Bachelor of commerce (co-operative) (B.Comm.(Co-op.))



Combine exciting classroom learning and real-world business experience with Memorial’s bachelor of commerce (co-operative) (B.Comm.(Co-op.)). Students alternate academic semesters with work placements in industry, applying classroom studies to real-world settings and developing practical skills for today’s business environment.

Our B.Comm.(Co-op.) was the first business degree in Canada to be accredited by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL).

Ready to apply?

To join our B.Comm.(Co-op.) program, you must first be enrolled in Business One. Listen to Jake, a business student, as he guides you through the application process for Business One.


The B.Comm.(Co-op.) is a competitive-entry program. Meeting the minimum admission requirements doesn’t guarantee you’ll be accepted.

Students may apply for entry into the B.Comm.(Co-op.) program after completing Business One. They must have an overall average of 65 per cent on the 30 credit hours (10 courses) in Business One, and a cumulative overall average of 60 per cent. A minimum of 15 credit hours must be completed at Memorial.

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Embedded professional development

Students will complete three non-credit, professional development seminars. These seminars, delivered in partnership with Gardiner Centre, complement academic programming and help prepare students to succeed in the workforce.

B.Comm.(Co-op.) students will also complete BUSI 300W: Business Co-operative Education Professional Development Seminars, which are specific to work term preparation.

Academic advice

  • Check out our academic advising page for information on program planning. Click to download a B.Comm.(Co-op.) program planning worksheet.
  • Reach out to our team in the Academic Programs Office with your questions by email:

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Click here to review some common questions about the B.Comm.(Co-op.) program.

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