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4.2 Program Requirements for Majors 4.2 Program Requirements for Majors

Students who intend to complete a second major should note that when a course is applicable to two different majors, that course may be used to satisfy only one set of major requirements.

Capstone Courses for the Faculty and its Majors: The capstone course for the Faculty is GMGT 4010. The capstone course for a major will be listed with the major details below (if none is listed then there is no course defined as a capstone course for that major).

NOTE: Equivalent courses offered through Université de Saint-Boniface may be used in lieu of the specified courses identified in the requirements for the majors. Université de Saint-Boniface courses end in the number "1" (e.g. ACC 1101).

Indigenous Business Studies

The Major consists of NATV 3120 and NATV 4320 plus three credit hours from ACC 3040, ENTR 3100, ENTR 4100, FIN 3270, FIN 3470, HRIR 4410 or LEAD 2010 plus either three more credit hours from any course not taken from the list of ACC 3040, ENTR 3100, ENTR 4100, FIN 3270, FIN 3470, HRIR 4410 or LEAD 2010 or any 3 credit hours from NATV 2100, NATV 2110, NATV 2220, NATV 3100, NATV 3160, NATV 3310, NATV 3360, NATV 3370, NATV 4200 OR NATV 4220.

Effective September 2019, along with all existing course prerequisites, the mandatory core course ENTR 2030 (C) has been added to the following Entrepreneurship courses in this major: ENTR 3100 and ENTR 4100. The prerequisite to ENTR 2030 is GMGT 1010 (D).

NOTE: Students interest in the Indigenous Business Studies Major are encouraged to discuss course options with an Asper Program Advisor as not all courses are offered every year.

Accounting

As of September 2018: The Major consists of: ACC 2010 (C), ACC 2020 (C), ACC 3040 (C) and ACC 4030 (C) and a requirement that students have a minimum of C+ in the prerequisite courses of ACC 1100 and ACC 1110.

The prerequisite for ACC 2010 is ACC 1100 (C+), for ACC 2020 is ACC 2010 (C) and FIN 2200 (C), for ACC 3040 is ACC 1110 (C+) and for ACC 4030 is ACC 2020 (C) and FIN 2200 (C).

Actuarial Mathematics

The Major consists of any 12 hours from ACT 2020, ACT 2120, ACT 3130, ACT 3230, ACT 3340, ACT 3630, ACT 4010, ACT 4020, ACT 4030.

NOTES: i)ACT 4020 and ACT 4030 collectively satisfy the requirement for the Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics Exam by the Society of Actuaries. ii) Student declaring Actuarial Mathematics as their first major may take MATH 2720 as either a Business Option or non-Business Elective.

Students admitted to the Asper School of Business prior to the current academic year should refer to the Academic Calendar for the year in which they were admitted for the requirements for this major.

Students are required to attain a minimum grade of “C+” in all 12 credit hours of Actuarial courses that will contribute to the Major in order to graduate with an Actuarial Mathematics Major.

If STAT 1150 is completed, this satisfies the prerequisite for FIN 3410.  Alternatively STAT 2000 is a recommended elective as a prerequisite for FIN 3410

Prior to registration, all students interested in or enrolled in Actuarial Mathematics should consult the Director or an Undergraduate Program Advisor for program planning advice.

Entrepreneurship/Small Business

The Major consists of: ENTR 3100, ENTR 4100, and FIN 3240, plus one of the following: ENTR 3102, ENTR 3104, or ENTR 3106.

Effective September 2019, along with all existing course prerequisites, ENTR 2030 (C) will be added to the following Entrepreneurship courses: ENTR 3100, ENTR 3102, ENTR 3104, ENTR 3106, and ENTR 4100. The prerequisite to ENTR 2030 is GMGT 1010 (D).

Finance

The major consists of 12 credit hours from: FIN 3410*, FIN 3480*, and FIN 4400** plus one of FIN 3400, FIN 3420, FIN 3450, FIN 3460*, FIN 4240, FIN 4250, FIN 4260, or FIN 4270 and a requirement that students have a minimum of C+ in the prerequisite course of FIN 2200.

*The prerequisites for FIN 3410, FIN 3460 and FIN 3480 are: [FIN 2200 (C+), MATH 1220 (C) or MATH 1300 (C) or MATH 1310 (C)] , and [STAT 2000 (C) or STAT 2150 (C)].

**The prerequisite for FIN 4400 is FIN 3480 (D).

Finance students are also required to take MATH 1300 (C) or MATH 1310 (C) and STAT 2000 (C) as part of the electives in their program since they are part of the prerequisite for the finance courses as stated above.

Capstone Course: FIN 4400**.

Generalist

The Major consists of one course from the required list of courses from four different Majors (i.e., Options that are not part of a Major’s required course requirements are not eligible for the Generalist Major).

Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations

The Major consists of: HRIR 3450 plus three of the following: HRIR 4410, HRIR 4420, HRIR 4480, HRIR 4520 OR HRIR 3450 plus two of the following: HRIR 4410, HRIR 4420, HRIR 4480, HRIR 4520, plus one of the following: HRIR 3430, LABR 3010, LABR 3060, LABR 3070, LABR 3130, and LABR 3140.

Students entering the second year of the four-year program are advised to take HRIR 2440 since it is a prerequisite to advanced courses in the area.

International Business

The Major consists of: FIN 3450, INTB 2200, HRIR 4520, and MKT 3300.

One of the above four courses may be used in the core program; therefore the major will be comprised of the remaining three courses plus one course from the following list: MKT 3240 Special Topics in Marketing (Cross-Cultural Brand Management topic only), ACT 4250 Managing Insurance Operations in the International Business Environment or SCM 3230 Global Chain Management.

Students majoring in International Business are permitted to take 12 credit hours of a foreign language and/or courses with an international focus from an approved list and have these non-business courses count as Business Options. The list is available in the Undergraduate Program Office.

Leadership and Organizations

The Major consists of 12 credit hours from: GMGT 3010, LEAD 3010, LEAD 3020, LEAD 3030, LEAD 3040, LEAD 4010 AND LEAD 4020.

Students entering the second year of the four year program are advised to take GMGT 2070 and GMGT 2060 as they are prerequisites to some of the advanced courses in the major. 

Students entering second year are strongly recommended to take LEAD 2010 prior to taking LEAD 4020 and speak with an Asper Student Program Advisor for course planning advice.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Major consists of: SCM 2210, SCM 2230, SCM 3360 plus one of the following: SCM 2220, SCM 2240, SCM 2250, SCM 2260, SCM 3230, SCM 3250, SCM 3260, SCM 3270, SCM 3280, SCM 3630, SCM 4250 (not to be held with the former SCM 4240).

Recommended Business Options/Electives in this area include: MIS 3500, MIS 3510, INTB 2200, HRIR 3450, GMGT 3160, GMGT 4160, MSCI 3400, IDM 4050, IDM 4070, IDM 4080, MKT 3220, MKT 3340, GEOG 3800, ECON 2010, ECON 3010.

Management Information Systems

The Major consists of MIS 3500, MIS 3510, MIS 3520, and MIS 4500 and a requirement that students have a minimum C+ in the prerequisite course of MIS 2000.

MIS 3510 (D) and COMP 1010 (C) are prerequisites for the required MIS 3500 course.

Options available in this area are ACC 3530 and MIS 4250.

Students interested in pursuing the Management Information Systems Major are encouraged to take MIS 2000 in the second year of the four-year program since it is a prerequisite to advanced courses in the area.

Students interested in pursuing the Management Information Systems Major are also encouraged, but not required, to complete COMP 1020.

Capstone Course: MIS 4500.

Management of Organizations (Discontinued/Deleted)

NOTE: Students previously pursuing the major may have to consult with the Business Administration Department Head for information and feasibility on completing the major.

Marketing

For students admitted in September 2019 and onward the Major consists of MKT 3220, MKT 3230, MKT 3390 and MKT 4210.

Students admitted to the Asper School of Business prior to September 2019 should refer to the Academic Calendar for the year in which they were admitted for the requirements for this major.

Students admitted to the Asper School of Business prior to September 2019 and following the old Marketing Major will be permitted to use MKT 3248 as one of the list of additional Marketing courses for their major.

In addition the the 12 credit hours required for the major, Marketing students may take up to an additional 12 credit hours of courses from the Marketing Department as buisness options (see section 4.1 Business Options).

Capstone Course: MKT 4210.

Operational Research/Operations Management

The Major consists of any 12 hours from MSCI 3400, OPM 3650, OPM 3660, OPM 3670, MSCI 4220, OPM 4620.

Prior to registration, all students enrolled in Operational Research/Operations Management should consult the Department Head or a Undergraduate Program Advisor for program planning advice.