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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
November 29, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Program Formats



Honours Economics (Regular and Co-op)

  • A 20-credit program of which a minimum of 10, and a maximum of 14, credits are in Economics. One math credit is also required. All remaining credits can be selected from any undergraduate discipline.
  • A first-rate preparation for graduate studies or for a career in the private or public sector
  • For a chart of specific program requirements click here.

Honours Economics and Accounting (Regular and Co-op)

  • A 20-credit program which combines 8 credits in Economics and 7 credits in Business (with concentration in Accounting). One math credit is also required. All remaining credits can be selected from any undergraduate discipline.
  • An excellent preparation for one of the three main professional accounting designations (CA, CMA, CGA).
  • For a chart of specific program requirements click here.

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

  • A 20-credit program which combines 8 credits in Economics and 6 credits in Business (with concentration in Finance). One math credit is also required. All remaining credits can be selected from any undergraduate discipline.
  • An excellent preparation for careers in corporate finance, investment banking, and security analysis.
  • For a chart of specific program requirements click here.

Honours Economics in Combination with Another Honours Program (Regular)

  • A 20-credit program which includes 8 credits in Economics and a similar number of credits in another subject. One math credit is also required. All remaining credits can be selected from any undergraduate discipline.
  • Offers an opportunity for in-depth study in two areas of interest.
  • For a chart of specific program requirements click here.

Honours Applied Economics (Regular)

  • A 20-credit program consisting of a minimum of 11.0 credits in Economics and Business of which at least 8.0 credits are in Economics
  • Can be combined with the Administration Option or with another Honours Program
  • For specific program requirements click here.

Honours Philosophy, Political Science and Economics

  • A 20-credit program combining an Honours PPE degree with a program major in one of the three disciplines.
  • Directed studies courses in each of second, third and fourth years offer the opportunity for in-depth examination of cross-disciplinary issues and themes.
  • For a chart of specific program requirements click here.

For more information on the Economics program please visit the Liaison Office.