Commerce (BCom)

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The Commerce programs combine economics and the various sub-disciplines of management enabling you to develop analytical skills and gain knowledge of institutions using the resources of the Institute for Management and Innovation. This background is useful for solving problems and making decisions in business and government environments. Graduates of our Commerce programs are well prepared for a future in professional accounting, economics, actuarial science, financial analytics, marketing analysis, management of firms and government, or small business. 

Each program has also been designed to ensure you graduate with strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills that will ensure your success in a competitive job market. In addition, the Specialist Program in Accounting is CPA recognized and provides students with direct entry into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP).

"The Commerce program at UTM is competitive and challenging, but it offers unparalleled training and networking opportunities. I chose Commerce, specifically Accounting, because it’s so versatile. [...] Being business savvy, coupled with my strengthened interpersonal skills gives me the opportunity to work in many industries with various individuals."
- Sarah Girgis, 3rd year, Specialist in Accounting and Major in Economics

Programs & Requirements

OUAC Program Code: TME
Approximate Grade Range: Mid 80s (based on six Grade 12 "U" or "M" courses, including English (ENG4U) or equivalent)
Find requirements to other common curricula:

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Program & Prerequisites Program Options

Accounting

C, F

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor

Commerce (HBA)

C, F

NoSpecialist
YesMajor
NoMinor

Commerce

C, F

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor

Economics

C, F

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor

Finance

C, F

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor

Marketing

C, F

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor


Exciting Opportunities

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Research Opportunities

We offer undergraduate students the chance to work on cutting edge research; one-on-one with our leading instructors.

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The Professional Skills Development Program (PDSP) complements classroom learning with soft skills development through participation in a variety of events.


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Fund Accounting

Management Accounting I (MGT223H5)

This course covers conceptual and analytical foundations of cost accounting and uses of accounting by management.

Customer Insight

Principles of Marketing (MGT252H5)

An introduction to the basic concepts of market definition, consumer behaviour, and the principal marketing functions: product line development, pricing, distribution, and more.

Cash in Hand

Foundations of Money and Banking (ECO348H5)

This course explores topics on the theories of money and banking. The strategy of the course is to develop a series of models to examine the importance of money and banks.

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Quantitative Methods in Economics (ECO220Y5)

An introduction to the use of statistical analysis, including such topics as elementary probability theory, tests of hypotheses, estimation; analysis of variance and regression analysis.


Discover Your Potential

Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones, BCom, Finance, Class of 2019

In the fall of 2019, Courtney Jones joined the incoming class of Harvard Law School. It is a challenge she feels ready to meet head-on, thanks in large part to the ongoing support she received from her tight-knit family, and community of friends and faculty at University of Toronto Mississauga.

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Lee Bailey

Lee Bailey, Associate Professor, Economics

Lee Bailey arrived at U of T’s St. George campus in 1987 with the intention of earning his master’s degree in economics and moving on. Instead, he stayed to begin work on a PhD, was diverted to U of T Mississauga by a teaching opportunity and stayed to forge a teaching career at UTM.

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Minal Ghayur

UTM student wins two awards for inspiring others

Like many university students Minal Ghayur felt scared and shy when she first came to UTM in 2016. She quickly identified a solution to overcome some of that initial apprehension and timidity: engage in extra-curricular activities.

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On this edition of the View to the U podcast, Professor Sonia Kang charts her research path in the Department of Management within the Institute for Management and Innovation at University of Toronto Mississauga.

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Chart Legend: Bio = Biology
C = Calculus & Vectors
Ch = Chemistry
F = Advanced Functions
Fr = French
Ita = Italian
M = Mathematics of Data Management
Math = One of the Grade 12 U Maths
Ph = Physics
/ = or
, = and
rec. = recommended
approx. = approximate

Sp = Specialist program
Ma = Major program
Mi = Minor program