BCom: 120 Credits Specialized Honours - Information Technology

Note: students should refer to the Courses of Instruction section of information technology course prerequisites. Students prior to entering the BCom ITEC are required to have completed one 4U high school mathematics course or the equivalent within the last five years.

General prerequisites for all 3000 level or above courses: students must have successfully completed all 1000 and 2000 level required courses in information technology, mathematics and writing required for their program option.

Student must obtain a minimum grade of C in either AP/ITEC 2610 3.00 or AP/ITEC 3010 3.00 in order to graduate.

Specialized Honours BCom: 120 Credits

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete (pass) at least 120 credits which meet the Faculty's degree and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 5.00 and a major grade point average of at least 5.50.

General education: a minimum of 21 general education credits as follows:

  • 6.00 credits in natural science (NATS)
  • a 9.00 credit approved general education course in the social science or humanities categories
  • a 6.00 credit approved general education course in the opposite category to the 9.00 credit course in social science or humanities already taken

Major credits: 75 credits including:

(i) Core: 60 credits including:

45 credits as follows:

Six credits as follows:

Nine additional credits in ITEC or BCom from:


  1. ITEC 3500 is a mandatory course in the information technology auditing and assurance stream, ITEC 3020 and ITEC 3230 are mandatory courses in the e-commerce development stream and ITEC 4101 is a mandatory course in the business systems analysis stream.
  2. At least 18 credits in the major must be at the 4000 level.

(ii) Stream: an additional 15 credits from one of the following streams:




Upper-level credits: at least 36 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Credits outside the major (BCom and ITEC): at least 18 credits including AP/ECON 1000 3.00 and AP/ECON 1010 3.00 and AP/WRIT 3988 3.00 or AP/WRIT 3989 3.00.

Course Substitutes