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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Business Management

Available: Fall, Winter

Program Description

This degree is designed to provide you with the fundamental principles of a well-rounded undergraduate education and the solid incremental building of knowledge through courses specific to business management. Learn to apply strategic management concepts in a variety of business settings - through planning, organizing, leading and evaluating. Your learning will enable you to apply business management techniques to areas such as finance, operations, human resources and marketing to ‘for-profit’ and ’non-profit’ businesses and organizations. Upon graduation, BBM graduates will be equipped to become leaders and strategists well schooled in applied research, analysis and business strategy ready for the challenges and opportunities presented by a growing and evolving economy. 

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities are available for candidates with distinguished academic records in their high school careers. A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to students based on merit and financial needs.

Campus

Duration

8 Semesters (4 Years)

Credential Awarded

Honours Bachelor Degree

Your Career

As a graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Business Management program you will be well prepared for careers such as product managers, project leaders or management, or start your own business.

In addition, you will have the required knowledge to pursue several key industry designations including:

  • Canadian Institute of Management's Certified in Management (CIM) and the Professional Manager (P.Mgr) professional designations
  • The Project Management Institute educational component for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certificate
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate through Microsoft
  • Certified Sales Professional (CSP) from the Canadian Professional Sales Association

Work-Integrated Learning

Mandatory Degree Co-op

A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a paid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the co-op work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the mandatory co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Work-Integrated Learning Model
  Fall Winter Summer
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
OR
Year 1 - Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Vacation
Year 3 Semester 5 Semester 6 Semester 7
Year 4 Work Term Semester 8  

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum overall average of 65%, or a mature applicant (21 years or older and has been out of high school for a minimum of two years). Mature applicants should disclose all previous postsecondary transcripts which may be used for admission decisions.

Required courses - minimum final grade of 65% in each:

  • English: Grade 12 ENG 4 (U)
  • Mathematics: any Grade 12 (U)

Applicants must meet Seneca English Proficiency requirements for degree programs.

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$7,931

Tuition – International

$18,994

Book & Supply Costs

$1,840


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and Liberal Studies requirements.

Seneca College has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting October 12, 2011. Seneca College shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Judy Chung 416.491.5050 ext. 22127 Judy.Chung@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

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Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Sarah Arliss 416.491.5050 ext. 26116 Sarah.Arliss@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Sarah Arliss 416.491.5050 ext. 26116 Sarah.Arliss@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network