Economics

Honors Requirements

Honors in Economics

Students considering graduate studies are strongly advised to enroll in the Honors program. Interested students should speak to the Honors Advisor.

Requirements and Suggested Course Sequence for the Graduate Study Route

First Year

 Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

ECON 101

*3

ECON 281

*3

ECON 384

*3

ECON 481

*3

ECON 102

*3

ECON 282

*3

ECON 385

*3

ECON 482

*3

MATH 114

*3

ECON 299a 

*3

ECON 386 

*3

ECON 497

*3

MATH 125

*3

ECON XXX

*6

ECON 387

*3 

ECON XXX

*9

STAT 151

*3

Options

*15

ECON 399

*3

Options

*12

Junior English

*3

ECON XXX 

*6

 

 

LOE

*6

 

Options

*9

 

 

Options

*6

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements and Suggested Course Sequence for the Essay Route

First Year

 Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

ECON 101

*3

ECON 281

*3

ECON 384

*3

ECON 400

*3

ECON 102

*3

ECON 282

*3

ECON 385

*3

ECON 481

*3

MATH 114

*3

ECON 299a 

*3

ECON 386 

*3

ECON 482

*3

MATH 125

*3 

ECON XXX

*9

ECON 399

*3 

ECON 4XX 

*3

STAT 151

*3

Options

*12

ECON XXX

*9

ECON 4XX

*3

Junior English

*3 

 

 

Options 

*9

ECON XXX

*3 

LOE

*6 

 

 

 

 

Options

*12

Options

*6

 

 

 

 

 

 

aOr STAT 265 and 266 

Refer to the University Calendar for detailed requirements of the programs. Additional courses in mathematics (especially MATH 115 and 225), statistics, and computing science are recommended as options.

Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all Economics courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 on all senior level Economics courses and a GPA of 3.5 or better on all courses in the final year (last *30).

Honors in Economics requires a minimum of *54 and a maximum of *72 in Economics at the 200-level and above. ECON 400 is the 4th year Honors Essay. A description of the requirements for the essay is available upon request.

The Honors Advisor is Dr. Valentina Galvani, 7-27 Tory Building, valentina.galvani@ualberta.ca.