Bachelor of Commerce

Overview

Your path to success

A UBC BCom will give you the broad range of business basics and the management skills you need to thrive in any career. With our diverse array of course offerings, you’ll have a chance to develop your critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, organization and leadership abilities.

In each year of study of our program you'll take a combination of core courses and electives to build competencies in each area of business. In your third and fourth years, you’ll get to shape your own career path by taking courses that focus on one of ten primary disciplines.

Learning beyond the classroom

At UBC, there many rewarding experiential learning programs and activities to complement your studies and cultivate your personal and professional growth. Join a club, compete in a case competition, run for student office, organize a conference, study abroad, be a mentor—the possibilities are too numerous to list.

Global opportunities

UBC Sauder has a distinctly international perspective on business. Expand your cultural and geographical horizons by participating in a study abroad program, the Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management specialization, or UBC Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya.

Student smiles in front of the Arno River in Florence, Italy

Help when you need it

Academic advising

Academic advisors at the UBC Sauder Undergraduate Office will help you to understand your degree requirements and university policy, assist you with program planning and course registration, connect you to campus resources, and support you if you are experiencing difficulties that are affecting your studies.

Learning and research support

At the Canaccord Learning Commons and David Lam Management Research Library, you’ll have access to a reference library for market research, investment analysis and research labs, a digital media studio, and bookable meeting and study space. Additional services and programming includes research support, writing and presentation coaching sessions, and course tutorials.

Career coaching and mentorship

Through a variety of one-on-one coaching, workshops, and programs delivered by our experienced BCom career managers at the Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre, you’ll explore, discover, and realize your career aspirations. UBC Sauder’s extensive connections to industry allow us to provide meaningful networking events, information sessions, Co-op placements, and employment opportunities with exceptional companies from all fields.

Students meet together for coffee in an outdoor courtyard

Campus community

Whether you live in residence or commute to school, you'll be part of a vibrant, diverse community of students, staff, and faculty who support one another and share common values.
Students walk together along Main Mall on an autumn day

Parent & Family Network

UBC Sauder parents and family members who want to be actively engaged with their students' university experience can join this community to learn more about the program and university life.
Receptionist answers student inquiries on the telephone