidelines and trade disputes between the two countries. Features of the evolution of trade flows and Haitian-Dominicans agreements.

ECN-1140: energy and international economic issues (3 credits)

Description

Analysis of the evolution of the international oil market. Behavior and strategy of the key players dominating this market: OPEC, the United States multinationals. Review of national energy policies. Study of the effects of oil shocks on the economic environment and international politics: the North-South dialogue, the petro-dollar debt of developing countries, etc.

ECN-1150: Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Description

Economic analysis, theoretical and practical aspects of environmental problems and solutions that may be proposed: pollutant emissions control policies (taxation of pollutant emissions, tradable pollution rights, regulations currently in use, etc.); proposals economists on monetary valuation of benefits and costs related to environmental protection; current issues, such as the greenhouse effect.

ECN-1160: Crime and Economy (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on several aspects of economic crime and crime in general. Specifically, issues such as tax evasion, smuggling of alcohol and cigarettes, illegal employment and prostitution can be addressed. The course also examines the deterrent effects of the penal system and the effects of various policies of combating crime.

RULE 2-15 AMONG CREDITS:

ECN-2080: Introduction to Scientific Programming for Economist (3 credits)

Description

The objective of the course is to give students the necessary foundation for the use of programming languages so that it can solve math problems and calculations become autonomous in the use of IT as a scientific working tool economy.

ECN-2100: Economy of the regulation (3 credits)

Description

The costs of monopoly and regulation. The marginal cost pricing. The role of increasing returns to scale and indivisibilities. Tiered pricing according to peak and off-peak hours. The optimum rate depending Ramsey and Lame. Pricing in two parts. The average cost pricing.

ECN-2120: Project Analysis (3 credits)

Description

The main purpose of this course is to compare the costs and benefits of economic decision. Study of economic principles that guide the evaluation: the reference price, the discount rate, the efficiency and redistribution criteria, etc. The successive stages of the evaluation process of a project, the financial aspect to the various economic aspects.

ECN-2130: Contemporary Economic Issues (3 credits)

Description

Analysis of major contemporary economic problems. Border pollution, job insecurity, globalization of markets, growing income gaps, etc. The course will review the status of these issues through analysis of relevant empirical literature and present the different economic theories proposed for analysis.

ECN-2500: Internship (3 credits)

Description

Ability to perform research outside the Department or pursue job training courses or as part of a public body. The course runs under the supervision of a professor of the Department.

ECN-3100: Economic analysis of the labor market (3 credits)

Description

The economic analysis of the labor market economists provides tools to better understand the level of employment, wage formation and wage inequalities. In this course, the different roles of workers, businesses and government in the labor market are explained by theoretical economic models and concrete empirical examples.

ECN-3110: Industrial Organization (3 credits)

Description

The goal is to analyze the structure, conduct and performance of Haitian industries. Other topics are: vertical integration relationship between prices and market structure, Haitian industrial strategy, competitive policy and Haitian government regulation of businesses.

 

ECN-3120: Growth and Fluctuations (3 credits)

Description

This course examines the models developed in macroeconomic theory I and II, more formally and deeper. This allows the rigorous analysis of the movements of macroeconomic aggregates and the effects of fiscal and monetary policy for closed and open economies. In addition, it examines some recent controversies such as public debt, the effectiveness of government policy, the intertemporal inconsistency of optimal policy and the existence of multiple equilibria.

ECN-3130: Information Economy and contracts (3 credits)

Description

Economic analysis of contract formation mechanisms of imperfect information situation. Incentives determinants. Applications to supply contracts, auctions, franchises, etc.

ECN-3140: Experimental Economics (3 credits)

Description

This course provides an introduction to experimental methodology which consists in the economy recovery, mainly in the laboratory, a simplified economic context as all the relevant variables in this context are controlled by the experimenter. It allows among others to validate economic theories to find regularities in the behavior of economic agents and to guide the development of new theories.

ECN-3150: Natural Resource Economics (3 credits)

Description

Economic Theory of renewable and non-renewable natural resources applicable to water, forest and mining. Taxation, regulation, production.

ECN-3160: Applied Econometrics (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to empower students in the practice of econometrics. The course analyzes several areas where economics econometrics is used. For each area, changes in the classical linear regression model are made to account for the characteristics of each problem and of modeling the data generation process. The course also discusses different approaches to use to format a database for estimation purposes.

