The School of Business maintains a working relationship with all of British Columbia’ís professional accounting bodies, i.e., The Chartered Professional Accountants of BC and, The Certified General Accountants Association of BC. The accounting courses offered by the School of Business which meet all or the majority of the requirements for admission to these associations and allow the students to pursue the CPA and CGA designations.
Many of the finance courses offered by the School of Business are accredited by the Financial Planners Standards Council of Canada (FPSC), which allows graduates to fast track their Certified Financial Planner (CFP) education. Graduates meet the first stage of requirements towards the CFP designation (a stage which normally takes two or more years) and are able to take their CFP comprehensive exam immediately following graduation. In this program of study students also are prepared to achieve the Canadian Securities Certificate (CSC) and write the first exam towards the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).
During summer sessions, faculty from the School of Business offer Business courses in different countries. Students can complete several of their regular classes while touring for-profit and not-for-profit companies, hearing presentations from senior executives in world headquarters, and attending lectures in Asian, European, and African universities.
The School of Business has agreements with universities in Europe so TWU Business students can take one term at these universities. These programs provide an opportunity for students to experience a different culture and to learn business from a global perspective. Although the programs are taught in English, students are given opportunities to learn the language of the country.
Laurentian Leadership Centre
Students from the School of Business can take a term at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa and achieve credit for a full term of courses that includes two Business classes. A major component of the program is an internship in a local business or political office that aligns with the studentís field of study and interest.
Study Abroad Programs
TWU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, which sponsors a number of programs that offer students the opportunity to study abroad for a semester. These include the Russian Studies, Latin American Studies, China Studies, Middle East Studies, and American Studies programs.back to top
This page contains official TWU academic program information.