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.
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 change your program?
Are you an undecided student first declaring your degree program? Learn more about exploratory advising.
Or do you want to change any component of your program?
Plan your schedule - see How to Register »
Change your registration - see How to Use your Student Centre »
Thinking about dropping or withdrawing from a course?
Please be aware of deadlines and remember to get advice from a program advisor first! They'll help you make the best decision. Contact us »
Decided to withdraw? Learn what it means to your academic record »
Need to defer course work?
Need to defer a final exam?
Undergraduate program contacts
Ask us about the Department of Economics Undergraduate program.
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.
UCalgary graduation requirements
The Office of the Registrar has all the information graduating students need to be ready for their convocation day.
Graduating this year?
Find out what steps you need to take so you can walk across the stage at Convocation.
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.
UCalgary's Career Services
The university's Career Services can help students connect their passion and purpose to find the right career.
Linking students and employers with job opportunities.