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

Winter Session 2020-2021, First Term (Sep-Dec 2020) – Online Instruction

Winter Session 2020-2021, First Term (Sep-Dec 2020)

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

Course Name Instructor
ECON 103 A01
ECON 103 A02

Principles of Microeconomics

course outline

E. Hutchinson
ECON 104 A01

Principles of Macroeconomics

course outline

M. Engineer
ECON 180 A01

Introduction to Principles of Microeconomics & Financial Project Evaluation

course outline

 

C. Willmore

ECON 203 A01

Intermediate Microeconomics I

course outline

B. Johnson

ECON 203 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

course outline

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 203 A03

Intermediate Microeconomics I

course outline

F. Mokhtarzadeh

ECON 204 A01

ECON 204 A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

course outline

M. Cozzi

ECON 204 A03

Intermediate Macroeconomics

course outline

K. Andrew
ECON 225 A01
ECON 225 A02
ECON 225 A03

Writing for Economists

course outline A01

course outline A02

course outline A03

A. Chaffe
ECON 225 A04

Writing for Economists

course outline

B. Ahmadi
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics & Probability

course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

course outline

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01

ECON 305 A02

Money & Banking

course outline A01

course outline A02

P. Schure

ECON 305 A03

Money & Banking

course outline A03

O. Saleh

ECON 306 A01

ECON 306 A02

International Economics

course outline

L. Zhang

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

course outline

D. Scoones

ECON 309 A01

Competition Policy

course outline

C. Willmore
ECON 312 A01

Urban Land Economics

course outline

S. Pendergast

ECON 313 A01

ECON 313 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

D. Feir
ECON 313 A03

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

E. Sehic
ECON 320 A01

Economic Development

course outline

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 321 A01

The Economic History of Canada

course outline

D. Scoones
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

course outline

S. Pendergast

ECON 327 A01

Economic History of North America

course outline

R. Gillezeau

ECON 333 A01

Introduction to Economic Growth

course outline

K. Stewart

ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

course outline

L. Welling

ECON 345 A01

ECON 345 A02

Applied Econometrics

course outline

F. Pretis

ECON 345 A03

Applied Econometrics

course outline

J. Clarke
ECON 350 A01

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

course outline

A. Mehlenbacher

ECON 358 A01

Competition Economics I

course outline

A. Mehlenbacher
ECON 365 A01

Econometrics: Part I

course outline

J. Clarke
ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics

course outline

M. Jones
ECON 370 A02

Labour Economics

course outline

H. Schuetze
ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

course outline

R. Martin
ECON 382 A01

Natural Resource Economics I

course outline

L. Wong
ECON 400 A01

Advanced Microeconomic Theory

course outline

E. Gugl
ECON 401 A01

Advanced Macroeconomic Theory

course outline

A. Kumar
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

course outline

 

E. Sehic
ECON 406 A01

Monetary Economics

course outline

A. Kumar
ECON 406 A02

Monetary Economics

course outline

F. Mokhtarzadeh
ECON 410A A01

Problems of Canadian Microeconomic Policy

course outline

R. Gillezeau
ECON 454 A01

Theory of Corporate Finance

course outline

P. Courty
ECON 481 A01

Environmental Economics II

course outline

P. Kennedy
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

course outline

M. Farnham

Winter Session 2020-2021, Second Term (Jan-Apr 2021) – Online Instruction

Winter Session 2020-2021, Second Term (Jan-Apr 2021)

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

Course Name Instructor
ECON 100 A01

The Canadian Economy: Problems & Policies

A. Chaffe
ECON 103 A01

Principles of Microeconomics

E. Hutchinson
ECON 104 A01
ECON 104 A02

Principles of Macroeconomics

L. Zhang

ECON 203 A01

Intermediate Microeconomics I

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

ECON 203 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

D. Feir

ECON 204 A01

ECON 204 A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

K. Andrew
ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

B. Johnson
ECON 225 A01
ECON 225 A02
ECON 225 A03

Writing for Economists

S.E. Hume
ECON 225 A04

Writing for Economists

B. Ahmadi
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics & Probability

B. Johnson
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01

ECON 305 A02

Money and Banking

F. Mokhtarzadeh

ECON 306 A01

International Economics

F. Mokhtarzadeh

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

L. Welling
ECON 312 A01

Urban Land Economics

M. Farnham

ECON 313 A01

ECON 313 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

D. Scoones

ECON 313 A03

Intermediate Microeconomics II

H. Schuetze

ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

C. Willmore

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

A. Chaffe

ECON 345 A01

ECON 345 A02

Applied Econometrics

A. Mehlenbacher

ECON 350 A01

Mathematical Economics I An Introduction to Static Methods

G. C. Van Kooten

ECON 351 A01

Mathematical Economics II: An Introduction to Dynamic Methods

G. C. Van Kooten
ECON 366 A01

Econometrics: Part II

X. Liu
ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics

M. Jones

ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

 

R. Martin

ECON 381 A02

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

R. Martin

ECON 382 A01

Natural Resource Economics I

L. Wong
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 413 A01

Economics of Firm Strategy

P. Courty

ECON 416 A01

ECON 416 A02

Cost Benefit Analysis

P. Kennedy
ECON 423 A01

Economics and Indigenous Peoples

D. Feir
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 471 A01

Labour Economics II

H. Schuetze
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

D. Rondeau

Summer Session 2020 – Online Instruction

Summer Session 2020:  Course List

Courses offered and schedules are subject to change, pending instructor availability and enrollment.

Note: All courses will be delivered online.

Term Dates:
Term 1: May 4 - July 31, 2020; exam period: Aug 4-17, 2020
Term 2: May 11 - June 26, 2020
Term 3: July 6 - August 21, 2020

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 A01

course outline A02

B. Johnson

ECON 204 A01 Term 3

Intermediate Macroeconomics

course outline

K. Andrew

ECON 225 A01
Term 2

Writing for Economists

course outline

S.E. Hume

ECON 245 A01
Term 2

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

course outline

B. Johnson

ECON 246 A01
Term 3

Statistical Inference

course outline

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 320 A01
Term 2

Economic Development

course outline

L. Salarpour Goodarzi

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

course outline

A. Chaffe

ECON 345 A01
Term 3

Applied Econometrics 

course outline

J. Clarke

ECON 350 A01 Term 3

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

course outline

A. Melenbacher

ECON 406 A01
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