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Degree

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

Admission Requirements

First Year

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) (Honours)
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, and Calculus and Vectors.  Applicants who do not present with Calculus and Vectors must successfully complete MATH 0009 at Carleton in the Fall semester of first year in order to be eligible to continue.

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.

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
No direct entry, access is restricted.

Advanced Standing

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

Current Carleton students may also be assessed for admission to second and subsequent years if they present BUSI 1001 and BUSI 1002 with an average of 8.0 or higher (with no individual grade below C +) and a major CGPA of 6.50 (C+/B-) or higher.

Applications by B.I.B. (Honours) students for admission to the second or subsequent years of B.Com. (Honours) 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. (Honours) students. Advanced standing will be granted for those courses determined to be appropriate.

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
No direct entry. Access is restricted to students in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Bachelor of International Business (Honours). (See Regulations for Business.)

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 (Honours) 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.