ECN-3170: Advanced Microeconomics (3 credits)

Description

The course aims to familiarize students with the modern techniques of microeconomic modeling the study of classical problems, especially related to decision theory, the core concepts and the Shapley value and haggling to Nash. The course is for students who wish to develop technical skills to read and analyze the mathematical economics literature.

ECN-4100: Econometrics (3 credits)

Description

Multiple regression matrix writing emphasizing the model assumptions. Special problems of multicollinearity, non-spherical errors and autocorrelation. Generalized method of least squares, the use of instrumental variables, the lag model and the identification problem in the simultaneous equation models.

LP-3611: Internship in the Haitian public service (3 credits)

Description

Paid training to acquire practical work experience in the Haitian public service, in an area closely related to bachelor’s degrees in the Faculty of Social Sciences. This course, lasting about 225 hours, must be approved by the program director at registration. The assessment is made by the internship supervisor and environment on the basis of a placement report.

REQUIREMENTS 3-3 AMONG CREDITS:

To graduate, students must reach level Advanced English I (TOEIC: 750). The student who demonstrates that he has acquired this level during the test administered by the School of Languages must choose a higher level English courses or in another modern language.

REQUIREMENTS 4-6 In 12 AMONG CREDITS:

DDU-1000: Sustainable Development: Foundations for Sustainable Development (3 credits)

Description

This introductory course to sustainable development is for all undergraduate student. It is to provide an introduction to the concept of different sizes and the implementation of sustainable development tools. It allows the student to acquire the basic elements of a general reflection on sustainable development, which takes into account its many ambiguities and difficulties in its operationalization. In addition, this course encourages thinking about the tools necessary for his apprehension as social project. This interdisciplinary course is delivered remotely to autumn sessions, winter and summer. This course is mandatory sustainability profile.

BTC-1000: Sciences administration: General Accounting (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to develop the student’s ability to understand the functioning of an accounting system for the registration of an operation in the accounting records until the preparation of a complete set of financial statements. Thereafter, he will be able to read, understand, interpret, and broadly analyze financial statements. He will discover the limitations and constraints of financial accounting and will include accounting policy choices that are needed. Finally, learn how accounting information can respond to the needs and concerns of the main users.

CTB-2050: Tax I (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students with the income tax of individuals and to raise the tax consequences of various transactions and business decisions. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to calculate the tax liability of an individual, to understand the foundations of economic decision making to maximize the wealth tax after taking into account the ethical dimensions, recommend certain tax strategies that align with the objectives pursued by the taxpayer to incorporate some tax concepts to the analysis of investment and financing projects, discuss the effect of the tax rules on the choice of form and mode employee compensation, executives and the shareholder executive.

GSF-1000: Finance (3 credits)

Description

It focuses strictly on finance course allows the student to grasp the basic principles and the whole of this scope. It outlines the basic concepts, introduces the student to the decision-making in financial management and shows the different ways to take a financial decision. It presents the foundations of the financial management of companies: financial mathematics, the concepts of financial analysis, investment decisions and risk-return relationship. In practical activities in the trading rooms, the student works on real cases simulated.

GSF-2101: Portfolio Management (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on the modern theory concerning the management of securities portfolios and functioning of financial markets. It seeks to gradually introduce students to the field, combining theory and practice. The basic concepts and practices supplements are discussed primarily in the context of variable income securities investments and, to a lesser extent, in the context of fixed-income securities investments.

GSF-2102: Corporate Finance (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the principles of corporate finance. The course enables students to acquire the basic concepts on which the practice of modern corporate finance relies. Topics include: the decision on capital structure, dividend policy, risk management, evaluation of the company, mergers and acquisitions, securities issues and corporate governance.

GSF-2104: International Financial Management (3 credits)

Description

The course aims to make students aware of the importance of the international dimension in daily financial management and financial strategy of companies. The aim is to develop the student’s ability to understand and analyze the major problems of financial decision in an international context. Specifically, the course covers the following aspects: the functioning of international financial markets, motives and risks of direct investment abroad, the choice of investments in an international context and financing of international operations.

GSF-3100: Capital market (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to analyze the financial markets and their main financial instruments and their role in intermediating funds and risk. First we proceed to the description and on examining the role played in these markets, financial institutions and regulators, especially in the Canadian context. We analyze, subsequently, the term structure of interest rates and volatility in fixed income securities. We then examine the government bond markets, corporate and international. In the second part of the course, we study fixed income securities with option clauses, then we proceed with the review of major risk financial intermediation markets classified by instruments that are traded there, or the securities markets backed by debts, futures, options and swaps.

