North American Economic Area

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The North American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation - American. Syllabus:

The subject: “The North American Economic Area of the Western Civilisation” is composed of six parts:

  1. Introduction to the North American Economic Area
    1. Christianity in North America
    2. African Diaspora in the North American Economic Area
    3. North American businesspeople
  2. The North American economic integration process of the Western Civilisation
  3. The US's Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  4. Canada's Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  5. Interactions with other civilisations
  6. Other institutions and organisations related to the North American integration

Objectives of the subject:

  1. To define the characteristics of the North American economic area of the Western Christian Civilisation
  2. To analyse the influence of Christianity in North American Economic Area
  3. To know the economic profile and Free Trade Agreements (US and Canada)
  4. To analyse the profile North American businesspeople
  5. To understand the North American economic integration processes of the Western Civilisation
  6. To know economic relations with other civilisations (Sinic, Hindu, Islamic, African, and Buddhist) and other areas of the Western civilisation (Latin American, Europe, and the Caribbean)
  7. Analyse the main economic institutions related to the North American Economic Area
The subject “North American Economic area (Western Christian Civilisation)” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, America, Pacific, and Economic Relations
  2. Doctorates (e-learning): Religions and Business and America

Learning materials in English or Spanish Civilización Norteamerica French Civilisation Nord-americaine Portuguese Civilização Norte Americana

  1. Credits of the subject “North American Economic Area”: 1 ECTS Credits / 0.5 AC Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Course Subjects Subjects - “North American Economic Area.

1- Introduction to the North American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation (American)

  1. North American sub-continent
  2. Influence of Christianity
  3. North American countries: the United States and Canada
  4. NOTE: Although Mexico is part of the NAFTA and geographically belongs to North America; we include in the Latin American area of the Christian Civilisation because of its cultural and historical proximity.

2- Processes of economic integration in North America area of the Western Christian Civilisation

  1. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  3. Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)

3- US's Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. FTA with the Christian Civilisation:
    1. Latin American: FTA with Colombia, Chile, Central America-Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR), Panama
    2. The Caribbean: the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)
    3. European: the future FTA with the European Union (EU)
    4. Australia
  2. FTA with the Sinic-Buddhist Civilisation: FTA with South Korea, Singapore
  3. FTA with the African Civilisation: Agreements with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), COMESA and the East African Community (EAC). The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  4. Agreements with the Islamic Civilisation: FTA with Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, and Morocco
  5. inter-civilisation: the agreement with the ASEAN (TIFA)
  6. FTA with Israel

4- Canada's Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. FTA with the Christian Civilisation:
    1. Latin American: FTA with Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Honduras, Panama, and Peru
    2. European: the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
  2. FTA with the Hindu Civilisation: the agreement with India
  3. Agreements with the Islamic Civilisation: FTA with Jordan
  4. inter-civilisation: the Agreement on Cooperation with the ASEAN

5- Other institutions and organisations related to the North American integration.

  1. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
  2. Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
  3. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  4. Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC)
  5. Organisation of American States (OAS)
  6. Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)

Map of the North American economic integration of the Western Civilisation.

America Foreign trade

Samples - Christian Civilisation

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Doing Business in Quebec Canada

Thomas Monaghan US Businessman

United States-Africa Trade AGOA

S. Truett Cathy

United States-Central America Free Trade Agreement

US Free Trade Agreements



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