Economics examines the market forces of demand and supply; its theories seek to predict and explain the behavior and interaction of all agents involved in a market system. At UofT Scarborough, a solid grounding in theory is enhanced by an applications-based curriculum ideal for business professionals. Students will study how consumers and producers interact, how these interactions grow and change over time, and under what circumstances they may fail to function in an optimal fashion. Policies to remedy those failures will be investigated. The program provides an excellent background for careers in business, government, law and other professions. The BA stream allows students to the flexibility to have a greater focus Economic Theory and Policy if they so choose. Students may choose from the following program options: • Economics for Management Studies - Specialist B.B.A., with Co-op option • Economics for Management Studies - Major and Minor B.A.