Undergraduate Programs | College of Business and Economics

Undergraduate Programs

 

We seek to inspire, empower and engage students to become innovative business leaders that…
 

  • strive to create economic value while, being ethical and sustainable

  • contribute to the betterment of their organization, as well as their communities

  • collaborate with their peers to solve complex problems facing society and the economy, both in Canada and abroad

 

Whatever your passion, whatever drives you, you will find it here at U of G's College of Business and Economics

 

There were more than 3,700 students enrolled in B.Comm in 2017

 

U of G business students came from 25 different countries

 

There are more 12,300 B.Comm alumni working throughout Canada and the world

 

 

Find your passion


Whatever your interest or career aspiration, Business at U of G has you covered. You'll receive a specialized business education that matches what employers are looking for. Most of our majors feature a co-op option that offers a valuable opportunity to gain relevant paid work experience prior to graduation. 

Choose from our eight majors:

Program Major
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm)

Accounting

Food and Agricultural Business

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Leadership and Organizational Management

Management Economics and Finance

Marketing Management

Public Management

Real Estate and Housing

Bachelor of Arts (B.A)

Economics

Mathematical Economics

 

 

Carve your own path.


There are plenty of opportunities to customize your learning experiences to match your interests and career goals. 

Apply directly from high school to one of our eight specialized majors. If you are not sure which major to choose, you can apply as an Undeclared, allowing you to “test drive” different topics during your first semester. 
 

Experience your career.


With most majors featuring a co-op option, you will have plenty of opportunities to gain valuable career experience. 

Our Business Career Development Centre provides you with networking and professional development opportunities to help prepare you for life after graduation. If you would rather focus your studies on entrepreneurship, our Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) provides mentorship, funding and resources for startups within the U of G community.
 

We mean business.


Our faculty, student groups and services are here to maximize your talents to help you reach the podium.

In 2017, U of G business students brought home plenty of hardware from national case competitions, including DECAU and JDCC. The Business Career Development Centre offers funding for you to attend case competitions, while faculty provide you with the guidance and knowledge to think quickly in front of judges.

 

Let's change business together.


We believe business should create economic value and improve life, society and the environment.

Throughout the B.Comm. program, you will be introduced to themes of sustainable and responsible management, inspiring you to use business as a tool for good. You will learn how to consider environmental and social elements when doing business. At the University of Guelph, you are not just receiving a first class education. You are learning how to lead a fulfilling career with impact. The College of Business and Economics is a proud champion of the United Nations initiative called the Principles for Responsible Management Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This unique affiliation allows us to offer innovative business curricula that reflects the values of the UN.

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Diplomas & certificates


The University of Guelph’s Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) unit offers a number of certificates and diplomas in partnership with the College of Business and Economics. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, hospitality and tourism, human resources and leadership. To find the learning opportunity that’s right for you, search OpenEd’s inventory of certificates and diplomas.