Undergraduate Programs
University Certificate in e-Commerce
Regulations effective January 1, 2008

Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

The University Certificate in e-Commerce program provides students with a solid management foundation. The growth in e-Commerce worldwide is creating many opportunities for qualified and skilled people in every sector of the economy including retail, marketing, health care, financial institutions, education, small business, and government.

  Total credits in the program
  Required credits 21
  Elective credits 9
  Residency requirement. A minimum of 15 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University 15
  Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) credits 6
  General certificate regulations
  Required Courses (21 credits)

ADMN 232

Administrative Principles

ADMN 415 Strategy and Technology Innovation (3)
CMIS 311 Case Studies in Management Information Systems
CMIS 245 1 Microcomputer Applications in Business (Windows)*
*strongly recommended
CMIS 351 Management Information Systems (3)
ECOM 320 Overview of e-Commerce (3)
MKTG 396 Introduction to Marketing
MKTG 410 e-Marketing (3)
  Electives (9 credits. A minimum of 6 credits selected from the following, and 3 credits from any area at the junior or senior level.)


All CMIS courses 2

CMIS 455 Accounting Information Systems
COMM 431 Leadership in Technology (3)
COMP 200 Introduction to Computing and Information Systems (3)
COMP 210 Introduction to Information Systems and Computer Applications (3)
COMP 266 Introduction to Web Programming (3)
COMP 268 Introduction to Computer Programming (Java)
ECOM All ECOM courses (except ECOM 420) 2 (3)
FNCE 234 Introduction to Finance*
*Students who have the appropriate prerequisites may take FNCE 370 Overview of Corporate Finance.
FNCE 408 e-Commerce and Risk Management
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics II (3)
MGSC 368 Introduction to Production and Operations Management
MGSC 418 Supply Chain Management (3)
ORGB 364 Organizational Behaviours (3)
ORGB 390 Managing Change (3)
ORGB 430 Information Systems and Organizational Design


1. Note: CMIS 245 added to regulations in March 2010 and grandfathered.

2. Courses added in March 2010 and grandfathered.


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