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  • Objectives
    Among the skills you will acquire in the Commerce Profile are how to: * recognize the significant role the social sciences play in understanding the business environment * use mathematical analysis to understand and solve business problems * analyze basic business problems, assess alternatives, and propose solutions * apply mathematical analysis to understand and solve business problems * apply relevant economic, business and marketing concepts or theories in understanding business problems * undertake critical analysis of business * seize opportunities and deal with challenges, orally and in writing * perform assigned tasks alone and in groups * recognize the significant role the social sciences play in understanding the business environment
  • Entry requirements
    Commerce is a two-year pre-university profile within the Social Science program designed for students interested in studying any commerce-related field (finance, marketing, accounting, human resources, etc.) or any field in the social sciences at university.
  • Academic Title
    Commerce Profile Pre-University
  • Course description
    Term 1
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    201-103-DW    Calculus I    3 - 2 - 3    75

    Description:    The course focuses on limits and continuity; the derivative and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to the social sciences including curve sketching, related rates and optimization problems; and anti-derivatives. This course is not a substitute for Mathematics 201-NYA-05.
     
    201-104-DW    Calculus I    3 - 2 - 3    75

    350-101-DW    General Psychology    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This is the first course in the discipline for most students and a requirement for all students in the Social Science program. It is also necessary for admission to most university psychology programs. The course is designed to acquaint students with the principles and methods of psychology and to expose them to the various areas encompassed by the field.
     
    383-101-DW    Introduction to Economics    3 - 0 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is a pre-requisite to all other Economics courses. The course introduces students to economic systems, the great economic thinkers, the different schools of thought, and the basic concepts and theories of economics. Students will become familiar with introductory tools, methods, and models of economic analysis, as well as recognize their limitations. Applying different perspectives and relying on current and historical data, the course exposes students to Canada’s and Quebec’s major macroeconomic problems such as unemployment, recessions, inflation, and the public debt. Students will learn how governments can use fiscal, monetary, and trade policies to reduce domestic economic problems. The course prepares students to critically assess government economic policies and economic information in the news media.
     
    401-101-DW    Introduction to Business    3 - 0 - 3    45

    Description:    The Introduction to Business course provides an opportunity to explore the ways in which business activities are organized so that the various factors of production (raw materials, capital, assets and human resources) can be successfully combined to produce goods and services desired by customers. The course provides an essential understanding of the conditions necessary to the development and survival of businesses.
     
    General Education

    • 109-103-02    Health and Physical Education    1 - 1 - 1    30
    • 345-103-04    Knowledge    3 - 1 - 3    60
    • 603-101-04    Introduction to College English    2 - 2 - 4    60

    Term 2
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    300-300-DW    Research Methods    2 - 2 - 2    60


    330-101-DW    Western Civilization    3 - 0 - 3    45

    Description:    This course traces the growth of Western civilization from its roots in the Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman traditions to the 20th century. Among the major themes covered are the emergence and influence of key intellectual currents, social and political revolution, the development of industrial society, the birth of the nation state, imperialism, totalitarianism, and the two world wars. Students are introduced to basic concepts such as historical cause and social change, race, class and gender, as well as to the major political ideologies.
     
    401-201-DW    Basics of Marketing    3 - 0 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    401-101-DW - Introduction to Business
    Description:    This is survey course in Marketing and covers the environment in which marketing takes place, the definition of markets, and the marketing mix strategy used to respond to the environment. Specifically, Basics of Marketing addresses the role of marketing information, market segmentation and positioning strategies.
     
    Required Courses - Based on background. Choose one of the following
    201-203-DW    Calculus II    3 - 2 - 3    75

    Prerequisite:    201-103-DW - Calculus I
    Description:    The course focuses on definite integral with applications to Social Science, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series and convergence. This course is not a substitute for Mathematics 201-NYB-05.
     
    201-204-DW    Calculus II (Enriched)    3 - 2 - 3    75

    Description:    The definite integral and applications, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms and l’Hôpital’s Rule, improper integrals, infinite series and convergence are studied in this course.
     
    General Education
    • 109-104-02    Physical Activity    0 - 2 - 1    30
    • 602-10_-03    French: Bloc A    2 - 1 - 3    45
    • 603-102-04    Literary Genres    2 - 2 - 3    60

    Term 3
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs

    ___-___-__    Option 100 Level Course          

        * Anthropology
        * Biology
        * Classics
        * Geography
        * Philosophy
        * Political Science
        * Religion
        * Sociology

    ___-___-__    Option 200 Level Course          

    Choose one from disciplines previously taken.
     
    360-300-DW    Quantitative Methods    2 - 2 - 2    60

    Prerequisite:    300-300-DW - Research Methods

    Required Courses - Based on background. Choose one of the following
    201-105-DW    Linear Algebra    3 - 2 - 3    75

    Description:    This course focuses on systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vectors and applications to lines and planes, and applications of linear algebra to Social Science. This course is not a substitute for Mathematics 201-NYC-05.
     
    201-106-DW    Linear Algebra (Enriched)    3 - 2 - 3    75

    Description:    Systems of linear equations and elementary operations, matrices and determinants, vectors, lines, planes and vector spaces are studied in this course.
     
    General Education

    • 345-102-03    World Views    3 - 0 - 3    45
    • 603-103-04    Literary Themes    2 - 2 - 3    60
    • COMP 1    Complementary         

    Term 4
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs

    ___-___-__    Option 300 Level Course          

    300-303-DW    Integrative Seminar    1 - 2 - 3    45
    Prerequisites:    300-300-DW - Research Methods
    360-300-DW - Quantitative Methods

    General Education

    • 109-105-02    Active Living    1 - 1 - 1    30
    • 345-BXH-03    Applied Themes in Humanities    3 - 0 - 3    45
    • 602-B__-03    French: Bloc B    2 - 1 - 3    45
    • 603-BXE-04    Applied Themes in English    2 - 2 - 2    60
    • COMP 2    Complementary

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