Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Invest in your future. Given today’s complex international business world, there’s a strong demand for skilled, knowledgeable, ethical and engaged global business professionals. Our program establishes competence in key areas of business, with courses examing financial crimes, ethics and cybersecurity to give you an edge in today’s job market.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration through the School of Business is a three year (90 credit hour) or four year (120 credit hour) program.

In addition to the broad education of the liberal arts core, the Bachelor of Business Administration degree teaches the knowledge and skills for successful entry into business in either for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. While focusing on establishing competence in five basic areas of business, the degree also provides scope to deepen expertise in one or more of these areas.

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Production Operations

Students taking a 4-year BBA can choose to major in accounting. Our courses qualify as prerequisite courses as part of the admissions process into the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program. For more information, read the CPA Transfer Credit Guide.

Learning Objectives

In addition to the Institutional Learning Outcomes, the Bachelor of Business Administration program seeks to develop the following intellectual abilities and skills in its students:

  1. A basic theoretical foundation in the key areas of business
  2. Keen awareness of the ethics of good business, as appropriate to a Christian university college
  3. Practical application of business theory to complex business problems
  4. Integration of business knowledge across disciplines
  5. Application of critical thinking skills to business problems
  6. Risk taking skills
  7. Interaction with real business cases, business simulations, on-site visits and business projects
  8. Tools and opportunities to lead a team and encourage teamwork
  9. Preparedness for the pursuit of graduate studies in business or a professional designation

Course Requirements

Business Minor Requirements

18 credits in BUS designated courses, including 6 credits at the 300 level or higher.

Three year (90 Credit) Degree Requirements

3 year/90 credit Requirements:

  • Minimum of 90 credit hours
  • 42 credit hours in the core curriculum, must include PSY120 (3) and PSY121 (3) or SOC100 (6)
  • Minimum 45 credit hours in the discipline
  • Business Administration Courses required of all 3 year business degree students –42 credit hours
    • BUS190 Business Essentials (3)
    • BUS110 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
    • ECO110 Introduction to Microeconomics (3)
    • ECO120 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3)
    • BUS221 Finance Essentials (3)
    • BUS250 Organizational Behaviour (3)
    • BUS230 Marketing (3)
    • BUS240 Human Resource Management (3)
    • BUS270 Business Information Systems (3)
    • BUS260 Production Operations (3)
    • BUS319 Fraud Examination (3)
    • BUS330 Public Relations(3)
    • BUS394 Business Law – Canada (3)
    • BUS392 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility(3)
  • Business Elective Courses
    • Select 3 credit hours from at the 300 or 400 level

Four year (120 Credit) Degree Requirements

Minimum of 120 credit hours comprised of:

  • Minimum of 42 credits in the core curriculum
  • Minimum of 60 credits at the senior level

Bachelor of Business Administration Requirements

60 credit hours in the discipline, including 45 credits of required courses and 15 credit hours of electives in the discipline

Required Courses

(45 credits)

  • BUS110 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
  • BUS190 Business Essentials (3)
  • ECO110 Introduction to Microeconomics (3)
  • ECO120 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3)
  • BUS221 Finance Essentials (3)
  • BUS230 Marketing (3)
  • BUS240 Human Resource Management (3)
  • BUS250 Organizational Behaviour (3)
  • BUS260 Production Operations (3)
  • BUS270 Business Information Systems (3)
  • BUS319 Fraud Examination (3)
  • BUS330 Public Relations (3)
  • BUS392 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)
  • BUS394 Business Law – Canada (3)
  • BUS/MAT397 Business Statistics (3)

Elective Courses

(Choose 15 credits, including a minimum of 6 credits at the 400 level)

  • BUS175/MIS 175 Cybersecurity (3)
  • BUS212 Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BUS310 Intermediate Accounting 1 (3)
  • BUS311 Intermediate Accounting 2 (3)
  • BUS335 Marketing in a Not For Profit Environment (3)
  • BUS338 Consumer Behaviour (3)
  • BUS352 Leadership (3)
  • BUS381 Financial Crimes and Compliance Management 1(3)
  • BUS382 Financial Crimes and Compliance Management 2 (3)
  • BUS393 Project Management (3)
  • BUS395 Selected Topics in Business (3)
  • BUS410 Auditing Strategy (3)
  • BUS419 Fraud Risk, Analysis and Investigation (3)
  • BUS453 Leading Change in an Organization (3)
  • BUS470 Big Data Analysis (3)
  • BUS480 Business Application Project (3)
  • BUS490 International Entrepreneurship Internship (6)
  • BUS491 Business Strategy (3)
  • BUS492 International Business (3)
  • BUS494 Creativity, Innovation and Negotiation (3)
  • BUS495 Independent Study in Business (3)
  • BUS499 Advanced Selected Topics In Business (3)

Other Requirements

All Bachelor of Business Administration students are required to take either PSY120/121 (6) or SOC100 (6) for their social science in the general core.

Detailed information on course options is available in the Academic Calendar

“I chose Booth because of their values and mission for education. Booth isn’t like any other university. It is an institution that does not just give you a high standard education, but purpose to use that education to bring it to the real world and make an impact in the community.”

– Josh Tampai (BBA/21)

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Cybersecurity Course

In partnership with Cybint, Booth University College’s School of Business offers an online cybersecurity course every term.

Contact Us

For more information about the School of Business, the Bachelor of Business Administration, or other Booth University College programs and admissions, contact our Admissions team.

Phone: 204-924-4887 or toll-free:
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Career Possibilities

A Bachelor of Business Administration from Booth University College gives you the business foundation needed to be successful in fields such as:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Not-for-Profit Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations

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