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Economics and Mathematics Major, Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

May 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,260

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

Build yourself a super degree by combining the power of game theory, financial tools and research. A mathematics and economics major teaches you to use, mathematics, economic tools and research data to make sense of the world. By analysing trends and patterns and building mathematical models, you can make forecasts and recommendations to help organizations improve their operations in ways that will benefit them financially and maybe bring benefits to humanity more broadly.

  • If you enjoy math or have strong math skills, you may be particularly well suited to the study of the math and economics major. This specialization involves the analysis and interpretation of variables and data that relate to individual organizations and the regional, national and global economy.he major in mathematics and economics requires the completion of at least 66 credits in economics, mathematics and statistics, of which a maximum of 30 credits must be at the upper level (3000 and 4000 levels) and no less than six credits must be at the 4000 level.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2023
  • September 2023
  • January 2024

Open admission

  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:


  • Biology (all majors)
  • General Science
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Computing Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Prerequisites
  • Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C (or equivalent) or better
  • Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130) 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent)

If you don’t meet the requirements

  • High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

Lower level requirements (36 credits)

  • Enriched Calculus 1 or Calculus 1
  • Enriched Calculus or Calculus 2
  • Discrete Mathematics 1
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Statistics or

Statistics for Business and Economics 1

  • Calculus 3
  • Linear Algebra 1
  • Differential Equations 1
  • Discrete Mathematics 2
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 1
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 2
  • Upper level requirements (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 2
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 2
  • Econometrics
  • Forecasting in Business and Economics
  • Depending on a student's interests and qualifications, one of the following streams should be chosen
  • Tuition $448.65 
  • Fees $191.91 
  • Books and supplies 
  • Typically about $150 per course $150.00
  • Total (CDN) $790.56

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