The Department of Economics at McMaster University strives for excellence in research and teaching. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that provide training in economic theory and quantitative methods. Students acquire analytical and decision-making skills applicable to a wide range of career opportunities.
The department is strongly focused on research and includes several research chairs and award winners. We are connected to multiple research centers and labs, giving students access to world-leading research.
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What I like about Social Science is the balance of industry-specific technical know-how with career-critical soft skills: written and verbal communications, research and dissemination, time and conflict management, etc.
The courses you choose at Mac will help determine your career pathway. I would also recommend joining MSU committees and volunteer in the community. You will learn so much about yourself that way!