Business Administration and Psychology

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration and Psychology)

The ability to make a workforce and organization more effective and efficient is critical to any industry. By combining the study of business and psychology, students will be using social science research methods in a business setting to recruit, motivate, and align the workforce to function at its optimal level. Thesis option is available. 


Admission Requirements

Minimum Average over 6 Grade 12 academic courses: 73%

Ontario Course Requirements:

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

Suggested Sequence

Semester 1

  • STEN 1000, Introduction to Business
  • MGMT 1000, Business Communications
  • PSYC 1150, Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science
  • ECON 1100, Introduction to Economics I
  • MATH 1980, Mathematics for Business

Semester 2

  • ACCT 1510, Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MSCI 1000, Introduction to Business Data Analysis Using Spreadsheets
  • MKTG 1310, Principles of Marketing
  • PSYC 1160, Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science
  • ECON 1110, Introduction to Economics II

Semester 3

  • ACCT 2550, Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT 2400, Management and Organizational Life
  • FINA 2700, Business Finance I
  • One of: 
    • SOSC 2500, Basic Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
    • MSCI 2020, Business Data Analysis
  • Psychology elective

Semester 4

  • MGMT 2430, Human Resource Management
  • FINA 2710, Business Finance II
  • MSCI 2130, Introduction to Management Infromation Systems
  • MSCI 2200, Quantitative Decision Models
  • PSYC 2300, Social Science Research Methods

Semester 5

  • MGMT 3000, Business Ethics
  • One of: 
    • ​*MSCI 3310, Operations Management I
    • *MSCI 3410, Supply Chain Management I: Intro to Fundamentals
  • PSYC 3700, Tests and Measurement
  • 2 Psychology electives

Semester 6

  • STEN 3970, The Law and Business Administration
  • PSYC 3700, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • 2 Psychology electives
  • 1 Business elective

Semesters 7&8

  • 6 Business electives
  • 3 Psychology electives
  • STEN 4980, Strategic Management

*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.