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Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours Economics)
Bachelor of Science (Honours Economics)
Bachelor of Arts (Combined Honours Economics)
Bachelor of Science (Combined Honours Economics)
Minor in Economics
Major and Minor Concentrations  Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science (IAS)  Economics
Additional Information: GENERAL UNDERGRADUATE REGULATIONS
Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
Degree Requirements
Total courses: thirty.
(a) 41110, 41111, 41212, 41221, and 41231; and six 200, 300 or 400level courses. (With the approval of a program advisor, equivalent statistics courses may be substituted for 41212.)
(b) 65250, or 65205;
(c) eight courses from outside Social Sciences with at least two from Arts/Languages and two from Sciences;
(d) four courses from any area of study including Economics;
(e) six courses from any area of study excluding Economics.
Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCING:
Year 1*
Fall: 41110, plus four courses
Winter: 41111, plus four courses
Year 2
Fall: 41221*, 41231, 65250 (or 65205)*, two courses
Winter: 41212, two economics courses, two other courses
Year 3
Fall: two economics courses, three other courses
Winter: two economics courses, three other courses
Notes: 65250 is recommended. If 65250 is chosen instead of 65205, 62141 is required and should be taken in Year 1. A student who had successfully completed 41110 could take 41221 in the Winter of Year 1, rather than in Winter of Year 2.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours Economics)
Degree Requirements
Total courses: forty.
(a) 41110, 41111, 41212 (or 65251), 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232, 41306, 41313, 41414, 41423, 41433, 41407 and seven additional courses, at least five of which have to be at the 300 or 400 level.
(b) 62120 (or 62125 ), 62140 (or 62139), and either 65205 or 65250 (if taking 65250, the student must take 62141 as a prerequisite for 65250).
(c) seventeen courses from any area of study, of which a maximum of two may be from Economics.
Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCING:
Year 1*
Fall: 41110, 62140 (or 62139), 62120 (or 62125), plus two courses
Winter: 41111, 62141* (or other course), plus three courses
Year 2
Fall: 41221*, 41231, 65250 (or 65205)*, plus two courses
Winter: 41222, 41232, 41212 (or 65251), plus two courses
Year 3
Fall: 41306, two economics courses, two other courses
Winter: two economics courses, three other courses
Year 4
Fall: 41313, 41423, 41433, one economics course, one other course
Winter: 41414, 41407, two economics courses, one other course
Notes: 65250 is recommended. If 65250 is chosen instead of 65205, 62141 is required and should be taken in Year 1. A student who had successfully completed 41110 could take 41221 in the Winter of Year 1, rather than in Winter of Year 2. Also, conditional on satisfying the prerequisites, a student could move 41313 and 41414 from the fourth year to the third year.
Bachelor of Science (Honours Economics)
Degree Requirements
Total courses: forty.
(a) 41110, 41111, 41212 (or 65251), 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232, 41306, 41313, 41414, 41423, 41433, 41406, 41424, 41434, and five Economics elective courses at the 300 or 400 level.
(b) 60104, 62120 (or 62125 ), 62140 (or 62139), 62141, 62190, 65250, plus one additional course (200level or higher) from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
(c) An additional 13 courses, a maximum of which two may be Economics courses.
Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCING:
Year 1*
Fall: 41110, 62140 (or 62139), 62120 (or 62125), 60104 (or other course), plus one course
Winter: 41111, 62141, 62190, 60104 (or other course), plus one course
Year 2
Fall: 41221*, 41231, 65250, plus two courses
Winter: 41222, 41232, 41212 (or 65251), plus two courses
Year 3
Fall: two economics courses, one math or stats course, two other courses
Winter: 41306, two economics courses, two other courses
Year 4
Fall: 41313, 41423, 41433, 41406, one other course
Winter: 41414, 41424, 41434, one economics course, one other course
Notes: A student who had successfully completed 41110 could take 41221 in the Winter of Year 1, rather than in Winter of Year 2. Also, conditional on satisfying the prerequisites, a student could move 41313 and 41414 from the fourth year to the third year.
Bachelor of Arts Combined Honours Economics Programs
Degree Requirements
Total courses: forty.
(a) Economics: 41110, 41111, 41212 or (65251), 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232 and six additional in Economics, at least four of which have to be at the 300 or 400 level.
(b) Course requirementsOther Subject: courses used to calculate the major average in the other subject area, as prescribed by that area of study.
(c) 65205 (or 65250)
(d) additional options to a total of forty.
Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
The critical requirement for the fouryear Economics Honours is the inclusion of Economics 41110 and 41111 in the first year of the program. Similarly Economics 41221, 41222, 41231, and 41232 should be included in the second year of the program.
Students intending to specialize in Economics in a fouryear Honours program should satisfy the Mathematics requirements as early as possible in the program.
Bachelor of Science Combined Honours Economics Programs
Bachelor of Science honours programs combining Economics with a second Honours area of study will consist of:
Degree Requirements
Total courses: forty.
(a) Economics: 41110, 41111, 41212 or 65251*, 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232, 41306, 41313, 41406, 41414, 41423, 41424, 41433 and 41434.
(b) Course requirementsOther Subject: courses used to calculate the major average in the other subject area, as prescribed by that area of study.
(c) 62120 or 62125 , 62139 or 62140, 62141, 62190, 65250 and one additional course* from the Department of Mathematics & Statistics (62 or 65) at the 200level or higher.
(d) additional courses, if necessary, from any area of study to a total of forty courses.
* 65251 is required if Mathematics and Statistics is the other subject. Also, 65251 may be the ‘additional course’ in (c) above.
Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
Minor in Economics
A minor shall consist of 41110, 41111, 41221, 41231, and two additional Economics courses. A minimum average of 60% or better is required in all six courses.
Major and Minor Concentrations  Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science (IAS)  Economics
Major Concentration: 41212, 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232, 41313, 41414, 41423, 41433; three additional courses at the 300level or above. (If General Science Major 41424 and 41434 are required.) (additional requirements: 41110, 41111, 65205.)
*(Note: If a student is considering graduate studies in Economics they should take 62140 (BIAS core), 62141 (BIAS core), 65250 (replaces core 65205) and 65251 (replaces 41212) and 41424 and 41434 (replaces two of the three additional 300 level or above), and one additional Economic course at the 300 level or above.
Minor Concentration: 41212, 41221, 41222, 41231, 41232; one 300level or above course.
Other requirements: 41110, 41111, 65205.
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