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Direct Entry Students

Welcome to Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Business Management. The information below is for all incoming Direct Entry Students. Please read the following PowerPoint presentation to learn important information concerning your program. Our goal is to help you succeed during your time at Ryerson.

The Ted Rogers School of Business Management is home to seven exciting majors. Our program majors are focused on giving you both the theoretical and practical skill needed in the working world. As a Direct Entry [?] A post-secondary degree pathway from college to university which recognizes the completion of a specific College diploma; credits earned in specific programs at an Ontario College are applied towards direct entry or advanced standing at Ryerson. student you have been admitted into your third year at the School of Business Management and will start your specialization/major from day one.

 

 

Reachback Courses

Your offer of admission has outlined the ‘reachback’ requirements you need to complete in order to graduate. ‘Reachback’ courses are additional required courses that are determined by the program major [?] The term ‘Major’ is referred to as ‘Plan’ when using Ryerson’s online system.. You are required to complete the BComm curriculum for semesters 5, 6, 7 and 8 as specified by your chosen major in addition to the ‘reachback’ courses listed below.

 

Transfer Credits

You have the opportunity to apply for transfer credits for your ‘reachback’ courses and the courses that are determined by your program major. You are allowed to apply for a maximum number of transfer credits that is equivalent to the number of ‘reachbacks’ you were assigned in your offer of admission. For example, if you were assigned 5 ‘reachbacks’ on your offer, you may apply a maximum of 5 transfer credits toward your degree. 

Transfer credits are only official after validation by the Transfer Credit Unit of the Registrar's Office.

Note: There are a limited number of transfer credits that are applicable. The information below will help you to determine which courses to submit transfer credit applications for.

To determine which transfer credits to apply for you will require the following:

  1. Your offer of admission – to confirm your ‘reachback’ courses.
  2. A copy of your college transcript – to confirm  courses taken and grades  received.
  3. College Equivalency Table for your college - to determine equivalent Transfer Credits. Equivalencies highlighted on the College Equivalency Tables are non-‘reachback’ 1st and 2nd semester courses and you should not apply for these credits.
  4. Please use the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar to determine which eligible Transfer Credits apply toward your 5th through 8th semester requirements (Required, Professional, and Professionally-Related courses). 

Under each major you can view the third-year direct-entry full-time or part-time program section in the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar.

In order to receive more information please contact your respective Undergraduate Program Advisor/Department Administrator listed below:

Economics and Management Science Major

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.

REQUIRED:

ECN 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics I
ECN 504 Intermediate Microeconomics I
ECN 600 Intermediate Macroeconomics II
ECN 627 Econometrics I
ECN 700 Intermediate Microeconomics II
QMS 703 Business Forecasting Techniques

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies
Course selection must not include any courses with an ECN prefix.

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

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management

LIBERAL STUDIES¶:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.
Course selection must not include any courses with an ECN prefix.

PROFESSIONAL: Four courses from the following:

ECN 321 Introduction to Law and Economics
ECN 501 Industrial Organization
ECN 502 Economics of Energy and Natural Resources
ECN 506 Money and Banking
ECN 510 Environmental Economics
ECN 601 The Economics of Information
ECN 605 Labour Economics
ECN 606 International Monetary Economics
ECN 610 The History of Economic Thought
ECN 614 An Introduction to Game Theory
ECN 620 Applied Economic Analysis
ECN 630 Economic History
ECN 640 The Economics of Immigration
ECN 702 Econometrics II
ECN 703 Public Sector Economics
ECN 707 Economics of International Trade I
ECN 710 Transportation Economics
ECN 715 Advanced Microeconomics
ECN 721 International Financial Markets
ECN 723
Applied Research Methods
ECN 724 Advanced Econometrics
ECN 725 Financial Econometrics
ECN 729 Sports Economics
ECN 803 Canadian Tax Policy
ECN 807 Economics of International Trade II
ECN 808 Economic Growth and Technological Change
ECN 815 Advanced Macroeconomics
ECN 820 Thesis
ECN 821 Country Risk Analysis

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Three courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with an ECN prefix.

PROFESSIONAL or PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED:
One course from Professional Table above or Table I.

¶ Offered in Fall term only.

Undergraduate Program Advisor : Penny Shahzadi 
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 3876
p.shahzadi@ryerson.ca
book an appointment with Penny 

Entrepreneurship Major

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.

REQUIRED:

ENT 56A/B* Entrepreneurial Skills Development
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 555 Managing Small and Medium Enterprises
ENT 577 Entrepreneurial Selling

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

PROFESSIONAL: One course from the following:

ENT 100 Applied Entrepreneurship
ENT 501 Family Business in Canada
ENT 627 Social Entrepreneurship and Changemaking
ENT 633 Corporate Governance
MKT 300 Marketing Metrics and Analysis
MKT 504 Effective Persuasion
MKT 723 Marketing in the Service Industry
MKT 730 Assessing/Managing Market Opportunities
MKT 731 Competitive Intelligence

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

* ENT 56A/B is a two-term course.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
ENT 78A/B* Advanced Entrepreneurship
ENT 511 Funding New Ventures
ENT 725 Management of Innovation

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

PROFESSIONAL: One course from the following:

ENT 100 Applied Entrepreneurship
ENT 501 Family Business in Canada
ENT 627 Social Entrepreneurship and Changemaking
ENT 633 Corporate Governance
ENT 727 Applied Research in Entrepreneurship
MKT 300 Marketing Metrics and Analysis
MKT 500 Marketing Research
MKT 504 Effective Persuasion
MKT 723 Marketing in the Service Industry
MKT 730 Assessing/Managing Market Opportunities
MKT 731 Competitive Intelligence

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

* ENT 78A/B is a two-term course.
† Offered in Fall term only.

Department Administrator:  Kelly McHale
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 2046
kmchale@ryerson.ca

Global Management Studies Major

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.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

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

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

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

* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise
GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

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

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

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

Note: It is not advisable for students to enrol in both GMS 850 and BUS 800 in the same semester.

† Offered in Fall term only.

Undergraduate Program Advisor: Christine Marshall
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 3870 
cmarshall@ryerson.ca
book an appointment 
with Christine

Human Resources Management Major

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.

Revised 5th & 6th Semester curriculum begins 2018-2019 for students admitted to 5th Semester Fall 2018 and after.

REQUIRED:

MHR 741 Managing Interpersonal Dynamics and Teams

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

PROFESSIONAL: Four courses from the following:

ECN 605 Labour Economics
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
MHR 505 Organizational Behaviour II
MHR 522 Union Management Relations
MHR 600 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
MHR 623 Recruitment and Selection
MHR 640 Leadership
MHR 650 Management of Change
MHR 670 Special Topics in Org Behav and HR Mgmt
MHR 671 Human Resources Information Systems
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour
MHR 711 Occupational Health and Safety
MHR 721 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
MHR 733 Training and Development
MHR 749 Compensation Management
MHR 841 Organization Theory and Design
MHR 849 Human Resources Planning
MHR 850 Coaching, Facilitation and Internal Consulting
PPA 319 Politics of Work and Labour
SOC 472 At Work in a Changing World

See also Optional Concentrations below.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Three courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any of the above Professional courses nor any courses with MHR prefix.

Last offered 2018-2019. Direct Entry students admitted to 5th Semester Fall 2018 and after, see revised curriculum below.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
MHR 841 Organization Theory and Design

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

PROFESSIONAL: Four courses from the following:

MHR 640 Leadership
MHR 650 Management of Change
MHR 670 Special Topics in Org Behav and HR Mgmt
MHR 671 Human Resources Information Systems
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour
MHR 711 Occupational Health and Safety
MHR 721 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
MHR 733 Training and Development
MHR 749 Compensation Management
MHR 849 Human Resources Planning
MHR 850 Organization Development
MHR 901 Strategic Human Resources Management

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

¶ Offered in Fall term only.


Revised 7th & 8th Semester curriculum begins 2019-2020 for Direct Entry Students admitted to 5th Semester Fall 2018 and after.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
MHR 901 Strategic Human Resources Management


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

PROFESSIONAL: Four courses from the following:

ECN 605 Labour Economics
LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
MHR 505 Organizational Behaviour II
MHR 522 Union Management Relations
MHR 600 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
MHR 623 Recruitment and Selection
MHR 640 Leadership
MHR 650 Management of Change
MHR 670 Special Topics in Org Behav and HR Mgmt
MHR 671 Human Resources Information Systems
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour
MHR 711 Occupational Health and Safety
MHR 721 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
MHR 733 Training and Development
MHR 749 Compensation Management
MHR 841 Organization Theory and Design
MHR 849 Human Resources Planning
MHR 850 Coaching, Facilitation and Internal Consulting
PPA 319 Politics of Work and Labour
SOC 472 At Work in a Changing World

See also Optional Concentrations below.

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Three courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any of the above Professional courses nor any courses with MHR prefix.

¶ Offered in Fall term only.

 

Undergraduate Program Advisor: Revati Kinkar
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 2440 
revati.kinkar@ryerson.ca
book an appointment 
with Revati

Law and Business Major

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.

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 601 Intellectual Property Law
LAW 602 White Collar and Cyber Crime
LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
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.

