Overview of your academic journey
in the Department of Economics
Guide to your academic journey
Check out the sections below to learn about regulations and requirements, academic support, resources and tools, and opportunities available to you as an Arts student.
Regulations and requirements
BA in Economics
Develop the tools, practical and theoretical knowledge, and data fluency to make decisions and think like an economist.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics
Conduct original research, deepen your data fluency skills, and join a community of diverse young scholars.
Concentration in Applied Energy Economics
Gain real world knowledge that is job relevant and immediately applicable (along with a special designation on your transcript) by focusing your economics program on applied energy economics.
Minor in Economics
Enhance your degree with a minor in Economics—over the course of 10 to 12 classes, develop the foundational skills to think like an economist.
Course selections should be appropriate to your degree program requirements. As an Arts student, at least half of your courses each year should be in the Faculty of Arts.
Course planning and academic advising
You can speak to an academic advisor about course planning, course selection, registration, program progression and more.
The University of Calgary academic calendar is the school's definitive source of information for current students.
Academic Requirements Tool
You'll need to enroll in the courses that fulfill your degree requirements. The AR tool will help you visualize and plan.
Need to defer course work?
Need to defer a final exam?
Financing your education
To get a understanding of all the options available to UCalgary students to finance their education, visit the Office of the Registrar.
Awards, scholarships and bursaries
Find the awards, scholarships and bursaries that apply to you and learn how and when to apply.
Continue your studies
Prospective graduate students
Interested in a master's or doctoral program? The Department of Sociology has exceptional researchers to help you become an expert in your areas of interest.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Exceptional faculty members, world-class research facilities and internationally-recognized degrees and certificates. These are just a few of the benefits you’ll receive when you further your education at UCalgary.