X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)

Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics and Finance, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

The Department of Economics and Finance offers courses in economic theory, applied economics and quantitative methods. Students may take courses leading to a B.A. in the honours. It is possible to combine Economics with various other disciplines such as finance,mathematics and statistics, business administration, political science, geography and history. Students are urged to consult the department's program planning guide and the department's advisors for detailed information about courses and programs and about the course of study most appropriate as preparation for graduate work in economics or business administration, for professional degrees such as the Bachelor's degree in Law, and for careers in business and government.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits in Economics or Finance is required, including:

  1. The Economics core

  2. One of:

    ECON*2740 [0.50] Economic Statistics
    ECON*2770 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Economics
    FIN*2000 [0.50] Introduction to Finance
  3. 2.00 other credits in Economics or Finance at the 3000 or 4000 level


  1. ECON*3740 is recommended.

  2. Students wishing to pursue a more structured Economics minor should take ECON*3710 as well as ECON*3740.

University of Guelph
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1