Business Economics combines the studies of business administration and economics. Your degree will provide you with the fundamental principles of economic theory, as well as the managerial and accounting skills necessary to succeed in the business world. You’ll consider questions such as why some companies are more successful than others, which industries will be growing fastest over the next years, and whether investors should move their money from debt to equity.

Business Economics at Glendon combines study in business administration and economics. These complementary fields blend to give you the practical skills and knowledge required to succeed in the business world, and the fundamental principles of economic theory. You will study subjects such as management, financial accounting, and the history of economics in Europe and North America. You’ll also consider questions like why some companies are so much more successful than others, which industries will be growing fastest over the next ten years, or whether investors should move their money from U.S. government bonds to European markets. Our program places a special emphasis on international business, with professors of diverse backgrounds, courses with a global focus, and valuable language training. In our small campus environment, you can count on individual attention and support from your professors.

Our program prepares you for work in a variety of business-oriented occupations, including a wide range of large and small business enterprises, financial services, market analysis, consulting, research, policy advising and the public sector. Some of our students also go on to graduate studies in business (MBA) or economics.

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A degree in business economics allows you to branch out in a variety of business-oriented occupations. More ››

Professors

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Professor Robert Despatie is a specialist in accounting and fiscality and the economics of health business and commerce. A well-liked professor, he was recently nominated by students for an award in teaching excellence Meet other professors ››

Students

Myron Myron is a Business Economics major who is setting his sights on a career in banking after graduation. He’s gaining valuable experience as the President of the Glendon College Student Union. Follow along with Myron’s time at Glendon here ››

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Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) Codes
BA: YGE
iBA Bilingual: YGG
iBA Trilingual: YGH (Upper-year entry)