University of Alberta

Business Economics and Law

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Business/Managerial Economics
Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Description:This major — unique to the Alberta School of Business — incorporates courses on both Economics and Law, examining the economic and legal aspects of business and how they combine to create the environment in which firms operate. You’ll gain an understanding of the economic and legal aspects of business decisions, and of how the law affects businesses and institutions.

This program prepares graduates for management, planning, and policy-making roles in organizations of all sizes in the private and public sectors. It is also appropriate for students considering pursuing advanced degrees in law, management, and public administration.
URL:Business Economics and Law at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Scholarships:1
Careers:Court Officers and Justices of the PeaceLawyersJudges

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    There is no direct entry from high school into the Bachelor of Commerce program (BCom). Students must first complete a year of university in another Faculty or postsecondary institution and take courses in English, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics. Admission to the BCom is competitive based on performance in the required courses and a student's overall academic record. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. ★24 required, transferable to the University. (★ = units of course weight): Junior Level English (★6), which includes any 100-level English (★3) and a maximum of (★3) in WRS, ECON 101 (★3), ECON 102 (★3), MATH 113 or 114 (★3), and STAT 151 (★3). Qualified applicants will have completed their preprofessional year with all required preprofessional courses and a minimum of ★24 University transferable courses. These applicants are ranked according to their grade point average in the most recent Fall/Winter (September to April consisting of at least ★15. Applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 2.3 before their application will be considered.

    * 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 July 16, 2018

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