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 Economics (B.A.)
SchoolSaint Mary's University
LocationHalifax, NS, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 5,960
Full-time Graduate: 320
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70% to 100%
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesBachelor of Arts applicants: Required to have completed English 12 academic, with four additional academic 12 courses. Bachelor of Commerce applicants: Required to have completed English 12 academic; Mathematics 12, Advanced Mathematics 12, Pre-Calculus 12, or Calculus 12; and three additional academic 12 courses.
Provincial: $7,077
National: $8,360

There is an additional fee for Co-operative Education ($489.70 per work term for Nova Scotia residents and $618.00 per work term for out-of-province Canadians).
DescriptionEconomists are central players in setting government policy — from social programs to economic development. In the private sector, they contribute to market research for new products, evaluate the impact of mergers, and assess tax policy. If you’re interested in human resources, the environment, international development, international financial markets, or money and banking, you might consider a major in Economics.

At Saint Mary’s, you can choose to pursue a major or honours in Economics within a Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Arts degree. There is a student-led tutorial service throughout the academic year, open to students in any Economics class. A co-op option is available with federal and provincial departments and agencies, as well as various financial institutions. Economics students at Saint Mary’s also have many opportunities for academic exchange, including Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa.
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