X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)

Undeclared (UND)

Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Applicants to the B.Comm program who want a flexible introduction to business studies should consider entering as an unspecialized student. Students must declare one of the nine majors in order to gain access to required courses. This must be done no later than the end of semester two. Note: Sport and Event Management is a limited enrollment major.

Liberal Education Requirement

As part of the graduation requirement all students within the B.Comm Program are required to complete 1.50 credits from at least two different subject prefixes as listed under the B.Comm. Program Information section of the undergraduate calendar.


Semester 1
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
MATH*1030 [0.50] Business Mathematics
MGMT*1000 [1.00] Introduction to Business
One of:
HTM*1070 [0.50] Responsible Tourism Policy and Planning *
HTM*1700 [0.50] Foodservice Management *
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I *
PSYC*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Psychology
REAL*1820 [0.50] Real Estate and Housing *
0.50 elective
* These courses are offered in the Fall semester only
Semester 2
ACCT*1220 [0.50] Introductory Financial Accounting
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
HROB*2090 [0.50] Individuals and Groups in Organizations
MCS*1000 [0.50] Introductory Marketing
0.50 electives


  1. Students interested in choosing the ACCT major should take ACCT*1220 during the Fall semester instead of the 0.50 elective. ACCT*1240 Applied Financial Accounting will then be taken in the Winter semester.

  2. Students interested in choosing the FAB Major should take FARE*1400 Economics of the Agri-Food System instead of HROB*2090 and the 0.50 electives during the Winter Semester.

  3. Students interested in choosing the MGMT major should take MGMT*1200 Principles of Management instead of ACCT*1220 in the Winter semester.

  4. Students interested in choosing the PMGT major should switch MCS*1000 Introductory Marketing to the Fall Semester and take POLS*2230 Public Policy and POLS*2300 Canadian Government and Politics in the Winter semester.

  5. Students interested in choosing the SPMT major should take HTM*2020 The Business of Sport and Event Tourism as their elective in the Winter semester. Note: Sport and Event Management major is a limited enrollment major. Details on eligibility criteria can be found under the description for the major.

  6. Students who select MATH*1200 do not also need to complete MATH*1030.

Students leaning towards a certain major may use their electives to take courses in that area. Undeclared students are encouraged to meet with a B.Comm. program counsellor for advice on elective selection. Further information on selecting electives for the Undeclared first year can be found on the B.Comm. Program Counselling Office website: https://www.uoguelph.ca/business/bcomm

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