Commerce courses for Business minor and Business option students
If you're interested in pursuing a minor in Business or taking the Business Option, we recommend you contact an academic adviser.
Please see the University On-line Timetable for course descriptions and prerequisites. Access to all other commerce courses is by "Single Course Application." See details below.
- Single course
- Pursuing a minor
- Pursuing the
If you are interested in individual commerce courses, please follow these steps:
- Review courses available for the upcoming term—posted four weeks prior to the start of term.
- Complete a Single Course Application Form (also available in the Business Student Services office, BEC 283).
- Visiting students must include a copy of their transcript from their home institution.
- Submit form to the Business Student Services office as follows:
|Month Course Begins||Dates Applications are Accepted|
Applicants should be aware that course availability is extremely limited in any given term. Spaces in classes, if any, will be awarded based on: availability, most recent available grade-point average of the applicant and completion of prerequisites.
Commerce courses available through Single Course Application for the Summer Term 201505
|COM 425 Taxation for Managers||270 with a minimum grade of B-; and 4th year standing|
|COM 410 Leadership Strategies||220; and 4th year standing|
|COM 426 Management Accounting II||270 with a minimum grade of B-; and 4th year standing|
|COM 435 Corporate Relations and Responsibilities||4th year standing|
|COM 446 Investments||240; and 4th year standing|
|COM 450 A01 Economy of China||One or more of any of the following: Econ 103 (Principles of Microeconomics), Econ 104 (Principles of Macroeconomics), Econ 306 (International Economics), or Econ 320 (Economic Development); and 4th year standing|
|COM 450 A02 The Sport Industry: Managing in a Dynamic, Unique, Environment||4th year standing|
|COM 495 Marketing Communications||4th year standing|
Note: only courses from the above list are available for Single Course Application. Please fill out the Single Course Application form and forward to the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business or drop off in person to the Business Student Services office, located in BEC 283.
The Business Minor program consists of 9.0 units including COM 220, 240, 250, 270 with a minimum grade of C+ in each course, plus at least 3.0 units of 300- or 400-level COM, ENT or IB courses. You must declare the minor with the advising centre of your originating faculty.
For students in economics:
You must gain approval from your faculty to be included in the Business Option program. Details of the Business Option program are listed in each department's section of the University Calendar. For more information, download the Business Minor and Business Option Programs brochure .
If you are a visiting student, you must be admitted to UVic first. Visiting students are considered as non-commerce students and requests to take individual courses must follow the Single Course Application process.
- Com 220 - Organizational Behaviour
- Com 240 - Management Finance
- Com 250 - Fundamentals of Marketing
- Com 270 - Financial and Managerial Accounting for Specialists
- Com 302 - Commercial Law
- IB 301 - The International Environment of Business
- ENT 402 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business for the Non-Specialist