There is a myth that a commerce student can pursue a career only in accountancy, but globalization, technological advancement and the concept of e-businesses have expanded the scope of commerce stream. Commerce in the current scenario ranges beyond mere numbers or accountancy domain. Based on the demand for commerce professionals a wide spectrum of subjects, specializations are introduced in the commerce stream.

Some of the popular professional fields for the commerce students are; Corporate Law, Law, Economics, Chartered Accountancy, Cost & Management Accountancy, Company Secretaryship, Chartered Financial Analysts, Banking, Insurance, Finance Operations, Human Resource Management, Finance Management, Tax Consultant, Marketing Management, International Business, Technology Management, Stock Brokers, Mutual Funds, Corporate Communication, Infrastructure Management, Financial Planning, Financial Economics, Portfolio Management, teaching, journalism, Hospital Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Market Research, Retail Management, Media Management, Rural Management, entrepreneurship, Fashion designing, interior designing, and many more.

Here is a list of regular courses for commerce students:

Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com)
Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)
Chartered Accountancy (CA)
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) /B.Com (Hons.)
Bachelors in Economics
Bachelor of Law (LLB)
Bachelor of Statistics
Company Secretary (CS)
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Cost and Management Accountant (CMA)
Bachelor of Finance and Accounting (BFA)
B.Sc. Applied Mathematics
B.Sc (Actuarial Science)

Apart from the regular courses, a commerce student can pursue other popular courses such as:

BA in Humanities & Social Sciences
B.Sc in Hospitality & Travel
Diploma in Education (D.Ed)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
BA in Arts (Fine/Visual/Performing)
BA in Hospitality & Travel
Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)
Bachelor of Journalism (BJ)
B.Sc in Design
BHM in Hospitality & Travel
BA in Animation
B.Sc. Animation and Multimedia
B.Des in Animation
Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD)
Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM)
Diploma in Elementary Education (El.Ed)
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
Bachelor of Event Management (BEM)

Every organization whether it is Public Organizations, Big or small Business houses, Finance, and Leasing, Banks, MNCs, BPOs, Software companies or NGOs need commerce students in their business at different levels. Availability of many professional options, flexibility in the choice of subjects is making commerce a popular stream for students.

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