Commerce students at the Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies

Commerce involves the study of a variety of business subject areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management.

Mount Allison's Commerce program provides an experiential and personal approach to business studies.

Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree options:  


The Mount Allison Commerce program is designed to give students – regardless of your areas of concentration – a strong undergraduate foundation in the key disciplines of business education:

  • accounting
  • finance
  • marketing
  • management

Built on a strong liberal arts foundation, the program also provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to view the business world from different perspectives.

If you are pursuing a BComm, you must take a minor in a discipline outside the Commerce program. Viewing your Commerce studies from a different perspective not only helps you develop innovative ideas and solutions — it helps create unique career paths.


Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies
A key component of the Commerce program at Mount Allison is experiential learning. The Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies focuses on developing partnerships with businesses to provide Commerce students with hands-on learning opportunities, including:  

  • internships
  • mentorships
  • field trips
  • case and business plan competitions
  • international exchanges
  • student clubs and conferences
  • projects with businesses and community organizations

Students will be challenged both inside and outside the classroom to develop the problem-solving and decision-making skills that are essential to successful business enterprises. Course work may include:

  • developing an entrepreneurial business plan, obtaining funding, and beginning operations of a functioning business
  • linking by e-mail to a university in another country to compare marketing strategies and experience cross-cultural business practices
  • developing marketing plans for real businesses
  • analyzing business cases

NEW! BComm ― Aviation in conjunction with Moncton Flight College

Our Bachelor of Commerce ― Aviation is designed for students who wish to combine their aviation training with business studies.

Flight training begins in second year. You will continue to take three courses per term, as well as on-campus and ground school training in second, third, and fourth year. One-on-one instructor training and flying takes place at the MFC campus.

As an aviation student, you will:

  • complete more than 200 hours of flying
  • receive hundreds of hours of ground training
  • learn about navigation, airplane instruments, aviation regulations, and weather
  • graduate with a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), a multi-engine class rating, and a Group 1 instrument rating

*Students in the Bachelor of Commerce ― Aviation program do not require a minor.


Find out more about how to study Commerce at Mount Allison.


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