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School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Economics and Finance
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:The Economics Co-op program provides an integrated academic/work experience for students with co-operating employer organizations. Students in the program complete 4-5 work terms while fulfilling the requirements of their honours Economics program.

All co-op students must complete the Economics core plus an introductory computer science course (CIS*), ECON*2770 and ECON*3740 in their first 4 semesters. Admission in the co-op program is limited to students of high academic standing and will be considered only at semester 1 entry or at the end of semester 2. The first 2 work terms normally follow completion of the first 4 semesters of academic study. Students will only be permitted to take these work terms if they are eligible to continue in the Honours Economics program, have completed the required courses and are maintaining a satisfactory standing in their Economics program. The 3rd and 4th work terms will normally follow the 6th academic semester. For further information on the Economics Co-op program students are urged to consult the department's Program Guide and Co-operative Education Programs in Section X-degree Programs in this calendar.
URL:Economics at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,940
International: $28,299
Scholarships:13
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, and 5 additional courses. Advanced Functions (MHF4U) is highly recommended prior to enrolling in Economics; Food, Agricultureal and Resource Economics; Mathmetical Economics; or Mathmetical Science; these majors require knowledge in mathematics. A 4U math is recommended for students pursuing any other social science major.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89]

To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof

Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof
Additional Admission Requirements:
    High school students must have a minimum average of 80% to apply to the co-op program. To be eligible to continue in the Co-op program, students must meet a minimum 70% cumulative average requirement after second semester, as well as meet all work term requirements. Please refer to the Co-operative Education program policy with respect to work term performance grading, work term report grading and program completion requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 22, 2020

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