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 2022-2023, First Term (Sep-Dec 2022)

Winter Session 2022-2023, First Term (Sep-Dec 2022)

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

Course Name Instructor

ECON 103 A01- A03

Principles of Microeconomics

course outline

E. Hutchinson
ECON 104 A01

Principles of Macroeconomics

course outline

L. Zhang
ECON 180 A01

Introduction to Principles of Microeconomics & Financial Project Evaluation

course outline

C. Willmore

ECON 203 A01-A03

Intermediate Microeconomics I

P. Schure

ECON 204 A01-A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

course outline A01       

course outline A02

K. Stewart

ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 225 A01-A03

Writing for Economists

course outline

S. Hume
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

course outline

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01-A02

Money and Banking

course outline A01

course outline A02

O. Yermolenko

ECON 306 A01

International Economics

course outline

L. Zhang

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

course outline

L. Welling
ECON 312 A01-A03

Urban Land Economics

course outline A01

course outline A02

course outline A03

E. Chi

ECON 313 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

P. Kennedy
ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

course outline

E. Chi
ECON 318 A01

Health Economics

course outline

C. Auld

ECON 321 A01

The Economic History of Canada

course outline

C. Willmore
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

course outline

J. Hicks
ECON 325 A02

Public Economics

course outline

S.Pendergast

ECON 327 A01

Economic History of North America

course outline

B. Lukenchuk

ECON 345 A01

Applied Econometrics

course outline

F. Pretis

ECON 345 A02

Applied Econometrics

course outline

B. Comish-Trimble
ECON 350 A01

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

course outline

D. Scoones
ECON 365 A01

Econometrics: Part I

course outline

V. Gabriel
ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

course outline

C. Salemi
ECON 382 A01

Natural Resource Economics I

course outline

L. Wong
ECON 383 A01

Climate Economics

course outline

F. Pretis
ECON 400 A01

Advanced Microeconomic Theory

course outline

D. Rondeau
ECON 401 A01

Advanced Macroeconomic Theory

A. Kumar
ECON 405A A01

International Trade Theory

course outline

L. Zhang
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

course outline

G. Voss
ECON 410B A01

Problems of Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

course outline

G. Voss
ECON 423 A01

Economics and Indigenous Nations

course outline

D. Feir
ECON 435 A01-A02

Financial Economics

K. Xu
ECON 452 A01

Information & Incentives

course outline

L. Welling
ECON 454 A01

Theory: Corporate Finance

course outline

P. Courty
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

course outline

D. Rondeau

Winter Session 2022-2023, Second Term (Jan-Apr 2023)

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-A02

Principles of Macroeconomics

L. Zhang
ECON 180 A01

Intro to Principles of Microeconomics & Financial Project Evaluation

C. Willmore

ECON 203 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

B. Johnson

ECON 204 A01

Intermediate Macroeconomics

O. Saleh

ECON 204 A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

M. Cozzi
ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

B. Johnson
ECON 225 A01-A03

Writing for Economists

S. Hume
ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

P. Beneras
ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference

B. Johnson

ECON 305 A01-A02

Money and Banking

E. Chi

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

M. Farnham

ECON 313 A01

Intermediate Microeconomics II

D. Feir

ECON 313 A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

P. Baneras

ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

E. Chi

ECON 318 A01

Health Economics

C. Auld

ECON 320 A01-A02

Economic Development

N. Roy

ECON 321 A01

The Economic History of Canada

C. Willmore
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

J. Hicks

ECON 327 A01-A02

Economic History of North America

D. Scoones

ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

L. Welling

ECON 345 A01-A02

Applied Econometrics

F. Pretis

ECON 351 A01-A02

Mathematical Economics II: An Introduction to Dynamic Methods

G. C. Van Kooten
ECON 366 A01

Econometrics: Part II

T. Wang

ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics I

H. Schuetze

ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

C. Salemi
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

E. Sehic

ECON 406 A01-A02

Monetary Economics

A. Kumar
ECON 413 A01

Economics of Firm Strategy

P. Courty

ECON 416 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

P. Kennedy
ECON 454 A01

Theory of Corporate Finance

P. Courty
ECON 457 A01

Computational Economics

M. Cozzi
ECON 468 A01

Financial Econometrics

K. Stewart
ECON 481 A01

Environmental Economics II

P. Kennedy
ECON 482 A01

Natural Resource Economics II

C.G. van Kooten
ECON 485 A01

Topics in Economics: Economics of Epidemics

C. Auld
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

G. Voss

Summer Session 2022 (May-Aug 2022)

Summer Session 2022: Course List

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

Term Dates:
Term 1: May 4, 2022 - July 29, 2022
Term 2: May 9, 2022 - June 24, 2022
Term 3: July 4, 2022 - August 19, 2022

 

Course Name Instructor

ECON 180 A01

Term 1

Introduction to Economics and Financial Project Evaluation

course outline

M. Amini

ECON 203 A01

Term 2

Intermediate Microeconomics I

course outline

P. Schure

ECON 204 A01

Term 1

Intermediate Macroeconomics

course outline

M. Nazir

ECON 225 A01

Term 2

Writing for Economists

 course outline

S. 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

Term 2

Money and Banking

course outline

O. Saleh

ECON 313 A01

Term 3

Intermediate Microeconomics II

course outline

L. Zhang

ECON 327 A01

Term 3

Economic History of North America

course outline

M. Nazir

ECON 345 A01

Term 1

Applied Econometrics

course outline

B. Comish-Trimble

ECON 350 A01

Term 2

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

course outline

E. Sehic

ECON 406 A01

Term 3

Monetary Economics

course outline

F. Mokhtarzadeh 

ECON 454 A01

Term 2

Theory of Corporate Finance

course outline

K. Xu