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Business Management - Law and Business Major

The Law and Business major offers you the strongest integration of law and business among all Bachelor of Commerce programs in Canada. Gain a solid understanding of the many key legal issues in the corporate world, including contract negotiations, human resources, policy development and property transactions.

1st & 2nd Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2021-2022 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after

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

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279* Introduction to Professional Communication
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

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

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100* Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

*CMN 279 and MKT 100 will be timetabled either in 1st or 2nd Semester. 

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.

 

  

3rd & 4th Semester

Last offered Fall 2021 to students admitted Fall 2020. 

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
LAW 122 Business Law

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

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
LAW 204 Legal Analysis in a Business Context
LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business

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

† For most Business Management Students, CMN 279 and LAW 122 are timetabled in either in the 3rd or 4th semester. Law and Business students take LAW 122† in 3rd semester or request permission to enrol in the Major on an individual basis if they take it in 4th semester.

  

3rd & 4th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2022-2023 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
LAW 122 Business Law

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

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406
 Introductory Management Accounting
BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce  
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
LAW 204 Legal Analysis in a Business Context

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

† For most Business Management Students, ITM 102 and LAW 122 are timetabled in either in the 3rd or 4th semester. Law and Business students take LAW 122† in 3rd semester or request permission to enrol in the Major on an individual basis if they take it in 4th semester.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Last offered Fall 2022 to students admitted Fall 2020.

REQUIRED:

BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Four courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2023-2024 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

REQUIRED:

FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business
LAW 573 Understanding the Ethical-Legal Nexus
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Three courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Last offered Fall 2023-2024 to students admitted Fall 2020. 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2024-2025 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

The Law and Business Department offers an optional co-operative program which provides graduates with 16 months of work experience integrated into their academic program.

Students wishing to be considered for this program must apply for admission into the co-op option after the fourth semester of the program. Admission into the co-op program us based on the following four items:

  1. Recommended CGPA of 3.00 (or higher). Subject to competition, grades above the minimum may be required.
  2. Evidence of superior oral and written communications skills
  3. Interview
  4. Resume/CV

Students commence work terms upon completion of the fifth semester of the Business Management program and the co-op option extends the Law and Business Major to five years from four. The Law and Business Department cannot guarantee work term jobs, but the Business Career Hub, opens in new window and the Department will prospect for employers and make every effort to locate suitable positions, as well as be available to advise students on their search for program-related jobs.

The co-op program enables students to earn prevailing wages for the level of responsibility and contribution of the jobs they perform and thus finance at least part of their university education.

The sequencing of academic and work terms is shown below. Please be advised that this schedule may be subject to revisions.

1st & 2nd Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2021-2022 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after

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

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279* Introduction to Professional Communication
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

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

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100* Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

*CMN 279 and MKT 100 will be timetabled either in 1st or 2nd Semester. 

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.

 

  

3rd & 4th Semester

Last offered Fall 2021 to students admitted Fall 2020. 

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
LAW 122 Business Law

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

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
LAW 204 Legal Analysis in a Business Context
LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business

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

† For most Business Management Students, CMN 279 and LAW 122 are timetabled in either in the 3rd or 4th semester. Law and Business students take LAW 122† in 3rd semester or request permission to enrol in the Major on an individual basis if they take it in 4th semester.

  

3rd & 4th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2022-2023 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
LAW 122 Business Law

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

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406 Introduction Management Accounting
BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
LAW 204 Legal Analysis in a Business Context

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

† For most Business Management Students, ITM 102 and LAW 122 are timetabled in either in the 3rd or 4th semester. Law and Business students take LAW 122† in 3rd semester or request permission to enrol in the Major on an individual basis if they take it in 4th semester.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Last offered Fall 2022 to students admitted Fall 2020.

5th Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

6th Semester

REQUIRED:

LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

* It is strongly recommended that this course be taken in the student's final year.

LAW 68A/B is a two-term course and has a course count of 2.00. 

  

5th & 6th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2023-2024 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

5th Semester

REQUIRED:

LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: One course from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

6th Semester

REQUIRED:

FIN 401 Managerial Finance II 
LAW 573 Understanding the Ethical-Legal Nexus

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

* It is strongly recommended that this course be taken in the student's final year.

LAW 68A/B is a two-term course and has a course count of 2.00. 

  

7th & 8th Semester

Last offered Fall 2023-2024 to students admitted Fall 2020. 

7th Semester

REQUIRED:

LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Two courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

8th Semester 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Two courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2024-2025 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after

7th Semester

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Three courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

8th Semester 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: One course from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

  

Sequencing of Academic and Work terms

The sequencing of academic and work terms is shown below. Please be advised that this schedule may be subject to revisions.

This co-op sequencing is for students admitted Fall 2018 and before. Students admitted Fall 2019 and after please see revised co-op sequencing below.  

  Fall Winter Spring/Summer
Year 1 1st Semester 2nd Semester --
Year 2 3rd Semester 4th Semester WKT 131 - Work Term I
Year 3 5th Semester WKT 231 - Work Term II WKT 331 - Work Term III
Year 4 6th Semester 7th Semester WKT 431 - Work Term IV
Year 5 8th Semester -- --

Co-op sequencing begins in 2021 for students admitted in 2019 or later.

