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Minor in Economics

Students enrolled in a four- or five-level program in another subject may pursue a minor in economics.

MinorMinor in Economics

Students enrolled in a four- or five-level program in another subject may pursue a minor in economics.

During the final year of their program, students fill out a Minor/Certificate application in the Graduation Information Centre when applying for graduation, that is either approved or denied by the students' faculty office.

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All undergraduate students accepted for admission to McMaster University are automatically considered for a McMaster University entrance award. Additional entrance awards, in-course scholarships, bursaries and other forms of financial assistance is available to you at various stages of their undergraduate careers.

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Academic Advising

The Academic Advising office is run through the Office of the Associate Dean. The primary goal of the Advising Office is to provide all Social Sciences undergraduate students with the information and guidance they need to succeed in their academic careers.

Advisors can help you make the right academic decisions by explaining policies and regulations as well as presenting different options and supports available in your studies.

An academic advisor can assist you with:

  • Course requirements, dropping and adding courses
  • Program selection, application and changes
  • Studying abroad
  • Transfer credits
  • Petitions for missed term work, deferred examinations and special consideration
  • Appeals procedures
  • Referral to other campus services

Learn more about Academic Advising in the Social Sciences.


   •  ECON 1B03 - Introductory Microeconomics
   •  ECON 1BB3 - Introductory Macroeconomics
   •  ECON 2A03 - Economics of Labour-Market Issues
   •  ECON 2B03 - Analysis of Economic Data
   •  ECON 2CC3 - Health Economics and its Application to Health Policy
   •  ECON 2D03 - Economic Issues
   •  ECON 2GG3 - Intermediate Microeconomics II
   •  ECON 2H03 - Intermediate Macroeconomics I
   •  ECON 2HH3 - Intermediate Macroeconomics II
   •  ECON 2I03 - Financial Economics
   •  ECON 2J03 - Environmental Economics
   •  ECON 2K03 - Economic History of Canada
   •  ECON 2N03 - Public Policy Toward Business
   •  ECON 2P03 - Economics of Professional Sports
   •  ECON 2Q03 - Economics of Bad Behaviour
   •  ECON 2T03 - Economics of Trade Unionism and Labour
   •  ECON 2Z03 - Intermediate Microeconomics I
   •  ECON 2ZZ3 - Intermediate Microeconomics II
   •  ECON 3B03 - Public Sector Economics: Expenditures
   •  ECON 3BE3 - Behavioural Economics
   •  ECON 3C03 - Public Sector Economics: Taxation
   •  ECON 3D03 - Labour Economics
   •  ECON 3E03 - Applied Econometrics
   •  ECON 3EE3 - Econometrics I
   •  ECON 3G03 - Introduction to Advanced Economic Theory
   •  ECON 3H03 - International Monetary Economics
   •  ECON 3HH3 - International Trade
   •  ECON 3K03 - Monetary Economics
   •  ECON 3M03 - Introduction to Game Theory
   •  ECON 3Q03 - The Economics of Aging
   •  ECON 3S03 - Industrial Organization
   •  ECON 3T03 - Economic Development
   •  ECON 3W03 - Natural Resources
   •  ECON 3Y03 - Selected Topics
   •  ECON 3Z03 - Health Economics
   •  ECON 4A03 - Honours Economic Analysis
   •  ECON 4AA3 - Economic Specialist Seminar
   •  ECON 4B03 - Selected Topics
   •  ECON 4F03 - Methods of Inquiry in Economics
   •  ECON 4FF3 - Research Methods in Economics
   •  ECON 4G03 - Econometrics II
   •  ECON 4M06 A/B S - Directed Research I
   •  ECON 4N03 - Directed Research II
   •  ECON 4T03 - Advanced Economic Theory I
   •  ECON 4TT3 - Advanced Economic Theory II
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For more information:
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Undergraduate Program
KTH 426
905-525-9140 ext. 22765
Required Credential:
Enrolment in an Honours program in another discipline.
Program Type:
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Program Options:
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