Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
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 ProgramRequired Economics CoursesRequired Non-Economics CoursesElectivesAcademic Regulations
1EC120
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.
2EC270
EC285
EC290
EC295
MA1221.0 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.
3EC355
EC370
EC381
EC390
None1.0 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.
4EC450
EC470
EC481
None1.5 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.