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
  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: