Bachelor of Commerce - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Schedule B to the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2017 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website).

Note: Students are required to complete the core courses as specified in the Schedule A to the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce, as well as those outlined in Schedule B below. Detailed course information for each course is provided in Schedule C.

For full course information, go to www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses

Accounting

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Accounting must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: ACCT 103.

200-level
  • Required: ACCT 211 and ACCT 222.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points from ACCT 311, ACCT 312, ACCT 316, ACCT 332, ACCT 340, ACCT 341, ACCT 342, ACCT 346, ACCT 356, ACCT 358 and ACCT 359.

Minor

Students intending to take a minor in Accounting must be credited with the following:

i.
ACCT 102 and ACCT 103; and
ii.
ACCT 211 and ACCT 222; and
iii.
A further 15 points of Accounting at 200-level or above or INFO 243; and
iv.
A further 15 points of Accounting at 300-level.

Business and Sustainability

Major

There is no major in Business and Sustainability.

Minor

Students intending to take a minor in Business and Sustainability must be credited with the following:

i.
MGMT 100
ii.
MGMT 230 and MGMT 335; and
iii.
A further 30 points from ECON 225, MGMT 270, ACCT 340, MGMT 333.

Business Economics

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Business Economics must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: ECON 104 and ECON 105.
  • Recommended: FINC 101.

200-level

Required:

i.
ECON 207, ECON 208; and
ii.
ECON 213 or ECON 214; and
iii.
FINC 201.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points of 300-level ECON including ECON 310.
  • Additionally students must meet the requirements for at least one other minor, other than Economics, as specified in this schedule.

Minor

There is no minor in Business Economics.

Economics

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Economics must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: ECON 104 and ECON 105.

200-level

Required:

i.
ECON 202 or 207; and
ii.
ECON 203 or ECON 208; and
iii.
ECON 201 or 206.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points of 300-level Economics.

Note: MATH 102 is only required for honours and master's. Students who enrolled in the BCom prior to 2015 may graduate under the 2014 regulations.


Minor

Students intending to minor in Economics must be credited with the following:

i.
ECON 104 and ECON 105; and
ii.
ECON 207 or ECON 208; and
iii.
A further 15 points of Economics at 200-level or above; and
iv.
A further 15 points of Economics at 300-level.

Entrepreneurship

Major

Refer to the major in Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Entrepreneurship must be credited with the following:

i.
ACCT 102, MGMT 100, MKTG 100; and
ii.
MGMT 223; and
iii.
MGMT 342, MGMT 343.

Finance

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Finance must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: MATH 101 or MATH 102.
  • Recommended: MATH 102.

200-level
  • Required: FINC 201 and FINC 203.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points in 300-level Finance, including at least 30 points from FINC 301, FINC 311, or FINC 312.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Finance must be credited with either:

i.
ACCT 102, STAT 101; and
ii.
MATH 101 or MATH 102; and
iii.
FINC 201, FINC 203; and
iv.
A further 15 points from FINC 301, FINC 311 or FINC 312.

or

i.
STAT 101; and
ii.
MATH 102 and MATH 103; and
iii.
FINC 201; and
iv.
A further 30 points of Finance, including at least one of FINC 301, FINC 311 or FINC 312.

Human Resource Management

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Human Resource Management must be credited with the following:


200-level
  • Required: MGMT 206, MGMT 207, MGMT 208 and MGMT 230.

300-level
  • Required: MGMT 301, MGMT 303, MGMT 308 and MGMT 331.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Human Resource Management must be credited with the following:

i.
MGMT 100; and
ii.
MGMT 206, MGMT 207; and
iii.
MGMT 303, MGMT 308.

Information Systems

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Information Systems must be credited with the following:


200-level
  • INFO 223 and INFO 253; and a further 15 points from INFO 213, INFO 263 or SENG 201.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points from 300-level INFO courses. Note: Students may substitute COSC 332 or COSC 362 for any 15-point INFO course.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Information Systems must be credited with the following:

i.
INFO 123; and
ii.
INFO 223 or INFO 253; and
iii.
A further 30 points of Information Systems at 200-level or above; and
iv.
A further 15 points of Information Systems at 300-level.

International Business

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in International Business must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: (MKTG 100 or MATH 101 or MATH 102) and ECON 104; and 30 points in a single subject selected from (FREN, CHIN, SPAN, JAPA, GRMN, RUSS).