GSF-3101: Introduction to derivatives (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students with derivatives such as options, futures contracts (forwards and futures), swaps and others. It allows students specializing in finance at the undergraduate level, to acquire the basic concepts on which modern practice of finance relies.

GSO-1000: Operations and Logistics (3 credits)

Description

This course introduces the logistics function of a manufacturing organization. The content focuses on the different types of production systems, inventory management, aggregate production planning, materials planning requirements, project management, scheduling, quality management, maintenance, planning, transportation management, site selection.

MNG-1000: The company and its management (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to introduce students to the main activities of management in the operation of a business. Following the development of a systemic framework situating the role of managers and the decisions they make are successively discusses the purpose and business strategies, planning, organization, management, control and sharing. Readings and exercises are performed, as well as teamwork. The preferred self-learning formula is supported in class by greater supervision of teacher.

MRK-1000: Marketing (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on key marketing decisions. Most of the course consists of a presentation of the variables of the “marketing mix” (product, communication, distribution and price) in a management perspective. Then, integrating all the strategic planning activity is carried out by the students, using the method of case analysis, and that, in specific application areas: services marketing, international marketing, industrial marketing, marketing innovation and public and social marketing.

SIO-1000: Systems and Information Technology (3 credits)

Description

This course is designed to prepare general managers of organizations to face the information technology and management information systems in their industries, to give them the essential tools to contribute to their development and control by providing appropriate references frames. It generally affects all aspects of information systems and infrastructure of information technology. Particular attention is paid to contemporary trends in the area of systems and information technology including: Internet use in business, the development of digital business and e-commerce, setting up systems strategic information, business systems implementation (ERP), deploying mechanisms ensuring information security, knowledge management and the use of decision support tools. The focus is, however, on business opportunities, successes and possible failures. This brings the student to cope with contemporary trends, thus preparing it to profit.

LP-2004: Haiti Economic Policy (3 credits)

Description

The objective is to achieve an overview of the broad public policies towards the private sector. Analysis of normative reasons of government interventions with businesses and behavioral interventions and incentives that these generate. Analysis of interactions between the state and the private sector from case studies on competition policy, regulation and deregulation, public enterprises and privatization. Studies of the great challenges that Haiti has to face today: end of the welfare state, free trade, sovereignty.

POL-1003: Political Systems and companies worldwide (3 credits)

Description

By integrating historical, economic and sociological, this course introduces the student to the different types of regimes and political systems, their operation and the problems they face in their relationships with their environment.

POL-1005: Introduction to International Relations (3 credits)

Description

Study of the international system; historical formation and ideological foundations; types of systems and transformations; Contemporary system; conflict process; Cooperation Process; transnational forces; major topics of current international debates; diplomacy and foreign policy.

POL-1006: Introduction to Public Administration (3 credits)

Description

Public administrations are at the heart of contemporary transformations of public action and prerogatives of States. By comparing several systems of public administration and particularly in the case of developing general government, this course analyzes the major recent developments in Western bureaucracies. Also discussed the main concepts and theories that structure this research field.

POL-2202: Haitian Public Administration (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students to the operation of Haitian governments. The classic themes of public administration are discussed in order to present the practical operation: administrative organization, public service, decision making, administrative cycle, the budget process, and finally, control administration. Still in a concrete perspective, the course also introduces current topics such as the new public management and privatization.

Oral and written communication

ENG-1113: Principles of writing (3 credits)

Description

The course is for students who wish to improve the linguistic quality of their written work. Content items: proofreading techniques and self-correcting, traps written French, descriptive discourse, narrative and argumentative, textual coherence. Note – This course aims to consolidate the general knowledge of French and knowledge of university-level French.

Law

DRT-1712: Law of general government (3 credits)

Description

The administrative organization: notions of centralization and decentralization, the central administrative authorities, decentralized administrative, hierarchical control and supervisory control. The powers of the administrative authorities: notion of discretion, supervision of discretion, modes of exercise of discretion, a class of discretionary acts (regulatory acts, the delegation of powers of the administrative authorities). Administrative legality: the principle of administrative law, the contents of the administrative law, the implementation of the administrative legality (interpretation of the law). Study of the general rules of interpretation of laws and regulations.

