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B.Sc. Economics (Special)

Programme Requirements 

Candidates who are reading for a specialisation in Economics  must pursue a course of study comprising 90 credits (30 courses) with at least 30 credits (10 courses) at Level I and 60 credits (20 courses) at Levels II and III of which 45 credits (15 courses) must be specified economics courses . 

LEVEL I

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

Semester

ECON1001

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

1

ECON1002

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

2

ECON1003

Mathematics for Economics I

3

1 or 2

ECON 1004

Mathematics for Economics II

3

1 or 2

ECON1005

Introduction to Statistics

3

1

ACCT 1002

Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

1 or 2

FOUN1001

 

FOUN1106

English for Academic Purposes

Or

English for Research Purposes

3

 

3

1 or 2

 

1

FOUN1101

Caribbean Civilization

3

1 or 2

FOUN1201

Science, Medicine and Technology in Society

3

1 or 2

PLUS:  One (1) additional Level I course i.e. three (3) course credits.

*    Students who do not possess Exemption for ECON 1003, as outlined in the General Information & Regulations #1.4 (within this booklet), must read ECON 1003 as a prerequisite for ECON 1004 and as  a course for credit in level 1.

**  Students who possess a Grade 1 / 2  in Communication Studies are advised to read FOUN 1106 as a course for credit. All other students must read FOUN 1001 for credit

LEVELS II/III

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

Semester

ECON2000

Intermediate Microeconomics I

3

1

ECON2001

Intermediate Microeconomics II

3

2

ECON2002

Intermediate Macroeconomics I

3

1

ECON2003

Intermediate Macroeconomics II

3

2

ECON2025

Statistical Methods

3

1

ECON 2015  Matrix Algebra for Economics 3 1
ECON 2016 Mathematics for Economics III 3 2
ECON 2020  Caribbean Economy 3 2
ECON 3006  International Trade 3 1
ECON 3007  International Finance 3 2
ECON 3008 History of Economic Thought 3 2
ECON 3049 Econometrics I 3 1
ECON 3050 Econometrics II 3 2
ECON 3052  Fiscal Policy and Economic Development 3 2

 

PLUS: 5 additional Level II/III courses i.e. 15 course credits.

ANTI-REQUISITES

i.    Students offering ECON 1001 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer AGBU 1005 for credit

ii.   Students offering ECON 1002 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer AGBU 1006 for credit

iii.  Students offering ECON 1003 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer AGRI 1003/ MATH 1140 for credit

iv.   Students offering ECON 1005 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer AGBU 2003/ HUEC 1005 for credit

v.    Students in the Economics special/major doing both MATH 2140 and MATH 2150 / MATH2274 AND MATH 2275 will NOT be allowed to offer ECON 2025 for credit (EC ON 2025 must be replaced by an elective ECON level II/III course).

vi.   Students offering ECON 2000 and /or ECON 2001 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer MGMT 2032 for credit.

vii.  Students offering ECON 2025 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer MGMT 2012 for credit.

viii. Students offering ECON 2020 for credit will NOT be allowed to offer MGMT 2011 for credit.

Contact Details

FSS-DeptEcon@sta.uwi.edu

(868) 662-2002 ext 82630

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