Business Administration and Math

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration and Mathematics)

One of the most sought after skills gained from a business degree is the ability to make future decisions based on the assessment of possible risks and opportunities. By using in-depth data analytical knowledge and problem solving skills, students will make more strategic decisions in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment. Thesis option is available.


Admission Requirements

Minimum Average over 6 Grade 12 academic courses: 73% 

Ontario Course Requirements:

  • ENG4U
  • MHF4U
  • MCV4U
  • A minimum grade of 70% is required in the required Grade 12 Mathematics courses

Suggested Sequence

Semester 1

  • STEN 1000, Introduction to Business
  • ECON 1100, Introduction to Economics I
  • One of:
    • ​MATH 1250, Linear Algebra I
    • MATH 1260, Vectors and Linear Algebra
  • One of: 
    • ​MATH 1720, Differential Calculus 
    • MATH 1760, Functions & Differential Calculus
  • COMP 1400, Introduction to Algorithms & Programming I

Semester 2

  • ECON 1110, Introduction to Economics II
  • ACCT 1510, Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MGMT 1000, Business Communications
  • MATH 1730, Integral Calculus
  • COMP 1410, Introduction to Algorithms and Programming II

Semester 3

  • ACCT 2550, Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT 2400, Management and Organizational Life
  • FINA 2700, Business Finance I
  • MATH 1020, Mathematical Foundations
  • STAT 2920, Introduction to Probability

Semester 4

  • MSCI 2130, Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • MSCI 2200, Quantitative Decision Models
  • MKTG 1310, Principles of Marketing
  • MATH 2780, Vector Calculus
  • MATH 2250, Linear Algebra II

Semester 5

  • One of: 
    • *MSCI 3310, Operations Managment I
    • *MSCI 3410, Supply Chain Management I: Intro to Fundamentals
  • MGMT 2430, Human Resource Management
  • FINA 2710, Business Finance II
  • MATH 2251, Linear Algebra III
  • STAT 2950, Introduction to Statistics

Semester 6

  • STEN 3970, The Law and Business Administration
  • MATH 3580, Introduction to Analysis I
  • MATH 2790, Differential Equations
  • MATH 3590, Complex Variables
  • One of: 
    • MATH 3980, Theory of Interest
    • MATH 4960, Portfolio Optimization
    • MATH 3960, Stochastic Operations Research

Semester 7

  • MGMT 3000, Business Ethics
  • 2 Business electives
  • MATH 3581, Introduction to Analysis II
  • MATH 3200, Abstract Algebra

Semester 8

  • STEN 4980, Strategic Management
  • 3 Business electives
  • One of the following not already taken: 
    • ​MATH 3980, Theory of Interest
    • MATH 4960, Portfolio Optimization
    • MATH 3960, Stochastic Operations Research

*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.