Major in Philosophy & Economics

Admission to the program is subject to the admission restrictions and application process that pertain currently to the Major in Economics. Please contact the Vancouver School of Economics for more information.

Economics Requirements

Students must take an 18-credit core plus ECON 490 and 9 credits of electives in Economics of which at least 3 credits must be at the 300-/400-level. The 18-credit core consists of ECON 101, 102, 301 (or 304), 302 (or 305), 325, and 326.

Philosophy Requirements

Students must take an 18-credit core plus 12 credits of electives in Philosophy at the 300-/400-level. The 18-credit core consists of PHIL 220, 230, 240, 330, 340 and one of PHIL 310, 311, 314 or 315. The elective credits may not (except with departmental permission) include PHIL 400, 401, or more than 6 credits of ASIA 371, 372 or CLST 336, 337.

The Department strongly advises students in this program to take PHIL 362 and 363 (equivalent to ECON 318 and 319) as part of their elective courses. Students may register in either the Philosophy or Economics course sections.
 
See our Undergraduate Courses page for current Philosophy course listings.

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