Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) Transfer Agreements

Transfer Agreements

Edwards School of Business has created transfer agreements with several programs and institutions from across Saskatchewan, allowing you to take your previous education and put it towards a Bachelors in Commerce degree.

  • Aboriginal Business Administration Certificate (ABAC) - USask
    The ABAC program is designed for self-declared Métis, First Nation, and Inuit students. The certificate is a gradual step towards a successful career in business with an option to transfer into the B.Comm. degree program upon completion. It provides students with an introduction to business including courses in accounting, marketing, finance, and human resource management and also incorporates significant student success activities.
  • Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA)

    AFOA graduates of the Aboriginal Financial Management (AFM) Diploma program can transfer 42 credits into the B.Comm. program at Edwards. This agreement was signed in 2010 and applies to students who completed the curriculum in place at the time of signing.

    Admission Requirements

    • 65% grade point average on all diploma courses
    • 70% or higher on the U of S Mathematics Placement Test, taken prior to September in the year of admission1
    • Apply for admission no later than May 1 to start in September or December 1 to start in January

    "This represents an exceptional opportunity for Aboriginal people who are trying to pursue an education in the field of finance. Aboriginal communities are in dire need of educated finance and business professionals."
    - Ernie Daniels, President and COO, AFOA Canada

    1 Students are conditionally admitted prior to completion of the test and are fully admitted once they earn a grade of 70% or higher. Those who don't meet this average requirement will be required to complete MATH 102.3: University Pre-Calculus or an equivalent courses in their first year of study. Upon successfull completion, students will be fully admitted to the B.Comm. program.
  • Certificate in Business (CBUS) - USask
    The Certificate in Business is designed for individuals from non-business backgrounds who want to advance their career potential through a foundation in business. Offered through a flexible learning experience, the eight-course program will teach you critical and creative thinking skills. All eight courses in the certificate program fully transfer to the B.Comm. degree.
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship (CENT) - USask
    Whether you have a business idea or want to drive change in your workplace, the Certificate in Entrepreneurship encourages you to think outside the box. Graduates of this eight-course degree-level certificate will be innovative thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and emerge as leaders within a team. All eight courses in the certificate program fully transfer to the B.Comm. degree.
  • Dorset College

    Students who complete the Business Studies program at Vancouver's Dorset College can directly transfer 30 credits in the Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) program at Edwards School of Business. Dorset students are also eligible for two annual awards upon admission to Edwards School of Business. 

    Admission Requirements

    • Must meet expected transfer average
    • Apply for admission no later than May 1 to start in September

    Dorset Transfer Requirements

  • Lakeland College

    Lakeland College graduates of the two year business diploma in Accounting, General Business or Small Business & Entrepreneurship can transfer two years toward the four-year Bachelor of Commerce degree offered through Edwards. This agreement was signed in 2019 and students who began studies at Lakeland in 2017 or later are eligible to apply.

    Admission Requirements

    • Must meet minimum transfer average and math requirement
    • Apply for admission no later than May 1 to start in September or December 1 to start in January

     Accounting General Business Small Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)

    SIIT graduates of the 1-year business certificate or 2-year business diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or Human Resource Management can transfer 30 credits or 60 credits, respectively, into the B.Comm. program at Edwards. This agreement was signed in February 2014 and applies to students who completed the curriculum in place at the time of signing.

    Admission Requirements

    • Completion of Foundations of Math 30, Pre-Calculus 30 or an equivalent course
    • Apply for admission no later than May 1 to start in September or December 1 to start in January

    Business Certificate  Business Admin Diploma

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic

    Sask Polytech graduates of the one-year business certificate or two-year business diploma in Accounting, Human Resources, Management or Marketing can transfer 30 credits or 60 credits, respectively, into the B.Comm. program at Edwards. This agreement was signed in April 2016 and applies to students who completed the curriculum in place at the time of signing.

    Admission Requirements

    • 72% average on all diploma courses1
    • Completion of Foundations of Math 30, Pre-Calculus 30 or an equivalent course
    • Apply for admission no later than May 1 to start in September or December 1 to start in January

    Business Certificate  Accounting Diploma  HR Diploma  Management Diploma  Marketing Diploma

    1 Students graduating with a diploma in Accounting must also earn an average of 72% in second year to ensure that they are adequately prepared for upper year accounting courses offered by the Edwards School of Business. Those who complete the 1-year business certificate only have to meet the transfer average in place in the year they apply to Edwards.