Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management

Standard Admission

  • At least two years of full-time work experience; and
  • Equivalent of 60 credits or a two-year diploma (including but not limited to existing transfer agreements) from a recognized post-secondary institution that includes a minimum of 24 second-year credits, with a minimum ‘B’ (3.00/4.33) GPA

Flexible Admission

  • Applicants who have earned at least 15 college or university credits, but do not meet the GPA or credit requirements for Standard Admission, may be considered based on a combination of work and academic experience.
  • For applicants with fewer than 15 college or university credits, a minimum seven years of full-time work experience (with at least three years at a supervisory, management, or project lead level) is required.

Additional Admission Requirements

All applicants are expected to demonstrate sufficient proficiency in accounting and/or numeracy and written communications.  

Proficiency in accounting and/or numeracy is be evidenced through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of relevant courses articulated within an eligible Block Transfer Agreement;
  • Successful completion of one or more college/university level financial or managerial accounting courses (equivalent to three credits) with a minimum C (63%) grade.
  • Successful completion of two or more college/university courses (the equivalent of six or more credits) in math and/or statistics with a minimum C (63%) grade in each.*
  • Successful completion of RRU’s Continuing Studies Financial Accounting Fundamentals, with a minimum C (63%) grade.**
  • In some cases, a minimum of five years’ experience in a role that includes substantial financial responsibilities in areas such as budgeting, bookkeeping, and/or financial statement preparation may be acceptable.

Applicants who successfully completed accounting/numeracy courses five or more years ago are strongly recommended to take RRU’s Continuing Studies Financial Accounting Fundamentals prior to program start.

Proficiency in written communications will be determined at the discretion of Admissions or faculty adjudicators and is typically evidenced through one or more of the following:

  • Successful completion of relevant courses articulated within an eligible Block Transfer Agreement;
  • Successful completion of a college/university level English composition or academic writing course (equivalent to three credits), with a minimum C (63%) grade.
  • Successful completion of RRU’s Continuing Studies Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course, with a minimum C (63%) grade.
  • Other higher education that demonstrates written communications proficiency, as determined by admissions or faculty adjudicators.

*Math courses may include algebra, calculus, finite mathematics, business math, and math for economics. Pre-calculus courses and math for elementary education programs are not generally acceptable. Statistics courses may include business, life sciences and social sciences statistics or their equivalent (e.g., applied and differential statistics).

**Alternative external course offerings may be approved by the program in limited cases. If you are considering a course alternative, please contact Admissions (and include a link to the course).

English Language Requirements