Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) Admission Information
The deadline to apply to the bachelor of commerce (co-operative) program is March 1st for the Fall semester. Students normally apply to the program for Term 1 (Fall) but in certain circumstances, students may qualify for Advanced Standing into Terms 2, 3 or 4. Late applications will be considered as time and resources permit.
Admission to the bachelor of commerce (co-operative) program is competitive and selective. Although a student may meet the minimum requirements, admission is not guaranteed.
Admission requirements can be found in the University Calendar.
If considering either the bachelor of business administration or the bachelor of commerce (co-operative) programs, it is advised that students take the following courses during their first year at Memorial University:
|Pre-Business Courses (Term A/B)|
|Term A (Fall)||Term B (Winter)|
|Business 1000||Math 1000* or Elective|
|Math 1090* or Math 1000||Economics 2020|
|Economics 2010||English 1110|
|English 1080||Non-Business Elective|
|Non-Business Elective||Non-Business Elective|
|* Depending on Math Placement Test, students can complete Math 1000 in the Fall and complete an additional elective in the Winter semester|
Students interested in the bachelor of commerce (co-operative) program may apply directly from high school. If you are in your last year of high school study (or if you have never attended a post-secondary institution) and are thinking about studying business—think Memorial!
To apply directly to the Faculty of Business Administration, indicate your preference for admission to Term A/B of Business Administration on page 4 of the Undergraduate Application form for Admission to Memorial University at the Office of the Registrar.
Students applying to the program through this route are not guaranteed acceptance into Term 1 (Fall). Admission requirements still need to be met.
You may apply for Advanced Standing to the co-op program up to Term 4. Please see the table for the co-op program structure.
To be considered for admission with Advanced Standing to Terms 1 (Fall), 2 (Winter), 3 (Fall) or 4 (Spring), you must have all the program courses completed up to that semester with a sufficiently high average to compete for a place in the class.
If you have attended another post-secondary institution in Canada, or abroad, you may apply to Memorial University and indicate pre-business on the Memorial University Undergraduate Application for Admission/Readmission. Your transfer credits will be evaluated by the Office of the Registrar. Upon receiving your transfer credit information, you should compare your credits with the with the list of first-year business program courses above.
If you are missing any of the above, you will need to complete them before applying to the Faculty of Business Administration undergraduate programs.
If you are completing your pre-business courses as part of the College of the North Atlantic transfer year, please complete and submit the Faculty of Business Administration application form with your Application to Memorial University.
If you have never attended a post-secondary institution, you may apply to the Faculty of Business Administration as a Direct Entry from High School student.