Program Requirements

The following is a list of the Economic course requirements in order to get a BA with a Honours in Economics:

  • Honours Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis (304) – 3 credits
  • Honours Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis (305) – 3 credits
  • Intermediate Microeconomics II (306) – 3 credits (with at least 68% average)
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics II (307) – 3 credits (with at least 68% average)
  • Empirical Economics: Introduction (325) – 3 credits
  • Empirical Economics: Methods (326) – 3 credits
  • Honours Seminar (495) – 3 credits
  • Honours Paper (499) – 6 credits
  • Additional Economics courses (3xx/4xx) – 9 credits
  • Additional Economics courses (4xx) – 12 credits
  • Total Econ 3xx and 4xx credits required – 48
  • Principles of Economics (101 and 102 or equivalent) – 6 credits
  • Econ 2xx or 3xx level courses – 6 credits
  • Total Econ credits required – 60

To proceed to the final 30 credits of the Honours program, a student must have attained at least a 68% average in all courses taken in economics.  Further information available in the UBC Calendar online http://www.ubc.ca