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Joint Honours in Economics and Accounting


Mentors in Accounting: Julia Scott & Larry Goldsman

Mentors in Economics: Please consult the Economics Department website.

The BCom Joint Honours in Economics and Accounting requires the completion of 30 specified credits of Honours courses listed in the Economics Honours Program (9 credits of which are counted as Core credits) and 24 specified credits for Accounting. This pro¬gram is designed to take advantage of both McGill's Accounting and Economics course offerings to produce a student who is well trained in these two complementary areas.

Calculus 1 and 2 are required for entering this Joint Honours program. A detailed explanation can be found in the UG Programs Calendar under “120-credit program, freshman course distribution”. Statistics requirements are specified on the Department of Economics website.

To earn the Joint Honours in Economics and Accounting designation, students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and maintain a minimum program GPA of 3.00. Students must achieve a grade of B- or better in all Accounting courses.

Required Courses (39 Credits)

  • ECON 250D1 Intro to Econ Theory: Honours 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • ECON 250D2 Intro to Econ Theory: Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 257D1 Economic Statistics-Honours 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • ECON 257D2 Economic Statistics-Honours 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • ECON 352D1 Macroeconomics - Honours 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • ECON 352D2 Macroeconomics - Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 450D1 Adv Economic Theory-Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 450D2 Adv Economic Theory-Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 468 Econometrics 1 - Honours 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 351 Intermediate Financial Acct 1 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 352 Intermediate Financial Acct 2 3 Credits
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    • Fall
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  • ACCT 361 Management Accounting 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 455 Dev of Accounting Thought 3 Credits
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Notes:

3 of the 6 credits for ECON 250D1/D2 exempt MGCR 293 in Management Core.

3 of the 6 credits for ECON 257D1/D2 exempt MGCR 271 in Management Core.

3 of the 6 credits for ECON 352D1/D2 exempt ECON 295 in Management Core.

Economics Complementary Courses (15 Credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • ECON 460 History of Thought 1 - Honours 3 Credits
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    • Fall
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  • ECON 461 Hist of Thought 2 - Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 469 Econometrics 2 - Honours 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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12 credits from the following:

  • ACCT 354 Financial Statement Analysis 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ACCT 362 Cost Accounting 3 Credits
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    • Fall
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  • ACCT 385 Principles of Taxation 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 452 Financial Reporting Valuation 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 453 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 463 Management Control 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 475 Principles of Auditing 3 Credits
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  • ACCT 486 Business Taxation 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

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