Program Structure

The BComm program is structured to provide you with a solid academic business foundation, practical experience, and the ability to specialize in an area of your choice.

If you have specific questions about how to choose your major, understanding your degree requirements, or other topics related to our BComm degree, the Academic Advising office can help.

Required courses (first year)

First-year courses introduce you to the basics of business, and help you build a strong foundation of essential skills.

  • CISY 1225 Introduction to Computer Applications
  • ECON 1201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENGL 1205 Introduction to Literature
  • MGMT 1281 Introduction to Business Management
  • MGSC 1205 Quantitative Methods I
  • MGSC 1206 Quantitative Methods II
  • 9 credit hours (3 courses) of Non-Commerce Electives (1000 level or higher)

Required Courses: Second Year

In second year, you’ll sharpen your communications skills, and develop a better understanding of the functional areas of business:

  • ACCT 2241 Introductory Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2242 Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • CMLW 2201 Legal Aspects of Business - Part I
  • COMM 2293 Communications
  • MGSC 2207 Introductory Statistics
  • MGMT 2383 Organizational Behaviour Micro
  • MGMT 2384 Organizational Behaviour Macro
  • MKTG 2270 Introduction to Marketing
  • Three (3) credit hours in Economics electives (3000 level or higher)
  • Three (3) credit hours of Non-Commerce Electives (1000 level or higher)

Required Courses: Third and Fourth Year

In third and fourth year, you’ll choose and complete a major:

Computing and Information Systems
General Business Studies
Global Business Management
Honours Economics
Human Resource and Industrial Relations


Human Resource Management (Certificate)
Financial Instrument Analysis (Certificate)


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