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We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Electives

Bachelor of Commerce Electives

  • BUSI Electives - Fall 2021
    Course
    Restriction (if any)

    BUSI 1700U Intro to Entrepreneurship

     

    BUSI 2000U Collaborative Leadership

     

    BUSI 2500U Business Integration & Analytics

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 2550U Intro to Project Mgmt.

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 2570U Cybercrime

     

    BUSI 3200U Marketing Communication

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3230U marketing Channels

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3260U Marketing Research

     

    BUSI 3315U Negotiation Theory & Behaviour

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3330U Management of Change

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3340U HR Planning

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3430U Personal Finance

     

    BUSI 3480U International Finance

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 3630U Logistics

     

    BUSI 3650U Innovation Management

     

    BUSI 3670U Risk Management

     

    BUSI 3710U Small Business Management

     

    BUSI 3800U International Business

     

    BUSI 4040U Emerging Trends in Tech Mgmt.

     

    BUSI 4210U High-Tech Marketing

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 4230U Marketing Analytics

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 4280U International Marketing

    Opens to students outside of major on August 1

    BUSI 4710U Information Privacy Law

     

  • BUSI Electives - Winter 2022
    Course
    Restriction (if any)

    BUSI 2000U Collaborative Leadership

     

    BUSI 2570U Cybercrime

     

    BUSI 2620U Business Ethics

     

    BUSI 2700U Entrepreneurial Finance

     

    BUSI 3260U Marketing Research

     

    BUSI 3460U Fixed Income Strategies

     

    BUSI 3504U Database & Business Intelligence

     

    BUSI 3590U Design Thinking

     

    BUSI 3650U Innovation Management

     

    BUSI 3800U International Business

     

    BUSI 3810U International Management

     

    BUSI 4570U Strategic Information Tech Mgt

     

    BUSI 4590U Topics in Tech Mgt: AV/VR for Geographic Information

     

    BUSI 4590U Topics in Tech Mgt: Visual & Story Telling

     

    BUSI 4590U Topics in Tech Mgt: Service Robts

     

    BUSI 4650U Global Ops & Supply Chain Mgt

     

    BUSI 3150U Financial Statement Analysis

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3290U Marketing Management in Asia Pacific

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3330U Management of Change

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3350U Developing Management Skills

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3360U Health & Safety

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3380U Compensation and Benefits

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3390U Training & Development

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3430U Personal Finance

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3440U Financial Modelling

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3550U Systems Analysis & Design

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3580U Network Systems

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3601U Operations Analysis Using Spreadsheets

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3730U Creative Prob. Solvin, Entrep, & Imagin.

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 3750U Lean Start-Up

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 4280U Social Media Marketing

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 4290 Special Topics in Marketing – Luxury Brand

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    BUSI 4450U Bus. App. Of Blockchain and Cryptocurr.

    Opens to students outside of major on Dec. 6**

    **Open to all Commerce only if seats remain after students in major have registered

  • General Electives - Important Information

     

    General Elective
    Open Elective
    BUSI Elective
    Technology Management Electives
    A course not related to or required for your program (non-BUSI) Either a general elective or a business elective (BUSI) A business (BUSI) course not required for your major (see BUSI elective list) An upper-year specialized course only for students in the Technology Management major (see technology management elective list on TM map)

    Not sure what a course will be about? Read all course descriptions at: http://calendar.ontariotechu.ca/ under “course descriptions”
    Please note: courses that have reached capacity will have no additional capacity added, please have alternative courses in mind as a backup.

