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Minor Concentration Economics (18 credits)

Offered by: Economics     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration Economics is offered in four streams:
Stream I - Expandable
Stream II - Non-expandable
Stream III - for Management students
Stream IV - Combinable, for students already registered in the Major Concentration Economics

In general, 200-level courses have no prerequisites, ECON 208 and ECON 209 (substitutable by the combination of MGCR 293 and ECON 295 or the more advanced course ECON 230D1/ECON 230D2 or ECON 250D1/ECON 250D2) are prerequisites for 300-level courses, ECON 230D1/ECON 230D2 or ECON 250D1/ECON 250D2 are prerequisites for 400-level courses.

Stream I - Required Courses (6 credits)

This stream is for students whose primary interest is in a field other than Economics, but who wish to keep the option of upgrading to the Major concentration in the future.

  • ECON 230D1 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The introductory course for Economics Major students in microeconomic theory. In depth and critical presentation of the theory of consumer behaviour, theory of production and cost curves, theory of the firm, theory of distribution, welfare economics and the theory of general equilibrium.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: James Engle-Warnick, Fabian Lange (Fall)

    • Students must register for both ECON 230D1 and ECON 230D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 230D1 and ECON 230D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ECON 230D2 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : See ECON 230D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: John C Kurien, James Engle-Warnick (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 230D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 230D1 and ECON 230D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Stream I - Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits of courses with the Economics subject code ECON with numbers above 209. At least 6 of these credits must be in 300- or 400-level courses.

Stream II - Required Courses (6 credits)

Note: Stream II of the Minor Concentration Economics may not be expanded to the Major Concentration Economics.

  • ECON 208 Microeconomic Analysis and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A university-level introduction to demand and supply, consumer behaviour, production theory, market structures and income distribution theory.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Mayssun El-Attar Vilalta, Paul Dickinson (Fall) Paul Dickinson (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 230 or ECON 250
  • ECON 209 Macroeconomic Analysis and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A university-level introduction to national income determination, money and banking, inflation, unemployment and economic policy.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Paul Dickinson (Fall) Paul Dickinson, Mayssun El-Attar Vilalta (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 330 or ECON 352

Stream II - Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits of courses with the Economics subject code ECON with numbers above 209. At least 6 of these credits must be in 300- or 400-level courses.

Stream III - Complementary Courses (18 credits)

Stream III is available only to Management students.

18 credits of courses with the Economics subject code ECON with numbers above 209. At least 6 of these credits must be in 300- or 400-level courses.

Note: ECON 295 will not count as part of this Minor concentration.

Please refer to the Department's document "Rules on Stats Courses for Economics Students" available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/economics/undergraduates/courses/.

Stream IV - Complementary Courses (18 credits)

Students who are registered in the Major Concentration Economics and a minor concentration in another unit may complete as a second minor concentration the Minor Concentration Economics. Please see the Faculty of Arts regulations for "Faculty Degree Requirements", "About Program Requirements", and "Departmental Programs" for detailed information on the multi-track system options.

18 credits of courses with the Economics subject code ECON with numbers above 209. At least 6 of these credits must be in 400- or 500-level courses and no more than 3 credits may be at the 200 level.

Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)