Minor Concentration Economics (18 credits)

Offered by: Economics     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration in Economics provides a moderate level of specialization in Economics for students who usually are pursuing Major Concentrations or Honours Programs in other fields of study. It does, however, provide an option to switch to or add a Major Concentration in Economics. There is a special Minor for Management students.

Program Requirements

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits, of which 6 credits must be from Group A and 12 credits from Group B.

Group A

  • ECON 208 Microeconomic Analysis and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A university-level introduction to demand and supply, consumer behaviour, production theory, market structures and income distribution theory.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Mayssun El-Attar Vilalta, Paul Dickinson, Sara Hayati (Fall) Paul Dickinson (Winter) Sara Hayati (Summer)

  • ECON 209 Macroeconomic Analysis and Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A university-level introduction to national income determination, money and banking, inflation, unemployment and economic policy.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Paul Dickinson (Fall) Paul Dickinson, Eesha Sen Choudhury (Winter) Yufei Ji (Summer)

  • ECON 230D1 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The introductory course for Economics Major students in microeconomic theory. In depth and critical presentation of the theory of consumer behaviour, theory of production and cost curves, theory of the firm, theory of distribution, welfare economics and the theory of general equilibrium.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Moshe Lander (Fall)

  • ECON 230D2 Microeconomic Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : See ECON 230D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Hassan Benchekroun, Moshe Lander (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 230D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 230D1 and ECON 230D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Group B

Economics courses with course numbers above ECON 208 (excluding ECON 295), at least 6 of which must be at the 300, 400 or 500 level.

Program Notes:
Only one of ECON 208 or ECON 230D1/D2 or ECON 250D1/D2 can be credited to the Economics Minor. Only one of ECON 209 or ECON 330D1/D2 or ECON 352D1/D2 can be credited to the Economics Minor. The combination of ECON 230D1/D2 and ECON 209 is allowed.

Special Minor in Economics for Management Students

Information on this Minor Concentration and its special restrictions is in the Desautels Faculty of Management section of the eCalendar. https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/course-informati.... Students should consult with the advisers in both the Faculty of Management and the Department of Economics for advice on this minor concentration.

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