First business degree program in Canada launches 1919

Milestone 1919

The first business degree program in Canada – Queen’s three-year Bachelor of Commerce – launches and is the genesis of Smith School of Business. "The first two years were designed to give the student a liberal arts background in languages and literature. The final two years consisted of instruction in economics and specializaed busienss subjects. A thesis in the final year required original work in the investigation and analysis of a business problem."