    Not sure which advising office to contact?
    Course Code  Begins with:
    Faculty of: 
    Email Address:
    BUSI ECON INFR Business and I.T. fbitadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    AEDT CURS EDUC Education FEDadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    NUCL RADI ENGR Energy Systems & Nuclear Science fesnsadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    AUTE ELEE ENGR MANE METE MECE SOFE Engineering & Applied Science engineering.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    HLSC MLSC NURS Health Science healthscience.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    BIOL CHEM CSCI ENVS MATH PHY SCCO SCIE STAT Science science.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    ALSU COMM FSCI LGLS POSC PSYC SOCI SSCI Social Science & Humanities sshadvising@ontariotechu.ca
  • General Electives - Fall 2021
    Course Code
    Name
     Pre-Requisites
    Course Restrictions
    COMM 1100U Intro to Communication Studies Open to all students August 9
    COMM 1420U Living Digitally  Open to all students August 9
    COMM 2270U Entertainment Goes Global Open to all students August 9
    COMM 2530U Advertising and Society COMM 1100U Open to all students August 9
    COMM 3740U From Pong to Pokemon GO: Digital Game Studies year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    CRMN 1000U Intro to Criminal Justice Open to all students August 9
    ENVS 1000U Environmental Science
    INDG 2000U Intro to Indigenous Studies
    LBAT 2000U Intro to Liberal Studies year 2+ standing
    LBAT 3999U Special Topics in Liberal Studies year 3+ standing
    LGLS 1000U Foundations of Legal Studies Open to all students August 9
    POSC 2100U Global Politics POSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    POSC 2300U Mobilizing for Change POSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 1000U Intro to Psychology
    PSYC 2010U Developmental Psychology  PYSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 2030U Abnormal Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 2060U Cognitive Psychology  PSYC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3060U Personality Psychology  PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3310U Confessions and Interrogations PYSC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3999U STFP 1: Thinking & Decision Making PYSC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3999U STFP 1: Coping and Stress PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    SOCI 1000U Introductory Sociology 
    SSCI 1210U History of Science and Technology 
    SSCI 1470U Impact of Science & Technology on Society 
    SSCI 1700U Reading Our World
    SSCI 2700U Human Sexuality
    AEDT 1120U Foun. of Ditgl Teach & Lrn Tech Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 1160U Digital Commun. Techologies Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2130U Graphic Design, Digtl Tech Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2160U Online Learning: Theory & Resrch  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2170U Designing Incl. Learning Envio Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3110U Information Literacy  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3120U Workplace Learning Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3140U Creating Digital Tools  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3160U Developing Literacy Open to all students August 9
    EDUC 1312U Fundamtl of Professional Writing Open to all students August 9
    EDUC 4703U Problem & Inquiry Based Learn Open to all students August 9

    ** Open to all students at Ontario Tech where seats remain.

  • General Electives - Winter 2022
    COURSE CODE
    COURSE NAME
    PREREQUISITE
    NOTES

    ENVS 1000U

    Environmental Science

     

     

    INDG 2000U

    Introduction to Indigenous Studies

     

     

    PSYC 1000U

    Introduction to Psychology

     

     

    SSCI 1210U

    History of Science and Technology

     

     

    SSCI 1300U

    Social Problems

     

     

    SSCI 1470U

    Impact of Science and Technology on Society

     

     

    SSCI 1700U

    Reading Our World

     

     

    LBAT 3999U

    Special Topics in Liberal Studies

    Third year standing

     

    ENVS 3110U

    Economics and Politics of the Environment

    ENVS 1000U

     

    AEDT 1110U

    Foundations of Adult Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 1170U

    Psychological Foundations and Digital Technologies

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 2120U

    Culture and Digital Technologies

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 3130U

    Financial Management of Online Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 3170U

    Developing Numeracy

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4110U

    Assessment for Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4120U

    Serious Gaming and Simulations

    EDUC 4703U 

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4130U

    Social Justice Issues in Education

    AEDT 2120U 

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4150U

    Holistic Learning in Early Childhood

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    ALSU 1101U

    Found for Acad Learn & Success

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 1050U

    Technical Communications

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 1320U

    Public Speaking

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2220U

    The Media in Canada

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2240U

    Television

    Second-year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2410U

    History of Communication Technology

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2411U

    Digital Media Policy

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3250U

    Pop Culture

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3350U

    Environmental Communication

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3410U

    Digital Media Storytelling

    COMM 1100U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3510U

    Work in the Digital Age

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    CRMN 2010U

    Criminal Law

    LGLS 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    FSCI 1010U

    Introductory Forensic Science

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 1200U

    Introduction to Democracy in Theory & Practice

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 2000U

    Canadian Politics

    POSC 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 3303U 

    Policies for Sustainability

    ENVS 1000U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 2010U Developmental Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 2020U Social Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 3039U Children, Psychology and the Law PSYC 2010U, third year standing Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 3210U Forensic Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 3320U Eyewitness Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 3400U Investigative Psychology PSYC 1000U, third year standing Open to all students December 6**
    PSYC 3999U Special Topics in Forensic Psychology I PSYC 1000U, third year standing Open to all students December 6**
    SOCI 1000U Indroductory Sociology Open to all students December 6**
    SSCI 2020U Issues in Diversity SOCI 1000U or PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**
    SSCI 2021U Issues in Family SOCI 1000U or PSYC 1000U Open to all students December 6**

    ** Open to all students at Ontario Tech where seats remain.

Bachelor of IT Electives

  • Important Information
    General Elective
    Open Elective
    Technical Elective
    Business Elective
    Technology Management Elective

    Courses taken outside of the faculty (do not start with INFR, BUSI, or ECON).

