Business Administration and Computer Science

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration and Computer Science)

This program combines a business degree with specialized training in information and technology to open up a diverse range of such career opportunities as computer and network administrator, game developer, operations manager, systems analyst, and database administrator. Co-op and thesis options are available. 


Admission Requirements

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

Ontario Course Requirements:

  • ENG4U
  • MHF4U
  • MCV4U is strongly recommended
  • A minimum 70% average of math courses is required
  • A minimum grade of 70% in at least one grade 12 U Math course (or equivalent) is also normally required

Suggested Sequence

Semester 1

  • STEN 1000, Introduction to Business
  • ECON 1100, Introduction to Economics I
  • COMP 1000, Key Concepts in Computer Science
  • COMP 1400, Introduction to Algorithms and Programming I
  • MATH 1720, Differential Calculus

Semester 2

  • ECON 1110, Introduction to Economics II
  • COMP 1410, Introduction to Algorithms & Programming II
  • STAT 2910, Statistics for the Sciences
  • ACCT 1510, Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MGMT 1000, Business Communications

Semester 3

  • COMP 2120, Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA
  • COMP 2650, Computer Architecture I: Digital Design
  • MATH 1250, Linear Algebra I
  • ACCT 2550, Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT 2400, Management and Organizational Life

Semester 4

  • COMP 2540, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • COMP 2560, System Programming
  • MGMT 2430, Human Resource Management
  • MSCI 2200, Quantitative Decision Models
  • MKTG 1310, Principles of Marketing

Semester 5

  • COMP 3150, Database Management Systems 
  • COMP 3300, Operating System Fundamentals
  • FINA 2700, Business Finance I
  • One of: 
    • ‚Äč*MSCI 3310, Operations Management I
    • *MSCI 3410, Supply Chain Management I: Intro to Fundamentals
  • Computer Science elective

Semester 6

  • COMP 3340, World Wide Info Systems Development
  • COMP 3670, Computer Networks
  • FINA 2710, Business Finance II
  • STEN 3970, The Law and Business Administration
  • Business elective

Semester 7

  • MGMT 3000, Business Ethics
  • 3 Business electives (as per specialization requirements)
  • Computer Science elective

Semester 8

  • STEN 4980, Strategic Management
  • COMP 4250, Big Data Analytics and Database Design
  • 3 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.