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Business and Computer Science – Combined Major

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This combined major provides students with a strong grounding in both business and computer science. Although the degree granted is the B.Com., the program is jointly administered by the Faculty and the Department of Computer Science. Both units will provide student advising.

Effective September 1, 2022, the following requirements represent the core courses of this Combined Major. Students who were initially registered in the program prior to September 1, 2022, should consult the Undergraduate Office regarding the requirements to complete the program.

Year 1
ECON 101 3
ECON 102 3
MATH 100 3
MATH 101 3
COMM 101 3
COMM 105 3
COMM 1921 3
COMM 196 3
CPSC 110 4
CPSC 121 4
Total Credits 32
Year 2
COMM 202 1
COMM 190 3
COMM 1911 3
COMM 293 3
COMM 294 3
COMM 295 3
COMM 298 3
COMM 205 3
CPSC 210 4
CPSC 213 4
CPSC 221 4
Total Credits 34
Year 3
COMM 296 3
COMM 203 3
COMM 396 3
COMM 438 3
3 credits from COMM 393, 204 3
CPSC 304 3
CPSC 310 4
CPSC 320 3
One course from CPSC 313, 317, 319, 322, 330, 344 3-4
Elective 3
Total Credits 31-32
Year 4
COMM 3352 3
COMM 436 3
3 credits from COMM 393, 2043 3
COMM 394 3
COMM 400 1
3 credits from COMM 336, 435, 439, 456, or a 400-level Business Technology Management course4 3
COMM 491 3
3 credits from CPSC 300 or higher 3
6 credits from CPSC 400 or higher 6
Elective 3
Total Credits 31
Total Credits for Degree 128-129
1 For students transferring into Second or Third Year of the program, the following are acceptable alternatives:
  • COMM 191: STAT 200
  • COMM 192: COMM 329 or COMR 329
  • 2 Must be taken in Term 1.
    3 Whichever course not taken in third year.
    4 See B.Com. website for a list of Business Technology Management courses available to fulfill this requirement.

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