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Management Economics and Finance Major

Management Economics and Finance

Admission Requirements

Revolutionizing the Banking and Finance World

 Integrate Economics and Finance Knowledge

Integrate the analysis of economics and finance with the practical tools of accounting, business management and marketing in management economics and finance, focusing on management economics or finance in your fourth year.

 Focus on Real World Applications

The skills and experience gained in this degree will provide you with the ability to think in a disciplined, structured and open-minded way, and apply this way of thinking to tackle challenges in a globalized economy.

 Engage in Interdisciplinary Studies

In the MEF major, you will engage in a challenging and rewarding intellectual environment, gain in-depth knowledge of finance theory, and obtain a practical understanding of a broad range of business areas.

Why Management Economics and Finance?

Graduates of the University of Guelph's Management Economics and Finance major are equipped with the practical tools in economics and finance, as well as hands-on experience throughout their studies, to be employed by some of the most respected organizations in the world, including BMO, TD, CIBC, KPMG and more.

Students in the Management Economics and Finance (MEF) major at the University of Guelph might also be interested in studying Government, Economics and Management, Marketing Management or other majors.

What You Will Learn

Semester 1
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Mathematics or Calculus I
Semester 2
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Individuals and Groups in Organizations
  • Introductory Marketing

Semester 3
  • Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Economic Statistics
  • Introductory Mathematical Economics
  • Information Management
  • Business Career Preparation
Semester 4
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business and Consumer Law
  • Financial Management

Semester 5
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Investments or Corporate Finance
Semester 6
  • Operations Management
  • Investments or orporate Finance

Semester 7
  • electives or restricted electives
Semester 8
  • Strategic Management

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Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our Management Economics and Finance co-op option provides over 20 months of real-world co-op experience, designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

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