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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Business Technology Management

Available: Fall, Winter

Program Description

The cross-disciplinary Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Business Technology Management degree program provides students with information technology (IT), business management and leadership knowledge and skills that can be applied to every level of the enterprise. It prepares graduates for jobs as IT-savvy business professionals who can operate effectively in cross-functional teams. Program graduates will be capable of planning, designing, developing, implementing and managing IT strategies and technologies to achieve productivity, innovation and competitive advantage in a globally connected digital world.

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

The proposed Bachelor of Commerce – Technology Management degree program addresses a significant labour market need for "translators" between the technical language of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practitioners and the strategic and management language spoken across business enterprise. It has been designed to address the new reality of business management practices within a highly digitized global environment by providing graduates with information technology skills combined with business management and leadership training. This hybrid approach prepares graduates to operate effectively in cross-functional teams both in the ICT sector and other industries.

Driven by the latest innovations in IT, in particular the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as Health, Mobile, Analytics, Digital Security and Cloud, many jobs require the strong blend of business and IT skills that this degree program provides.

Information is the backbone of business operations globally. Technology is more affordable, and, as a result, the amount of information that organizations can harness is growing exponentially. The connectivity in social media and interoperability of devices enables companies to provide services and commerce with fewer restrictions across geographical and time zones than ever before. This interconnected world requires cross-disciplinary skills that the proposed degree program develops in students.

The proposed Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Business Technology Management degree program prepares graduates for management, analysis, business intelligence, consulting and operations positions. It marries project management and business savvy with in-demand IT skills. Graduates will be prepared for roles as: Business Analysts, Information Technology Solutions Architects, Project Managers, Business Transformation Consultants, Management Consultants, Change Management Consultants, Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, and IT Managers.

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.

Related Careers

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

$8,388

Tuition – International

$19,346


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.

Admissions

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

Domestic
Karishma Jacob 416.491.5050 ext. 22805
International

Student Recruitment

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Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Bill Letterio 416.491.5050 ext. 33592 Bill.Letterio@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Mary-Lynn Manton 416.491.5050 ext. 33264 Mary-Lynn.Manton@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