Section 61.22 The JMSB Core

The JMSB Core

JMSB Core (42 credits)

  The required 42-credit core is identical for both the Bachelor of/Baccalaureate in Commerce (BComm) and the Bachelor of/Baccalaureate in Administration (BAdmin) and comprises the following courses:

credits of courses at the 200 level:

COMM 205 Business Communication (3.00)
COMM 210 Contemporary Business Thinking (3.00)
COMM 215 Business Statistics (3.00)
COMM 217 Financial Accounting (3.00)
COMM 220 Analysis of Markets (3.00)
COMM 222 Organizational Behaviour and Theory (3.00)
COMM 223 Marketing Management I (3.00)
COMM 225 Production and Operations Management (3.00)
COMM 226 Business Technology Management (3.00)



credits of courses at the 300 level:

COMM 305 Managerial Accounting (3.00)
COMM 308 Introduction to Finance (3.00)
COMM 315 Business Law and Ethics (3.00)
COMM 320 Entrepreneurship (3.00)


3 credits at the 400 level:
COMM 401 Strategy and Competition (3.00)


  • Students are responsible for following the correct sequence of courses required for the completion of a particular program.

John Molson School of Business Programs


Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services

Business Studies

Business Technology Management

Data Intelligence




Financial Reporting

Foundations for Business

Human Resource Management

Information Systems Audit and Risk Management

International Business

Management Marketing

Real Estate

Supply Chain Operations Management


  • Students will indicate their preferred field of concentration at the time of application for entry. It should be noted that students may change their major and/or minor after completion of their first year of study.
  • Minor in Business Studies and Certificate in Business Studies: These programs are not open to students registered in a program leading to the undergraduate degree of Commerce or Administration. Students may transfer into the certificate program up to 12 credits earned in an incomplete degree or certificate program or as an Independent student, provided they are students in good standing. The credits that may be so transferred are determined by the University at the point of entry into the program.

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