Bachelor of Business Administration Program Requirements

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    Students planning to concentrate in accounting should take either BFIN 141 and 142, or BFIN 193 in First Year.

    Students cannot receive credit for BFIN 141 or BFIN 142 and also get credit for BFIN 193 towards this credential. Students are restricted to credit for only one of BFIN 244 or BFIN 341 towards this credential (BFIN 341 is required for the Accounting concentration).

    In addition to the University Residency Requirement, students transferring more than 60 credits from another institution must complete the following courses at Capilano University: BADM 460 and 470, 6 credits of 400-level core business electives and 18 credits of 300 and/or 400-level business electives. A minimum of 45 credits at the 300 or 400-level are required. Breadth Electives are 100-level or higher undergraduate courses (minimum 3 credits each) from disciplines other than business from the approved list.

    Students may obtain a concentration by completing 15.00 upper-level credits in one of the following areas. Students wishing to obtain multiple concentrations should note that each concentration requires 15.00 unique upper level credits from those listed below.

    - Accounting Concentration: BFIN 342 and BFIN 347; one of BFIN 331, BFIN 350 or BFIN 351; two of BFIN 411, BFIN 412 or BFIN 431

    - Financial Planning Concentration: BFIN 351 and BFIN 386; one of BFIN 350 or BFIN 353; BFIN 441 and BFIN 486

    - Human Resource Management Concentration: BADM 305 and BADM 318; one of BADM 303, BADM 307, BADM 329, BADM 335 or BADM 382; two of BADM 465, BADM 466 or BADM 475

    - International Business and Logistics Concentration: IBUS 321 and IBUS 341; one of IBUS 340, IBUS 357, IBUS 358 or BFIN 353; two of IBUS 405, IBUS 434 or IBUS 440

    - Marketing Concentration: BMKT 360 and BMKT 364; one of BMKT 316, BMKT 365, BMKT 366, BMKT 367, BMKT 369 or IBUS 357; two of BMKT 401, BMKT 405 or BMKT 408

