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Undergraduate Calendar 2010|11


University Certificate in e-Commerce

Regulations effective September 1, 2010.

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.

Transfer Credit completed more than 10 years ago in the following disciplines at the senior (300/400) level will not receive credit: ACCT, MGSC, LGST, MKTG, FNCE and TAXX. If you are currently working in the field and provide evidence of work being completed, this restriction will be waived.

Program Structure
Total credits in the program 30
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 (3)
ADMN 415 Strategy and Technology Innovation (3)
CMIS 245 Microcomputer Applications in Business (Windows) (3)
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.)

CMIS 214 Custom Applications with Visual Basic (3)

All CMIS courses

COMM 431 Leadership in Technology (3)
COMP 200 Introduction to Computing and Information Systems

COMP 210 Introduction to Information Systems and Computer Applications
COMP 266 Introduction to Web Programming

COMP 268 Introduction to Computer Programming (Java)
ECOM All ECOM courses (except ECOM 420) (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 (3)
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics I (3)
MGSC 368 Introduction to Production and Operations Management (3)
MGSC 418 Supply Chain Management (3)
ORGB 364 Organizational Behaviours (3)
ORGB 390 Managing Change (3)
ORGB 430 Information Systems and Organizational Design (3)


Information effective Sept. 1, 2010 to Aug. 31, 2011.

Updated August 10, 2012