Bachelor of commerce (Co-operative) (B.Comm.(Co-op.))

undergraduate-business-programs-commerce-co-opCombine exciting classroom learning and real-world business experience with Memorial’s bachelor of commerce (co-operative) (B.Comm.(Co-op.)).

Students alternate academic semesters with work placements in industry, government or private organizations. Students will apply classroom studies to real-world settings and develop practical skills for today’s business environment.

  • 45 courses (135 credit hours)
  • Structured and full-time (normally completed in five years)
  • Mandatory work terms (3) and professional development
  • Common first year (Business One) for all undergraduates
  • Study abroad and experiential learning opportunities

Students apply for entry into the B.Comm.(Co-op.) after completing Business One. A minimum entrance average of 65 per cent is required.

Did you know?

Our B.Comm.(Co-op.) was the first business degree in Canada to be accredited by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL).

Work terms are paid placements, allowing students to earn income while completing their education.

We have a 100 per cent placement rate for work terms.

Mandatory professional development

Students are required to complete three non-credit, professional development seminars. These seminars, delivered in partnership with Gardiner Centre, complement academic programming and help prepare students to succeed in the workforce. Areas of learning include career development, job search, professionalism and individual skill development.

B.Comm.(Co-op.) students will also complete BUSI 300W: Business Co-operative Education Professional Development Seminars, which are specific to work term preparation.

Experiential learning opportunities

Students may wish to enhance their learning experiences through programs and opportunities at:

Other resources:



Faculty of Business Administration

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000