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School of Business

Economics

Hone your skills as a creative and innovative business thought leader and explore a range of topics in micro and macroeconomics, international finance, and more.
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Specialization in Economics

A specialization in Economics is the perfect academic pursuit for B.B.A. students wanting to develop a deeper understanding of the problems that face the business world, along with the theories and techniques that are being used to solve these issues. Hone your skills as a creative and innovative business thought leader and explore a range of topics in micro and macroeconomics, international finance, and more.

Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree may apply for a Specialization in Economics, if they have successfully completed the following 3.5 credits:

  • 2.5 credits consisting of ADMN 3700H, ECON 2000H, 2010H, 3020H, and 3120H
  • 0.5 credit from ADMN 3870H or 0.5 ECON credit beyond those required for the BBA (ECON 1010H, 1020H, 2200H, 2250H)
  • 0.5 additional ECON credit beyond those required for the BBA

Program Coordinator

B. Lew, B.Sc., M.B.A. (Alberta), Ph.D. (Queen’s)

Degrees Offered:

  • B.B.A.

Locations:

  • Peterborough

Resume Boosters:

  • Prepare for your CPA designation or springboard into an M.B.A.
  • Complete 100-hours of hands-on professional experience through an internship with business sector companies and organizations
  • Meet top economic thinkers through guest speaker series and events – in 2018 we welcomed Bank of Canada former governor David Dodge
  • Network with industry experts and organizations through program-led events
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Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Economist
  • Economic Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Actuary
  • Media Buyer
  • International Trade Specialist

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Requirements:

  • A 4U Math
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