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Joint Honours in Economics and Finance

Mentors in Finance: Matthieu Bouvard, Laurent Barras & Will Xu

Mentors in Economics: Please consult the Economics Department Web site.

The BCom Joint Honours in Economics and Finance requires the completion of 30 credits of Honours Economics courses (9 credits of which are counted as Core credits) and 24 credits in Finance. This program is designed to take advantage of both McGill's Finance 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 Finance 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 Finance courses.

Required Courses (39 credits)

  • ECON 250D1 Intro to Econ Theory: Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 250D2 Intro to Econ Theory: Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 257D1 Economic Statistics-Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 257D2 Economic Statistics-Honours 3 Credits
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  • ECON 352D1 Macroeconomics - Honours 3 Credits
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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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  • FINE 342 Finance 2 3 Credits
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  • FINE 441 Investment Management 3 Credits
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  • FINE 443 Applied Corporate Finance 3 Credits
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  • FINE 547 Advanced Finance Seminar 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.

Complementary Courses (15 Credits)

3 credits from the following:

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

  • FINE 434 Topics in Finance 1 3 Credits
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  • FINE 448 Financial Derivatives 3 Credits
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  • FINE 449 Market Risk Models 3 Credits
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  • FINE 451 Fixed Income Analysis 3 Credits
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  • FINE 480 Global Investments 3 Credits
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  • FINE 482 International Finance 1 3 Credits
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  • FINE 492 International Finance 2 3 Credits
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  • FINE 541N1 Applied Investments 1.5 Credits
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  • FINE 541N2 Applied Investments 1.5 Credits
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