DRT-1907: Business Law and Governance (3 credits)

Description

This course reviews key concepts and the main legal rules in the context of the business, from training until the end of business: introduction to Canadian and Quebec law, company formation, financing of the company, management and the company staff, the company and its market, the end of the business.

REQUIREMENT 5-0 AMONG CREDITS TO 6

The courses ACTs acronyms, AGC, ANT, COM, CTB, DDU, DRT, GSF, HST, IFT, JOU, MAT, MNG, IHP, POL, SOC, STT and second language courses (except English courses below ANL-2020).

Any other course selection must be approved by the program director.

The student admitted to profile sustainable development must choose courses provided therein. [/su_note]

PROFILE POSSIBILITY OF CHOICE

International Profile

EHE-1ECN: Studies – International profile – Bachelor of Economic (12 to 18 Credits)

Description

Activities carried out in a university abroad, under international profile, which will be equivalencies student record upon presentation of the official transcript of the activities.

Sustainability Profile

The appropriations in this profile will be accumulated in the rules of the section titled “Additional Requirements”.

DDU-1000: Foundations for Sustainable Development (3 credits)

Description

This introductory course to sustainable development is for all undergraduate student. It is to provide an introduction to the concept of different sizes and the implementation of sustainable development tools. It allows the student to acquire the basic elements of a general reflection on sustainable development, which takes into account its many ambiguities and difficulties in its operationalization. In addition, this course encourages thinking about the tools necessary for his apprehension as social project. This interdisciplinary course is delivered remotely to autumn sessions, winter and summer. This course is mandatory sustainability profile.

ECN-1150: Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Description

Economic analysis, theoretical and practical aspects of environmental problems and solutions that may be proposed: pollutant emissions control policies (taxation of pollutant emissions, tradable pollution rights, regulations currently in use, etc.); proposals economists on monetary valuation of benefits and costs related to environmental protection; current issues, such as the greenhouse effect.

DRT-1721: Introduction to Environmental Law and Sustainable Development (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to environmental law in the context of current and future environmental challenges. Overview of the main legal instruments in Haiti to fight against environmental pollution and climate change, preserving biodiversity and implement sustainable development. Study of administrative appeals, civil and criminal. Study of authorization schemes, procedures of public review of the impacts and administrative appeals, civil and criminal to the public and to public administration.

ECN-1140: energy and international economic issues (3 credits)

Description

Analysis of the evolution of the international oil market. Behavior and strategy of the key players dominating this market: OPEC, the United States multinationals. Review of national energy policies. Study of the effects of oil shocks on the economic environment and international politics: the North-South dialogue, the petro-dollar debt of developing countries, etc.

ECN-2500: Internship (3 credits)

Description

Ability to perform research outside the Department or pursue job training courses or as part of a public body. The course runs under the supervision of a professor of the Department.

GCI-3001: Environmental Impacts (3 credits)

Description

This course helps to learn the impact studies and develop methodological tools for such studies. It includes a review of federal and provincial impact assessment and their regulatory process; the review of available methods, types case studies of recent projects; the identification and management of conflicts of environmental impacts. Notions of environmental auditing.

LP-3611: Internship in the Haitian public service (3 credits)

Description

Paid training to acquire practical work experience in the Haitian public service, in an area closely related to bachelor’s degrees in the Faculty of Social Sciences. This course, lasting about 225 hours, must be approved by the program director at registration. The assessment is made by the internship supervisor and environment on the basis of a placement report.

MNG 2110: Sustainable development and management organizations (3 credits)

Description

This course’s main objective is to provide conceptual and practical tools to understand and efficiently integrate the concept of sustainable development in organizations. The foundations and practical applications of this concept will be apprehended using various examples and an interdisciplinary perspective.

POL-2207: Environmental Policies (3 credits)

Description

The course objective is to introduce students to environmental issues from the perspective of policy analysis and public administration. The evolution of ecological thinking. The appearance of the main environmental issues and problems in contemporary societies. The instruments and management mechanisms at national and international level. The role of social forces. Haitian dimension of environmental policies. Foreign experiences.

SOC-2114: Environment and Society (3 credits)

Description

Study of the relationship between nature and societies. Representations of nature. Genesis of the ecological thought. Environmental issues: water, forests, air, ocean energy. Science and politics of global environmental problems: climate change, biodiversity. The environmental movement: origin, diversification, actions and impacts. Environmental policies and sustainable development.

With the agreement of the program director, students may choose another course in sustainable development. He can choose one course from ECN-2500 and LP-3611.
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