Honours Bachelor of Commerce

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program is a four-year undergraduate program, consisting of 41 half-course equivalents that include learning experiences in:

  1. General knowledge and skill areas that include communication abilities, ethical understanding and reasoning abilities, analytic skills, use of information technology, understanding of multicultural and diversity issues, and reflective thinking skills.
  2. Management-specific knowledge and skill areas that include ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society; financial theories, analysis, reporting and markets; creation of value through the integrated production and marketing of goods, services, and information; group and individual dynamics in organizations; statistical data analysis and management science as they support decision-making processes throughout an organization; information technologies as they influence the structure and processes of organizations and economies, and as they influence the roles and techniques of management; domestic and global economic environments of organizations.
  3. Developing capacities to lead in organizational situations; to apply knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances through a conceptual understanding of relevant disciplines; to adapt and innovate to solve problems, to cope with unforeseen events, and to manage in unpredictable environments.
  4. Developing a commitment to an area of specialization and acquiring advanced knowledge in that area; developing advanced theoretical or practical skills for that area; devoting explicit attention to the role of the specialization area in managerial and organization contexts.

Major Areas of Specialization

There are several areas of specialization, or "majors", that students can take during the Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. These are:
  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Minor Areas of Specialization

In addition to the majors, there are minor areas of specialization that the student can choose to undertake. These are:
  • Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing

How to Apply

For more information, including eligibility and admission requirements, please visit the Business Programs Information section in the Lakehead University course calendar.

To apply to this program, please visit Lakehead University's Admissions website.