    First Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Required: 24.00
    BADM 101 Management 3.00  
    BADM 102 Quantitative Methods 3.00  
    BADM 106 Organizational Behaviour 3.00  
    BADM 107 Business Law I 3.00  
    BMKT 161 Marketing 3.00  
    CMNS 220 Advanced Business Writing and Editing 3.00  
    ECON 111 Principles of Microeconomic Theory 3.00  
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    BFIN 141 Accounting 3.00  
    BFIN 193 Accelerated Financial Accounting 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200 or 300-level from the prefixes below, or ECON 210, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.
    BADM Business Administration  
    BCPT Business Computing  
    BFIN Business Finance  
    BMKT Business Marketing  
    ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00  
    IBUS International Business  
    RMCP RMCP 172 &173  
    RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00  
    Second Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Required: 15.00
    BADM 201 Business Information Systems 3.00  
    BADM 204 Introduction to Strategic Management 3.00  
    BADM 210 Business Statistics 3.00  
    BFIN 241 Finance for Managers 3.00  
    IBUS 255 Cross-Cultural Business 3.00  
    Choose 9.00 credits of electives: 9.00
    Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200 or 300-level from the prefixes below, or ECON 210, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.
    BADM Business Administration  
    BCPT Business Computing  
    BFIN Business Finance  
    BMKT Business Marketing  
    ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00  
    IBUS International Business  
    RMCP RMCP 172 &173  
    RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits of electives: 6.00
    Breadth Electives (100-level or higher) from the Approved Breadth Electives list 6.00  
    Third Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Required: 6.00
    BADM 302 Human Resource Management 3.00  
    ECON 112 Principles of Macroeconomic Theory 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    BFIN 244 Managerial Accounting 3.00  
    BFIN 341 Cost Accounting I 3.00  
    Choose 9.00 credits from the following list: 9.00
    Core Courses:
    BADM 301 Operations Management 3.00  
    BADM 305 Leadership 3.00  
    BADM 310 Quantitative Methods III 3.00  
    BADM 318 Project Management 3.00  
    BFIN 342 Cost Accounting II 3.00  
    BFIN 347 Financial Accounting III 3.00  
    BMKT 315 e-Business Analysis and Administration 3.00  
    BMKT 360 Marketing Research 3.00  
    BMKT 364 Consumer Behaviour 3.00  
    ECON 207 Managerial Economics 3.00  
    IBUS 321 International Business 3.00  
    IBUS 340 International Trade and Law 3.00  
    Choose 9.00 credits of electives: 9.00
    Business Elective - Courses at the 300 or 400-level from the prefixes below or ECON 210.
    BADM Business Administration  
    BCPT Business Computing  
    BFIN Business Finance  
    BMKT Business Marketing  
    ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00  
    IBUS International Business  
    SABA Study Abroad - Business Admin  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Breadth Elective (100-level or higher) from the Approved Breadth Electives list 3.00  
    Fourth Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Required: 6.00
    BADM 460 Business and Society 3.00  
    BADM 470 Business Policy and Strategy 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    Core Courses:
    BADM 465 Management Decision Making 3.00  
    BADM 466 Managing Change 3.00  
    BADM 475 Negotiation Skills 3.00  
    BFIN 411 Advanced Financial Accounting 3.00  
    BFIN 412 Assurance & Auditing II 3.00  
    BFIN 431 Advanced Management Accounting 3.00  
    BFIN 441 Investment Strategies 3.00  
    BFIN 486 Retirement and Estate Planning 3.00  
    BMKT 401 Applied Marketing Methods 3.00  
    BMKT 405 Marketing Projects in Industry 3.00  
    BMKT 408 Product Development 3.00  
    IBUS 405 Applied Projects in Supply Chain and Logistics 3.00  
    IBUS 434 Advanced Topics in Cross-Cultural Business 3.00  
    IBUS 440 Advanced Topics in International Business 3.00  
    Choose 9.00 credits of electives: 9.00
    Business Elective - Courses at the 300 or 400-level from the prefixes below or ECON 210.
    BADM Business Administration  
    BCPT Business Computing  
    BFIN Business Finance  
    BMKT Business Marketing  
    ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00  
    IBUS International Business  
    SABA Study Abroad - Business Admin  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Breadth Elective (100-level or higher) from the Approved Breadth Electives list 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits of electives: 6.00
    Breadth Electives (300-level or higher) from the Approved Breadth Electives list 6.00  
    Approved Breadth Electives   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 0.00
    Total Program Credits 120.00
    Choose from the following list: 0.00
    Eligible undergraduate courses (unless specific exclusions or inclusions are listed all courses of 3 credits or more in a subject area are eligible):
    Faculty of Arts & Sciences AHIS, ANTH, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, CHIN, COMP, CRIM, ECON, ENGL, FNST, FNLG, FREN, GEOG, GEOL, GERM, HIST, JAPN, KIN, LBST, LING, MATH, PHIL, PHYS, POL, PSYC, SOC, SPAN, WGST  
    Faculty of Business & Professional Studies CMNS (all except CMNS 105, 110, 115, 120, 123, 131, 133, 152, 154, 159, 164, 174, 205, 223, 305, 400, 498), LAW (all except LAW 139, 499), LGST (only LGST 109, 110, 112, 125), MOA (only MOA 109, 110, 111, 112)  
    Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development EAP (limited to maximum of 3 credits, EAP 100 (min. B+) or EAP 101 (min. B+)), EDUC (all except EDUC 168, 176, 190, 267, 276, 277, 349, 381, 382, 390), FDSC, HCA (all except HCA 110), MT (all except MT 330, 391, 490, 491), RADP (all except RADP 190, 290, 291), SEA (all except SEA 109)  
    Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts ACTR, AEM (AEM 148 only), ANIM, ASAS, CINE, COND, COST, DIGI, DOCS, DSGN, ENSM, ENSJ, FILM, IDEA (all except IDEA 246), IDES, IDF, INTE (all except INTE 119, 208), IVPA, JAZZ, MOPA, MUS, MUTH, PMI, SART, TECT (all except TECT 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285), THTR, TXTL (all except TXTL 230, 330), VFX  
    Faculty of Global & Community Studies HKIN, IDST, PADM (all except PADM 204, 205, 207, 306), REC (only REC 152, 252), TOUR (only TOUR 104, 111, 120, 135, 151, 227, 232, 306, 307, 326, 331, 341, 342, 343, 344, 423)  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.