Economics Major (Arts Program) - ASMAJ1478

Enrolment Requirements: 

This is a limited enrolment program. Students must have completed 4.0 credits and meet the requirements listed below to enrol.

Completed courses (with minimum grades)
The following courses with the stated minimum grades are required:

ECO101H1 (63%) and ECO102H1 (63%)/ ECO105Y1 (80%)
MAT133Y1 (63%)/( MAT135H1 (60%) and MAT136H1 (60%))/ MAT137Y1 (55%)/ MAT157Y1 (55%)

Completion Requirements: 

Program Course Requirements: 7.0 credits

First Year (2.0 credits):

  1. ( ECO101H1 and ECO102H1)/ ECO105Y1/​ ECO100Y1;
  2. MAT133Y1/​( MAT135H1 and MAT136H1)/ MAT137Y1/​ MAT157Y1

Second Year (Core Courses, 3.0 credits):

  1. ECO200Y1/​ ECO204Y1/​ ECO206Y1,
  2. ECO202Y1/​ ECO208Y1/​ ECO209Y1,
  3. ECO220Y1/​ ECO227Y1/​( STA237H1 and STA238H1)/ ( STA247H1 and STA248H1)/ ( STA257H1 and STA261H1)

Third and Higher Years (ECO Electives, 2.0 credits):

  1. 1.5 credits from 300+ level ECO courses
  2. At least a 0.5 credit 400-level ECO course


  1. Eligibility for all Economics programs is based, in part, on attaining a minimum grade in ECO101H1 and ECO102H1 (or ECO105Y1). Students are reminded that in order to achieve the required minimum grade in the above-mentioned courses, they may repeat a specific passed course only once as per Faculty regulations.
  2. Students in the Major program considering graduate studies in Economics are advised to take the more mathematical stream courses ( ECO206Y1, ECO208Y1), and also some or all of the 300-level advanced micro, macro, and econometrics sequence ( ECO325H1, ECO316H1/​ ECO326H1, and ECO375H1).
  3. Students considering graduate studies in Economics are also encouraged to take more than the minimum amount and level of math. Students should especially consider MAT221H1/​ MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1 (Linear Algebra), MAT235Y1/​ MAT237Y1 (Multivariate Calculus), MAT246H1 (Abstract Mathematics), or even consider doing a Minor program in Mathematics.
  4. Students should pay careful attention to the courses they choose to meet the 200-level statistics requirements. The accepted combinations are precisely as stated. In particular, ( STA237H1 and STA238H1), ( STA247H1 and STA248H1), and ( STA257H1 and STA261H1) are distinct packages of courses, and the elements cannot be combined any other way.
  5. Students in the Major program in Economics cannot be enrolled in the Minor program in Environmental Economics.