Economics - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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Economics @ UWin

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From micro- to macroeconomics, analyze how inflation, employment rates, and other phenomenon affect our lives. Acquire a strong education related to government, policy, decision-making, society and business. Seize research opportunities and the chance to combine your studies with other disciplines. Take this program and pursue a law degree or go on to grad school for an MBA.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics/ Macroeconomics, Linear Algebra, Introduction to Econometric Methods, Money and Banking


Career Tracks: Commercial/investment banking, business analyst, policy advisor, development analyst, economic consultant, grad school, law school

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U for Honours Economics. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U for Honours Economics
Minimum Average: 70%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Corner the market on economics education with this bachelor of science program. Learn the effects of deficits and spending cuts, and how the actions of individuals, firms and public agencies affect the overall economy. How do we reduce the unemployment rate? How does globalization affect the Canadian economy? You’ll be able to answer these questions and more. There’s more math involved in this program than in our Economics BA program. You’ll have the flexibility to personalize your education, combine it with other programs and have research opportunities.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics/ Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Differential Calculus, Public Sector Economics


Career Tracks: Commercial/investment banking, business analyst, financial analyst, investment advisor, economic researcher

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all science and math courses.)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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If high achievement and diverse academic pursuits are in your DNA, this elite program is for you. It’s for students who want to develop knowledge and skills in the sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences. Blend your interests – drama with biomedical sciences or biochemistry with music. You can tailor your program to match your interests and career aspirations. Our students can pursue diverse career opportunities or go on to do research or graduate degrees in their field. This program is small by design to give your talents the attention they deserve.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Arts and Science; Modes and Methods of Inquiry; Inquiry and Communication; Science, Ethics and Social Policy


Specialization Options: Students choose a major or double major and a minor (in FAHSS or Science). Available major and minor concentrations: Anthrozoology; Biological Sciences; Biomedical Science; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Communication, Media and Film; Computer Science; Dramatic Art; Economics; English Language, Literature and Creative Writing; History; Languages, Literatures and Civilizations; Mathematics and Statistics; Music and Visual Arts; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology; Women’s and Gender Studies


Career Tracks: Professional school (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy), law, graduate studies, medical director

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U and two of Biology/SBI4U, Physics/SPH4U, or Chemistry/SCH4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 80%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 85%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

You will learn the underlying issues that impact global finances and be able to make sound business decisions based on resources available at any given time. You will be prepared to jump into the world of government and public policy analysis, commercial banking, financial advising or economic research.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Principles of Marketing, Operations Management, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Econometric Methods, International Economics: Trade Theory and Policy


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, International Business, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Government and public policy analyst, commercial banker, market research analyst, financial advisor, economic researcher


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 73% (70% average of all math courses with at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent) at 70%)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 85%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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What Will I Learn?

  • Using relevant statistical methods to understand economic issues, identify patterns, and forecast trends
  • Understanding and predicting the ways in which valuable human, natural, and abstract resources are distributed, shared, and protected
  • Arguing for evidence-based, optimal, high-efficiency resource allocation practices

  • Internalizing significant economic principles, including supply and demand, market potential, and growth
  • Collecting useful statistical data using self-designed and selected methods, including surveys
  • Applying existing economic behavioural models to real-world situations and interpreting findings


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Number of Graduates (2020)

94%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*Employment Skills Match rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Computer Science, 2019)

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  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Administrative officer
  • Business analyst
  • Claims adjuster
  • Consultant
  • Data administrator
  • Data entry clerk
  • Development analyst
  • Financial advisor
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resources manager
  • Insurance broker
  • Investment advisor
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Marketing manager
  • Mortgage broker
  • Operations director
  • Policy advisor
  • Portfolio manager
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Public official
  • Real estate broker
  • Research and development
  • Stock broker
  • Teacher

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