This 120-credit Bachelor of Commerce degree is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and combines theoretical and practical knowledge to provide an understanding of modern businesses. You will also gain critical-thinking and teamwork skills required to communicate in a diverse setting.
The program is delivered in four parts that will develop your knowledge and operational abilities to ensure you’re prepared for the Capstone courses that will bring together everything you’ve learnt into real-world projects to launch your career.
- Use managerial and financial tools for business issues
- Research and analyze business systems, processes and functions within local, regional and global contexts
- Apply contemporary methods to issues
- Create ethically and legally compliant projects
- Learn to communicate persuasively
- Learn to work collaboratively
Tier 1 - University Foundation
- Accounting Principles
- Introduction to Business
- Mass Media and Society
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Moral Philosophy
- Academic Writing
- Contemporary Literature: Drama and Narrative
- Foundation Mathematics
- One (1) science elective
Tier 2 - Disciplinary Foundation
- Business Environment
- Information Systems for Managers
- Communications Theory
- Marketing Management
- Organizational Behaviour
- Writing for Specific Audiences OR Advertising
- Three (3) electives
Tier 3 - Disciplinary Applications
- Managerial Accounting
- Business Law
- Professional Communications - Written and Oral
- Research Methodology
- Human Resource Management
- Operations Management
- Three (3) electives
Tier 4 - Integrative Applications
- Strategy and Decision Making
- Business Capstone 1
- Business Capstone 2
- Seven (7) electives from Tier 3 and Tier 4
UCW has two campuses in downtown Vancouver: 626 West Pender St. in the London Building and Vancouver House (opening July 2020).
626 Pender Street is close to public transport, including the Waterfront SkyTrain Station and the SeaBus terminal; the locality is packed with entertainment facilities and shopping centres.
Vancouver House, opening in July 2020, is located in a famous development area, part of a project by renowned architect, Bjarke Ingels of BIG. It will have more than 90,000 sq. ft of space and will hold more than 3,400 students. Some of the world’s largest businesses are within walking distance, giving learners access to potential employers.
Vancouver was named the third most liveable city in the world by The Economist magazine and this is evident as you wander through the beautiful city.
Our staff have experience across the academic sector and the business world - they are experts within their fields. They nurture new talent by developing strong relationships with learners and ensure each gets what they need from the program. Due to their professional connections, they provide fascinating insight into the latest business events.
Career Services help students and alumni transition from education into the workplace and beyond. By forging partnerships, they bridge the gap between employers’ requirements and work opportunities.
Take advantage of their resources and workshops in group or one-to-one settings as well as:
- Resume and cover letter assistance
- Interview skills
- Job searching
- Networking and volunteering
- Career advice
- Exploring careers
- Personal branding on social media/LinkedIn
- Job fair preparation
- Career panel help
- Accessing the hidden job market
- Internship resources
- Career treks