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HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN ECONOMICS, POLITICS AND PHILOSOPHY

Admission Requirements
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% with no mark less than 60% in 3.0 principal courses, including the following 2.5 courses: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B; Political Science 1020E; and Calculus 1000A/B, or Calculus 1500A/B. (Note: Students can enter the module without Political Science 1020E, but they must complete this course by the end of the second year.) (Engineering students and Science students may substitute Economics 2001A/B for Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B and Applied Mathematics 1413 for Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B. Please contact the department for details.)

Module
9.0 Courses:

2.5 courses: Economics 2220A/B, Economics 2222A/B, Economics 2223A/B, Economics 2260A/B, Economics 2261A/B*.
1.0 course: Political Science 2237E; or Philosophy 2800F/G and Philosophy 2801F/G.
1.0 course: Philosophy 2500F/G and Philosophy 2700F/G.
1.0 course in Political Science at the 2200 level (Political Science 2211E is recommended).
0.5 course in Economics at the 2200 or 3000 level with an F/G designation.
1.5 course, normally taken in the fourth year: Economics 3388A/B and Economics 4400E.
1.0 course in any Economics, Political Science, or Philosophy at the 3000 level. (Students are responsible for making sure they have the prerequisites for the courses they wish to take.)
0.5 additional course
course from: Economics, Political Science, or Philosophy at the 2200 level or above, Epidemiology 4615B.

*Students who have taken a 1.0 or 0.5 credit course in introductory statistics at the 2100 level or higher in the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences can substitute that course for Economics 2222A/B towards the module requirements (exception: if the statistics course is being used in another module, no credit overlap is allowed, and students are required to replace Economics 2222A/B with another 0.5 course in Economics at the 2200 level or higher). Students who have completed any other introductory statistics course listed as an antirequisite to Economics 2222A/B must replace Economics 2222A/B with 0.5 course in Economics at the 2200 or 3000 level.

Students who have completed Economics 2150A/B, Economics 2151A/B and Economics 2152A/B with an average of 80% and no mark less than 75%, and who have taken Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B with a mark of at least 60%, may enter the Honors Specialization in Economics, Politics and Philosophy and be exempt from taking Economics 2220A/B, Economics 2260A/B and Economics 2261A/B. Students who have completed these requirements and have also completed Economics 2122A/B and Economics 2123A/B with an average of 80% and no mark less than 75% may also be exempt from taking Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B.

Courses completed as part of this module may not normally be counted towards additional modules in Political Science or Philosophy.

Note: Students considering graduate study in economics or finance should take additional economics and mathematics courses and are strongly advised to consult with the Undergraduate Coordinator.


Effective for the 2018-19 Academic Year, the module will be revised as follows:

HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY AND ECONOMICS ECONOMICS (PPE-E)

Enrollment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that students who wish to enroll will be accepted.

Admission Requirements
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 75% with no mark less than 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including the following 2.5 courses: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B; Political Science 1020E; and 1.0 Philosophy course at the 1000 level, plus 2.0 additional courses at the 1000 level. Students must have successfully completed one of: Calculus 1000A/B, or Calculus 1500A/B with a mark of at least 60%.

Students may be admitted to the module if they have completed the calculus requirement and at least 2.0 of the required 3.0 principal courses. Students must complete the remaining 1.0 principal course within 12 months after entering the module.

Module
9.0 Courses:

0.5 course: PPE 2200F/G (normally taken in the first year of the module).
2.0 courses: Economics 2222A/B, 2223A/B, 2260A/B, 2261A/B* (normally taken in the first year of the module).
1.0 course: Political Science 2237E.
1.0 course: Philosophy 2700F/G (recommended), Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G or Philosophy 2500F/G.
1.0 course: PPE 4100E.
3.5 courses numbered 2200 or higher from at least two of the three PPE disciplines (Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics). At least 2.0 of these 3.5 courses must be numbered 3000 and higher.

Students are advised to consult the Undergraduate Office in the Department of Economics for more detailed information about the module.

*Students who have taken a 1.0 or 0.5 credit course in introductory statistics at the 2100 level or higher in the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences can substitute that course for Economics 2222A/B towards the module requirements (exception: if the statistics course is being used in another module, no credit overlap is allowed, and students are required to replace Economics 2222A/B with another 0.5 course in Economics at the 2200 level or higher). Students who have completed any other introductory statistics course listed as an antirequisite to Economics 2222A/B must replace Economics 2222A/B with 0.5 course in Economics at the 2200 or 3000 level.

Courses counted towards this module may not be counted towards another module. If you are interested in adding a second module that requires overlapping courses, consult the department about how that issue can be resolved.

Note:
Many of the intermediate and upper level courses that can count towards this module have prerequisites. Students should carefully plan their programs of study accordingly.
Academic Calendar 2017 FACULTIES FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE ECONOMICS HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN ECONOMICS, POLITICS AND PHILOSOPHY
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