2017-2018 Academic Year

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ChairNargess Kayhani, BS (Tehran), MS, PhD (Oregon) Associate Professor

Admission Requirements

Review sections 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements.

Major
Combined Major
Honours Degree
Concentration
Minor

Major

The degree with a major is intended for those students with a clearly focused interest who wish to gain knowledge in depth of a single discipline.

Students intending to complete the major degree must declare their intention to do so before registering for their sixth unit of coursework. Students who do not make this declaration within this time frame will not be permitted to register for further coursework. In order to complete the major in Economics it may be necessary to complete courses at another university.

The Mount also offers a limited enrollment internship option.

Students must successfully complete 20.0 units with the following requirements:
8.0 units in the major as follows:
 ECON 1101, 1102, 2201, 2210 (2.0 units)
 2.5 additional units of ECON at the 2000 level*
 3.0 additional units of ECON at the 3000 level or above*
*Note: Selected in consultation with the department
 ECON 4444/POLS 4444 (0.5 unit)
 a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the required 8.0 units of ECON
MATH 2208 and 2209
a minor consisting of 3.0 units as specified by the department offering the minor. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the required 3.0 units
students may choose a second 3.0 unit minor in any area that offers a minor
1.0 unit from each core group A, B, and C listed under the Bachelor of Arts (General Studies) (exclusive of the major):
 Core A - Sciences & Mathematics (1.0 unit)
 Core B - Social Sciences (1.0 unit)
 Core C - Humanities (1.0 unit)
at least 9.0 units must be at the 2000 level or above
Note: No more than 4.0 units from professional areas may be counted toward the degree. Courses included in the Applied Human Nutrition science minor will not be counted as professional electives.

Special Studies
Students may count a maximum of 4.0 units of directed/independent/research studies courses towards the degree, with no more than 2.0 units in any single discipline.

Major Certificate

Students who have graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Arts (General Studies) degree may apply to do a major certificate. Students must fulfill the requirements for the major degree listed above.

 

Combined Major

The combined major degree is intended for those students who wish to gain in-depth knowledge of two disciplines. Students must declare a major or combined major before registering for their sixth unit of coursework. Students who do not make this declaration within this time frame will not be permitted to register for further coursework.

The Mount also offers a limited enrollment internship option.

Students must successfully complete 20.0 units.  In order to complete a combined major in Economics, the following requirements must be met:
a minimum of 6.0 units and a maximum of 8.0 units in the Economics combined major as follows:
 ECON 1101, 1102, 2201, 2210
 2.0 additional units of ECON at the 2000 level or above
 2.0 additional units of ECON at the 3000 level or above
a second combined major specified by another program
(Biology, Canadian Studies, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, English, Family Studies, French, Gerontology, History, Mathematics, Political Studies, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, Women’s Studies)
a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the required 6.0 units of each combined major 
at least 5.0 units of the 12.0 units overall required for the combined majors must be at the 3000 level or above 
1.0 unit from each core group A, B, and C listed under the Bachelor of Arts (General Studies) (inclusive of the majors):
 Core A - Sciences & Mathematics (1.0 unit)
 Core B - Social Sciences (1.0 unit)
 Core C - Humanities (1.0 unit)
at least 9.0 units of the total 20.0 units must be at the 2000 level or above
Note: No more than 4.0 units from professional areas may be counted toward the degree. Courses included in the Applied Human Nutrition science minor will not be counted as professional electives. 

Students wishing to combine an arts major and a science major (e.g. Chemistry and English or Biology and Political Studies):
 ❏ must meet all of the requirements listed above
 and  
 ♦ to complete a BSc (Combined Major) primary science discipline plus secondary arts discipline
  ❏ must complete a minimum 12.0 units of the total 20.0 units in science disciplines
 ♦ to complete a BA (Combined Major) primary arts discipline plus secondary science discipline
  ❏ must complete a minimum 12.0 units of the total 20.0 units in arts disciplines

 

Honours Degree Note: No New Admissions Will Be Made To This Program.

Students wishing to undertake an honours degree must apply to the department for acceptance as early in their university studies as possible.

Students must successfully complete 20.0 units with the following requirements:
a minimum of 10.0 and a maximum of 12.0 units in the honours subject as follows:
 ECON 1101, 1102, 2201, 2210, 2211, 3320, 3341, 3342, 4408, 4420, 4421, 4498 (6.0 units)
 4.0 units of ECON, at least 1.5 units of which must be at the 3000 level or above
 Note: Students are advised that the topic of the honours thesis (ECON 4498) must be 
selected from a list provided by the department
MATH 2208 and 2209
a minor consisting of 3.0 units as specified by the department. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the required 3.0 units
1.0 unit from each core group A, B, and C listed under the Bachelor of Arts (General Studies)
(exclusive of the honours subject):
 Core A - Sciences & Mathematics (1.0 unit)
 Core B - Social Sciences (1.0 unit)
 Core C - Humanities (1.0 unit)
obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a grade of at least C- in 10.0 units of the required ECON honours courses
achieve a minimum of B- in the honours thesis
obtain an overall GPA of 3.0 or better in all courses counted for the degree beyond the first 5.0 units taken
Note: No more than 4.0 units from professional areas may be counted toward the degree. Courses 
included in the
Applied Human Nutrition science minor will not be counted as professional electives.
Note: First-class honours will be awarded to students who maintain a GPA of 3.5 or better in 10.0 units in the honours subject and no grade below B- in all courses counted for the degree beyond the first 5.0 units taken. 

 

Concentration

To obtain a concentration in Economics, students must fulfill the following requirements: 
ECON 1101 and 1102
2.0 additional units of ECON at the 2000 level or above
1.0 additional unit of ECON at the 3000 level or above

     

Minor

To obtain a minor in Economics, students must fulfill the following requirements: 
ECON 1101 and 1102
2.0 additional units of ECON                       

 


Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year which runs from September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018. 

For information on the current 2016-2017 academic year, which concludes August 31, 2017, please consult the Undergraduate Academic Calendar (PDF) and Graduate Academic Calendar (PDF).

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