The Athabasca University (AU) online Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) with a major in e-Commerce gives you the solid business skills you need for any industry, while allowing you to tailor your knowledge toward commercial transactions.

As electronic business continues to grow, so do opportunities for business school graduates with a solid knowledge of how products and services are bought and sold via the Internet and other electronic systems. This online major will appeal to students who are more interested in the technology and operations areas of business, and to those who are planning to launch their own e-Commerce venture.

Diploma holders please note:
The following requirements are for students who have taken years one and two with AU. If you hold a college diploma, review our post-diploma program plans and contact a program advisor (see ‘Next Steps’ at right) to assist you with course selection.

Required Courses (39 credits)

ACCT 253 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 355 Cost Analysis (3)
ADMN 232 Introduction to Management (3)
ADMN 233 Writing in Organizations (3)
CMIS 245 Microcomputer Applications in Business (Windows) (3)
ECON 247 Microeconomics (3)
ECON 248 Macroeconomics (3)
ENGL A junior or senior level English course (3)
LGST 369 Commercial Law (3)
MATH 244 Business Mathematics

MATH 260 Calculus for Social Sciences and Economics*
* Recommended for students who wish to pursue 400-level FNCE or 400-level MGSC courses.

MATH 265 Introduction to Calculus I

MATH 270 Linear Algebra I
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics I*
*strongly recommended

MATH 215 Introduction to Statistics

MATH 216 Computer-oriented Approach to Statistics
MGSC 312 Statistics for Business and Economics II (3)
PHIL 333 Professional Ethics (3)
PHIL 337 Business Ethics  

Options* (21 credits)

  1. Business and Administrative Studies credits at the junior (200) or senior (300/400) level
  1. Humanities, Science, or Social Science credits at the junior (200) level
*A maximum of 3 credits in any area of study at the preparatory (100) level can be taken in the above 12 credits.  
  1. Humanities, Science, or Social Science credits at the senior (300/400) level)

e-Commerce Major Years 3 and 4 (60 credits)

Required Courses (21 credits)

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