Economics & Mathematics Specialist (Science Program) - ASSPE2599

This is a limited enrolment program. Students must meet the requirements listed below to enrol.

Completed courses (with minimum grades)
The following courses with the stated minimum grades are required:

MAT137Y1 (60%)/ MAT157Y1(60%).

Special Requirement

• In order to apply for the Economics and Mathematics Specialist Program, a student must first be enrolled in the Economics Major (ASMAJ1478) or Mathematics Major (ASMAJ1165). Upon acceptance to the Economics and Mathematics Specialist Program, your Specialist enrolment will replace your Economics Major.
• Students enrolled in this program cannot be simultaneously enrolled in any other Economics program or the Environmental Economics minor.

Students in this program have the option to request enrolment in the Arts & Science Internship Program (ASIP) stream. Students can apply for the ASIP stream after Year 1 (Year 2 entry) or after Year 2 (Year 3 entry, starting Fall 2024). Full details about ASIP, including student eligibility, selection and enrolment, are available in the ASIP section of the Arts & Science Academic Calendar. Please note that the majority of students enter ASIP in Fall term of Year 2. Space is more limited for Year 3 entry. Students applying for Year 3 entry must have been admitted to the Economics & Mathematics Specialist in the Summer after Year 2. Economics & Mathematics Specialist students also enrolled in Rotman Commerce are not eligible to join the ASIP stream. ASIP students enrolled in the Economics Major can transfer to the ASIP stream of the Economics & Mathematics Specialist without needing to reapply to ASIP.

Program Course Requirements: 13.0 credits

First Year (2.0 credits):

  1. ECO101H1, ECO102H1
  2. MAT137Y1/​ MAT157Y1

Second Year and Higher (Core Courses, 8.5 credits):

  1. ECO206Y1, ECO208Y1, ECO220Y1/​ ECO227Y1/​ ( STA257H1, STA261H1)
  2. 0.5 credit from: CSC108H1/​ CSC148H1/​ CSC110Y1
  3. MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1, MAT224H1/​ MAT247H1, MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1, MAT246H1
  4. ECO325H1, ECO326H1, ECO375H1
  5. MAT337H1/​ MAT357H1, APM462H1

Third Year and Higher (Elective Courses, 2.5 credits):

  1. 0.5 credit 300+ level ECO course
  2. 1.0 credit from 400-level ECO courses
  3. 1.0 credit from 300-level or higher MAT (or APM) courses (in addition to APM462H1).

Students in this program have the option to complete the Arts & Science Internship Program (ASIP) stream.


  1. A minimum of 70% is required in ECO101H1 and ECO102H1 to meet prerequisites for specialist-level intermediate ECO courses ( ECO206Y1, ECO208Y1, ECO227Y1).
  2. Students must meet all prerequisites for upper-year math courses, and should choose their sequencing of courses accordingly.
  3. CSC108H1/​ CSC148H1/​ CSC110Y1 may be taken in First Year.
  4. MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1 may be taken in First Year.
  5. ECO475H1 is strongly recommended.
  6. STA302H1/​ STA303H1 are not accepted in lieu of ECO375H1.
  7. Students with MAT157Y1 cannot take MAT246H1 (it is an exclusion). Such students can instead substitute any 300-level MAT or APM course to meet the MAT246H1 requirement.