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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
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
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
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, Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, International Business, Finance, 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)
*Employment Skills Match rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Computer Science, 2019)