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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Haskayne School of Business 4. Program Details 4.1 Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) 4.1.1 BComm Requirements for Direct Entry Students
4.1.1 BComm Requirements for Direct Entry Students

Applicants planning to enter the BComm program directly from high school must meet the admission requirements outlined in section A.5.1.1 Admission Requirements.

Additional and/or alternate admission requirements may exist for entrance into a Combined Degree program as outlined in 4.2 Combined Degrees.

Applicants are advised to contact the Haskayne Undergraduate Programs Office for details and assistance with program planning.

Recommended Program Sequence – Year 1

Students directly admitted from high school are advised to complete up to 30 units over the Fall and Winter Terms of their first year as outlined below. Ahead of registration, students are cautioned to consult course descriptions. The pre- or co-requisites listed within each course description (if any), will drive the selection and term sequencing, not the order in which the requirements appear in the following lists.

It is recommended that the following graduation requirements be taken in first year:

1. Economics 201
2. Economics 203
3. Junior English
4. Management Studies 217
5. Mathematics 249 or 265
6. Statistics 213
7. Strategy and Global Management 217

In addition to the 21 units listed above, up to 9 units may be selected from the list below in order to complete Year 1 registration:

1. Accounting 217
2. Statistics 217
3. Junior Commerce or Non-Commerce Option (3 units)1,2,3
4.-6. Junior Non-Commerce Option (9 units)1,2,3

Note: First-year students are restricted to junior (200-level) courses in their first year. Prior to registering in senior (300-level) courses, 18 units at the junior level must be successfully completed.

1Students are advised to refer to 3.3 Course Work.

2Students who wish to pursue a Concentration in International Business Strategy are advised that demonstrated proficiency equivalent to two courses in ONE modern language other than English is a requirement of this Concentration. A modern language minor is recommended. Refer to Concentrations for further details.

3Data Science 201 and University 201 are recommended courses for students interested in applying to the research-based Honours program in a subsequent year. Refer to 4.1.3 BComm Honours Program for further details.