Individual Learning Plans

The individual learning plan is your personal guide to your educational experience, enabling you to develop a theme or area of focus for your studies.

For example, you may wish to take electives focusing on a particular geographical region or pursue a minor in a non-economics discipline; the development of an individual learning plan will help you outline and take the necessary actions to achieve those goals.

Elective courses for the Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) may be taken from the Faculty of Arts or other faculties at UBC (with the exception of commerce courses). You are strongly advised to take 6 credits of additional upper-level economics courses as electives in order to gain a deeper knowledge of a particular area of economics.

If you are a new BIE student, you should contact the BIE Academic Advisor during your first term of study for assistance to start developing your individual learning plan.

New students may also find helpful information about being a new student at UBC by clicking here.