Accounting, Operations, and Information Systems

Management Science Honors

Program

The BCom Honors in Management Science program follows the same general program of studies as the BCom Major in Operations Management. Additional required courses are MATH 115, MATH 125, the MGTSC Honors Essay course and one 700-level MGTSC course, and STAT 265. Various streams such as Optimization, Statistics, Stochastic Modeling and Decision and Game Theory are possible. Please contact the Department for suggested streams.

Sequence of Courses

Year Two - Fall Year Two - Winter
  • ACCTG 311
  • BUS 201
  • MARK 301
  • MGTSC 312
  • *3 in electives outside Business (See Note 1)
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 115 (See Note 2)
  • MGTSC 352
  • ORG A 201
  • *3 in electives outside Business (See Note 1)
Year Three Year Four
  • B LAW 301
  • ECON 281 (See Note 5)
  • MATH 125 (See Note 3)
  • MIS 311
  • STAT 265 (See Note 3)
  • *12 chosen from Management Science Honors required courses (See Notes 4 and 5)
  • *3 in electives outside Business (See Note 1)
  • *3 in MGTSC at the 700-level
  • MGTSC 480
  • *15 chosen from Management Science Honors required courses (See Notes 4 and 5)
  • *9 in free electives (See Note 1)

Notes:

  1. See U of A Calendar section 64.1.4
  2. Generally, MATH 115 should be taken prior to entry to the Honors program.
  3. Recommended to be taken in Fall Term.
  4. Management Science Honors courses include all 400-level MGTSC courses, and other courses designated by the Department consistent with the Management Science stream chosen by the student. Consult the Department for appropriate courses.
  5. ECON courses used to satisfy the requirements of this major may not also be used to satisfy the requirements for coursework outside the School of Business.