200-level
  • Required: ECON 222, FINC 201 and MGMT 221; and 15 points from FINC 203, MGMT 228, MKTG 201, MKTG 204.
  • Note: Students intending to proceed to the BCom(Hons) or MCom degree in Finance must have passed ECON 213.

300-level
  • Required: FINC 344, MGMT 332 and (MGMT 344 or MGMT 320); and 15 points of FINC 301, MGMT 324, MKTG 301, MKTG 305, MKTG 309, MKTG 314.

Students intending to major in International Business should carefully examine the prerequisites and other details of the courses in the Course Catalogue section to ensure that they plan an appropriate pathway to the 200-level and 300-level courses they wish to take.

Minor

Students intending to minor in International Business must be credited with the following:

i.
MGMT 100, ECON 104, MKTG 100; and
ii.
ECON 222, MGMT 221; and
iii.
MGMT 332.

Management

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Management must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: (MGMT 170 or MSCI 101) and MKTG 100.

200-level
  • Required: MGMT 206, MGMT 207; and 30 points from MGMT 208, MGMT 221, MGMT 230, MGMT 270, MGMT 281, MKTG 201.

300-level
  • Required: MGMT 301, and either (MGMT 344 and 30 points of 300-level courses from MGMT or MKTG) or (MGMT 320 and 15 points of 300-level courses from MGMT or MKTG). No more than 15 points may be taken from MGMT 303, MGMT 308, MGMT 331.

Students intending to major in Management should carefully examine the prerequisites and other details of the courses in the Course Catalogue to ensure that they plan an appropriate pathway to the 200-level and 300-level courses they wish to take.

Minor

There is no minor in Management.

Marketing

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Marketing must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: MKTG 100.

200-level
  • Required: MKTG 201, MKTG 202, MKTG 204; and 15 points from MKTG 205, MKTG 230.

300-level
  • Required: At least 60 points from 300-level MKTG courses.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Marketing must be credited with the following:

i.
MKTG 100; and
ii.
MKTG 201, MKTG 202, MKTG 204; and
iii.
A further 15 points of Marketing at 300-level.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management must be credited with the following courses:


100-level
  • Required: MGMT 170 or MSCI 101

200-level
  • Required: MGMT 270, MGMT 271; and 15 points from MGMT 223, MGMT 230, MGMT 280, MGMT 281.

300-level
  • Required: MGMT 370; and 45 points from MGMT 300-level courses of which at least 30 points must be from MGMT 371-379.
  • Note: For further course information students should refer to the subject ‘Management Science’ in the Course Catalogue.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Operations and Supply Chain Management must be credited with the following:

i.
MGMT 170; and
ii.
MGMT 270, MGMT 271; and
iii.
MGMT 370; and
iv.
15 points from MGMT 371-379.

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Strategy and Entrepreneurship must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: (MGMT 170 or MSCI 101) and MKTG 100.

200-level
  • Required: MGMT 221, MGMT 223; and 30 points from MGMT 206, MGMT 230, MGMT 270, MKTG 201.

300-level
  • Required: MGMT 320 or (MGMT 344 and MGMT 345); and 30 points from MGMT 321, MGMT 324, MGMT 342, MGMT 343.

Students intending to major in Strategy and Entrepreneurship should carefully examine the prerequisites and other details of the courses in the Course Catalogue to ensure that they plan an appropriate pathway to the 200-level and 300-level courses they wish to take.

Minor

Refer to the minor in Entrepreneurship.

Taxation

Major

Refer to the major in Taxation and Accounting.

Minor

Students intending to minor in Taxation must be credited with the following:

i.
ACCT 102, ACCT 103, ACCT 152; and
ii.
ACCT 254; and
iii.
ACCT 358, ACCT 359.

Taxation and Accounting

Major

Students intending to complete the BCom majoring in Taxation and Accounting must be credited with the following:


100-level
  • Required: ACCT 103 and (ACCT 152 or LAWS 101).

200-level
  • Required: (ACCT 211 or ACCT 222) and ACCT 254.

300-level
  • Required: ACCT 358, ACCT 359; and at least 30 points from ACCT 311, ACCT 312, ACCT 316, ACCT 332, ACCT 340, ACCT 341, ACCT 342, ACCT 346, ACCT 356.

Minor

Refer to the minor in Taxation.

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