Honours Economics (42 credits)

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Offered by: Management     Degree: Bachelor of Commerce

Program Requirements

Please consult the Economics Department website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/economics.

This program is comprised of 42 credits of Honours Economics courses (9 credits of which are counted as core credits). Graduation with an Honours standing requires a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and a minimum program GPA of 3.00.

Calculus 1 and 2 are required for entering this Honours program. Please see section "120-credit program, Freshman course distribution" for a detailed explanation regarding Calculus 1 and 2. It is also important to check on its Statistics requirements, which are listed on the Department's website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/economics.

Required Courses (27 credits)

* 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)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The evolution of economic thought prior to the close of the 19th century, as reflected in the writings of prominent economists from the time of Adam Smith to the emergence of marginalism and neoclassical economics.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: William Watson (Fall)

  • ECON 461 History of Thought 2 - Honours (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The evolution of economic thought in the 20th century, as reflected in the writings of prominent economists on equilibrium, dynamics, games, expectations, econometrics, industrial structure, economic policy and other primary areas of interest.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ECON 469 Econometrics 2 - Honours (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Treatment of asymptotic theory and classical inferential procedures, an introduction to the bootstrap, maximum likelihood, non-linear models, mis-specification testing, non-stationarity and limited dependent variable models.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Mayssun El-Attar Vilalta (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 468

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 467D1/D2

and 12 credits of Economics courses at the 300, 400, or 500 level, approved by an Honours adviser. Normally at least 9 of the 12 will be at the 400 or 500 level.

Note: Honours students are not permitted to register for general Economics courses where an Honours course in the same field is offered.

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