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The best preparation for teaching economics is a bachelor of arts degree or equivalent Honours degree in economics. Courses are to be chosen in consultation with a Faculty of Education adviser and/or the subject course director.

Requirements: Candidates for intermediate/senior economics must complete a total of 36 credits for a first teaching subject and 24 credits for a second teaching subject. Candidates should have taken at least one course in each of macroeconomics and microeconomics. Candidates will have taken one or more introductory courses such as AS/ECON 1000 3.00, AK/ECON 1000 3.00, AS/ECON 1010 3.00, AK/ECON 1010 3.00. Candidates will include at least one course from any two of the following areas: Canadian economics, global economics, labour or development economics. Candidates may choose a range of other economics courses.