First-year courses and beyond*
You may select the advanced-stream courses for algebra, calculus, and computer science if you meet the requirements.
September to December
January to April
Note: You're encouraged to select two courses from AFM 101, ECON 101, ECON 102 and BU 111 using your first-year electives.
After first year
In upper years, you'll take courses in statistics, finance, and computer science in combination with business and economics courses. With your remaining classes, you can choose electives from many of the 100 subject areas at Waterloo.
View a list of all the courses required for your degree.
Sample upper-year courses
CS 330 – Management Information Systems
MATBUS 371 – Introduction to Corporate Finance
STAT 372 – Survey Sampling and Experimental Design Techniques for Business
Advisors are here to help
With so much flexibility, you might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you're applying for admission, contact Laura Jane Watkins our Faculty of Mathematics recruitment coordinator.
Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you
- choose your courses,
- select minors and specializations,
- ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.
- Overview of Waterloo's Mathematics/Business Administration program.
- Download a Faculty of Mathematics brochure.