Majors

Management Major Programs

Major programs are available in Accounting; Economics; Finance; Information Systems; International Management; Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources; Managing for Sustainability; Marketing; Mathematics; Organizational Behaviour; Statistics; and Strategic Management.

Because of the heavier demands of Major programs, students desiring to pursue a program of this type are advised to declare their intention at the beginning of the program. Only grades of C or better may count towards the Major requirements.

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/course-information.
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 16, 2018) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Accounting (66 credits)

CPA requirements are solely the students’ responsibility and vary from one institution to another. Please note that these requirements are subject to change. This 30-credit Major is designed to meet the increased demand for accounting options within the BCom program. All BCom students take a Core curriculum in addition to the Major.

For more information, see Major Accounting (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Economics for Management Students (63 credits)

Mentors: Professors M. El-Attar Vilalta, P. Dickinson, J. Kurien, J. Li, R.T. Naylor, and C. Ragan; Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts. All B.Com. students take a Core curriculum in addition to the Major.

For more information, see Major Economics for Management Students (63 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Finance (66 credits)

The 30-credit Finance Major has been designed to meet the increasing demand for expertise in this rapidly growing functional area of business. This major is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of finance theory, financial institutions, investment analysis, risk management, and applied techniques. Employment for graduates is most often obtained in investment and...

For more information, see Major Finance (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Information Systems (66 credits)

This 30-credit Major prepares students for the multitude of IT-related career opportunities available in industry. It employs a blend of theoretical concepts, hands-on tools, and actual case studies to train students to identify business problems and opportunities, analyze business processes, and develop and implement information systems to support them. The IS...

For more information, see Major Information Systems (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major International Management (84 credits)

The Major in International Management (MIM), 42-48 credits, is designed for students who wish to combine business studies with regional or thematic global studies and foreign language proficiency. MIM will acquaint students with the impact of managing in one of three themes: ...

For more information, see Major International Management (84 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources (66 credits)

This 30-credit Major provides students with a general understanding of the factors affecting employer-employee relations, including labour unions and laws that regulate the employment relationship. It is integral to the practice of human resource management, particularly in a unionized environment. ...

For more information, see Major Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) - Major Managing for Sustainability (75 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Managing for Sustainability is designed for students who wish to combine managerial and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability, and is offered in...

For more information, see Major Managing for Sustainability (75 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Marketing (66 credits)

This 30-credit Major is designed to provide students with a strong background in marketing to prepare them for the wide variety of marketing careers available. The Major is most appropriate for those students seeking a career in brand management, small business marketing, selling and sales management, and business-to-business marketing. ...

For more information, see Major Marketing (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Concentration Mathematics for Management Students (72 credits)

Mentor: Professor A. Hundemer; Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Mathematics for Management Students (72 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Organizational Behaviour (66 credits)

The purpose of this program is to enable students to analyze and influence repeated patterns of action in groups and organizations. Required courses in leadership, human resource management, and team management introduce students to concepts of management at multiple levels of the organization. Additionally, to provide a foundational disciplinary view, students are...

For more information, see Major Organizational Behaviour (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Concentration Statistics for Management Students (72 credits)

Mentor: Professor R. Steele; Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Statistics for Management Students (72 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Strategic Management (66 credits)

The Strategic Management Major combines traditional topics in strategic management, such as competition and globalization, with attention to pressing social, and environmental challenges. Since the activities of contemporary businesses can no longer be considered separately from these challenges, the Major is intended to foster a holistic view of management...

For more information, see Major Strategic Management (66 credits).

Desautels Faculty of Management—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 16, 2018) (disclaimer)