University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business - Undergraduate Program - Program Guide - Students Admitted Prior to Sept 2011
Program Guide - Students Admitted Prior to Sept 2011
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HONOURS) - PROGRAM GUIDE FOR STUDENTS ADMITTED PRIOR TO SEPTE MBER 2011

Students admitted prior to September 2011 under Track 1 have completed the 24 credit hours of the Track 1 Course Requirements prior to admission to the Asper School of Business. Track 1 students are required to complete an additional 102 credit hours to meet the B.Comm.(Hons.) degree requirements.

The 102 credit hours are divided into four components: the CORE, OPTIONS, ELECTIVES and one MAJOR.

Students will graduate with a total of 126 credit hours; the 24 credit hours of the Track 1 Course Requirements plus the 102 credit hours of the B.Comm.(Hons.) program.

To graduate, students are required to obtain a degree grade point average of 2.00 or better on the 126 credit hours and have passing grades on all 126 credit hours.

Year 1 of the 4-Year B.Comm.(Hons.) Program for students admitted prior to September 2011 consists of the 24 credit hours of the Track 1 Course Requirements.

Students normally complete 30 credit hours in each of Years 2, 3, and 4, and complete 6 credit hours in the Summers after Years 2 and 3.  For example:  Year 2:  30 credit hours; Summer after Year 2:  6 credit hours; Year 3:  30 credit hours; Summer after Year 3:  6 credit hours; Year 4:  30 credit hours.

Year 2 of the 4-Year Program consists primarily of Core courses.  During the Summers after Years 2 and 3, students usually take core courses and/or electives.  During Years 3 and 4, students take the Core courses listed, plus a combination of Options, Electives, and Major courses. The sequence of courses may vary depending on the student's chosen Major.  Please note that, rather than taking Summer courses, some students choose to take an extra term (or terms) to graduate. 

1. Students prior to September 2011 are required to complete the CORE courses (57 credit hours) listed below.
The normal year-to-year sequencing of these courses is:

Year 1 of 4-Year Program - for students admitted prior to September 2011 consists of the 24 credit hours of the Track 1 Course Requirements.
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following year 1 courses:
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology (6 hrs) OR SOC 1200 Introduction to Sociology (6 hrs)
(ECON 1010 Micro-Economics (3 hrs) AND ECON 1020 Macro-Economics (3 hrs)) OR ECON 1200 Principles of Economics (6 hrs)
MATH 1520 Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences (3 hrs) OR MATH 1500 Introduction to  Calculus (3 hrs)
MATH 1310 Matrices for Management and Social Sciences (3 hrs) OR MATH 1300 Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra (3 hrs)
WRITTEN ENGLISH COURSE (3-6 credit hours)
ELECTIVE (0-3 credit hours) (Depending on the chosen Written English course)

Year 2 of 4-Year Program - for students admitted prior to September 2011
STAT 1000 Statistics 1
STAT 2000 Statistics 2
ACC 1100 Intro Financial Accounting
ACC 1110 Intro Managerial Accounting
FIN 2200 Corporation Finance
GMGT 2010 Business Communications (former GMGT 2000 Communications)
GMGT 2060 Management and Organizational Theory (former GMGT 2080 Intro to Mgmt & Org Theory)
COMP 1260 Computer Usage 1
MKT 2210 Intro Marketing
MSCI 2150 Management Sciences

Year 3 of 4-Year Program - for students admitted prior to September 2011
MIS 2000 Info Systems for Mgmt
GMGT 2070 Intro to Org Behaviour
GMGT 2120 Business/Gov't Relations
HRIR 2440 Human Resource Mgmt
GMGT 3300 Commercial Law
SCM 2160 Supply Chain and Operations Management (former OPM 2600 Production/Operations Mgmt)
Critical Thinking (2)

Year 4 of 4-Year Program - for students admitted prior to September 2011
GMGT 4010 Admin Policy
Ethics (3)

2. An OPTION is defined as a course taught by the Asper School of Business, freely selected by the student.  Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of options. Options are normally taken in Years 3 and 4 of the program.


3. An ELECTIVE for students admitted prior to September 2011 is defined as any 3 or 6 credit hour course taught by other faculties and schools, excluding the Asper School of Business. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of electives. Students normally take electives in each year.


4. Students admitted prior to September 2011 are required to complete an additional 3 credit hours of an OPTION or an ELECTIVE.


5. Students are required to complete one MAJOR. Each Major consists of 12 credit hours specified by a Business Department.  Courses required for the Major are normally taken in Years 3 and 4. The Asper School of Business currently offers 13 majors. Students can find more detailed descriptions of the Majors in the Academic Departments and Centres Section. (Printable Version)

 



Notes:
(1) 30 credit hours of core courses are listed under Year 2 of the 4-Year Program. Students may take up to 36 credit hours in an academic year (ie. including Fall and Winter Terms) if they wish.  Students who choose to take more than 30 credit hours may choose to take electives, Business options, and/or Year 3 core courses to make up the additional 3 credit hours.

(2) All Business students prior to September 2011 must complete 3 credit hours of Critical Thinking. Students may fulfill this requirement by completing one of the following courses: PHIL 1200 (6 hrs), PHIL 1290 (3 hrs), PHIL 1320 (6 hrs), or PHIL 2850 (3 hrs). If a six credit hour course is chosen, three credit hours will count toward the core Critical Thinking requirement and three credit hours will count as electives.

(3) All Business students admitted prior to September 2011 must complete 3 credit hours of Ethics. Students may fulfill this requirement by completing oneof the following courses: PHIL 2290 (6 hrs), PHIL 2740 (3 hrs), PHIL 2750 (3 hrs), PHIL 2790 (6 hrs), PHIL 2830 (3 hrs), PHIL 2840 (3 hrs), RLGN 1420 (3 hrs), or GMGT 3581 (3 hrs). If a six credit hour course is chosen, three credit hours will count toward the core Ethics requirement and three credit hours will count as electives.