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:

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 2040 Business Case Analyses 3 credits
LABU 2060 Effective Communication in Business 3 credits
MATH 10033,4 OR
MATH 10123,4 OR MATH 10133,4 OR
MATH 10203,4 OR
MATH 10233,4
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. 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.

4. 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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