Declaring Your Major

Students in the Bachelor of Commerce program are advised to declare their major once they have earned a minimum of 45 credits. Before declaring a major, it is recommended that students meet with an academic advisor to discuss their degree progress and plan next steps.

Step 1: Meet the requirement.

  • A minimum CGPA of 2.00 and the minimum completion of 45 credit hours is required.

Step 2: Consider consulting with an Academic Advisor and Career Counsellor. 

Step 3: Submit the major declaration form.

  1. Complete the Major Declaration form. (Note: you can use the same form to change major, declare a second major or a minor).
  2. Email your Major Declaration form to BComm Advising Office at sobey.bcomm@smu.ca.
  3. Once approved by the BComm Advising Centre, your Major Declaration request will be submitted to the Service Centre for processing.

Other Information

  • To transfer to the Bachelor of Commerce program from another Saint Mary’s program/degree, please meet with an Academic Advisor in the BComm program to ensure you meet the requirements for the program before submitting your Degree Change form.
  • Students should declare their major, or declare that they intend to graduate without a major, prior to applying for graduation. Applications to graduate will not be processed without a declaration. 
  • Students considering the following may also submit to the BComm Advising Centre by email: