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Honours Economics and Computer Science

This program provides the students with a solid foundation in computer science and exposure to the field of economics thereby opening up major opportunities for economist with a programming background.

Hons.B.A.Honours Economics and Computer Science

This program provides the students with a solid foundation in computer science and exposure to the field of economics thereby opening up major opportunities for economist with a programming background.

The undergraduate computer science curriculum at McMaster University places emphasis on the foundations of computer science and the integration of theory and applications while managing a sufficient breadth across the discipline. 

30 units

from

  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program.

12 units

6 units

18 units

Levels II, III, IV Economics with no more than six units from the following courses:

18 units

from

9 units

from

3 units

6 units

18 units

  • Electives

Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0, including an average of at least 5.0 in ECON 1B03 and 1BB3, and a weighted average of at least 5.0 in ECON 1B03, 1BB3, COMPSCI 1MD3 and 1JC3; MATH 1A03, 1AA3, and 1B03. MATH 1B03 may be postponed until Level II. For continuation in the program, see Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I.

Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

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.

Each scholarship, bursary, Government Aid or Work Study Program a has its own unique application process and requirements. More information on financial aid visit the Student Financial Aid & Scholarship (SFAS) Office.

Economics students are eligible for more than fifteen Scholarships and Awards.

Academic Counseling

Department counselors are available to help answer students’ questions about course selection and degree requirements. Most questions can be handled by email. Please contact the Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Marc-André Letendre, with your inquiries at econugchair@mcmaster.ca. To meet with a counselor please refer to the schedule below.

December 2016

DAY

PROFESSOR

TIME

OFFICE

THURSDAY

LETENDRE

10:30 – 11:30

KTH/410

 

Economics Clinics

Students having academic difficulties are encouraged to seek the help not only of their instructors and teaching assistants but also from clinics run by the Department of Economics and from the Student Success Centre. The Department of Economics provides an economics clinic that is run by graduate students who can help undergrad students having difficulties with first and second year courses.

The Economics Clinic will run from Wednesday, Sept 14th to Thursday, Dec 8th in the Fall term.

MONDAY

10:00AM- 1:00PM

KTH-306A

TUESDAY

10:00AM- 1:00PM

KTH-306A

WEDNESDAY

10:00AM- 1:00PM

KTH-306A

THURSDAY

10:00AM- 1:00PM

KTH-306A

 

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.

Please see Requirements and Timelines tab above.

Undergraduate Calendar | Economics Programs Economics Course Descriptions McMaster Economics Society
For more information:
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Undergraduate Program
KTH 426
905-525-9140 ext. 22765
econug@mcmaster.ca
Length:
4 Years
Required Credential:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Program Type:
Course Based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
September
Current Deadline:
N/A