The School of Business offers:
- An Honours Program in Business Administration, leading to a B.B.A. (Honours) degree;
- A Bachelor of Business Administration degree, B.B.A.;
- A major in Business Administration, leading to a B.A. degree;
- A major in Sport & Leisure Management (in conjunction with the School of Human Kinetics), leading to a B.A. degree;
- A major in Corporate Communications (in conjunction with the School of the Arts, Media & Culture), leading to a B.A. degree;
- A concentration and minor in Business Administration;
- A concentration and minor in Economics;
- A concentration and minor in International Development Studies;
- A minor in Accounting.
The Bachelor of Business Administration is a professional degree with a minimum of 60 sem. hrs. of business-related courses. The Honours program in Business Administration, leading to a B.B.A. (Honours) degree, requires a high GPA and an additional 12 sem. hrs. of upper level Business courses. The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Business Administration offers students more flexibility to take concentrations or minors in other disciplines.
The minor in Accounting is open to all University students, not just Business Administration students.
Economics, according to economist Robert Heilbroner, is an effort to explain how a society knit together by the market, rather than by tradition or command, could work. It is divided into macroeconomics–the study of inflation and recession, unemployment, and economic growth, and microeconomics–the study of markets, prices, supply, and demand.
The concentration and minor in Economics are open to all University students, not just Business Administration students.
International Development Studies
This program provides students with perspectives and skills that prepare them for a wide variety of careers in the developing world. These include overseas development work with non-governmental organizations, missionary service with church and mission agencies, and work with governmental agencies.
The concentration and minor in International Development Studies is open to all University students, not just Business Administration students.
Sport and Leisure Management
The demand for business professionals in the world of sport continues to expand as an area of impact upon sport and society. This degree is designed for students who wish to work in the field of sport and leisure management or for those with an entrepreneurial spirit who wish to work in senior sport management. A minimum grade of C is required in all Business courses.
The demand for individuals to effectively communicate information on organizations to the internal and external community has been growing over the last many years. This degree is designed for students who want to positively impact an organization’s message of its product or service. For students who seek a career in a communications department in a for-profit or not for profit organization.
Note: This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective May 27, 2010, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).
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