Sep 25, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Bachelor of Commerce Honors in Management Science [Business]


The BCom Honors in Management Science program follows the same general program of studies as the BCom Major in Operations Management. Additional required courses are MATH 156 , MATH 125 , the MGTSC Honors Essay course and one 700-level MGTSC course, and STAT 265 . Various streams such as Optimization, Statistics, Stochastic Modeling and Decision and Game Theory are possible. Please contact the Department for suggested streams.

Sequence of Courses

Year Three

Year Four

  • 3 units in MGTSC at the 700-level
  • MGTSC 480
  • 15 units chosen from Management Science Honors required courses (See Notes 5 and 6)
  • 9 units in free electives (See Note 2)


  1. Students admitted directly from High School will take BUS 101  in their first year in the Faculty of Business and will replace BUS 201  in Year 2 of the major specific sequencing with 3 units in electives outside of Business.
  2. See Policy on Elective Courses .
  3. Generally, MATH 156  should be taken prior to entry to the Honors program.
  4. Recommended to be taken in Fall Term.
  5. Management Science Honors courses include all 400-level MGTSC courses, and other courses designated by the Department consistent with the Management Science stream chosen by the student. Consult the Department for appropriate courses.
  6. ECON courses used to satisfy the requirements of this major may not also be used to satisfy the requirements for coursework outside the Faculty of Business.