Honours BA Economics

The program consists of 20.0 credits. A minimum of 9.0 and a maximum of 14.0 credits are in Economics, plus an additional 1.0 senior credit in Economics, Business or a cognate discipline. Refer to the following for further program requirements:

Required Courses:

EC120, EC140, EC270, EC281, EC285, EC290, EC295, EC370, EC390, EC395, EC481;

MA129 or MA103;

Additional Courses (4.5 credits):

3.5 senior credits in Economics, including at least 2.0 credits in Economics at the 300 or 400 level;
plus 1.0 senior credit either in Economics, Business or in a related field as approved by the 

Additional Information
Progression Requirements

  1. Progression requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.00 in Economics and a minimum overall GPA of 5.00. Refer to the Progression section of the Undergraduate University Regulations.
  2. Graduation requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and a minimum overall GPA of 5.00.
  3. A student who has successfully completed all of the courses of their Honours BA Economics program, but who has not achieved the GPA required for graduation from that program, may elect to receive a BA degree (without General or Honours) which denotes the major of the honours program and a maximum of two eligible options/minors. An overall and major GPA of 5.00 must be met.

Program Regulations

To remain eligible for Lazaridis School Co-operative Education, a student in this program must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 7.00 in Economics courses and a cumulative overall GPA of at least 6.00. In addition to the GPA requirements, a student must complete 5.0 credits by August 31 of each year in the program.