Our Commerce program provides basic courses in business and accounting including statistics in business, management, and organizational behaviour.
COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITS
COMM 237 Information Systems in Business (4)
Introduction and application of computer based technology for the business student. Particular focus on understanding the role of MIS and development of technology skills relevant to the workforce.
Transfers to: UBC COMM 391, and SFU BUS 237.
COMM 281 Human Resources Management (3)
COMM 290 Introduction to Quantitative Decision Making (3)
Introduction to decision models in business, including basic optimization, linear programming, probability, decision analysis, random variables, simulation, and solving decision problems using spreadsheet tools.
Transfers to: UBC COMM 290, SFU BUS 100 level, and UVic MATH 100 level.
COMM 291 Applications of Statistics in Business (3)
Methods and applications of statistics in business including data analysis, descriptive regression, data generation, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, two sample problems, and inference in regression.
Transfers to: UBC COMM 291, SFU BUEC 232, UNBC MATH 242, and UVic STAT 252.
COMM 292 Management and Organizational Behaviour (3)
COMM 293 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
COMM 294 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)
COMM 296 Introduction to Marketing (3)
COMM 298 Introduction to Finance (3)
Introduces the basic principles of financial valuation, including the time-value of money and the risk/return trade-off. Develops tools for the quantitative analysis of corporate and/or individual financing and saving decisions, and of capital budgeting decisions.
Transfers to: UBC COMM 298, SFU BUS 2XX, UVic COM 240, and TRU BBUS 3120.