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4.13.6 Statistics - Economics Joint Honours Program 4.13.6 Statistics - Economics Joint Honours Program
The Department of Statistics along with the Department of Economics (Faculty of Arts) offer a Joint Honours program for students wishing in depth study in Statistics and Economics. For Economics course listings, refer to the Faculty of Arts chapter in the Calendar.
Students will normally take STAT 2150 in second year and enter Honours in Year 3.

To enter the Joint Honours Statistics-Economics program in the Faculty of Science, the student must have a minimum grade of “B” in both of ECON 1010 and ECON 1020 (or ECON 1210 and ECON 1220) and STAT 2150; and have satisfied the Faculty of Science requirements for entry to the honours program. Students are strongly encouraged to take MATH 1220, MATH 1230, MATH 1232 and MATH 1240 in Year 1.

To continue in the Joint Honours Statistics-Economics program in the Faculty of Science, a minimum DGPA of 3.00 is required.

To graduate with the B.Sc. Joint Honours Statistics-Economics degree from the Faculty of Science, a student must achieve a minimum DGPA of 3.00, and a minimum grade of "C" in each course that contributes to the 120 credit hours of the degree.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4
JOINT HONOURS 120 CREDIT HOURS
Both ECON 1010 and ECON 1020 or both ECON 1210 and ECON 1220

STAT 11501

MATH 12201, MATH 12301, MATH 12321, MATH 1240

COMP 1010

ECON 2010, ECON 2020

STAT 2150, STAT 2300, STAT 2400, STAT 2800

MATH 2080, MATH 21501

ECON 3010, ECON 3020

STAT 3100, STAT 3150, STAT 3450

MATH 2160, MATH 3610

ECON 4040, ECON 4042

STAT 4100

6 credit hours of electives including the required “W” course 6 credit hours of approved Economics electives2 3 credit hours of approved Economics electives2

6 credit hours of approved Statistics electives3

12 credit hours of approved Economics electives2

9 credit hours of approved Statistics electives3

30 Hours 30 Hours 30 Hours 30 Hours
NOTES:

1 The following substitutes are allowed: MATH 1300 in place of MATH 1220; MATH 1500 in place of MATH 1230; MATH 1700 in place of MATH 1232MATH 2720 in place of MATH 2150; STAT 1000 and STAT 2000 (B) in place of STAT 1150. Students must attain specific grade requirements in order to meet the upper level course prerequisites. Consult course descriptions for further information.

2 Of the 21 credit hours of electives in Economics in Years 2, 3 and 4, no more than 6 credit hours may be at the 2000 level or below; ECON 2030 and ECON 3040 are recommended in Year 2 or 3. The normal prerequisite for ECON 3040 is ECON 2040, which will be waived for students in this program who have completed Year 1.

3 The 15 credit hours of electives in Statistics in Years 3 and 4 must all be at the 3000 level or higher, at least 9 of which must be at the 4000 level. The following courses are recommended: STAT 3030, STAT 3490, STAT 3550, STAT 3690, STAT 4150, STAT 4250, STAT 4630.

(Letters in brackets indicate minimum prerequisite standing for further study.)