  Fall Winter Spring/Summer
Year 1 1st Semester 2nd Semester --
Year 2 3rd Semester 4th Semester --
Year 3 5th Semester WKT 131 - Work Term I WKT 231 - Work Term II
Year 4 6th Semester 7th Semester WKT 331 - Work Term III
Year 5 WKT 431 - Work Term IV 8th Semester --

Work terms are graded on a pass/fail basis. Each work term is assessed by the Co-op Faculty Advisor on the basis of the student's comprehensive written report and the employer's evaluation of the student's performance on the job.

NOTE: Students are expected to follow the sequence prescribed for their program. Graduation with the co-op designation requires successful completion of a minimum of 3 work terms.

Direct Entry students will normally be admitted into 5th semester (3rd Year) of this program. Students should refer to their Offer of Admission for details.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Last offered Fall 2022 to students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2022.

REQUIRED:

BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Four courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2023-2024 for students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2023.

REQUIRED:

FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business
LAW 573 Understanding the Ethical-Legal Nexus
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Three courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Last offered Fall 2022 to students admitted Fall 2020 offered Fall 2022 for students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2022

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2024-2025 for students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2023 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics 
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

The Law and Business Department offers direct-entry students an optional co-operative program which provides graduates with 16 months of work experience integrated into their academic program.

Students wishing to be considered for this program must apply for admission into the co-op option by September 30. Admission into the co-op program us based on the following four items:

  1. Recommended CGPA of 3.00 (or higher). Subject to competition, grades above the minimum may be required.
  2. Evidence of superior oral and written communications skills
  3. Interview
  4. Resume/CV

Students commence work terms upon completion of the second year of the Business Management program and the co-op option extends the Law and Business Major to two
years to three. The Law and Business Department cannot guarantee work term jobs, but the Business Career Hub, opens in new window and the Department will prospect for employers and make every effort to locate suitable positions, as well as be available to advise students on their search for program-related jobs.

The co-op program enables students to earn prevailing wages for the level of responsibility and contribution of the jobs they perform and thus finance at least part of their university education.

The sequencing of academic and work terms is shown below. Please be advised that this schedule may be subject to revisions.

Co-op sequencing begins in 2021 for Third Year Direct Entry students admitted in 2021:

  Fall Winter Spring/Summer
Year 1 1st Semester 2nd Semester --
Year 2 3rd Semester 4th Semester --
Year 3 5th Semester WKT 131 - Work Term I WKT 231 - Work Term II
Year 4 6th Semester 7th Semester WKT 331 - Work Term III
Year 5 WKT 431 - Work Term IV 8th Semester --

  

5th & 6th Semester

Last offered Fall 2022 to students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2022.

5th Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

6th Semester
(offered in Fall only)

REQUIRED:

LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

* It is strongly recommended that this course be taken in the student's final year.


  

5th & 6th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2023-2024 for students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2023.

5th Semester

REQUIRED:

LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: One course from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 White Collar Crime
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

6th Semester
(offered in Fall only)

REQUIRED:

FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
LAW 573 Understanding the Ethical-Legal Nexus

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Two courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

* It is strongly recommended that this course be taken in the student's final year.

 

  

7th & 8th Semester

Last offered Fall 2023 to students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2022

7th Semester
(offered in Winter only)

REQUIRED:

LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Two courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

8th Semester 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Two courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2024-2025 for students admitted to Direct-Entry in Fall 2023. 

7th Semester
(offered in Winter only)

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Three courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

8th Semester 

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: One course from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

1st & 2nd Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2021-2022 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after

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

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279* Introduction to Professional Communication
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

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

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100* Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

*CMN 279 and MKT 100 will be timetabled either in 1st or 2nd Semester. 

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.

 

  

3rd & 4th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2022-2023 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
LAW 122 Business Law

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

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406  Introductory Management Accounting 
BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce 
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
LAW 204 Legal Analysis in a Business Context

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

† For most Business Management Students, ITM 102 and LAW 122 are timetabled in either in the 3rd or 4th semester. Law and Business students take LAW 122† in 3rd semester or request permission to enrol in the Major on an individual basis if they take it in 4th semester.

  

5th & 6th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2023-2024 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after 

REQUIRED:

FIN 401 Managerial Finance II 
LAW 534 Government Regulation of Business 
LAW 573 Understanding the Ethical-Legal Nexus 
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Three courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

Revised curriculum begins 2024-2025 for students admitted Fall 2021 and after.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics 
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

Direct Entry students will normally be admitted into 5th semester (3rd Year) of this program. Students should refer to their Offer of Admission for details.

  

5th & 6th Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Four courses from the following:

CRM 200 Criminal Law
LAW 321 The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers
LAW 401 Information Access and Privacy Protection
LAW 402 Health Information Access and Privacy
LAW 525 The Law of the Marketplace
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 568 Cyber Crime and the Law
LAW 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar Crime
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.

  

7th & 8th Semester

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
LAW 533 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
LAW 722 Law and Canadian Business

REQUIRED GROUP 2: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics 
LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
LAW 607 Selected Topics in Law and Policy
LAW 68A/B* Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
LAW 723 Issues in Information Technology Law
LAW 724 Legal Aspects of International Business
LAW 725 Visiting Professor Law Seminar

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
Two courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the LAW prefix.

*LAW 68A/B is a two-term course, has a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.