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We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Entrepreneurship minor for FBIT students

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General information

The Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) offers our students the opportunity to take a minor in Entrepreneurship. The information below applies to current FBIT students. If you are a student from outside FBIT who is interested in the Entrepreneurship minor, see Entrepreneurship minor for students outside FBIT .

Admission requirements

FBIT students can apply to the Entrepreneurship minor in the winter semester of their second year. Commerce students must have a minimum 2.3 CGPA and a minimum C+ in each of BUSI 2160U – Financial Accounting II , BUSI 2202U – Marketing II , and BUSI 2401U – Finance I . Networking and IT Security students must have a minimum 2.3 CGPA and a minimum C+ in BUSI 2000U – Collaborative Leadership  and BUSI 2210U – Marketing in the Information Technology Sector .

Academic requirements to major/minor in a Bachelor of Commerce program

In order to register for third- and fourth-year major or minor courses, students must hold a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (or 2.3 for the Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management major or minor), with completion of 19/20 first- and second-year Bachelor of Commerce courses, and meet the following individual major requirements:

Accounting – minimum 2.3 (C+ grade) in each of: BUSI 1130U , BUSI 2130U and BUSI 2180U .

Entrepreneurship – minimum 2.3 (C+ grade) in each of: BUSI 1130U , BUSI 2200U and BUSI 2402U .

Finance – minimum 2.0 (C grade) in each of: BUSI 2401U  and BUSI 2402U .

Marketing – minimum 2.0 (C grade) in BUSI 2200U.

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management – minimum 2.0 (C grade) in each of: BUSI 2311U  and BUSI 2312U .

Technology Management – minimum 2.3 (C+ grade) in BUSI 1520U .

International Business minor – minimum 2.0 (C grade).

Operations Management minor – minimum 2.0 (C grade) in BUSI 2603U .

Standing policy for Bachelor of Commerce majors/minors

Students will be placed on probation in their major or minor if they receive a grade of D in any major or minor course. Students will be removed from their major or minor if they receive a grade of D in two or more major or minor courses; or a grade of F in any major or minor course; or a grade of D in any major or minor course while on probation in the major or minor; or fail to remain with a CGPA of 2.0 or higher. Failing to meet the major or minor standing requirements will result in removal from the major or minor, and continuance in the general concentration will be required.

Program requirements

The Entrepreneurship minor for FBIT students requires a minimum of 21 credit hours in Entrepreneurship courses. Students are encouraged to participate in either an internship placement with a start-up company or in the incubator. Students must complete five core entrepreneurship courses and two entrepreneurship electives.

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