About Program Admission Requirements

Glendon’s Business Economics program combines business administration and economics with a special emphasis on international business.

Your degree will provide you with the fundamental principles of economic theory and managerial and accounting skills for the business world. The professors’ real-world expertise combines well with Glendon's liberal arts setting, resulting in skills that are highly sought-after in the workplace: communications, analytical thinking, problem solving, adaptability and knowledge that is both broad and deep. Interested in internships? Those offered at Glendon provide practical work experience in capital investment agencies, corporations, banks, accounting firms, the insurance industry and more. Several of our courses are accredited by the Certified Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA).

Le programme d’Économie et commerce à Glendon combine des études en administration des affaires et en économie, en mettant l’accent sur le commerce international.

Votre diplôme vous permettra de comprendre les principes de base de la théorie économique et de développer les compétences en gestion et en comptabilité requises pour réussir dans le milieu des affaires. L’expérience pratique des professeurs, associée à l’environnement d’arts libéraux de Glendon, vous permet d’acquérir des compétences très recherchées dans le milieu du travail : communications, raisonnement analytique, résolution de problèmes, adaptabilité et connaissances à la fois vastes et approfondies. Vous souhaitez faire des stages ? Vous pourrez acquérir une expérience pratique de travail dans des sociétés de placement, des banques, des cabinets comptables, dans le domaine des assurances et dans de nombreux autres secteurs. Plusieurs des cours à Glendon sont reconnus par l’organisation des Comptables professionnels agréés (CPA).

Perspectives de carrière : Directeur de marketing, expert-conseil en affaires, organisateur de conférences, etc.

Sample First-year Schedule

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Calculus
  • a language course (depending on language level, you would take French as a second language course, an English as a second language course or a discipline course taught in your second language)
  • Modern Economic History: A Canadian Perspective
  • Critical Thinking

Possible Career Paths

Explore what you can do with your degree
  • marketing manager
  • business consultant
  • conference organizer

Internationalize your degree

The iBA degree program reflects York's commitment to internationalization and requires you to acquire an international language and to gain international experience on exchange at one of York University's partner institutions abroad. You will benefit from enhanced interdisciplinary and cross-cultural knowledge, which are important components of the department's academic focus. Visit the International program page for more information.

You are required to provide official evidence of academic achievement in secondary education. This can be demonstrated through:

  • Final grades under the Ontario curriculum (obtained through correspondence, night school or through TVO)
  • Credentials through other curricula, such as results from Advanced Placement (AP) or Advanced-level courses in the General Certificate of Education (GCE). (Students may register to sit for the AP and GCE examinations as private candidates.)

In the absence of final grades in courses:

  • You must submit the results of standardized tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) with a minimum combined total of 1170 on the Critical Reading and Math components or a composite American College Testing (ACT) score of 24.
  • Your application will be reviewed by an admissions sub-committee. If admitted, you will not be eligible for entrance scholarships. You will be considered for continuing student scholarships at the end of your first year of study, if you satisfy those criteria.

You may also be required to provide proof of language proficiency. You will be considered for entrance scholarships on the basis of your overall averages in the six 4U/4M (Ontario curriculum) or equivalent courses.

We are adding to our database of admission requirements by country. Please check back in October for additional admission requirements by country. General requirements are currently available by country — note that program-specific requirements may apply in addition to general requirements.