Rotman Commerce

U of T's Rotman Commerce program, jointly offered by the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Rotman School of Management, offers an innovative curriculum with a global perspective for an enriched professional undergraduate experience. It explores the role of commerce in modern society while developing skill and confidence in analysis, effective communications and decision making. The Bachelor of Commerce degree builds on a common foundation of business and liberal arts courses.

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  • To apply to Rotman Commerce through OUAC, applicants must apply to the University of Toronto, select the Faculty of Arts and Science at the St. George Campus, and then choose Rotman Commerce from the available program list.
  • For Ontario high school students: 6 Grade 12 U or M courses, including English and Calculus and Vectors are required. Students outside of Ontario should have the equivalent senior high school credits. For more information, visit the Rotman Commerce admissions page. Note: repeated courses are not accepted.
  • Details about accessing and completing the Rotman Commerce  supplemental application will be emailed to applicants after they have applied through the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC). The application includes a short written component and brief video. 
  • All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships; however some entrance awards and scholarships are exclusive to students in Rotman Commerce. Enrolment Services will contact eligible applicants to complete an Awards Profile.
  • Accounting: Public Accounting (specialist)
  • Accounting: Financial Reporting and Control (specialist)
  • Finance & Economics (specialist)
  • Management (specialist) - with optional concentrations in:
    • Innovation and entrepreneurship
    • International business
    • Leadership in organizations
    • Marketing
    • Strategy
  • RSM 100H1 – Introduction to Management
  • ECO 100Y1 – Introduction to Economics
  • MAT 133Y1 – Calculus and Linear Algebra for Commerce

MAT133Y1 is the preferred mathematics course for Rotman Commerce, however students may also take any other first-year calculus course, including MAT135H1 + MAT136H1 – Calculus I, MAT137Y1 – Calculus, or MAT157Y1 – Analysis I. Students are encouraged to take one course towards the breadth requirement in first year. Students are also recommended to take second-year introductory courses in financial accounting (RSM219H), financial markets (RSM230H) and marketing (RSM250H).”

The Rotman Commerce Career Centre provides students with career development opportunities by connecting our students with employers during on campus recruitment and other career development activities.

Students take advantage of the various workshops and seminars to further improve their marketability to employers.

In addition, individual counselling and group consultations help students identify their strengths and interests as they relate to their job search strategies.

Direct career options include:
Advertising Mortgage broker
Bank manager Mutual fund sales representative
Financial research analyst Portfolio manager
Investment adviser Public relations
Market research analyst Research analyst
Management consultant Security analyst

The Rotman Commerce Alumni Network provides alumni with opportunities to stay connected with their classmates and interact with students and faculty. 

The Rotman Commerce Alumni Mentorship Program allows alumni to mentor fourth year students as they transition from their academic life into the workplace. 

Mentors share their experiences and advice to help guide students to reach their career goals, while students get the opportunity to ask questions about different industries, professional designations and the general nature of the business environment.

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