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Major Economics for Management Students (36 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Bachelor of Commerce

Program Requirements

Mentors: Professors D. Barczyk, P. Dickinson, M. El-Attar Vilalta, J Kurien, J. Li and R.T. Naylor; Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts.

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) *

    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 2014

    Instructors: Fabian Lange, Isabel Galiana (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 2015

    Instructors: Isabel Galiana, Natalia Mishagina (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
  • ECON 330D1 Macroeconomic Theory (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    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 2014

    Instructors: Jagdish Handa, Daniel Barczyk (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
    • Students must register for both ECON 330D1 and ECON 330D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 330D1 and ECON 330D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ECON 330D2 Macroeconomic Theory (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : See ECON 330D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Daniel Barczyk, Jagdish Handa (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 330D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 330D1 and ECON 330D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics (3 credits) ***

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Derek Hart, Glenn Zabowski, Kenneth MacKenzie (Fall) Glenn Zabowski (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MATH 122 and 123 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 204, MATH 324, PSYC 204, ECON 227, ECON 257
    • 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)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Brian E Smith (Fall) Brian E Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 271
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MGSC 272 or MGCR 272

* 3 of the 6 credits for Microeconomic Theory exempt MGCR 293 in Core.
** 3 of the 6 credits for Macroeconomic Theory exempt ECON 295 in Core.
*** 3 of the 3 credits for MGCR 271 will count in Core.

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.

Desautels Faculty of Management—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)