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Average internship program salary

Your Classes

What You’ll Take:

  • Financial Accounting (IBH 1AA3)
  • Perspectives on Canadian Business (IBH 1AB3)
  • Introduction to Language and Society (IBH 1AC3)
  • IBH in the Community (IBH 1AD3)
  • Organizational Behaviour (IBH 1BA3)
  • Leadership and Development (IBH 1LD0)
  • Insight and Inquiry: Questions to Change the World (IBH 1BB3)
  • Fundamentals of Ethics (IBH 1BC3)
  • Introduction to Peace Studies for IBH (IBH 1BD3)
  • Introductory to Microeconomics (ECON 1B03)
  • Introductory to Macroecomonimcs (ECON 1BB3)

Learn more about your IBH I program requirements.

Year 2

  • Leadership Development – Leadership Emergence
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Information Systems in Management
  • Talent Management
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Global Business Experience
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Moral Issues
  • History of Capitalism
  • If pursuing IBH with internship, Career Development Course – COMMERCE 2IN0 is required

Year 3

  • Leadership Development – Leadership Effectiveness
  • Relationship Management
  • Applied Marketing Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Understanding Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship from a Historical and Theoretical Lens
  • Organizational Strategy
  • Poverty, Privilege and Protest in Canadian History
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Operations Management
  • One open elective (Commerce or non-Commerce)

Year 4

  • Leadership Development – Leadership Capstone
  • Critical Seeing
  • Social Entrepreneurship Capstone
  • Community Engaged Capstone
  • Six open electives (Commerce or non-Commerce)

For detailed course lists beyond your first year, visit your academic calendar here.

For a full list of courses that can be available in this program, please consult the academic calendar.