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Honours Economics (Specialist Option) (B.A.)


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Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including an average of at least 5.0 in ECON 1B03  (or 1BX3) and 1BB3  (or 1BA3 ) and completion of one of ECON 1ME3 , MATH 1MM3 , 1A03 , 1LS3 . For continuation in program, see the section on Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I .

Notes


  1. Alternate admission requirements:
    1. For students enrolled in Level II or III of BA Economics, admission to Levels II, III and IV of Honours Economics programs requires a minimum
      GPA of 5.0 and an average of at least 5.0 in ECON 2Z03 , ECON 2ZZ3 , (or 2G03, 2GG3), 2H03  and 2HH3 . Students enrolled in Levels II or III of BA Economics cannot gain admission to Honours Economics programs by upgrading ECON 1B03  (or 1BX3) or 1BB3  (or 1BA3).
    2. For students in another program beyond Level I, admission to Levels II, III and IV of Honours Economics programs normally requires a minimum GPA of 5.0 and an average of at least 5.0 in ECON 2Z03 , ECON 2ZZ3 , (or 2G03, 2GG3), 2H03  and 2HH3 Students cannot gain admission to Honours Economics programs by upgrading ECON 1B03  (or 1BX3) or 1BB3  (or 1BA3). However, if a student enrolled in Level II or above of another program has a minimum GPA of 5.0 and has completed ECON 1B03  and 1BB3  with an average of at least 5.0 on their first attempt, they will be considered admissible.
  2. COMMERCE 2FA3  may be substituted for ECON 2I03  and COMMERCE 2QA3  may be substituted for ECON 2B03 .
  3. Students in the Specialist Option are expected to take ECON 2B03 . Students with prior credit in a recognized alternative statistics course are exempt from this requirement. Those students can take ECON 3EE3  (formerly 3U03) only if they achieved a grade of at least B+ in a recognized alternative statistics course. See ECON 2B03  in the Course Listings section of this Calendar for a list of recognized alternative statistics courses.
  4. Students interested in an M.A. in Economics should take ECON 3EE3  (formerly 3U03) and consider the Specialist Option.
  5. MATH 1MM3  (or 1M03) is required for any student planning to transfer into Commerce and strongly recommended for any student with a minor in Business or Finance.
  6. Students who have not completed ECON 1ME3  are recommended to complete one of Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management, STATS 1LL3 , or COMMERCE 1DA3 .

Requirements


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

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