    Can be a Technical Elective, General Elective or BUSI Elective. Chosen from a list of approved Technical electives provided at the start of each academic year.

    Chosen from a list of approved BUSI courses provided at the start of each academic year.

    Chosen from a list of approved Technology Management electives provided at the start of each academic year.

    Not sure what a course will be about? Read all course descriptions at http://calendar.ontariotechu.ca/ under “course descriptions”

    Please note: courses that have reached capacity will have no additional capacity added, please have alternative courses in mind as a backup.

    Not sure which advising office to contact?
    Course Code  Begins with:
    Faculty of: 
    Email Address:
    BUSI ECON INFR Business and I.T. fbitadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    AEDT CURS EDUC Education FEDadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    NUCL RADI ENGR Energy Systems & Nuclear Science fesnsadvising@ontariotechu.ca
    AUTE ELEE ENGR MANE METE MECE SOFE Engineering & Applied Science engineering.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    HLSC MLSC NURS Health Science healthscience.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    BIOL CHEM CSCI ENVS MATH PHY SCCO SCIE STAT Science science.advising@ontariotechu.ca
    ALSU COMM FSCI LGLS POSC PSYC SOCI SSCI Social Science & Humanities sshadvising@ontariotechu.ca

     

  • General Electives - Fall 2021
    Course Code
    Name
    Pre-Requisites
    Course Restrictions
    COMM 1100U Intro to Communication Studies Open to all students August 9
    COMM 1420U Living Digitally Open to all students August 9
    COMM 2270U Entertainment Goes Global  Open to all students August 9
    COMM 2530U Advertising and Society COMM 1100U Open to all students August 9
    COMM 3740U From Pong to Pokemon GO: Digital Game Studies year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    CRMN 1000U Intro to Criminal Justice Open to all students August 9
    ENVS 1000U Environmental Science
    INDG 2000U Intro to Indigenous Studies
    LBAT 2000U Intro to Liberal Studies year 2+ standing
    LBAT 3999U Special Topics in Liberal Studies year 3+ standing
    LGLS 1000U Foundations of Legal Studies Open to all students August 9
    POSC 2100U Global Politics POSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    POSC 2300U Mobilizing for Change POSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 1000U Intro to Psychology
    PSYC 2010U Developmental Psychology PSYC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 2030U Abnormal Psychology PYSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 2060U Cognitive Psychology  PYSC 1000U Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3060U Personality Psychology  PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3310U Confessions and Interrogations PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3999U STFP1: Thinking & Decision Making PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    PSYC 3999U STFP 1: Coping and Stress PSYC 1000U, year 3+ standing Open to all students August 9
    SOCI 1000U Introductory Sociology
    SSCI 1210U History of Science & Technology 
    SSCI 1470U Impact of Science & Technology on Society 
    SSCI 1700U Reading Our World
    SSCI 2700U Human Sexuality 
    AEDT 1120U Foun. of Ditgl Teach & Lrn Tech Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 1160U Digital Commun. Technologies  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2130U Graphic Design, Digtl Tech.  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2160U Online Lrning: Theory & Resrch Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 2170U Desining Incl. Learning Enviro  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3110U Information Literacy  Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3120U Workplace Learning Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3140U Creating Digital Tools Open to all students August 9
    AEDT 3160U Developing Literacy  Open to all students August 9
    EDUC 1312U Fundamtl of Professional Writing Open to all students August 9
    EDUC 4703U Problem & Inquiry-Based Learn Open to all students August 9

    *not an elective for Networking and I.T. Security students (required course or equivalent)

    ~ not an elective for Game Development & Entrepreneurship students (required course or equivalent)

    ^ not an elective for Technology Management students (required course or equivalent)

  • General Electives - Winter 2022
    COURSE CODE
    COURSE NAME
    PREREQUISITE
    NOTES

    ENVS 1000U

    Environmental Science

     

     

    INDG 2000U

    Introduction to Indigenous Studies

     

     

    PSYC 1000U

    Introduction to Psychology

     

     

    SSCI 1210U

    History of Science and Technology

     

     

    SSCI 1300U

    Social Problems

     

     

    SSCI 1470U

    Impact of Science and Technology on Society

     

     

    SSCI 1700U

    Reading Our World

     

     

