120-Credit Program, Freshman Course Distribution

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120-Credit Program, Freshman Course Distribution (Desautels Faculty of Management)

Students admitted to a program requiring 97-120 credits (four years) register in a Freshman Year in which they must complete MATH 122 and MATH 123 (or equivalents) as well as the 12 credits of complementary courses specified below.

A minimum grade of C is required for all MATH and Freshman complementary courses.

Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that the prerequisites and corequisites of all courses (required and complementary) are satisfied.

The Freshman Course Distribution is as follows:

U0 Required Courses (12 credits)
MATH 1221 (3) Calculus for Management
MATH 1231 (3) Linear Algebra and Probability
BUSA 100 (3) Introduction to Management
BUSA 250 (3) Expressive Analysis for MGMT

U0 Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 credits chosen from the following three categories, but no more than 6 credits may be taken in one category:

  • C1. Society, Culture & Language
  • C2. Critical Thinking & Analysis
  • C3. Global Perspective & Environment

Course listings can be found at the Desautels Faculty of Management's website at: www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/programstructure/120-credit-program.

Students pursuing a 9-credit language course would count 6 credits toward their C1 requirement, while the remaining 3 credits would be elective.

Courses chosen from the categories above need to be approved by the offering department. Any language courses offered through the Faculty of Arts may be taken, with approval from the appropriate department. Additional courses may be taken with approval of a faculty adviser.

U0 Elective Courses (9 credits)

Subject to the restrictions for non-Management electives

Program Footnote:
  1. Students considering a major or minor in Mathematics, or an honours or joint honours program in Economics, replace MATH 122 and MATH 123 with three of the following courses, or demonstrate proficiency through appropriate McGill Placement Tests.
    • MATH 122 is replaced with MATH 139 (4) Calculus 1 with Precalculus, or MATH 140 (3) Calculus 1 and MATH 141 (4) Calculus 2.
    • MATH 123 is replaced with MATH 133 (3) Vectors, Matrices and Geometry.
    • 6 of these credits would be counted in the U0 Required Courses and the remaining 3 credits would count toward C2. Critical Thinking & Analysis.

Revision, August 2012. Start of revision.

Note: Management students cannot receive credit for ARET 150, COMP 102, ECON 208, ECON 209, ECON 227, ECON 230, ECON 250, ECON257, MATH 112, MATH 203, or MATH 204 as elective courses.

Revision, August 2012. End of revision.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 12, 2012) (disclaimer)
Desautels Faculty of Management—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 12, 2012) (disclaimer)