Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Economics and Accounting

The program consists of 20.0 credits, of which 8.0 credits are in Economics and a minimum of 7.0 credits are in Business. A minimum of 2.5 credits must be Economics electives. Other requirements are given in the chart that follows. Most of the university credits required by the CA, CGA, and CMA professional accounting designations can be included in this program. Information on specific course requirements for professional accounting designations can be obtained from the Undergraduate Programs Office of the Department of Business. Year 3 and Year 4 students should obtain advice on the selection of accounting courses from the Undergraduate Programs Office of the Department of Business.

Honours BA Economics and Accounting (Regular and Co-op)

Honours BA Economics and Accounting
Year of Program Required Economics and Business Courses Other Required Courses Electives Academic Regulations
1 EC120
EC140
BU127
One of: BU111
BU121;
MA129 or MA130 or MA103 or MA110* 2.5 elective credits (or 2.0 credits if MA110* is taken). MA141 may not count for credit towards any Honours BA Economics program. Progression into Year 2 requires a GPA of 6.00 in EC120 and EC140, BU127 and one of BU111 or BU121, a GPA of 6.00 in Business courses and an overall GPA of 5.00.
2 EC270, EC285
EC290, EC295;
BU231 or BU288;
BU247
BU283
MA122 1.0 EC elective credit.
Progression into Year 3 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and an overall GPA of 6.00.
3 EC370, EC381, EC390, BU387, BU393, BU397 None

1.0 EC elective credit of which 0.5 must be at the 300 or 400 level.
1.0 elective credit.

Progression into Year 4 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and an overall GPA of 6.00.
4

EC481
EC450 or EC470
BU357, BU481
Any four of: BU457, BU467, BU477, BU486, BU496, BU497

None 0.5 EC elective credit.
0.5 elective credit.
Graduation requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and a cumulative overall GPA of 6.00.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision April 16, 2013: Year 1 course and GPA changes; effective September 1, 2013.
Senate Revision May 28, 2013: Program Revision BU127, BU283; effective September 1, 2013.
Editorial Revision October 8, 2013: BU credit total revised; effective September 1, 2013