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SchoolCarleton University
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 21,515
Full-time Graduate: 3,549
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*73% to 76%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
Prerequisites NotesCalculus and Vectors is strongly recommended.
Cost
National: $7,634
International: $25,740
Scholarships11 scholarship(s)
DescriptionCarleton’s Economics programs allow you to study the operation of a market-based economy, examining the causes of economic growth, inflation, unemployment and international trade. You will look at how governments manage their economies by developing and administering policies to regulate activities such as trade, taxes and competition, and you will study economic theory and research methods.

You can choose an Honours, Applied Honours, Combined Honours, Combined Applied Honours or General program. If you are an Honours or Applied Honours student interested in a career in banking or finance, you may add a concentration in Financial Economics. If you are interested in a career in the foreign service or in an international governmental or non-governmental organization, you may add a concentration in either International Political Economy or Development. Those with a strong interest in environmental and natural resource issues may add a concentration in Natural Resources, Environment and Economy. A specialization in Quantitative and Mathematical Economics is also available to Honours students.

A minor in Economics, a minor in Industrial Economics, and a co-op option are available as well.
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