Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
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. See below for further program requirements:

Required Courses:

EC120, EC140, EC270, EC285, EC290, EC295, EC355, EC370, EC381,

EC390; EC450 or EC470; EC481;

MA129 or MA110* or MA103;

BU111 or BU121; BU127, BU231, BU247, BU283, BU357 or BU387BU393,
Any four of: BU353, BU400, BU403, BU410, BU413, BU416, BU419, BU423, BU429, BU433, BU443, BU449, BU453, BU463, BU473, BU483, BU493.

2.0 senior credits in Economics courses, including at least 1.0 credit at the 300 level


Progression Requirements:

  • 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 (including MA129). 
  • Progression into Year 3 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and an overall GPA of 6.00.
  • Progression into Year 4 requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and an overall GPA of 6.00.
  • Graduation requires a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in Economics and Business courses combined, and a cumulative overall GPA of 6.00.

Additional Information
 
Program Regulations

Year 1 Honours Economics students who have not successfully completed EC120, EC140 and one of MA103, MA110*, or MA129 by May 1 may not proceed to Year 2 of the Honours Economics & Financial Management program. A Year 1 student who has not completed 5.0 credits or has failed an elective course may proceed as long as GPA requirements are satisfied.

 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision May 28, 2015: Program revised; effective September 1, 2015.