BCom and BProp core courses

In your first year of the BCom or BProp you will complete a set of core Stage I courses and further courses that depend on the major(s) you are planning to take.

2020 First year course plan

Semester One: four courses

  • BUSINESS 101 - Business and Enterprise 1 (15 points) AND ACCOUNTING 101 -  Accounting Information (15 points)
  • ECON 151 - Understanding the Global Economy (15 points) OR ECON 152 - Principles of Economics* (15 points)
  • INFOSYS 110 - Business Systems (15 points) OR STATS 108 - Statistics for Commerce (15 points)

Semester Two: four courses

  • BUSINESS 102 - Business and Enterprise 2 (15 points) AND COMLAW 101 - Law in a Business Environment (15 points)
  • INFOSYS 110 - Business Systems (15 points) OR STATS 108 - Statistics for Commerce (15 points)
  • PLUS
    BCom: One additional Stage I course dependent on your major, such as ACCTG 102, ECON 152, MATHS 108 (or MATHS 150 or 153); or a General Education course
    BProp: PROPERTY 102

*Which Economics course should you choose?

ECON 151 is intended for students with no or limited prior study in Economics.

You should enrol in ECON 152 if you have achieved one of the following:

  • NCEA – 16 credits in Level 3 Economics with a Merit average including standard 91399
  • Scholarship – pass in Economics
  • CIE – B grade in Economics
  • IB – 4 out of 7 in Economics (HL) or the equivalent.

2021 First year course plan

Semester One: four courses

Semester Two: four courses

  • BUSINESS 112 or 113 - Managing Sustainable Growth (15 points) 
  • INFOSYS 110 - Digital Systems (15 points) OR STATS 108 - Statistics for Commerce (15 points)
  • PLUS two 15-point courses
    BCom: Additional Stage I course dependent on your major, such as ACCTG 102, ECON 152, MATHS 108 (or MATHS 150 or 153)*; or Elective
    BProp: PROPERTY 102 and 103

*Should I choose BUSINESS 115?

BUSINESS 115  is intended for students with no or limited prior study in Economics.

You should enrol in ECON 152 if you have achieved one of the following:

  • NCEA – 16 credits in Level 3 Economics with a Merit average including standard 91399 (Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of market equilibrium).
  • Scholarship – pass in Economics
  • CIE – B grade in Economics
  • IB – 4 out of 7 in Economics (HL) or the equivalent.