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  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) (Honours)

Admission Requirements

First Year

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including a minimum of six 4U or M courses. The six 4U or M courses must include English, Advanced Functions, one of Calculus and Vectors (recommended) or Mathematics of Data Management. For applicants whose first language is not English, the requirement of 4U English can also be met under the conditions outlined in the English Language Requirements of the Admissions Requirements and Procedures section of this Calendar.

Advanced Standing

Applications for admission to the second or subsequent years will be assessed on their merits. Students must present a major CGPA of 6.50 (C+/B-) or higher, and an overall CGPA of 8.00 (B) or higher. The program also requires 0.5 credit of Calculus at the first year university level. Application for admission will not be considered unless these credits are successfully completed and transferable for the program. Advanced standing will be granted only for those courses that are determined to be appropriate. Students will not receive credit for courses graded below C-.

Applications by B.I.B. students for admission to the second or subsequent years of B.Com. will be assessed on their merits. Students must present a major CGPA and an overall CGPA consistent with the Academic Performance Evaluation requirements for B.Com. students. Advanced standing will be granted for those courses determined to be appropriate.

Co-op Option

Direct Admission to the First Year of the Co-op Option

Applicants must:

  1. meet the required overall admission cut-off average and prerequisite course average. These averages may be higher than the stated minimum requirements;
  2. be registered as a full-time student in the Bachelor of Commerce program;
  3. be eligible to work in Canada (for off-campus work placements).

Meeting the above requirements only establishes eligibility for admission to the program. The prevailing job market may limit enrolment in the co-op option.

Note: continuation requirements for students previously admitted to the co-op option and admission requirements for the co-op option after beginning the program are described in the Co-operative Education Regulations section of this Calendar.