6.2 Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative)

  • The Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) is a full-time, 135 credit hour program comprised of 30 credit hours completed during Business One, four Business Professional Development seminars, 105 credit hours completed after Business One, and three co-operative work terms. The program must be completed in the sequence, order and course load as outlined below in Program of Study for the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative).

  • Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses are regulated by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Eligible CRW courses are indicated under Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Non-Business electives can be chosen from any discipline except Business. Of the 51 credit hours required in elective courses from academic terms 1 through 7, 24-39 credit hours must be Business electives and 12-27 credit hours must be non-Business electives.

  • A student will require special permission to register for courses during work terms or academic terms if the courses are in addition to the prescribed program. Any course with the prefix BUSI, that is not a required core course, is a Business Elective.

  • Exceptions to this prescribed program, including specified course load, must have the approval of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the Faculty. A student must earn a minimum grade of 65% on courses taken out of sequence.

  • A student is advised to consult with an academic advisor in the Academic Programs Office to discuss course selection throughout the program by email to busihelp@mun.ca.

Program of Study for the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative)
TermRequired Core CoursesRequired Electives

Business One

(30 credit hours completed prior to admission)

BUSI 1000

Economics 1010, Economics 1020

6 credit hours in English, 3 credit hours of which may be replaced by any Memorial University of Newfoundland Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) course

Mathematics 1000 or Mathematics 1005 (see note 1)

12 additional credit hours in non-BUSI electives


Academic Term 1

BUSI 2011, 2111

3 credit hours chosen from BUSI 2205, 2600, 2720

Statistics 2500

3 credit hour elective course


Academic Term 2

BUSI 200W, 2012, 2112

6 credit hours from BUSI 2205, 2600, 2720 (which must be different from the 3 credit hours chosen in Fall, Academic Term 1)

3 credit hour elective course


Academic Term 3

BUSI 300W, 3325, 3401, 3550

6 credit hours in elective courses


Work Term 1




Academic Term 4

BUSI 400W, 3005, 3310, 3335, 3700

3 credit hour elective course


Work Term 2




Academic Term 5

BUSI 4720

12 credit hours in elective courses


Work Term 3




Academic Term 6

BUSI 500W, 4306

12 credit hours in elective courses


Academic Term 7

BUSI 5001

12 credit hours in elective courses

  1. Mathematics 1005 is a calculus course intended for business students and is not intended for those planning on taking further calculus courses. Business students who plan to take further calculus courses should complete Mathematics 1000 instead of Mathematics 1005.

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