Courses

Courses offered

Below, you will find lists of current Economics courses offered, along with course outlines and links to the UVic Calendar course descriptions.

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses. Lists of instructors and schedules are subject to change.

Course outlines are posted at the beginning of the term. Course instructors normally notify registered students if they make any changes to their outline throughout the term. For further information about the course outline, students should contact the course instructor.

Course Policies

Read the Department of Economics course policies for undergraduate students.

Prerequisite information

What is a prerequisite?

What if you think you have the prerequisite for an Economics course but you can't register? You can apply for a prerequisite waiver for an Economics course – read the following information and complete the Prerequisite Waiver Form.

Note: This form is for Economics courses only. For all other courses, such as MATH and COM, you will need to contact the Math or Commerce Department directly.

Are you looking for course descriptions for all economics undergrad courses?

Please refer to the Academic Calendar for a complete listing of Economics Courses

Thinking about courses for next year? 

See our preliminary course offerings for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. Please note that these are subject to change.

Summer Session 2021 (May-Aug 2021) - Online Instruction

Summer Session 2021: Course List

(Note: Courses offered and schedules are subject to change, pending instructor availability and enrollment. All courses will be delivered online.)

Term Dates:
Term 1: May 5 - July 30, 2021; exam period: Aug 3-19, 2021
Term 2: May 10 - June 25, 2021
Term 3: July 5 - August 20, 2021
Course Name Instructor

ECON 180 A01 
Term 2

Introduction to Principles of Microeconomics
and Financial Project Evaluation (restricted to BEng and BSEng students)

course outline

C. Willmore

ECON 203 A01 ECON 203 A02
Term 2

Intermediate Microeconomics I

course outline

 

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 204 A01

ECON 204 A02 

Term 3

Intermediate Macroeconomics

A. Chaffe

ECON 225 A01 ECON 225 A03
Term 2

Writing for Economists

course outline

S. Hume

ECON 225 A02 Term 2

Writing for Economists

course outline

B. Ahmadi

ECON 245 A01 ECON 245 A02
Term 2

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

course outline A01

course outline A02

B. Johnson

ECON 246 A01
ECON 246 A02 Term 3

Statistical Inference

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01  ECON 305 A02 Term 2

Money and Banking

course outline

O. Saleh

ECON 306 A01  ECON 306 A02 Term 1

International Economics

course outline

E. Sehic

ECON 313 A01
Term 3

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

L. Zhang

ECON 313 A02 Term 3

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

E. Sehic

ECON 325 A01 

ECON 325 A02

Term 1

Public Economics

course outline

S. Pendergast

ECON 327 A01 ECON 327 A02
Term 2

Economic History of North America

courseoutline

A. Chaffe

ECON 345 A01 ECON 345 A02
Term 1

Applied Econometrics 

course outline

M. Farnham

ECON 350 A02 Term 3

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

course outline

E. Sehic

ECON 406 A01
ECON 406 A02 Term 3

Monetary Economics

course outline

F. Mokhtarzadeh

ECON 416 A01 ECON 416 A02 Term 2

Cost Benefit Analysis

course outline A01

course outline A02

J. Tamosiunas

ECON 454 A01 Term 3

Theory of Corporate Finance

course outline

P. Courty

Winter Session 2021-2022, First Term (Sep-Dec 2021)

Winter Session 2021-2022, First Term (Sep-Dec 2021)

(Note: courses offered and schedules are subject to change, pending instructor availability and enrollment)

Course Name Instructor

ECON 103 A01
ECON 103 A02

ECON 103 A03

Principles of Microeconomics

E. Hutchinson
ECON 104 A01

Principles of Macroeconomics

M. Engineer
ECON 180 A01

Introduction to Principles of Microeconomics and Financial Project Evaluation

C. Willmore

ECON 203 A01

Intermediate Microeconomics I

B. Johnson

ECON 203 A02

ECON 203 A03

Intermediate Microeconomics I

F. Mokhtarzadeh

ECON 204 A01

ECON 204 A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

 

