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Business Administration (online BBA)

Courses include in-depth knowledge of all aspects of business including accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management and strategic planning.

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Delivery Method: Online
Program Language: English

An applicant must have completed a business diploma from a College of Applied Arts and Technology for admission to the online BBA program. The following credentials are considered the admission requirements:

  1. 2-year Business diploma; or
  2. 3-year Business diploma

 

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.


Bachelor of Business Administration online

Students must follow these regulations in order to meet graduation requirements.

(120 credits)

 

Program of Study:

Effective September 2015, ADMN course codes will be replaced with COMM codes. This table explains the course equivalencies to help students and others understand the transition to the new COMM course codes in the BBA program.

The 4-year online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will be delivered in a 2+2.5 format with course offerings delivered over three semesters annually in a flexible online environment.  Courses are offered in September, January and May each year.  Students are required to complete a minimum of 6-credits yearly.  The only in-person requirement is the final examination – usually written near your permanent address.

Courses are offered in the areas of marketing, organizational behaviour, human resources, accounting, finance, operations and strategy.  Several upper division business administration electives are available, including accounting courses that can be applied towards the CPA PREP requirements.  The BBA also offers students the opportunity to complete elective courses in areas other than business administration – encouraging exposure to other disciplines.  

The program consists of 120 credits.  Students work asynchronously and in groups to complete assignments using online technologies. 

Generally, students will receive advanced standing for all first year courses with the exception of statistics and management science.  Some advanced standing will be provided for 2000 level courses.  Most students will be required to complete courses in management accounting, finance, marketing, operations and strategy.

Core requirements (60 credits, minimum grade C):

ACCT 1001E  Using Financial Information
COSC 1702E  Computer Applications II or COSC 1701E**
ECON 1006E  Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 1007E  Introduction to Macroeconomics
MGMT 1001E  Foundations of Management
MGMT 2006E  Sustainable Management, Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility
3 credits of first year MATH (excluding MATH 1911 and MATH 1912)*
3 credits of Indigenous content (may include courses from a list designed by the Faculty of Arts, and may be taken in upper years) 

*Students admitted with 1 credit of Grade 12 mathematics must take MATH 1912 E Elementary Calculus as an elective.
**Students may be exempted from the Computer Applications course if they have passed an equivalent course. They will need to take another 3 credits of electives instead.

Upper Years required courses
ACCT 2011E Management Accounting
FNCE 3006E Financial Management
HROB 2001E Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
HROB 2002E Management of Human Resources
MGMT 2007E Commercial Law
MGMT 4033E Strategic Management
MKTG 2006E Marketing Management
OPER 2006E Introduction to Management Science
OPER 3006E Operations Management
OPER 4147E Management Information Systems
STAT 2066E Business Statistics
One of the three following courses:

FNCE 4027 E International Finance

MGMT 3006 E International Management

MKTG 4041 E International Marketing

Elective credits (60 credits)  which must include at least 12 credits from BBA courses with a minimum grade of C, and 12 non-BBA credits.

Note:

  • Mandatory BBA courses cannot be counted towards a specialization.
  • A student cannot obtain credits for both JURI 2306 and MGMT 2007.
  • A student must normally succeed in all ACCT 2011, MGMT 3006, FNCE 3006, MKTG 2001, HROB 2001, HROB 2002, OPER 3006 courses prior to starting MGMT 4033 or MGMT 4033 must be part of the last 30 credits taken during the BBA program.   

 

Program Regulations

In order to graduate with a BBA degree, a student must:
1) Satisfy all the stated requirements for the degree
2) Complete 120 credits with minimum overall GPA of 3.5 for non-honours and 5.5 for honours degree
3) Complete 60 credits of required courses (BBA core requirements), with a minimum grade of C in each course after no more than two attempts per course.
4) Complete 60 credits of elective courses which must include at least 12 credits BBA and 12 credits in non-BBA courses.
5) Receive a grade of at least C in BBA elective courses
6) Count no more than 48 credits in 1000 and 9100 level courses

The following table shows the equivalencies between COMM and ADMN courses.

ACCT-1001EL - Understanding and Using Financial Information COSC-1702EL - Computer Applications II ECON-1006EL - Introduction to Microeconomics ECON-1007EL - Introduction to Macroeconomics MGMT-1036EL - Business Communication ACCT-2011EL - Management Accounting I HROB-2001EL - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour HROB-2002EL - Management of Human Resources MKTG-2011EL - Applied Marketing OPER-2006EL - Introduction to Management Science STAT-2066EL - Business Statistics ACCT-3001EL - Management Accounting II
FNCE-3006EL - Financial Management I FNCE-3007EL - Financial Management II OPER-3006EL - Operations Management FNCE-4007EL - Investment Management FNCE-4036EL - Risk Management in Organizations MGMT-4031EL - Strategic Management and Policy I: Formulation MGMT-4032EL - Strategic Management and Policy II: Implementation MGMT-4105EL - Humanist Issues-Comm. Practice MKTG-4041EL - International Marketing MKTG-4071EL - Consumer Behaviour OPER-4016EL - Project Management
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