ER Specialist

Program Requirements:
These requirements apply to students admitted to the Specialist program in 2015.

10.0 FCEs including at least 4.0 FCEs at the 300+ level including 1.0 FCE with the IRE course designator and 1.0 FCE at the 400-level.   Each course requirement is individual and cannot be used more than once.  A course taken on a CR/NCR basis may not be used to satisfy program requirements.

  1. ECO100Y1/ECO105Y1 and SOC101Y1 (or 1.0 FCE from SOC102H1/SOC103H1/PSY100H1)
  2. All of IRE240H1, IRE244H1, IRE260H1, IRE339H1, IRE430Y1
  3. 1.0 FCE from Group A
  4. At least 1.0 FCE from Group B
  5. 0.5 FCE from Group C and D
  6. Additional courses (excluding those already counted) from Groups C and D for a total of 10.0 FCEs.
  7. Students may only take 1.0 Independent Study FCE and 1.0 Research Participation FCE toward their program requirements.

Group A:

Group B: 
ECO220Y1/ IRE379H1/PSY201H1/PSY202H1/SOC200H1/SOC202H1

Group C:

Group D: 


  1. Students who have completed ECO239Y/339Y as part of their ECO subject post may request to have the course counted toward the Employment Relations Specialist program.  Please email your request to er@utoronto.ca
  2. Some courses offered by other departments may be available only to students who have completed specified prerequisites or who are enrolled in a subject POSt sponsored by the department offering the course.  Course enrolment conditions are listed in the "Enrolment Indicator" and "Enrolment Controls" columns in the Arts and Science timetable.  Course descriptions, prerequisites, corequisites and exclusions are listed in the Calendar.