International Economics and Business

International Economics and Business aims to develop an understanding of issues in the international business world.


International Economics and Business aims to develop an understanding of issues in the international business world.

Built around internationally-focused courses in economics and commerce, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how the global economy works, as well as strong foundation in the key disciplines of business such as global marketing.

Only available as a minor.

At a Glance

Degree options
Minor only


At Mount Allison, International Economics and Business is an interdisciplinary program.

Study topics include:  

  • microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • economics growth and development
  • technological change
  • international trade and finance
  • global marketing
  • marketing management
  • computer science or mathematics  

International Economics and Business is available as a minor only.

Not sure about the difference between a major, a minor, an honours, and a certificate?


Whether you're entering the job market or continuing your education, your Mount Allison degree will stand out.

Mount Allison has been recognized by Maclean's as the top primarily undergraduate university in Canada more times than any other university.

With experiential learning and career development opportunities available in every degree, you'll also graduate with hands-on learning and real-world experience.

Our graduates also boast extraordinarily high acceptance rates to top graduate programs and professional schools such as law and medicine.


Popular career paths in international economics and business include:

  • international business development manager
  • international marketing manager
  • market research analyst
  • international sales manager
  • foreign trade consultant
  • international management consultant
  • international tax accountant
  • international shipping specialist
  • international development bank officer
  • importer/exporter


Bachelor of Arts

Admission Requirements

Our admissions decisions are based on your academic record, leadership skills, a high level of commitment, and the potential for persona growth. The drop down menu below will help you find information on what pre-requisites are recommended for the Bachelor of Arts; however, a minor in International Economics and Business can be combined with any degree.

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