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First Year Students

During your first year at the School of Business Management, you'll acquire the foundational business knowledge that prepares you to specialize in a major. The curriculum provides you with a general overview of business in society, introduces you to all of the basic business functions, and develops awareness of social, human and economic issues through the introduction of the liberal studies.

Please have a look at the PowerPoint presentation slides from the Mandatory Academic Orientation for 1st year students.

How You Earn This Degree

Business management students must complete a total of 42 credits which include Required, Required Group or Professional elective, Professionally-Related and Liberal Studies courses. The curriculum provides you with a general overview of business in society, introduces you to all of the basic business functions, and develops awareness of social, human and economic issues through the introduction of the liberal studies.

The first two semesters of the program are common for all Business Management Majors.

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
BUS 100* Strategies for Success
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
QMS 102 Business Statistics I

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406 Introductory Management Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing
QMS 202 Business Statistics II

 

* This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Note: Students planning to enter the Marketing Management Major must obtain a grade of at least 2.67 (B-) in MKT 100.

Business Management students must declare their Major before course intentions in March of their first year. How to Change your Plan / Major.

Program Majors 

Minors

A Minor is an opportunity for you to explore a secondary area of undergraduate study either for personal interest beyond your degree program, or as an area of expertise related to the your degree that will serve your career choice. Learn more about minors.

Co-op Opportunities

Co-operative education at the Ted Rogers School of Management and Ryerson University is a program designed to provide students with work experiences that complement their academic studies. It gives them the opportunity to connect their knowledge and skills to the world around them. Co-op integrates a student’s academic learning with workplace learning in fields relevant to the student’s academic and professional goals.

Students are required to meet the minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of a 3.0 at the end of their first year of study as part of the academic requirements for the Co-op option.

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