Academic Programs

The Undergraduate Program at DeGroote helps students develop a solid understanding of business functions and relationships. Students can focus on one of the following subject areas, or choose courses from a variety of disciplines.

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Human resources
  • Information systems

Core Programs

Students can choose between the Commerce program and the Honours Commerce program. Students in these programs who qualify can also take advantage of internship opportunities.

Commerce Program

  • Four year program.
  • Leads to the Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.) degree.
  • Provides the essential grounding in business subjects while giving students the opportunity to broaden their horizons by taking social science, humanities and science courses as well.

Honours Commerce Program

  • Four year program.
  • Leads to the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Honours B. Com.) degree.
  • Provides substantial opportunity for concentration in business subjects, beyond the essentials.

Everyone who successfully completes the program graduates with either a Bachelor of Commerce or an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. There are no specialized majors.


DeGroote also offers minors for students in other faculties. For more information about each one, refer to the academic calendar.

Specialty Minors

Applications for Fall 2022 admission are now closed. Please check back in September for applications details for Fall 2023 admission.

Please note: Approved minors appear on your transcript but are not included on your diploma.

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Integrated Business and Humanities

The Integrated Business and Humanities (IBH) program is designed to produce Canada’s next generation of business leaders.