The Odette BComm

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration)

Our flagship undergraduate program combines classroom teaching, faculty interaction and hands on learning through case studies, group projects, community engagement, and extra-curricular opportunities. This comprehensive four-year program with both co-operative education and non-co-op options encompasses all the key fundamental areas of business study, fully preparing you with a strong foundation of knowledge. Thesis options are also available. 


Admission Requirements

Minimum Average over 6 Grade 12 academic courses: 73% / 78% for Co-op

Ontario Course Requirements:

  • ENG4U
  • One Grade 12U Mathematics
  • A minimum grade of 70% in at least one grade 12U Math course (or equivalent) is also normally required

Suggested Sequence

Semester 1

  • STEN 1000, Introduction to Business
  • ECON 1100, Introduction to Economics I
  • MATH 1980, Mathematics for Business
  • Option outside of Business Administration 
  • Option outside of Business Administration 

Semester 2

  • ECON 1110, Introduction to Economics II
  • ACCT 1510, Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MGMT 1000, Business Communications
  • MSCI 1000, Introduction to Business Data Analysis Using Spreadsheets
  • MKTG 1310, Priciples of Marketing

Semester 3

  • ACCT 2550, Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT 2400, Management and Organizational Life
  • FINA 2700, Business Finance I
  • MSCI 2020, Business Data Analysis
  • Option outside of Business Administration 

Semester 4

  • MGMT 2430, Human Resource Management
  • FINA 2710, Business Finance II
  • MSCI 2130, Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • MSCI 2200, Quantitative Decision Models
  • Option outside of Business Administration 

Semester 5

  • MGMT 3000, Business Ethics
  • One of: 
    • ‚Äč*MSCI 3310, Operations Management I
    • *MSCI 3410, Supply Chain Management I: Intro to Fundamentals
  • Business elective (as per specialization requirements)
  • Business elective (as per specialization requirements)
  • Option outside of Business Administration 

Semester 6

  • STEN 3970, The Law and Business Administration
  • 4 Business/non-Business electives (as per specialization requirements)

Semesters 7 & 8

  • STEN 4980, Strategic Management
  • 9 Business/non-Business electives (as per specialization requirements)

*Beginning Fall 2019, students may take either MSCI 3310 or MSCI 3410. However, students pursuing the Supply Chain and Business Analytics specialization MUST take MSCI 3410. If a student chooses to take BOTH classes, MSCI 3310 must be taken BEFORE MSCI 3410, or else it will not count for credit.