Honours BSocSc in Economics and Public Policy


Co-operative education is available with this program.

The French immersion stream is available with this program.

ENG1100 Workshop in Essay Writing 3
3 credits from:
ENG1120 Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction 3
ENG1121 Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry 3
ECO1102 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
ECO1104 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
MAT1300 Mathematical Methods I1 3
MAT1308 Introduction to Calculus 3
MAT1302 Mathematical Methods II 3
ECO2142 Macroeconomic Theory I 3
ECO2143 Macroeconomic Theory II 3
ECO2144 Microeconomic Theory I 3
ECO2145 Microeconomic Theory II 3
PAP2300 Principles of Public Administration 3
POL2101 Introduction to Canadian Politics 3
ECO3150 Probability and Statistics for Economists2 3
ECO3151 Introduction to Econometrics2 3
PAP3350 Public Policy Development 3
SOC3101 Sociology of Ethics 3
SOC3308 Sociology of Work and Organizations 3
6 credits from:
ECO2110 Microeconomic Analysis of the Public Sector 3
ECO2147 Analysis of Economic and Social Data 3
ECO3149 Application of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Public Projects 3
ECO4121 Public Economics 3
6 credits from:
ECO2111 Economics of Women's Issues 3
ECO2114 Introduction to Labour and Population Economics 3
ECO2118 Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resources Economics 3
ECO2123 Introduction to Health Economics 3
12 credits from:
ECO3139 Industrial Organization I 3
ECO3148 Introduction to Regional and Urban Economics 3
ECO4116 Labour Economics 3
ECO4121 Public Economics 3
ECO4136 Research Seminar in Economics of the Environment 3
ECO4139 Industrial Organization II 3
ECO4190 Health Economics 3
6 optional course credits in public administration (PAP) at the 3000 or 4000 level from the list of optional courses
42 elective course credits3
12 elective course credits plus a minor
1Students who intend to pursue graduate studies in economics should select MAT1300 or the sequence MAT1320 and MAT1325 (this last course can be replaced by MAT1322). A strong background in mathematics helps students succeed in advanced courses and graduate studies in economics.
2Students who intend to participate in the Coop program should take ECO3150 and ECO3151 in their second year.
3ECO3145, ECO3152 and ECO3153 are strongly recommended for studies in the Master's in Economics.
List of Optional Courses
List of Optional Courses
PAP3310 Research Methods in Public Administration 3
PAP3325 Gender and Public Policy 3
PAP3340 Human Resources in Public Organisations 3
PAP3345 Governance and the Nonprofit Sector 3
PAP3355 Budgetary Policy and Public Finance 3
PAP3360 Managing Difference 3
PAP3365 Law and Public Administration 3
PAP3370 Theory of Public Organisations 3
PAP4310 Principles, Processes and Methods of Evaluation 3
PAP4315 Public Policy Analysis 3
PAP4320 Negotiation, Collaboration and Private-Public Partnerships 3
PAP4330 Administrative Reforms 3
PAP4340 Selected Topic in Public Policy 3
PAP4350 Project Management in the Public Sector 3
PAP4355 Ethics and Public Affairs 3