Revised 7th & 8th Semester curriculum begins 2018-2019 for Direct Entry students admitted to 5th Semester Fall 2017 and after.

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:

LAW 535 Environmental Law and Business
LAW 604 Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
LAW 605 Securities 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.

Department Administrator:  Elaine Armstrong
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5199
elaine.armstrong@ryerson.ca

Marketing Management Major

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.

REQUIRED:

MKT 500 Marketing Research
MKT 510 Innovations in Marketing
MKT 600 Integrated Case Analysis

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

PROFESSIONAL AND PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED*: Five courses from Table I. A maximum of two of the following may be selected: GMS 522, MKT 504, MKT 535, MKT 723, MKT 730, MKT 731, MKT 828, MKT 829, MKT 850.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
MKT 700 Business Intelligence/Decision Modeling
MKT 702 Advanced Marketing Management
MKT 802 Advanced Market Planning

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

PROFESSIONAL AND PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED*: Five courses from Table I. A maximum of two of the following may be selected: GMS 522, MKT 504, MKT 535, MKT 723, MKT 730, MKT 731, MKT 828, MKT 829, MKT 850.

* A maximum of four Professional electives in total may be taken and applied toward the obtainment of the BComm in Business Marketing Management: a maximum two of GMS 522, MKT 504, MKT 535, MKT 723,MKT 730, MKT 731, MKT 828, MKT 829, MKT 850 may be taken in the 5th and 6th semesters, and a maximum of two of GMS 522, MKT 504, MKT 535, MKT 723, MKT 730, MKT 731, MKT 828, MKT 829, MKT 850 may be taken in the 7th and 8th semesters.

Undergraduate Program Advisor: Ankita Arora
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 2420 
ankita.arora@ryerson.ca
book an appointment with Ankita

Real Estate Management Major

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.

REQUIRED:

REM 500 Real Estate Development and Project Mgmt
REM 520 Real Estate Economics I
LAW 603 Advanced Business Law

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following:

GEO 151 Location, Location, Location
GEO 231 Principles of Demography
GEO 719 GIS in Business: Strategic Mgmt Decisions
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
PLX 333 City Building: Planning for Non-Planners
REM 600 Housing and Construction Management
REM 620 Real Estate Finance II
REM 660 Real Estate Strategic Management
REM 700 Real Estate Valuation
REM 750 Real Estate Economics II

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

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

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
REM 800 Real Estate Project Capstone

PROFESSIONAL: Four courses from the following:

GEO 151 Location, Location, Location
GEO 231 Principles of Demography
GEO 719 GIS in Business: Strategic Mgmt Decisions
LAW 703 Real Estate Law
PLX 333 City Building: Planning for Non-Planners
REM 600 Housing and Construction Management
REM 620 Real Estate Finance II
REM 660 Real Estate Strategic Management
REM 700 Real Estate Valuation
REM 750 Real Estate Economics II

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

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

Undergraduate Program Advisor & Department Administrator:  Laura Wills, Bus.Dip.HR., BComm
Office Location: TRS 1-004
416-979-5000, ext. 4584
lwills@ryerson.ca

 

2018 College Equivalency Tables

Equivalency tables are intended as a guide for applying for Transfer Credit and may be subject to change.  Final transfer credit decision is made when an application is submitted via RAMSS to the Transfer Credit Unit.

You are eligible for Transfer Credits if you have taken an equivalent course and received a grade of 70% (B-) or higher.  

The Equivalency Table lists accepted and denied courses. You will notice that in some cases 2 courses are required to qualify for 1 Transfer Credit. 

Last day for students to apply for Transfer Credits to have the results for the start of Fall 2018 Term is: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Please visit Ryerson transfer credits for detailed information on how to apply on-line or submit a manual application.

 

Ryerson Courses Ineligible for Transfer Credit

Below is a list of courses that are ineligible for transfer credits and are not granted for under any circumstances:

  • ACC 414 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 514 Intermediate Accounting II
  • FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
  • FIN 401 Managerial Finance II

 

Transfer Credit Restrictions for Direct Entry Students

College courses are not eligible for upper level Liberal Studies transfer credits. Except for ‘reachback’ credits, direct entry students do not require transfer credit for 1st through 4th Semester courses.  

Transfer credits are not required for exempted 1st through 4th semester courses in order to fulfil minor requirements. 

If you are granted transfer credits for 1st through 4th semester courses (excluding ‘reachbacks’), these credits will not be used to meet your program requirements and will not be counted toward your maximum number of eligible credits. 

These credits will fall into the ‘non-applicable courses’ section on your Advisement Report. The advisement report will be available on RAMSS for new students in August.  Prior to August you may refer to your program curriculum in the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar.