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

Bachelor of Commerce Honors in Operations Management [Business]


The BCom Honors in Operations Management program follows the same general program of studies as the BCom Major in Operations Management. Additional required courses are MATH 156 , MATH 125 , the OM Honors Essay course and one 700-level MGTSC or OM 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 or OM at the 700-level
  • OM 480 - Honors Essay in Operations Management
  • 15 units chosen from Operations Management 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. Operations Management Honors courses may be chosen from any 400-level OM courses and from a list of additional approved courses available from the Department of Accounting, Operations and Information Systems. At least six of the nine courses must be chosen from 400- level OM courses, MGTSC 405 and 455.
  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.