    LBAT 3999U

    Special Topics in Liberal Studies

    Third year standing

     

    ENVS 3110U

    Economics and Politics of the Environment

    ENVS 1000U

     

    AEDT 1110U

    Foundations of Adult Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 1170U

    Psychological Foundations and Digital Technologies

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 2120U

    Culture and Digital Technologies

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 3130U

    Financial Management of Online Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 3170U

    Developing Numeracy

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4110U

    Assessment for Learning

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4120U

    Serious Gaming and Simulations

    EDUC 4703U 

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4130U

    Social Justice Issues in Education

    AEDT 2120U 

    Open to all students December 6**

    AEDT 4150U

    Holistic Learning in Early Childhood

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    ALSU 1101U

    Found for Acad Learn & Success

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 1050U

    Technical Communications

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 1320U

    Public Speaking

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2220U

    The Media in Canada

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2240U

    Television

    Second-year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2410U

    History of Communication Technology

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 2411U

    Digital Media Policy

    COMM 1100U

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3250U

    Pop Culture

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3350U

    Environmental Communication

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3410U

    Digital Media Storytelling

    COMM 1100U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    COMM 3510U

    Work in the Digital Age

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    CRMN 2010U

    Criminal Law

    LGLS 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    FSCI 1010U

    Introductory Forensic Science

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 1200U

    Introduction to Democracy in Theory & Practice

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 2000U

    Canadian Politics

    POSC 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    POSC 3303U

    Policies for Sustainability

    ENVS 1000U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 2010U

    Developmental Psychology

    PSYC 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 2020U

    Social Psychology

    PSYC 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 3039U

    Children, Psychology and the Law

    PSYC 2010U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 3210U

    Forensic Psychology

    PSYC 1000U

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 3320U

    Eyewitness Psychology

    PSYC 1000U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 3400U

    Investigative Psychology

    PSYC 1000U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    PSYC 3999U

    Special Topics in Forensic Psychology I

    PSYC 1000U, third year standing

    Open to all students December 6**

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

     

    Open to all students December 6**

    SSCI 2020U

    Issues in Diversity

    SOCI 1000U or PSYC 1000U 

    Open to all students December 6**

    SSCI 2021U

    Issues in Family

    SOCI 1000U or PSYC 1000U 

    Open to all students December 6**

     

    ** Open to all students at Ontario Tech where seats remain.

     

  • Technical Electives
    Term 
    Game Development
    Networking and IT Security
    Technology Management
    FALL 2021
    • INFR 3370U - Social and Emotional Game Design
    • INFR 4336U - Visual Programming Language 
    • INFR 4391U - Special Topics in Game - Serious Game 
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT - Biometrics
    • INFR 4900U - Blockchain
    • INFR 3700U - Machine Learning
    • INFR 4900U - Blockchain (Must have passed INFR 2600U & submit a Reg Issue Form)
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT - Biometrics 
    Winter 2022
    • INFR 3380U - Industrial design for Game Hardware Development
    • INFR 4334U - Game Analytics
    • INFR 4450U -Advanced Computer Graphics
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT: Design Thinking
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in Information Technology - AV/VR for Geopgraphic Information 
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT: Service Robots
    • INFR 4710U - Social Information & Technology Networks
    • INFR 4611U - Trust Systems
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT: Design Thinking
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in IT: Service Robots
    • INFR 4599U - Special Topics in Information Technology - AV/VR for Geographic Information
    • INFR 4611U - Trust Systems
  • BUSI Electives for Networking and IT Security and Technology Management Students
    Networking & IT Security
    FALL 2021  
    Course
    BUSI 1700U Intro to Entrepreneurship 
    BUSI 2200U Marketing Management
    WINTER 2022
    BUSI 2200U Marketing Management
    BUSI 1010U Critical Thinking and Ethics
    BUSI 1130U Introduction to Financial Accouting
    BUSI 2570U Cybercrime
    Technology Management
    WINTER 2022
    Courses
    BUSI 2570U Cybercrime
    BUSI 3330U The Management of Change
    BUSI 3650U Innovation Management 
  • Technology Management Electives
      
    Course
    FALL 2021
    BUSI 3330U Management of Change
    BUSI 3503U E-Marketing
    BUSI 3670U - Risk Management Frameworks and Processes
    BUSI 4210U - High Tech Marketing 
    WINTER 2022
    BUSI 4450U Business Applications of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
    INFR 4599U Visual Story Telling 
    BUSI 3330U The Management of Change
    INFR 4611U Trust Systems