Undergraduate Business Electives

A business elective is any course that starts with BUSI that isn’t designated as a required or core course. Students may choose electives that help them focus their studies in a variety of business areas.

Students may also consider courses offered by other academic units that have relevant and business-related content. The following courses are approved business electives from other academic units. Students who complete courses on this list may use them to meet either their business or non-business elective requirements.

The following courses may require prerequisites. Students should consult the University Calendar for further information about each course prior to registration.

Economics
  • ECON 3000 - Intermediate Micro Theory I
  • ECON 3010 - Intermediate Macro Theory I
  • ECON 3030 - International Economics 
  • ECON 3080 - Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • ECON 3150 - Money and Banking
  • ECON 3360 - Labour Market Economics
  • ECON 4025 - Public Expenditure 
  • ECON 4026 - Taxation
  • ECON 4090 - Mineral and Petroleum Economics
Geography
  • GEOG 2195 - Introduction to Geographic Information Sciences
  • GEOG 2425 - Natural Resources
  • GEOG 3202 - Introduction to Cartography
  • GEOG 3260 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • GEOG 3425 - Geographical Analysis of Resources
  • GEOG 4202 - Advanced Cartography
  • GEOG 4261 - Advanced Methods in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Mathematics
  • MATH 1001 - 1001 Calculus II
  • MATH 2050 - Linear Algebra I
  • MATH 2090 - Mathematics of Finance
Political science
  • POSC 2200 - Introduction to International Politics
  • POSC 3210 - International Law
  • POSC 3250 - International Political Economy
Process engineering
  • PROC 7171 - Safety and Rick Engineering 
Sociology
  • SOCI 4091 - Oil and Development
  • SOCI 4104 - Environmental Sociology

Some courses are no longer available to business students or no longer offered by the related academic unit. However, students who have already completed the following courses may count these towards either their business or non-business electives.

Computer science
  • COMP 1710 - Object-Oriented Programming I
  • COMP 2500 - Data Analysis with Scripting Languages
  • COMP 2710 - Object-Oriented Programming II
  • COMP 2711 - Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures
  • COMP 2752 - Introduction to Business Data Processing
  • COMP 2760 - Encountering the Computer: Society and the Individual
  • COMP 3710 - Vocational Languages
  • COMP 3715 - Network Computing with WEB Applications
  • COMP 4761 - Human-Computer Interaction
  • COMP 4767 - Information Visualization and Applications