May 21, 2024  
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Specialized Minor in Commerce for Students Completing a Single Honours B.A. in Humanities

The Specialized Minor in Commerce for Humanities students is administered by the DeGroote School of Business . A maximum of 30 students will be admitted each year to this Specialized Minor.


  1. For admission, Humanities students (Level 1) must complete an application for admission to the Minor by using the Service Request function in the Student Centre in Mosaic during the Program/Plan Selection process in April.
  2. Students must also be admitted to a Single Honours B.A. in one of the following programs: Art History, Cognitive Science of Language, Communication Studies, English and Cultural Studies, French, Greek and Roman Studies, History, Integrated Arts (iARTS), Justice, Political Philosophy and Law, Linguistics, Media Arts, Philosophy, or Theatre & Film Studies.
  3. Students seeking the Specialized Minor in Commerce for Humanities must have completed ECON 1B03 , and one of MATH 1MM3  (or 1M03), ECON 1BB3 , COMMERCE 1AA3 , 1BA3 , 1DA3  or 1MA3 
  4. Students must have a Grade Point Average of at least 6.0 to be considered for entry into the Minor.
  5. Students planning to apply to the accelerated MBA program at McMaster are strongly encouraged to consult with MBA Admissions at the Ron Joyce Centre regarding admission requirements. In addition to meeting all other admission criteria students must complete, with a minimum grade of B-, the following courses:​​


33 units total