Management minors for non-management students

The Faculty of Management has four Minors (for non-management students) that allow undergraduates to develop a variety of managerial skills that will serve them throughout their chosen careers.

Admission Requirements

  • Minors have limited enrolment.
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of 8 courses (24 graded credits) before applying for a minor.
  • Applicants must have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (this does not guarantee acceptance). Lowest CGPA accepted in Fall 2018: 3.50 (Minor in Management), 3.76 (Minor in Finance), 3.5 (Minor in Marketing), Operations Management (varies)
  • May not be pursuing or have completed a Minor in Management, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management, or Entrepreneurship (for Non-Management students).

Deadline

  • Minor Applications are due by June 2, replies should start going out in July - early responses are not given.
  • Students will be informed via their McGill email address after July 2 concerning their application (replies might comes as late as August).

About the Minor

For any questions please contact angela.blasi [at] mcgill.ca (Angela Blasi) or fernanda.moreno [at] mcgill.ca (Fernanda Moreno) or drop by the BCom Office (Bronfman 110)

  • All Minors are composed of 18 credits of Management courses.
  • All Minors for Non-Management Students require an application.
  • Courses for Minors must be passed with grades of C or better.
  • Students pursuing a Joint Honours Economics Finance or Accounting may not do any of the minors in management.
  • Courses for Minors cannot be taken under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option.
  • Students can only pursue ONE of the Minors offered by the Faculty of Management.
  • Students who will be admitted as of Spring 2019, will not be allowed to count any School of Continuing Studies (CSC) courses for their minor.
  • Students who take an equivalent statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits towards any minor even if the equivalent statistics course(s) permits moving on to other courses.

Minor in Management (18 credits)

List A (3 credits) 

  • MGCR 211 Intro to Financial Accounting 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *

List B (9 credits) 

  • MGCR 222 Intro to Org Behaviour 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    **
  • MGCR 293 Managerial Economics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    +
  • MGCR 331 Information Systems 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 352 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 382 International Business 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 472 Operations Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *

List C (0-6 credits) 

  • 0-6 credits from any 300- or 400-level management courses for which prerequisites have been met. This includes course codes beginning with, ACCT, BUSA, FINE, INSY, MGPO, MRKT, MGSC, MRKT, ORGB.
* Prerequisite: MGCR 271 Business Statistics or another equivalent statistics course approved by the BCom Program adviser. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting Course Overlap Faculty of Arts and Science to avoid overlapping statistics courses.
** Prerequisite: MATH 122 or MATH 140 & MATH 123 or MATH 133.
+ B.A. Economics Majors or Minors in Economics may not take this course for credit.

 

Minor in Finance (18 credits)

Required Courses (9 credits) 

  • MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *
  • FINE 342 Corporate Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • FINE 441 Investment Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (9 credits) 

  • Chosen from 300, 400 or 500-level FINE courses.
* Prerequisite: MGCR 271 Business Statistics or another equivalent statistics course approved by the BCom Program adviser. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting Course Overlap Faculty of Arts and Science to avoid overlapping statistics courses.

 

Minor in Marketing (18 credits)

Required Courses (9 Credits)

  • MGCR 352 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 354 Marketing Strategy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 451 Marketing Research 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 355 Services Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 357 Marketing Planning 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 365 New Products 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 438 Brand Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 440 Marketing Analytics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 452 Consumer Behaviour 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 453 Advertising and Media 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 455 Sales Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 459 Retail Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 483 International Marketing Mgmt 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Prerequisite: MGCR 271 Business Statistics or another equivalent statistics course approved by the BCom Program adviser. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting Course Overlap Faculty of Arts and Science to avoid overlapping statistics courses. 

 

Minor in Operations Management (18 credits)

Required Courses (6 Credits)

  • MGCR 472 Operations Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *
  • MGSC 373 Operations Research 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (12credits)

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 402 Operations Strategy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 403 Intro to Logistics Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 405 Quality Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 415 Supplier Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 431 Operations&Supply Chain Anal 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 434 Course not available
  • MGSC 479 Applied Optimization 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 575 Appl Time Series Anal Man Fcst 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 578 Simulation of Mgmt Systems 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • Or other appropriate 300- or 400-level MGSC courses with the approval of the program adviser.
* Prerequisite: MGCR 271 Business Statistics or another equivalent statistics course approved by the BCom Program adviser. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting Course Overlap Faculty of Arts and Science to avoid overlapping statistics courses.