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

Honours BA Economics and Financial Management

The program consists of 20.0 credits, of which 8.0 credits are in Economics and a minimum of 5.5 credits are in Business. A minimum of 2.0 credits must be Economics electives. Other requirements are given in the following chart.

Honours BA Economics and Financial Management (Regular and Co-op)

Honours BA Economics and Financial Management
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 (2.0 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
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

EC355
EC370
EC381
EC390
BU393

None 0.5 EC elective credit.
2.0 elective credits.
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;
One of: BU357 or BU387;
Any four of:
BU353, BU403, BU413, BU419, BU423, BU429, BU433, BU443, BU453, BU463, BU473, BU483, BU493

None 0.5 EC elective credit at the 300 or 400 level.
1.0 elective credit.
Graduation requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and an 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