Note: 120 credits are required for a degree. A normal course load is 15 credits per term for each of the fall and winter terms. Please refer to section 11.5 of the academic calendar for complete details of the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To help you map your degree requirements, degree audit forms are available. Please select the degree audit form that corresponds to the academic calendar you are following to complete your degree.

Year one (fewer than 24 credits completed)

  • Complete the following core courses by the end of year one: three credits from computer science (usually COMP 1631), economics 1001 and 1011, and three credits from MATH 1111 or MATH 1151
  • Aim to include courses that will fulfill distribution requirements in Arts & Letters and Humanities
  • Think about a possible minor area of study when selecting introductory level courses that are prerequisites for future courses in that discipline or program of study

Year two (24 credits successfully completed)

  • Complete the following core courses by the end of year two: COMM 2101, 2131, 2201, 2301; three credits from computer science; economics 1001 and 1011; three credits from MATH 1111 or MATH 1151; six credits from MATH 2311 & 2321 OR PSYC 2001 & 2011 OR MATH 2311 & ECON 2701 OR ECON 1701 & 2701
  • If six credits from each of the two distribution areas (Arts & Letters and Humanities) have not been completed, they should be completed by end of year two
  • Think about selecting courses that will lead to a minor

Year three (54 credits successfully completed)

  • Complete the following core courses by end of year three: COMM 3411 and 3501
  • Select Commerce elective courses and non-Commerce courses following the program requirements and keeping in mind the BComm requirement of 42 credits at the 3/4000 level
  • Declare a minor
  • If you intend to pursue honours, you must declare your intention to complete an honours degree by Mar. 31 of year three (see academic calendar sections 10.10.4 and 11.5.9 for honours degree requirements.) Eligibility to complete an honours degree program will depend on your academic performance at the end of third year and confirmation of an honours thesis advisor
Year four (84 credits successfully completed)
  • Complete the following core courses by end of year four: COMM 4311 and 4321
  • Select Commerce elective courses and non-Commerce courses following the program requirements and keeping in mind the BComm requirement of 42 credits at the 3/4000 level
  • If you intend to graduate in May, you must submit an application for graduation form by Sept. 30 and a degree audit form by Oct. 30
  • Register for both the fall and winter terms in all courses required to complete degree requirements

Other requirements — consult with program advisor(s) or the academic advisor (advisor@mta.ca)

Minor

No more than nine credits can be counted in common between the minor and the 69 credits from courses completed for the core and commerce electives. Where there are more than nine credits of requirements in common, the credit value of the combined core, Commerce electives, and minor will be at least 84 credits.