Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Business Administration (2008/2009)
6.2 The Curriculum
  1. Every candidate shall complete nine academic terms in the Co-operative Program and shall normally be required to complete three work terms. The 141 academic credit hours are distributed as follows: 30 credit hours over the course of Terms A/B, 18 credit hours in each of Terms 1 and 2, and 15 credit hours in each of Terms 3 through 7.

  2. Students who have been admitted to the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) program must complete courses in academic terms or "blocks" in the sequence, order and course load as set out in the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) Curriculum Table. Exceptions to this prescribed program, including specified course load, must have the approval of the Admissions Committee or of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the Faculty.

  3. By the end of the Winter semester of their first year, Terms A/B students must have successfully completed the following 30 credit hours:

    1. Six credit hours in English courses - It is strongly recommended that students complete English 1110 as one of these English courses.

    2. Mathematics 1000;

    3. Economics 2010 and 2020;

    4. Business 1000;

    5. Twelve additional credit hours in non-Business courses, at least 9 credit hours of which must be in courses chosen from the Faculties of Arts and/or Science* and/or the School of Music.

    * Students who wish to complete the joint degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) [see entry immediately following The Curriculum below] are strongly advised to include courses in a second language and courses in the subject of the intended Major program. Students who wish to complete the joint degrees of Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science [see entry immediately following Joint Degrees of Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) and Bachelor of Arts below] must complete Computer Science 1710, 3 more credit hours in Mathematics and are strongly advised to complete 3 additional credit hours in Science electives.

  4. The usual curriculum of courses and work terms beyond the 30 credit hours required in Terms A/B is as follows:

    1. Computer Science 2801

    2. Statistics 2500

    3. Economics 3150

    4. Fifty-one credit hours in core Business Administration courses

    5. Thirty credit hours in elective Business Administration courses, including non-Business courses prescribed for a concentration

    6. Twenty-one credit hours in non-Business courses, at least 15 of which must be in courses chosen from the Faculties of Arts and/or Science and/or the School of Music.

    7. Three work terms of four months duration each.

    Unspecified credits may not be used to fulfil the requirements outlined in a., b., c., d., and g. above.

  5. Notwithstanding clauses 2. and 4. and bullet three of UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - General Academic Regulations (Undergraduate), Classification of Students, students do not require special permission to register for courses while on work terms if the courses are in addition to the prescribed program.

  6. The need for a specific course(s) or work term requirement may be waived by the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the Faculty for students who apply for exemption from the course(s) or work term requirement in question.

Note:

Students should also refer to the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - General Academic Regulations (Undergraduate) of the University.

Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) Curriculum Table

Terms A/B (Fall and Winter)

  • Six credit hours in English courses (English 1110 is recommended as one of these English courses)
  • Mathematics 1000
  • Economics 2010 and 2020
  • Business 1000
  • Twelve additional credit hours in non-Business electives, at least 9 credit hours of which must be in courses chosen from the Faculties of Arts and/or Science and/or the School of Music

Term One (Fall)

  • Business 1101
  • Business 1201
  • Statistics 2500
  • Nine credit hours chosen from:
  • Business 1600
  • Business 2000
  • Business 2401
  • Computer Science 2801
  • Six credit hours in non-Business electives*

Term Two (Winter)

  • Business 2101
  • Business 2201
  • Business 2301
  • Remaining 9 credit hours chosen from:
  • Business 1600
  • Business 2000
  • Business 2401
  • Computer Science 2801
  • Six credit hours in non-Business electives*

Spring

Term Three (Fall)

  • Business 3320
  • Business 3401
  • Business 3700
  • Six credit hours in elective courses

Work Term I (Winter)

Business 399W

Term Four (Spring)

Work Term II (Fall)

Business 499W

Term Five (Winter)

  • Business 5301
  • Twelve credit hours in elective courses*

Work Term III (Spring)

Business 599W

Term Six (Fall)

  • Business 7000
  • Twelve credit hours in elective courses*

Term Seven (Winter)

Fifteen credit hours in elective courses*

  • * Of the 51 credit hours in elective courses required in the program from Terms 1 through 7, 30 must be chosen from Business courses (including non-Business courses prescribed for a concentration) and 21 must be non-Business courses. Of the 21 credit hours in non-Business electives, at least 15 must be chosen from the Faculties of Arts and/or Science and/or the School of Music.