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Business Management (BComm)

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Bernardino Romero
Ryerson Alumni and International Student, Business Management

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Is It for You?

Study in the heart of Canada’s business district with faculty committed to groundbreaking teaching strategies that combine theory and practice. Select from seven innovative business majors to pursue the specialization that aligns with your interests. You’ll have access to industry experts, an optional co-op program, case competitions and networking events to strengthen and put your skills to work in professional environments.

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Business Management students have a common first year of business studies and choose from a wide selection of specialized majors at the end of first year:

Become well-versed in analysis and quantitative skills to become a leader in the fast-paced global economy. In our highly technical and computerized world, acquiring timely and accurate business and economic data is essential for successful management decision-making.

Launch a startup, create a sustainable enterprise or bring innovation and entrepreneurial skills to an existing organization. Recognized internationally as a world leader in entrepreneurship education, we offer more undergraduate entrepreneurship courses than any other Canadian university. Our professors have extensive real-world experience and work directly with student startups.

In today’s marketplace, all businesses are affected by events taking place around the world. In Global Management Studies, you’ll acquire managerial skills and the cultural understanding to lead in the new global business environment.

Learn to manage a diverse workforce, strategically recruit employees, retain good personnel and train and develop your employees while fostering a fair and ethical work environment.

Gain an understanding of key legal issues in the corporate world through the strongest integration of law and business of any BComm program in Canada. Studies include contract negotiations, human resources, policy development and property law transactions. Your understanding will be strengthened by developing critical thinking and writing skills and gaining familiarity with key issues in business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Explore innovative and new ways to engage with consumers. Learn how to interpret and respond to customer needs better than the competition by analyzing consumer trends, competitive activity and other factors.

Real estate propels the local and national economies. Learn the skills that will allow you to thrive in the housing and commercial property arenas, real estate finance, property development, economics, sustainability and real estate law. Our Real Estate Management major was created in close consultation with industry experts.

What You Need to Know

 Program Formats
Full Time: Four Year; Direct Entry to Third Year; Five-Year Co-op
Part Time: First-Year Entry; Direct Entry to Third Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Commerce

 Grade Range
78-87%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Co-op

 Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

 Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.

*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2021 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2020/2021

Full-Time Format
Domestic Fees Range:
 $9,295 - $9,535
International Fees Range: $30,398 - $33,352

Part-Time Format (One to Eight or More Courses)
Domestic Fees Range:
$1,118 - $7,183
International Fees Range: $3,428 - $25,661

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Requirements for Full-Time, Four-Year Program

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Mathematics (one of Calculus and Vectors [MCV4U], Advanced Functions [MHF4U] or Mathematics of Data Management [MDM4U])
  • MCV4U is the preferred mathematics course
  • Note: the minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 70% range) will be determined subject to competition

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Requirements for Part-Time Program

All applicants to the program must have the following qualifications: A and C, or B and C.

A. O.S.S.D. with six Grade 12 U/M courses, including Grade 12 U courses in: English and Mathematics (one of Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U).

OR

B. Ability to meet Ryerson's Mature Student guidelines.

AND

C. Completion of at least one certificate program from the Business Management area taken through The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, or seven individual courses from the Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) program taken through The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, or equivalent qualifications from other post-secondary institutions. The cumulative grade point average required for admission each year is determined on the basis of competition. Candidates are encouraged to present cumulative grade point averages of 2.67 (B-) or higher to maximize their chances for admission consideration on a competitive basis.

Notes:

  1. ENG4U/EAE4U is the preferred English.
  2. Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) is the preferred Mathematics course.
  3. The grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 70 percent range or higher) will be determined subject to competition.
  4. Subject to competition, candidates will be required to present averages/grades above the minimum.

Students interested in pursuing an Entrepreneurship Major should know that the majority of courses required for the Major will not be available in the evening (at this time). Students wanting to pursue this Major will have to take the majority of the required courses during the day.

Please note: Part-time Business Management degree students may take up to a total of three (3) courses per semester.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Requirements for Full-Time and Part-Time Direct Entry Program

  • A Ryerson-approved three-year Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from a public Ontario College is required for admission consideration
  • The cumulative grade point average required for admission each year is determined on the basis of competition. Candidates are encouraged to present a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher to maximize their chances for admission consideration
  • Applicants will be considered for admission to third year, and will also be required to complete up to six courses from year two or provide evidence that equivalent courses have been taken

The following Majors are available for Direct Entry admission:

  • Economics and Management Science Major
  • Entrepreneurship Major
  • Global Management Major (co-op available)
  • Human Resources Management Major (co-op available)
  • Law and Business Major (co-op available)
  • Marketing Management Major (co-op available)
  • Real Estate Management Major (co-op available)

Students interested in pursuing an Entrepreneurship or Real Estate Management Major should know that the majority of courses required for the Major will not be available in the evening (at this time). Students wanting to pursue these Majors will have to take the majority of the required courses during the day.

Please note:

  • Part-time Business Management degree students may take up to a total of three (3) courses per semester
  • At this time, Co-op option is not available to Part-time Direct Entry students

After Graduation

Use your extensive management knowledge to create or direct businesses, manage teams, achieve objectives and increase profits. Join a large and growing network of TRSM alumni who are leaders in all sectors of the business world. Or, pursue graduate studies in a range of disciplines such as a master of business administration (MBA), master of science in management (MScM) or through further professional education.

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