Business Core

 

You will normally complete the following Business Core courses to gain a solid foundation of business knowledge before you decide on your major:

2015/16 Entry or Before 2016/17 Entry
For ALL SBM Students
ACCT 2010  Principles of Accounting I 3 credits * *
ECON 21031 OR
ECON 21131
Principles of Microeconomics OR
Microeconomics
3 credits * *
ECON 2123 OR
ECON 31232
Macroeconomics OR
Macroeconomics Theory I
3 credits * *
FINA 2303  Financial Management 3 credits * *
ISOM 2010 Introduction to Information Systems 3 credits * *
ISOM 2500 Business Statistics 3 credits * *
LABU 2020 Effective Communication in Business 2 credits *
LABU 20503 OR Honors Business Case Analyses OR 3 credits *
LABU 20513 AND
LABU 20523
Business Case Analyses I AND
Business Case Analyses II
2 credits
2 credits
LABU 20404 Business Case Analyses 3 credits *
LABU 20604 Effective Communication in Business 3 credits *
MATH 10035,6 OR
MATH 10125,6 OR MATH 10135,6 OR
MATH 10205,6 OR
MATH 10235,6
Calculus and Linear Algebra OR
Calculus IA OR
Calculus IB OR
Accelerated Calculus OR
Honors Calculus I
3-4 credits * *
MGMT 2010 Business Ethics and the Individual 2 credits * *
MGMT 2130 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 2 credits * *
SBMT 1111 Business Student Induction 0 credit * *
For BBA Students
ACCT 2200 Principles of Accounting II 3 credits * *
ISOM 2700 Operations Management 3 credits * *
MARK 2120 Marketing Management 3 credits * *
MGMT 2110 Organizational Behavior 3 credits * *

Students with certain public examination scores may receive credit transfer on some business core courses. For credit transfer information, please visit credit transfer website here.

Notes:

1. All students admitted to a 4Y Program are required to take one microeconomics course listed below:

ECON 2103
Principles of Microeconomics
[3 credits]
For students without Economics background or scoring:
- DSE Economics: 2 or below
- IB HL & SL Economics: 4 or below
- AP Microeconomics: 2 or below
ECON 2113 Microeconomics
[3 credits]
Students scoring:
- DSE Economics: 3 or above
- IBHL Economics: 5 & 6
- IBSL Economics: 5 or above
- AP Microeconomics: 3 & 4
Students with other qualifications should contact your pre-major counselor for the course placement.

2. Students who enroll in the BSc in Economics and Finance are required to take ECON3123.
3. For students admitted in 2015/16 or before, BBA in Global Business students are required to take LABU 2050 for graduation. All other students are required to take LABU 2051 & 2052 for graduation.
4. Students admitted in 2016/17 are required to take LABU2040 and LABU2060.
5. Students are required to take one mathematics course listed below based on the pre-admission qualifications:

MATH 1003
Calculus and Linear Algebra
[3 credits]
DSE Mathematics
Any Scores in Compulsory Module, and
Extended Module 1 or 2 (M1/M2): 2 or below.

IB
HL Mathematics: 2 or below;
Any Score in SL Mathematics

AP
Calculus AB or BC: 2 or below

GCEAL
AL Mathematics: C or below
MATH 1013
Calculus IB
[3 credits]
DSE Mathematics
M1/M2: 3 or above

IB
HL Mathematics: 3 - 4

AP

Calculus AB or BC: 3

GCEAL
AL Mathematics: B

Students who do not fulfill the requirements but would like to take this course should consult your pre-major counselor
MATH 1020
Accelerated Calculus
[3 credits]
Only applicable to students with credit transfer
MATH 1023
Honor Calculus I
[3 credits]
Students who would like to take this course should consult your pre-major counselor
Students with other qualifications should contact your pre-major counselor for the course placement.

6. Special attention for students who would like to select a BSc in Quantitative Finance:
Students who would like to enroll in the BSc Quantitative Finance (QFIN) must take MATH 1012 OR MATH1013 OR MATH 1020 OR MATH 1023. Students who take MATH 1003 cannot pursue the QFIN program.

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