Honours Bachelor of Commerce

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program at the Orillia Campus is a AACSB-accredited, four-year undergraduate program intended for students that wish to have an education focused on business management, with an emphasis on a particular specialization.

Curriculum

Curriculum

The curriculum for the Honours Bachelor of Commerce program at the Orillia campus includes learning experiences in:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Areas of Specialization

Areas of Specialization

Students can specialize their degree by choosing either a Major or a Minor.

Majors

There are two major programs along with two majors with co-op options in which you may enrol to earn the Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. These are:

  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Global Entrepreneurship (Co-op Option)
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration (Co-op Option)

Minors

The major programs are designed to enable you to earn a minor designation in addition to your major designation. You may earn a minor designation in one of the following disciplines, by appropriately selecting your elective courses according to the program requirements:

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

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

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