Economics (2018)

Economics is concerned with the way in which people and institutions make the best decisions to meet their objectives. It is relevant to the everyday life of individuals, businesses and government.

Economics is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business Analysis, the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours and the Bachelor of Social Sciences. Economics may also be included as a second major or as a minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Economics as a single major for the BBA, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Economics, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS302 and 60 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305.

To complete Economics as part of a double major for the BBA, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Economics, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS302 and 45 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305.

To complete Economics as a single major for the BMS(Hons) students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Economics, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, one paper from List A or List B if List A papers have already been included as part of the programme, ECONS200, ECONS205, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS302 and 45 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305. Students will also need to take at least 60 points in the subject of Economics at 500 level.

To complete Economics as part of a double major for the BMS(Hons), students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Economics, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, one paper from List A or List B (Appendix 1) if List A papers have already been included as part of the programme, ECONS200, ECONS 205, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS302 and 30 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305. Students will also need to take at least 60 points in the subject of their first major at 500 level.

To complete Economics as a single major for the BSocSc, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Economics, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS205, ECONS302 and 45 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305.

To complete Economics as part of a double major for the BSocSc or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Economics, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS205, ECONS302 and 30 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305.

To complete a minor in Economics, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Economics major, including at least 30 points above 100 level, and including ECONS101 or one paper from List C if ECONS101 has already been included as part of the major or degree specific choices.

Note: Students who commenced a major in Economics in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.


2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 25 September 2017 9:22am

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