X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Mathematical Economics (MAEC)

Department of Economics and Finance, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Most economic theory rests on explicit, formal, mathematical and/or statistical foundations. This specialization articulates and emphasizes these interactions. It is most suitable for students who either have, or wish to develop, a strong analytical background.

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1
CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
1.00 electives
Semester 2
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II
1.50 electives
Semester 3
ECON*2310 [0.50] Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON*2410 [0.50] Intermediate Macroeconomics
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
1.00 electives
Semester 4
ECON*3740 [0.50] Introduction to Econometrics
2.00 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 5
ECON*3710 [0.50] Advanced Microeconomics
2.00 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 6
ECON*3100 [0.50] Game Theory
ECON*3810 [0.50] Advanced Macroeconomics
1.50 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 7
ECON*4640 [0.50] Advanced Econometrics
ECON*4710 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Microeconomics
ECON*4700 [0.50] Advanced Mathematical Economics
1.00 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 8
ECON*4810 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics
One of:
FIN*4100 [0.50] Financial Econometrics
MATH*3200 [0.50] Real Analysis
STAT*4340 [0.50] Statistical Inference
STAT*4350 [0.50] Applied Multivariate Statistical Methods
STAT*4360 [0.50] Applied Time Series Analysis

0.50 credits in Economics at the 4000 level

1.00 electives

*at least 1.00 credits of the 4.00 restricted electives credits must be from Mathematics and 1.00 credits must be from Statistics. The remaining 2.00 credits can be from either subject area. Of the 4.00 credits, at least 1.00 credits must be at the 3000 level or above and the remaining 3.00 credits must be at the 2000 level or above.

Note: Courses from MATH or STATS will be allowed with the appropriate prerequisites, or by permission of the instructor.

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