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Undergraduate courses

Courses

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 departments directly.

Undergraduate course descriptions

Please refer to the Academic Calendar for a complete listing of economics courses

Sept. - Dec. 2023

Winter session 2023-2024, first term

100-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 103 A01

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

200-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 203 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

Course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 204 A01-A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Course outline A01

Course outline A02

M. Cozzi 
ECON 225 A01-A03 

Writing for Economists

Course outline

S. Hume 
ECON 245 A01-A02 

Descriptive Statistics and Probability

Course outline A01

Course outline A02

P. Beneras P
ECON 246 A01 

Statistical Inference

Course outline

B. Johnson

300-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 305 A01 

Money and Banking

Course outline

P. Schure
ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

Course outline

L. Welling
ECON 312 A01 

Urban Land Economics

Course outline

M. Farnham
ECON 312 A02 

Urban Land Economics

Course outline

M. Janes
ECON 313 A01-A02 

Intermediate Microeconomics II

Course outline

L. Zhang
ECON 318 A01

Health Economics

Course outline

C. Auld
ECON 320 A01

Economic Development

Course outline

A. Ayesh
ECON 321 A01

The Economic History of Canada

Course outline

C. Willmore
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

Course outline

J. Hicks
ECON 333 A01

Intro to Economic Growth

Course outline

K. Stewart
ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

Course outline

L. Welling
ECON 345 A01

Applied Econometrics I

Course outline

F. Pretis
ECON 345 A02 

Applied Econometrics I

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 370 A01

Labour Economics I

Course outline

H. Schuetze
ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

Course outline

C. Salemi
ECON 383 A01

Climate Economics

Course outline

F. Pretis

400-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 400 A01

Advanced Microeconomic Theory

Course outline

E. Gugl
ECON 405B A01

Problems of Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

Course outline

G. Voss
ECON 410B

Problems of Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

Course outline

G. Voss
ECON 416 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

Course outline

C. Willmore
ECON 435 A01

Financial Economics

Course outline

P. Schure
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

Course outline

D. Feir

Jan. - Apr. 2024

Winter session 2023-2024, second term

100-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 103 A01

Principles of Microeconomics

Course outline

B. Comish-Trimble
ECON 104 A01-A02

Principles of Macroeconomics

Course outline

L. Zhang

200-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 203 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I

Course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 204 A01-A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Course outline A01

Course outline A02

C. Boyd
ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

Course outline

B. Johnson
ECON 225 A01-A03 

Writing for Economists 

Course outline

S. Hume 
ECON 245 A01-A02 

Descriptive Statistics and Probability  

Course outline

F. Zhang
ECON 246 A01-A02

Statistical Inference

Course outline A01

Course outline A02

B. Liu

300-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 305 A01 

Money and Banking

Course outline

O. Yermolenko
ECON 306 A01

International Economics

Course outline

L. Zhang
ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

Course outline

D. Scoones
ECON 312 A01 

Urban Land Economics

Course outline

M. Farnham
ECON 313 A01-A02 

Intermediate Microeconomics II

Course outline A01

Course outline A02

J. Wiltshire
ECON 318 A01

Health Economics

Course outline

C. Auld
ECON 320 A01

Economic Development

Course outline

A. Ayesh
ECON 325 A01

Public Economics

Course outline

J. Hicks
ECON 327 A01

Economic History of North America

Course outline

D. Scoones
ECON 327 A02

Economic History of North America

Course outline

V. Gabriel
ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

Course outline

L. Welling
ECON 345 A01-A02

Applied Econometrics I

Course outline

F. Pretis
ECON 346 A01

Applied Econometirics II

Course outline

H. Schuetze
ECON 351 A01

Mathematical Economics II: An Introduction to Dynamic Methods

Course outline

D. Rondeau
ECON 366 A01

Econometrics: Part II

Course outline

T. Wang
ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics I

Course outline

H. Schuetze
ECON 381 A01

Environmental Economics I (cross-listed as ES 312)

Course outline

C. Salemi

400-level courses

Course Name Instructor
ECON 401 A01

Advanced Topics in Macroeconomic Theory

Course outline

M. Cozzi
ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory and Policy

Course outline

O. Saleh
ECON 413 A01

Economics of Firm Strategy

Course outline

P. Courty
ECON 416 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

Course outline

J. Tamosiunas
ECON 435 A01

Financial Economics

Course outline

P. Schure
ECON 450 A01

Game Theory in Economics

Course outline

D. Rondeau
ECON 452 A01

Information & Incentives

Course outline

L. Welling
ECON 454 A01

Theory of Corporate Finance

Course outline

P. Courty
ECON 457 A01

Computational Economics

Course outline

M. Cozzi
ECON 458 A01

Competition Economics II

Course outline

P. Courty
ECON 468 A01

Financial Econometrics

Course outline

K. Stewart
ECON 485 A01

Topics in Economics: Economics of Epidemics

Course outline

C. Auld
ECON 499 Y01

Honours Thesis and Seminar

Course outline

G. Voss

May - Aug. 2024

Summer session 2024: course list

Term dates:

