Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (BECom)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
Requirements for the Degree
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
4.   Candidates must enrol with the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
7.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
8.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
  Majors
      Accounting
      Applied Computing
      Electronic Business
      Leadership Communication
      Marketing
      Public Relations
      Strategic Management
      Supply Chain Management
9.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
10.   To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
11.   Candidates must also complete at least 40 points above 100 level in a subject or subjects other than the major.
12.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
13.   To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
14.   Candidates may take up to 80 points from outside the field of the Degree.
15.   Candidates may take a further 40 points from outside the field of the Degree if they are completing a second major.
16.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations as well as the papers listed in the appendix to these regulations.
Variations
17.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
18.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Transitional Arrangements
19.   These regulations apply to all new applicants for the BECom from 2012. Students who enrolled in the BECom prior to 2012 may complete under the regulations listed in the 2010 Calendar.

Appendix

Compulsory Papers
ACCT101 Accounting for Management (15 points)
MCOM102 Introduction to Communication in a Digital Age (15 points)
MKTG151 Introduction to Marketing (15 points)
MSYS111 E-Business and Supply Chain Management (15 points)
MSYS121 The World of Electronic Commerce (15 points)
MSYS219 Industry Experience 1 (20 points)
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)

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