The B.B.A. prepares students for positions of responsibility in business. The program covers the fundamentals of accounting, finance, management, marketing, organizational behaviour and operations management. A course in business policy integrates the knowledge gained in these areas. In addition to the 45 credit Required Core, students select a concentration stream in which they will complete between 18 and 24 credits. Streams are available in the areas of Accounting, Finance, General Business Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. The accounting concentration focuses on the compilation, presentation and use of financial information by groups such as management, owners, investors, employers, government and other public bodies. Student's analytical and decision making skills are developed using financial statements and other accounting models. To achieve this, courses in the basic areas of financial and managerial accounting are offered, together with a variety of specialized courses in taxation, auditing, etc.
Required Business Core Courses:
ECO102 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECO103 Introduction to Macroeconomics
BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
BAC121 Purposes of Accounting
BAC221 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BFN201 Finance I
BFN203 Finance II
BHR221 Organizational Behaviour
BMG112 Introduction to Management Theory and Practice
ILT100 Information Literacy and Critical Thinking Lab (1 credit lab)
BMG215* Introduction to International Business
BMG311 Business Policy
BMK112 Consumer Behaviour and Introduction to Marketing
BMK211 Marketing Management
BMS231 Operations Management
Note: All required Business core courses are normally offered in each semester (Fall and Winter).
ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION STREAM
Knowledge of accounting is fundamental to all disciplines in business. The skills acquired in the program prepare students for positions of leadership in organizations spanning all sectors of the economy including, senior management, strategic government positions, consulting, teaching, auditing and finance.
Accounting Concentration Stream Courses
9 courses, 27 credits
Required: 4 courses, (12 credits)
BAC122 Financial Accounting
BAC211 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
BAC312 Intermediate Managerial Accounting
BAC331 Taxation I
Plus any 4 of:
BAC212 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
BAC241 Systems and Control
BAC311 Advanced Financial Accounting
BAC332 Taxation II
BAC322 Management Control
Plus: 1 course which may be in Accounting, Business or outside of Business
Accounting students contemplating an accounting designation are advised to consult with the accounting department and the respective provincial associations for the specific details of the requirements. Additional courses in a graduate program are required for the CA and the CGA designations. The CMA association may also require that additional courses/coaching be taken.
Accounting students contemplating an accounting designation are strongly recommended to include in their curriculum the course BMG221 (Business Law).