Term 1: May 8 - Aug. 2, 2024

Term 2: May 13 - Jun. 28, 2024

Term 3: Jul. 3 - Aug. 18, 2024

Final exam dates:

Term 1 only: Aug. 6 - Aug.17, 2024

Term 2 & 3: Exams will be in class

100-level courses

Course Name Instructor

ECON 180 A01

Term 1

Introduction to Economics and Financial Project Evaluation C. Willmore

200-level courses

Course Name Instructor

ECON 203 A01

Term 2 

Intermediate Microeconomics I  B. Johnson

ECON 204 A01

Term 2 

Intermediate Macroeconomics  O. Saleh

ECON 225 A01

Term 2 

Writing for Economists  S. Hume

ECON 245 A01

Term 2 

Descriptive Statistics and Probability  B. Johnson

ECON 246 A01

Term 3 

Statistical Inference  B. Johnson

300-level courses

Course Name Instructor

ECON 305 A01

Term 2

Money and Banking P. Schure

ECON 313 A01

Term 2

Intermediate Microeconomics II E. Gugl

ECON 316 A01

Term 1

Cost Benefit Analysis C. Willmore

ECON 317 A01

Term 1

Economics of Canadian Health Care C. Willmore

ECON 327 A01

Term 2

Economic History of North America V. Gabriel

ECON 345 A01

Term 2 

Applied Econometrics M. Yu

400-level courses

Course Name Instructor

ECON 406 A01

Term 3 

Monetary Economics  A. Kumar

ECON 435 A01

Term 2

Financial Economics P. Schure

Sep - Dec. 2024 Preliminary List

Fall session 2024: preliminary course list

Please note: These courses are subject to change

100-level courses

Course Name

ECON 103 A01-A02

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 104 A01

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 180 A01

Introduction to Principles of Microeconomics and Financial Project Evaluation

200-level courses

Course Name

ECON 203 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I 

ECON 204 A01-A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics 

ECON 225 A01-A03

Writing for Economists 

ECON 245 A01-A02

Descriptive Statistics & Probability 

ECON 246 A01

Statistical Inference 

300-level courses

Course Name

ECON 305 A01

Money and Banking

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

ECON 312 A01

Urban Land Economics

ECON 313 A01

Intermediate Microeconomics II

ECON 316 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

ECON 317 A01

The Economics of Canadian Health Care

ECON 320 A01

Economic Development
ECON 321 A01 The Economic History of Canada
ECON 325 A01 Public Ecnomics

ECON 329 A01

Development and Economics

ECON 333 A01

Intro to Economic Growth

ECON 339 A01

Economics of the Family

ECON 345 A01-A02

Applied Econometrics

ECON 346 A01

Applied Econometrics II

ECON 350 A01

Mathematical Economics I: An Introduction to Static Methods

ECON 365 A01

Econometrics: Part I

ECON 381 / ES 312 A01

Environmental Economics I

ECON 383 A01

Climate Economics

400-level courses

Course Name

ECON 400 A01

Advanced Microeconomic Theory

ECON 405B A01

International Monetary Theory & Policy

ECON 406 A01

Monetary Economics 
ECON 413 A01 Economics of Firm Strategy

ECON 450 A01

Game Theory in Economics

ECON 454 A01

Theory: Corporate Finance

ECON 468 A01

Financial Econometrics

ECON 471 A01

Labour Economics II

ECON 499 A01

Honours Thesis Seminar

Jan - Apr. 2025 Preliminary List

Winter session 2025: preliminary course list

Please note: These courses are subject to change

100-level courses

Course Name

ECON 103 A01

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 104 A01-A02

Principles of Macroeconomics

200-level courses

Course Name

ECON 203 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics I 

ECON 204 A01-A02

Intermediate Macroeconomics 

ECON 205 A01

Managerial Economics

ECON 225 A01-A03

Writing for Economists 

ECON 245 A01

Descriptive Statistics & Probability 

ECON 246 A01-A02

Statistical Inference 

300-level courses

Course Name

ECON 305 A01

Money and Banking

ECON 306 A01

International Economics

ECON 308 A01

Economics and the Law

ECON 313 A01-A02

Intermediate Microeconomics II

ECON 316 A01

Cost Benefit Analysis

ECON 318 A01

Health Economics
ECON 327 A01 Economic History of North America

ECON 345 A01

Applied Econometrics

ECON 346 A01

Applied Econometrics II
ECON 351 A01 Mathematical Economics II: An Introduction to Dynamic Methods

ECON 366 A01

Econometrics: Part II

ECON 370 A01

Labour Economics I

ECON 381 / ES 312 A01

Environmental Economics I

400-level courses

Course Name

ECON 401 A01

Advanced Topics in Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 405A A01

International Trade Theory
ECON 413 A01 Economics of Firm Strategy
ECON 419 A01 Economic Epidemiology
ECON 423 A01 Economics and Indigenous Nations
ECON 435 A01 Financial Economics

ECON 454 A01

Theory of Corporate Finance
ECON 457 A01 Computational Economics
ECON 481 A01 Environmental Economics II

ECON 499 A01

Honours Thesis Seminar