X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Economics (Co-op) (ECON:C)

Department of Economics and Finance, College of Management and Economics

The Economics Co-op program provides an integrated academic/work experience for students with co-operating employer organizations. Students in the program complete 4-5 work terms while fulfilling the requirements of their honours Economics program.

All co-op students must complete the Economics core plus an introductory computer science course (CIS*), ECON*2770 and ECON*3740 in their first 4 semesters. Admission in the co-op program is limited to students of high academic standing and will be considered only at semester 1 entry or at the end of semester 2. The first 2 work terms normally follow completion of the first 4 semesters of academic study. Students will only be permitted to take these work terms if they are eligible to continue in the Honours Economics program, have completed the required courses and are maintaining a satisfactory standing in their Economics program. The 3rd and 4th work terms will normally follow the 6th academic semester. For further information on the Economics Co-op program students are urged to consult the department's Program Guide and Co-operative Education Programs in Section X-degree Programs in this calendar.

Students should review the Economics section in the schedule of studies for additional program information.

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
One of:
Math*1000 0.50 Introductory Calculus
MATH*1030 [0.50] Business Mathematics
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
1.50 electives
Semester 2 (Winter)
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
One computer science course
1.50 electives
Summer Semester

Optional -- at the discretion of the student.

Semester 3 (Fall)
COOP*1100 [0.00] Introduction to Co-operative Education
ECON*2310 [0.50] Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON*2410 [0.50] Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON*2740 [0.50] Economic Statistics
ECON*2770 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Economics
0.50 electives
Semester 4 (Winter)
ECON*3740 [0.50] Introduction to Econometrics
One economic history course*
1.50 electives
Summer Semester
COOP*1000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term I
Fall Semester
COOP*2000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term II
Semester 5 (Winter)
ECON*3810 [0.50] Advanced Macroeconomics
One of:
ECON*3100 [0.50] Game Theory
ECON*4700 [0.50] Advanced Mathematical Economics
One 3000 level economics course
1.00 electives
Summer Semester
COOP*3000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term III
Semester 6 (Fall)
ECON*3710 [0.50] Advanced Microeconomics
One 4000 level Economics course (ECON*4640 is recommended)
1.50 electives
Winter Semester
COOP*4000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term IV
Summer Semester
COOP*5000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term V
Semester 7 (Fall)
ECON*4710 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Microeconomics
One 4000 level Economics course
1.00 electives
0.50 restricted electives
Semester 8 (Winter)
ECON*4810 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics
0.50 credits in Economics at the 4000 level
1.50 electives
*the economic history course may be taken in any semester
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