Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Economics

The program consists of 20.0 credits. A minimum of 10.0 and a maximum of 14.0 credits are in Economics. Of these a minimum of 3.5 and a maximum of 7.5 are Economics electives. Refer to the chart for program requirements.

Honours BA Economics (Regular and Co-op)

Honours BA Economics
Year of Program Required Economics Courses Required Non-Economics Courses Electives Academic Regulations
1 EC120
EC140
MA129 or MA130 or MA103 or MA110*
3.5 elective credits (or 3.0 credits if MA110* is taken). MA141 may not count for credit towards any Honours BA Economics program. Progression into Year 2 requires a GPA of 6.00 in EC120 and EC140 and an overall GPA of 5.00.
2 EC270
EC285
EC290
EC295
MA122 1.0 EC elective credit
1.5 elective credits.
Progression into Year 3 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics courses and a cumulative overall GPA of 6.00.
3 EC355
EC370
EC381
EC390
None 1.0 EC elective credit of which at least 0.5 must be at the 300 or 400 level.
2.0 elective credits.
Progression into Year 4 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics courses and a cumulative overall GPA of 6.00.
4 EC450
EC470
EC481
None 1.5 EC elective credits of which at least 0.5 must be at the 300 or 400 level.
2.0 elective credits.
A cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics courses and a cumulative overall GPA of 6.00 is required for graduation.