Economics is relevant for everything from financial markets to public policies to our daily lives.
McMaster’s economics program is one of the best in Canada. Current faculty members are leading researchers in all major areas of economics and former economics undergraduates at Mac have gone on to outstanding careers in academics, law, finance, politics and industry. One was President and CEO of Tim Hortons. Another was Chair of the Department of Economics at Yale. One has even won the Nobel Prize in Economics!
The Economics department offers
- Minor in Economics
- B.A. in Economics
- B.A. Honours in Economics
- NEW **B.A. Honours-Specialist in Economics Option**
- A variety of combined programs
Many Pathways to a Degree
Economics is divided in many different fields as demonstrated by our extensive list of courses. There are many degree programs for you to choose from. There are many directions you can take once you have your degree. Answers to many frequently asked questions are provided in these pages. Answers not provided can be found by consulting an Academic Counselor or by e-mailing the undergraduate economic assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or myself at email@example.com.
Best wishes for a very successful program at McMaster.
Professor Marc-André Letendre
Chair of Undergraduate Studies in Economics