Programs

Economics

Economics is the study of how society provides for itself by making the most efficient use of scarce resources so that both private and social welfare may be improved. The CAPE Economics Syllabus is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of the principles and concepts of economics and to foster an appreciation of the various methods used by economists in analyzing economic problems. The knowledge and skills acquired will enable students to contribute to the economic and social development of the Caribbean.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidate MUST have at least Five (5) subjects at CXC General Proficiency including English. Economics would be an asset


Business Studies – Economics

 

 

 

 


General Education Requirements

Communication Studies Caribbean Studies Integrated Maths
COMM1001 Module 1 - Gathering and Processing Information
COMM1002 Module 2 - Language and Community
COMM1003 Module 3 - Speaking and Writing
CCST1181 Module 1 - Caribbean Society and Culture
CCST1182 Module 2 - Issues in Caribbean Development
CCST1183 Module 3 - Investigating Issues in the Caribbean
CMTH1331 Module 1 - Foundations of Mathematics
CMTH1332 Module 2 - Statistics
CMTH1333 Module 3 - Calculus

 


Core Courses

UNIT 1: MICROECONOMICS

ECON1061 Module 1 - Methodology: Demand and Supply
ECON1062 Module 2 - Market Structure, Market Failure and Intervention
ECON1063 Module 3 - Distribution Theory

UNIT 2: MACROECONOMICS

ECON2061 Module 1 - Models of the Macroeconomy
ECON2062 Module 2 - Macroeconomic Problems and Policies
ECON2063 Module 3 - Growth, Sustainable Development and Global Relations


Management of Business Unit 1: Management Principles and Processes
MGMT1121 Module 1 - Business and its Environment
MGMT1122 Module 2 - The Management of People
MGMT1123 Module 3 - Business Finance and Accounting

Management of Business Unit 2: Application in Management

MGMT2121 Module 1 - Production and Operations Management
MGMT2122 Module 2 - Fundamentals of Marketing
MGMT2123 Module 3 - Small Business Management

 

 

 
CAPE Subjects Prerequisites or Entry Requirements
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
Art & Design
Biology
Chemistry
Caribbean Studies
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Digital Media
Economics
Environmental Science
Entrepreneurship
French
Geography
History
Information Technology
Integrated Mathematics
Law
Literatures in English
Management of Business
Physic
Pure Mathematics
Sociology
Spanish
Tourism
Principles of Accounts
Mathematics
Visual Arts or Clothing & Textiles, or Technical Drawing, or Information Technology, or Woodwork
Biology, Chemistry
Chemistry, Mathematics
None
None
Information Technology , Mathematics
None but Information Technology and Visual Arts are assets
None but Economics and Mathematics are assets
Geography, Integrated Science or Chemistry or Physics or Biology
None but English A is an asset
French but English B is an asset
Geography
History
Information Technology
Mathematics
History or English B
English A, English B
Principles of Accounts is an asset
Physics, Mathematics
Mathematics
History or Social Studies or Geography
Spanish but English B is an asset
None but English A is an asset