Options

An option is a specialization of 12 to 18 course credits taken in Years 3 and 4 in a specific business subject area.

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If you are completing the Combined Major in Business and Computer Science (BUCS) program, your program curriculum does not allow for specialization in an option.

Eligibility requirements for BCom options

OptionGPA cutoff1Year 2 courses that must be completed to take option courses
Accounting69.0%2COMM 290, COMM 291, COMM 293, COMM 294, COMM 295
Business Technology Managementno cutoffCOMM 205
Entrepreneurship no cutoff no specific requirements 
Finance74.0%2COMM 298
General Business Managementno cutoffdepends on analysis courses selected
Global Supply Chain and Logistics Managementno cutoff, entry by application3COMM 290, COMM 291, COMM 2044
International Business5no cutoff, entry by applicationno specific prerequisites
Marketingno cutoffCOMM 293, COMM 295, COMM 296
Operations and Logisticsno cutoffCOMM 204
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resourcesno cutoffCOMM 292, COMM 203
Real Estateno cutoffCOMM 295, COMM 298
1 Your GPA is your Year 2 winter session average calculated using all courses taken from September to April.
2 GPA cutoff for students entering Year 3 in 2017W. Cutoff averages may change for subsequent sessions depending on course availability and demand.
3 You must meet the eligibility requirements of Go Global for exchange.
4 You must complete COMM 204 in Year 2 or during the summer after Year 2 to be eligible for the Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management option.
5 The International Business (IB) option is completed as a double option but does not require any additional credits to graduate. You need to first register in one of the other ten options as your primary specialization and apply to be admitted to IB as your secondary option (for example, Marketing and International Business).

Option waitlist

If you're unable to register in the option you'd like or you'd like to switch options, add yourself to the option waitlist.

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An option is not equivalent to a major

As a BCom student, your program major is Commerce. Your option, also sometimes referred to as your specialization, will not appear on your degree certificate, but will be noted on your transcript.


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