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Economics and Management Science

During your first year at the School of Business Management, you'll acquire the foundational business knowledge that prepares you to specialize in a major.

Major overview

In this program you will become well-versed in economic analysis and quantitative skills, which are essential to successful management decision-making in today’s fast-paced, global economy.

The principles and methods of economic analysis are applicable to many types of enterprises, including private sector firms, public utilities, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The EMS major is designed to meet the need for professionals with well-developed analytical and model-building skills. The EMS major also prepares you for graduate studies in a variety of business and economic fields.

Business management students must complete a total of 40 credits comprising Required, Required Group or Professional Elective, Professionally-Related and Liberal Studies courses. The curriculum (opens in new window)  provides you with a general overview of business in society, introduces you to all of the basic business functions, and develops awareness of social, human and economic issues through the introduction of the liberal studies.

40 Credits

Degree Earned
Bachelor of Commerce

The part-time program is offered to accommodate students who intend to take the degree at a slower pace than the full-time day program, due to the demands of daytime employment and/or family obligations. Part-time students fulfil their course requirements primarily in the evenings by enrolling in courses through the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education for the first six semesters, and through The Ted Rogers School of Business Management evening course offerings for semesters seven and eight. Part-time students are entitled to enroll in a maximum of three courses per semester.

Please note: not all Global Management courses are offered in the evenings, students will be required to take some day Global Management courses to complete their degree.

  • Business analyst
  • Foreign currency investment advisor
  • Operations officer
  • Economist
  • Commodity Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Information Officer

Program Format
Full time, Part time and
Direct Entry

Average Fees*
Domestic - $9,400 / Year
International - $33,400 / Year

Dr Hasko Von Kriegstein reciveing an award from Dean Daphne Taras
Awards and Scholarships

To recognize student excellence, we offer many awards and scholarships to our students.

* Please visit the Undergraduate Fees page for full details.