Mentors: Professors P. Dickinson, J Kurien, and M. Chemin; Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts
Please consult the Economics Department website for the names of its advisers.
This Major is comprised of 36 credits of Economics courses (9 credits of which are counted as core credits).
Required Courses (18 credits)
ECON 230D1 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits) *
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)
- ECON 230D2 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits) *
ECON 330D1 Macroeconomic Theory (3 credits) **
Economics (Arts) : A review of basic economic concepts and tools with an in depth and critical presentation of the fundamental areas of macroeconomic theory. Topics include: the determination of output, employment and price level; money and banking and business cycles; stabilization policy; international finance and growth theory.
Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013
Instructors: Daniel Barczyk, Jagdish Handa (Fall)
Prerequisite: ECON 230 or ECON 250. If a student has already taken 154-200 or 154-203 and 154-204 or ECON 208 and ECON 209, it may be concurrently taken with ECON 230 with the permission of the instructor
- ECON 330D2 Macroeconomic Theory (3 credits) **
MGCR 271 Business Statistics (3 credits) ***
Management Core : Statistical concepts and methodology, their application to managerial decision-making, real-life data, problem-solving and spreadsheet modeling. Topics include: descriptive statistics; normal distributions, sampling distributions and estimation, hypothesis testing for one and two populations, goodness of fit, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression.
Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013
Instructors: Derek Hart, Glenn Zabowski, Ramnath Vaidyanathan, Paul John D'Antoni (Fall) Glenn Zabowski (Winter) Kenneth MacKenzie (Summer)
Prerequisite: MATH 122 and 123 or equivalent
You may not be able to receive credit for this course and other statistic courses. Be sure to check the Course Overlap section under Faculty Degree Requirements in the Arts or Science section of the Calendar.
MGSC 372 Advanced Business Statistics (3 credits)
Management Science : A practical managerial approach to advanced simple and multiple regression analysis, with application in finance, economics and business, including a review of probability theory, an introduction to methods of least squares and maximum likelihood estimation, autoregressive forecasting models and analysis of variance.
Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013
Instructors: Brian E Smith (Fall) Morty Yalovsky (Winter)
Complementary Courses (18 credits)
Selected from other 200-, 300-, and 400-level courses in Economics (ECON), excluding courses with numbers below 210. At least 6 of these 18 credits should be taken from courses with 400-level numbers. No more than 6 of the 18 credits may be taken at the 200 level.