Students who entered the program before September 1, 2010, and are graduating before July, 2014, will be allowed to follow the requirements immediately below, but are strongly encouraged to meet the new admission requirements.
Admission Requirements for students who entered program before September 1, 2010
of first-year requirements, including the following 2.0 courses with an
average of at least 70% with no mark less than 60% in either subject:
Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B, or Economics 1020, and the former
Mathematics 030; or 0.5 course from: Mathematics 1225A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, the former Calculus 1100A/B; plus 0.5 course from Calculus 1301A/B, 1501A/B,
Mathematics 1229A/B, the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B.
New Admission Requirements for students entering on or after September 1, 2010
Completion of first-year requirements, including the following 1.5 courses with an average of at least 70% and with no mark less than 60%: Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B, or Economics 1020; and 0.5 course from Calculus 1000A/B or 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B. (Note: Students entering this program before September 1, 2010, who have not completed Calculus 1000A/B or 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B may enter the program if they have an average of at least 70% and no mark less than 60% in Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B, or Economics 1020, and in 1.0 course from: the former 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: Economics 2220A/B, 2221A/B, 2222A/B, 2223A/B, 2260A/B, 2261A/B.*
0.5 course from: Economics 3332A/B, 3353A/B, Financial Modelling 2555A/B, 3520A/B, 3613A/B.
2.5 additional courses: in Economics at the 2200 or 3000 level, of which 0.5 course must be at the 3000 level.**
*Students who have taken a full or half 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 may count up to 0.5 course from the following list toward this requirement. Students who make such a substitution cannot count Economics 3310A/B towards this requirement. The list is: Calculus 2502A/B, 2503A/B; any Mathematics course numbered 2100 or higher; Applied Mathematics 2402A or the former Differential Equations 2402A, Applied Mathematics 2811B, 2813B, 3811A/B, 3813A/B, 3815A/B, 3911F/G, 4353B, 4613A/B, 4617A/B, 4815A/B, 4817A/B, Financial Modelling 3817A/B.
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 the former Calculus 1100A/B with a mark of at least 60%, may enter the Major 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% will be exempt from taking Economics 2222A/B and 2223A/B. [Students who completed Economics 2150A/B, 2151A/B, 2152A/B and 2153A/B before September 2009 may request to be granted these exemptions based on the mark requirements described for this module in the Faculty of Social Science section of the 2008 Academic Calendar.]
Note: Students considering graduate study in economics or finance should take certain advanced economics courses and additional mathematics and are strongly advised to consult with the Undergraduate Coordinator.