Skip to main content
Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing

Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing

Program Code:BMRK
Duration:8 Semesters (4 Years)
Credential Awarded:Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing
Work-Integrated Learning:Mandatory Degree Work Term

Program Description

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing degree program has been designed to meet the knowledge and skill level requirements to develop strong grounding in general management fundamentals, proven ability to develop relevant marketing strategies, and a deep expertise in business analytics and the marketing insights they generate.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum overall average of 65%, or a mature applicant (21 years or older and has been out of high school for a minimum of two years). Mature applicants should disclose all previous postsecondary transcripts which may be used for admission decisions.

Required courses - minimum final grade of 65% in each:

  • English: Grade 12 ENG 4 (U)
  • Mathematics: any Grade 12 (U)

Applicants must meet Seneca English Proficiency requirements for degree programs.



Loading Tuition Costs

Your Career

Graduates will have the tools to challenge paradigms and push creative boundaries to deliver value immediately upon graduation. They will lead product, service and communication innovation while successfully collaborating with multi-function internal and external teams. The ability to adapt to emerging trends and technologies while grounding their work in marketing research and the strategic use of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics is another key characteristics of the graduate of this degree program.

Graduates will be uniquely qualified to develop marketing strategies across traditional and emerging digital media and distribution channels, aspiring towards 360-degree customer engagement with campaigns grounded in marketing analytics. They will demonstrate a deep understanding of how marketing strategy fits into both the micro- and macro- business context.

Graduates will exit not only with the technical skills required for employment but, also with the following employer-sought attributes: creative problem-solving, curiosity, adaptability, resiliency, strong communication skills, and the ability to manage projects and deliver results.

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing degree program prepares students for diverse careers in marketing strategy and marketing analytics, such as Marketing Analyst, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing Assistant, Digital Media Specialist, Social Media Manager, and Advertising and Promotions Manager.

Work-Integrated Learning

Mandatory Degree Work Term

A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment. The work term(s) may be a paid or unpaid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the work term(s) is required for graduation.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for the mandatory degree work term regardless of success in securing a work position.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.


Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and Liberal Studies requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACC180 Management Accounting
BAB210 Business Statistics
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business
ENG106 Writing Strategies
MRT183 Marketing I
Semester 2
BAB310 Quantitative Decision Making
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry
MGT191 Management II
MRT193 Marketing II
MRT195 Applications for Marketing Decisions
Semester 3
HST330 Business Finance
LSP400 Presentation Skills
MRT285 Applications for Market Intelligence
MRT287 Marketing Research I
MRT295 Marketing Planning and Strategy
Semester 4
COM290 Visual Communication
HST400 Operations Management
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory & Practice
MRT296 Integrated Marketing Communications
MRT297 Productive Analytics for Marketing
Semester 5
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law
LSP340 Macroeconomics - Theory & Practice
MRT386 Consumer Behaviour
MRT387 Marketing Analytics
plus: Liberal Studies Course
Semester 6
WTP200 Work Term Preparation
BMT850 Strategic Management
MRT398 Direct and Interactive Marketing
MRT399 Customer Relationship Management
OPT395 Operations Management II
plus: Liberal Studies Course
Work-Integrated Learning Term
BMR881 Marketing, Work Term
Semester 7
WTR200 Work Term Reflection
HST430 Organizational Behaviour
MRT480 Business to Business Marketing
MRT481 Data Mining for Direct Marketing
MRT487 Marketing Research II
plus: Liberal Studies Course
Semester 8
BMT855 Leadership for Managers
MRT491 Marketing Research Capstone
MRT492 Brand Management
MRT493 Social Media Intelligence and Web Analytics
plus: Liberal Studies Course

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Alex Tyo
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Aaron Bradley
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22462
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Izabela Loranty
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77547
Program Coordinator: Ken Wong
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77578
Program Chair (Interim): Angela Zigras
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77531

Additional Contacts:

Financial Aid & Awards


Need more information?

At Seneca College we respect your privacy. We do not share your information with third parties.

* indicates required field.