Major in Economics

Economics is the branch of social science that deals with the analysis and management of the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

WHAT YOU CAN BECOME Auditor, bank officer, financial reporter, healthcare administrator, statistician, teacher, technical writer, labour relations specialist.

Students pursuing a B.Sc. with a major in economics will normally take the following courses in first year:

Sample Program

Semester I Semester II
Computer Science 1700 Appropriate second-year course or Computer Science 1700 or Science elective
Economics 2010 Economics 2020
Mathematics 1000 (1090)* Mathematics 1001 (1000)*
English 1080 English 1101, 1102, 1103 or 1110
Elective Elective


*Students completing Mathematics 1090/1000 will be required to complete Mathematics 1001 as well.

Note: A co-operative program is available to majors in economics. For more information, please see economics in the course descriptions section of the Guide to First Year.

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