You will require a minimum 120 credits of non-duplicative course work to complete the Bachelor of Commerce. These credits are allocated across core, major and elective requirements. You have the option of completing a second major from existing majors in Commerce, or one or two minors, provided you can satisfy the requirements for business, non-business and open electives with that same coursework. A minor or second major is not a graduation requirement.
Core requirements (all majors)
Core program requirements consist of 57 credits which includes 39 business credits and 18 non-business credits.
3 credits university ENGL, not including ENGL 111 or ENGL 108.
Majors range from 21 to 33 credits with a minimum of 21 credits at the senior level and 12 of those credits at the 300 or 400-level. Majors are comprised of both required courses and options that will vary depending on the major you choose.
Elective requirements (all majors)
Within the 120-credit B.Com., you must complete three types of elective requirements: Non-business electives, open electives and business electives. Courses can be used both to satisfy the elective and placed in your major(s), minor(s) and options.
Business electives are business courses outside core requirements or your primary major requirements. Business electives can be used to broaden your general business knowledge or to develop an additional area of emphasis. You might also use your business electives to explore career possibilities. You must complete 6 credits of business electives.
Non-business electives are courses that are outside the School of Business. These electives make up the general education component of the degree. You may choose any baccalaureate-level course from outside the School of Business which is not a core requirement or a requirement of your primary major. You must complete 15-21 credits of non-business electives.
Open electives can be business or non-business electives. These electives give you the chance to shape your degree. You must complete 9-15 credits of open electives.
Minor(s) or second major
Students have the option of completing one or two minors, or a second major from the Bachelor of Commerce, provided they can satisfy their requirements for business, non-business and open electives with that same coursework. Minors are comprised of 15 credits of senior-level course work. Students are limited to one minor from outside the School of Business.
The program of study may change from year to year. The authoritative source for course descriptions and the rules and regulations that apply to students is the Academic Calendar.