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Honours Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Science Majors)(TB)

Four Year program
Students must have, in the first year, a 70% average in Economics 1100 and in their Political Science course selection, and in each of the succeeding years an overall 70% average in each of the two disciplines. Fourth year courses are to be chosen in consultation with the Chairs of Departments concerned.

Students are encouraged to choose their courses in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Economics.

Students are required to take one-half FCE in Political Theory from: Political Science 2510, 3515, 3517, 4215, 4330, 4513.

Students are also required to take one-half FCE in International Relations from: Political Science 2335, 2611, 2617, 3311, 3313, 3314, 3617, 3619, 4312, 4315, 4615.

Students are also required to take one-half FCE in Comparative Politics from: Political Science 2339, 3311, 3313, 3319, 3333, 3334, 3337, 3338, 3339, 3359, 3713, 4255, and 4311.

First Year:
(a) Economics 1100
(b) Political Science 1100
(c) Business 1056 and 1076
(d) One FCE from Type A or from History or Mathematics
(e) One-half FCE from Type E course list
(f) One-half FCE elective

Second Year:
(a) Economics 2017, 2037 and 2203
(b) Political Science 2110
(c) One and one-half FCEs in Political Science
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in Economics from which at least one and one-half are to be at the third or fourth year levels. These courses are to be chosen in consultation with the Economics Department.
(b) Two FCEs in Political Science from which at least one and one-half are to be at the third or fourth year levels. These courses are to be chosen in consultation with the Political Science Department.
(c) One FCE elective

Note: It is recommended that students contemplating graduate studies take at least one half course in Mathematics or Economics 3117.

Fourth Year:
(a) Political Science 4110
(b) Two FCEs in Economics of which at least one and one-half are expected to be at the fourth or fifth year level. Economics 4217 is recommended.
(c) One and one-half FCEs in Political Science of which at least one and one-half are expected to be in the fourth year level.
(d) One FCE elective

Note: The Indigenous Content Requirement is being met by the inclusion of 0.5 FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses taken as an elective in the first year of the program.

Note: Students who have already taken Political Science 2212 or 2213 cannot take Political Science 2110 for credit.