Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2005/2006
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Applied Economics with Administration Option

The Administration Option is available to students registered in honours Applied Economics programs. The number of places available to students may be limited. Students must apply by April 1 of the year they intend to enter the program. The application form is submitted to the Economics Department office. Entry into the program is by a competitive process and decisions are made based on the applicants' overall GPA as of April 30.

To be eligible, a student must have a minimum GPA of 7.0 in BU111 and BU121. Entry into the program is competitive and will be determined from the pool of applicants based on their overall GPA from all courses taken.

The Administration Option consists of the following 4.0 credits (8 courses: 7 required and 1 elective)

BU111 - Introduction to Business Organization
BU121 - Functional Areas of the Organization
BU223 - Fundamentals of Finance
BU228 - Management Skills
BU229 - Introduction to Marketing
BU237 - Accounting
BU285 - Introduction to Operations Management

Electives: Any one of the following:

EC120 - Introduction to Microeconomics
EC140 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
BU208 - Interpersonal Communication
BU231 - Business Law
BU233 - Personal Finance
BU311 - Business Management

Additional Information

  1. A GPA of 7.00 in the courses specific to the Administration Option is required to graduate.
  2. At least 3.0 of the 4.0 credits in the option must be completed at Wilfrid Laurier University.
  3. Students who are applying at the end of year 2 may count EC 227 and EC 247 as equivalent to BU 237.