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Honours Economics

Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and a cumulative minimum Economics major average of 70%. Both regular and co-operative versions of this plan are available.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Economics academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Economics Plan-level requirements:


ECON 201 does not fulfil Economics course requirements for any Economics major plan.

Arts and Business (Co-op and Regular)

Students may combine the Honours Economics academic plan with Arts and Business. In addition to the Honours Economics requirements, students must also complete the Arts and Business requirements.

Honours double majors

Honours Economics may be taken in combination with most Arts majors in which an Honours major is offered or with many Honours majors in other faculties. For further information, see the Double majors section of Available Arts Academic Plans.

Intensive Specialization

In combination with the Honours Economics plan-level requirements listed above, students interested in pursuing the Intensive Specialization will be required to fulfil the following requirements:


  1. The Intensive Specialization is only open to students majoring in the Honours Economics academic plan.
  2. Students must achieve a cumulative major average of at least 75% in all Economics courses counted towards their Honours Economics major.
  3. Students who have completed courses towards this specialization but are not able to sustain the required 75% major average but are still eligible for Honours standing will normally be allowed to continue in the Honours Economics major but without the specialization.


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