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BA Specialization in Economics

Program Requirements

Specialization in Economics (60 credits)

Stage I: Specialization in Economics (12 credits)

6

credits:

ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3.00)
ECON 203 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3.00)

Note: Students exempted from ECON 201 and/or ECON 203 are required to replace these courses with ECON elective credits or GEOG 380 or COMP 218.

6

credits:

ECON 221 Statistical Methods I (3.00)
ECON 222 Statistical Methods II (3.00)

Note: Any equivalent six credits satisfy this component of the program.

Stage II: Specialization in Economics (24 credits)

6

credits:

ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory I (3.00)
ECON 302 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II (3.00)

6

credits:

ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I (3.00)
ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory II (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

ECON 318 Canadian Economic Policy and Institutions (3.00)
ECON 319 International Economic Policy and Institutions (3.00)

6

credits:

ECON 324 Economic Data Analysis (3.00)
ECON 325 Mathematics for Economists I (3.00)

3

credits chosen from 300-level ECON elective courses or from the following courses:

GEOG 380 Ecological Economics (3.00)
COMP 218 Fundamentals of Programming (3.00)

Stage III: Specialization in Economics (24 credits)

3

credits chosen from:

ECON 421 Econometrics I (3.00)
ECON 423 Topics in Applied Econometrics (3.00)

21credits of 400-level ECON elective courses

Notes

  • Calculus I is a prerequisite for many Economics courses. Students who have not taken MATH 209 or equivalent must take it as an elective within their first 15 credits.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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