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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Haskayne School of Business 4. Program Details 4.1 Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) 4.1.4 BComm Graduation Requirements
4.1.4 BComm Graduation Requirements

All candidates for the Bachelor of Commerce degree must fulfill the following requirements:

1. An approved program with a minimum of 120 units. A minimum grade point average of 2.00 (or 3.30 for BComm (Honours) candidates), must be achieved over all 120 units.

2. A minimum "C-" grade in the Junior English, Management Studies 451, 453, 503 (Honours candidates), and Strategy and Global Management 591. A minimum “C-“grade, or “CG” to a total degree maximum of 9 units, in each course permitted to fulfill the concentration requirements, except where the course serves as the concentration prerequisite, in which case a minimum “C” grade is required. A maximum of 12 units with "D" or "D+" grades in non-concentration and non-prerequisite courses.

3. A maximum of 60 units taken at other institutions and acceptable for transfer credit may be counted toward the Bachelor of Commerce Degree. A maximum of 18 units taken at other institutions and acceptable for transfer credit as Haskayne School of Business courses may be counted toward the Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

4. The following courses or their equivalents presented for graduation must be completed within 10 years or less of the graduation date: the 3 units Junior English, Mathematics 249 or 265, Economics 201 and 203, Statistics 213 and 217, and all Commerce courses.

The following courses, or their equivalents, constitute the Bachelor of Commerce program:

Commerce Courses (63 units)

1. Management Studies 217
2. Strategy and Global Management 217
3. Accounting 217
4. Accounting 323
5. Business Technology Management 317
6. Entrepreneurship and Innovation 317
7. Finance 317
8. Marketing 317
9. Operations Management 317
10. Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 317
11. Management Studies 391
12. Strategy and Global Management 395
13. Management Studies 451
14. Management Studies 453
15. Strategy and Global Management 591
16. -21. Concentration: (18 units) from one Concentration (listed below)

Non-Commerce Courses (39 units)

1. Economics 201
2. Economics 203
3. Junior English (3 units)
4. Mathematics 249† or 265
5. Statistics 213
6. Statistics 217
7. -9. Junior Non-Commerce Options* (9 units)
10.-13. Senior Non-Commerce Options (12 units)

Commerce or Non-Commerce Courses (9 units)

1. Junior Commerce or Non-Commerce Option (3 units)
2.-3. Senior Commerce or Non-Commerce Options* (6 units)

Program-Specific Courses (9 units)

BComm (non-Honours):

1.-3. Senior Commerce or Non-Commerce Options* (9 units)

BComm (Honours):

1. Management Studies 301
2. Management Studies 501
3. Management Studies 503

†Course or subject (or equivalent) is not eligible for a CG grade, nor applicable towards degree completion when presented with a CG grade.

*Concentration course may be required.

  • Junior = 200-level and Senior = 300-level and above
  • Students are advised to refer to 3.3 Course Work.
  • Course sequencing information for students is available in Haskayne Undergraduate Student Services.
  • At the time of graduation, students who have not achieved a GPA of 3.30 over all 120 units will be awarded a BComm (i.e., without the Honours designation).