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 1022A/B, or Economics 1020; Political Science 1020E; and Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B. (Note: Students can enter the module without Political Science 1020E, but they must complete this course by the end of the second year.) (Note: Students entering this program before September 1, 2010, who have not completed Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1100A/B may fulfill the math entry requirement with an average of at least 70% and no mark less than 60% in 1.0 course from Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, 1229A/B, the former Mathematics 030. Such students are required to complete Economics 2210A/B as part of the module requirements.)
2.5 courses: Economics 2220A/B, 2222A/B, 2223A/B, 2260A/B, 2261A/B*.
1.0 course: Political Science 2237E; or Philosophy 2800F/G and Philosophy 2801F/G.
1.0 course: Philosophy 2500F/G and 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.
1.0 course, normally taken in the fourth year: Economics 4400E. (Note: Economics 3388A/B is highly recommended to be taken before or concurrently with Economics 4400E.)
2.0 additional courses in any of Economics, Political Science, or Philosophy at the 2200 level or above, of which 1.0 course must be at the 3000 level. (Students are responsible for making sure they have the prerequisites for the courses they wish to take.)
*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. 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, 2151A/B and 2152A/B with an average of 80% and no mark less than 75%, and who have taken Calculus 1000A/B or 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, 2260A/B and 2261A/B. Students who have completed these requirements and have also completed Economics 2122A/B and 2123A/B with an average of 80% and no mark less than 75% may also be exempt from taking Economics 2222A/B and 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.