Want to see the big picture? At the John Molson School of Business, our Economics major is applied. Because we look at the world though a business lens, you don’t just analyze data to discover how society, politics and the environment interact with business, you also develop business strategies and organizational tactics to tackle economic problems big and small.
In an Economics major in the John Molson School of Business BComm degree, you’ll:
Study all our core Commerce curriculum
Acquire a sound background in economic theory
Place an applied emphasis on organizational analysis and consulting
Focus on large and international businesses or small enterprises
Develop sustainable, ethical and competitive management skills
Choose business-related minors to complement your Economics major
Compete in national and international case competitions while developing skills to apply economic thinking to real-world situations
All John Molson School of Business students follow a core business curriculum coupled with a John Molson School of Business major, which may be combined with a minor in another discipline or any combination of elective courses that interest them.
A Minor in Economics (12 credits) is only available to John Molson School of Business students already in the program. This minor fulfils half of the 24 elective credits in your BComm and complements your major field of study.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Average of 26.5 from Calculus 1 and Linear Algebra
Applicants are eligible for admission once they have completed at least one of these two math courses. The other must be completed during the first year at Concordia.
Strongly recommended that applicants complete both courses at CEGEP
Professional/technical (Three-year DEC):
Those completing a technical DEC in a business-related field may be eligible for admission.
Students who have completed Calculus I and/or Linear Algebra must achieve an average of 26.5 in mathematics.
Student without Calculus 1 or Linear Algebra, must have achieved a minimum of 75% in Secondary 5 Math (SN, TS or MATH 536). Your high school transcripts must be included with your application. If admitted, you will be required to complete all missing prerequisite courses as elective credits at John Molson.
A-levels: At least two A-level exams CC, C in math or
AS-levels: At least 4 AS-level exams with equivalent results or
BTEC: Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in a related subject area with equivalent results
Students without A-level math may be admissible based on AS-level or iGCSE/GCSE/O-Level exam results. Students should include all their exam results from iGCSE (or equivalent) onwards to support their application.
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Our degree opens up many careers paths, including:
Environmental assessment project coordinator
Market research analyst
Public sector researcher
Other programs of interest
Interest rates, budget deficits, social services, taxes and sustainable economic growth: Economic problems sit at the forefront of public debates. As an economist, your work informs business leaders and policy makers who must make decisions with lasting economic consequences.