M. Cozzi

ECON 204 A03

Intermediate Macroeconomics

L. Salarpour Goodarzi
ECON 225 A01
ECON 225 A02
ECON 225 A03

Writing for Economists

S. Hume
ECON 225 A04

Writing for Economists

B. Ahmadi
ECON 225 A05

Writing for Economists

TBD
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

B. Johnson
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01

ECON 305 A02

Money and Banking

P. Schure

ECON 306 A01

ECON 306 A02

International Economics

L. Zhang

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

L. Welling

ECON 309 A01

Competition Policy

C. Willmore
ECON 312 A01

Urban Land Economics

E. Sehic

ECON 313 A01

ECON 313 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

D. Feir
ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

C. Willmore
ECON 320 A01

Economic Development

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 321 A01

The Economic History of Canada

C. Willmore
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

S. Pendergast

ECON 327 A01

Economic History of North America

D. Scoones

ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

L. Welling

ECON 345 A01

ECON 345 A02

Applied Econometrics

F. Pretis

ECON 345 A03

Applied Econometrics

B. Trimble
ECON 350 A01

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

E. Sehic
ECON 365 A01

Econometrics: Part I

N. Kang
ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics

H. Schuetze
ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

R. Martin
ECON 382 A01

Natural Resource Economics I

L. Wong
ECON 400 A01

Advanced Microeconomic Theory

E. Gugl
ECON 401 A01

Advanced Macroeconomic Theory

A. Kumar
ECON 405A A01

International Trade Theory

L. Zhang
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

E. Sehic
ECON 406 A01

Monetary Economics

A. Kumar

ECON 416 A01

ECON 416 A02

Cost Benefit Analysis: Principles and Application

J. Tamosiunas
ECON 435 A01

Financial Economics

K. Xu
ECON 437 A01


Philosophical Problems in Contemporary Economics

M. Engineer
ECON 450 A01

Game Theory in Economics

D. Rondeau
ECON 465 A01

Advanced Applied Econometrics

C. Auld
ECON 481 A01

Environmental Economics II

P. Kennedy
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

M. Farnham

Winter Session 2021-2022, Second Term (Jan-Apr 2022)

Winter Session 2021-2022, Second Term (Jan-Apr 2022)

(Note: courses offered and schedules are subject to change, pending instructor availability and enrollment)

Course Name Instructor
ECON 103 A01

Principles of Microeconomics

E. Hutchinson
ECON 104 A01
ECON 104 A02

Principles of Macroeconomics

L. Zhang

ECON 203 A01

ECON 203 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

P. Schure

ECON 204 A01

ECON 204 A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

F. Mokhtarzadeh
ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

B. Johnson
ECON 225 A01
ECON 225 A02

Writing for Economists

S. Hume
ECON 225 A03

Writing for Economists

B. Ahmadi
ECON 225 A04

Writing for Economists

TBD
ECON 225 A05 Writing for Economists TBD
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

B. Johnson
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01

ECON 305 A02

Money and Banking

O. Saleh

ECON 306 A01

International Economics

L. Zhang

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

L. Welling

ECON 309 A01

Competition Policy

C. Willmore
ECON 312 A01

Urban Land Economics

L. Salarpour Goodarzi
ECON 312 A02

Urban Land Economics

E. Sehic

ECON 313 A01

Econ 313 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

 

H. Schuetze

ECON 313 A03

Intermediate Microeconomics II

E. Sehic

ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

B. Trimble

ECON 318 A01

Health Economics

C. Auld

ECON 320 A01

Economic Development

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 321 A01

ECON 321 A02

The Economic History of Canada

C. Willmore
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

S. Pendergast

ECON 327 A01

Economic History of North America

R. Gillezeau

ECON 345 A01

ECON 345 A02

Applied Econometrics

N. Kang

ECON 351 A01

Mathematical Economics II: An Introduction to Dynamic Methods

G. C. Van Kooten
ECON 366 A01

Econometrics: Part II

TBD

ECON 381 A01

ECON 381 A02

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

 

R. Martin

ECON 382 A01

Natural Resource Economics I

L. Wong
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

E. Sehic

ECON 406 A01

ECON 406 A02

Monetary Economics

A. Kumar
ECON 413 A01

Economics of Firm Strategy

P. Courty

ECON 416 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

J. Tamosiunas

ECON 416 A02

Cost Benefit Analysis

R. Porges
ECON 435 A01

Financial Economics

K. Xu
ECON 452 A01

Information and Incentives

L. Welling
ECON 454 A01

Theory of Corporate Finance

K. Xu
ECON 457 A01

Computational Economics

M. Cozzi
ECON 468 A01

Financial Econometrics

K. Stewart
ECON 482 A01

Natural Resource Economics II

C.G. van Kooten
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

M. Cozzi