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Economics and Accounting (BA)


 waterloo

Our Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting program is CPA-accredited and gives a career advantage to students looking to become an accountant. Unlike most programs in accounting, this one prepares you to understand business and government issues in a data-driven economy at the macro level.

Economics courses will provide you with the technical background you’ll need to succeed in today’s marketplace, along with a high-level understanding of how businesses work. Your accounting courses will ensure you are ready to become an accountant, with courses that hone your practical skills.


Program Highlights

  • Students in this program are eligible to apply to Canada’s largest business degree co-op program.
  • All of the major accounting firms hire our co-op students and graduates.
  • Employment rate after graduation: 96.6%.

Sample Courses

  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Econometrics
  • Statistics

Requirements

  • Minimum admission range of mid 80s.
  • Competitive admission range of high 80s.
  • English at 70%.
  • Advanced Functions at 70%.
  • Either Calculus & Vectors or Data Management at 70%.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 4.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 4.
  • IB Minimum Score: 31.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

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