Student Testimonials

Harresh Sivamohan

Harresh Sivamohan

“I graduated from McMaster with a B.A. in Economics in 2016, and an M.A. in Economic Policy in 2018. After my master’s, I worked with the Ontario Ministry of Health and currently work at the Ministry of Economic Development where I assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of various government-funded programs.” Read more

Your Classes

What You’ll Take:

  • Introductory to Microeconomics (ECON 1B03)
  • Introductory Macroeconomics for Economics Students (ECON 1BA3)
  • Introduction to Calculus and Analytic Geometry (MATH 1F03)
  • (Only required if you have not completed MCV4U or equivalent)
  • Probability and Linear Algebra (STATS 1L03)
  • (Only required if you have not completed MDM4U or equivalent)

One of the following:

  • Calculus for Science I (MATH 1A03)
  • Calculus for Life Sciences I (MATH 1LS3)
  • Calculus for Business, Humanities and the Social Sciences (MATH 1M03)
  • Electives

After successful completion of Economics I, students will enter one of the following degree programs:

  • Honours Economics
  • Honours Economics (Specialist Option)
  • Combined Honours Economics and Another Subject
  • Combined Honours Economics and Computer Science
  • Combined Honours Economics and Mathematics
  • B.A. Economics

Economics elective courses include:

  • International Trade
  • Financial Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Economics of Professional Sports
  • Environmental Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Statistics
  • Economics of Trade Unionism and Labour
  • Economics of Aging Economic Growth and Development
  • Public Sector Economic
  • Industrial Organization
For a full list of courses that can be available in this program, please consult the academic calendar.