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 an average of at least 70% with no grades less than 60% in the following 1.5 courses: Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B, or Economics 1020; and 0.5 course from Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B. (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.)
3.0 courses normally taken in second year: Economics 2220A/B, 2221A/B, 2222A/B, 2223A/B, 2260A/B, 2261A/B*.
1.0 course normally taken in 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 Economics at the 2200 or 3000 level, of which 1.0 course must have an F/G designation and 1.0 course must have international or global content**.
1.0 course in non-English modern language at the 2200 level or above or in French at the 1900 level or above. Students with demonstrated prior language proficiency may substitute additional Economics courses at the 2200 or 3000 level to meet this requirement.
2.0 additional courses at the 2200 level or above in Economics or non-English modern language, or from an approved list of courses with international/global content available on the Department of Economics website.
*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.
**The following Economics courses have international/global content: Economics 3311F/G, 3312A/B, 3324F/G, 3325F/G, 3326F/G, 3327F/G, 3352A/B, 3353A/B, 3368A/B, 3369A/B, 3376F/G, 3377F/G and 3398A/B. Check the Department of Economics website for modifications to this list; special permission may be requested to count other courses towards this requirement. Courses can be double counted towards both the F/G and international/global course requirements.
Students are encouraged to study abroad in an international student exchange program. Students may request permission to count courses in language, literature, culture or economics taken while studying abroad towards the program requirements.
Students who have completed Economics 2150A/B, 2151A/B, 2152A/B and 2153A/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 Global Economics Honors Specialization and be exempt from taking Economics 2220A/B, 2221A/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.
Students may combine this module with a module in language, literature or culture in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities but should check with the Academic Counselor to determine whether non-Economics courses completed as part of this module can also be counted toward the second module.
Courses counted toward first-year requirements cannot be used to fulfill the course requirements of this module.
Note: Students considering graduate studies in economics or finance should take certain advanced economics courses and additional mathematics and are strongly advised to consult with the Undergraduate Coordinator.