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Program Highlights

Build a strong foundation in business knowledge, then continue with your general business degree – or develop in-depth expertise in your chosen area.

Capilano University's School of Business balances classroom learning with hands-on experience.

Our instructors bring up-to-date knowledge to the classroom, sharing the expertise that's made them successful. Small class sizes mean instructors have more time for students.

In third year you may choose a concentration: Accounting, Business Information and Analytics (BIMA), Financial Planning, Human Resources Management, International Business and Logistics, or Marketing. Students wanting to declare a concentration should fill out the BBA Concentration Declaration Form (pdf) and submit it to the Registrar’s Office.

You'll graduate with the skills employers demand, and an edge in today's competitive job market.

  • Plan and assess ethical, professional, and productive leadership and participation, in teams and individually, in practice-based and / or work integrated learning (WIL) activities.
  • Formulate solutions for business problems utilizing analytical thinking, research methodologies, financial analysis and reflective approaches to develop viable and sustainable alternatives and support ethical and effective decisions.
  • Construct innovative techniques and implement relevant technology to enhance decision-making, collaboration and communication.
  • Integrate intercultural knowledge of global, Indigenous and other cultural factors into decisions affecting businesses.
  • Create effective business documents and design effective oral business presentations using a variety of appropriate technologies.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverSummerBoth
North VancouverFallBoth
North VancouverSpringBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$4,066 $1,327 $5,393
Year 2$4,066 $1,327 $5,393
Year 3$5,558 $1,327 $6,886
Year 4$5,558 $1,327 $6,886
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$19,247 $5,310 $24,557

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

First Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
BADM 101Introduction to Management3.00 credits
BADM 102Quantitative Methods3.00 credits
BADM 106Organizational Behaviour3.00 credits
BADM 107Business Law I3.00 credits
BCPT 123Business Computing Basics3.00 credits
BMKT 161Introduction to Marketing3.00 credits
CMNS 220Advanced Business Writing and Editing3.00 credits
ECON 111Principles of Microeconomic Theory3.00 credits
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
BFIN 141Introductory Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 193Compressed Introductory Financial Accounting3.00 credits

 

Second Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
BADM 201Business Information Systems3.00 credits
BADM 204Introduction to Strategic Management3.00 credits
BADM 210Business Statistics3.00 credits
BFIN 241Finance for Managers3.00 credits
IBUS 255Cross-Cultural Business3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits of electives:

Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200 or 300-level from the prefixes below, or ECON 210

ECON 210Money and Banking3.00 credits
BADMBusiness Administration
BCPTBusiness Computing
BFINBusiness Finance
BMKTBusiness Marketing
IBUSInt'l Business and Logistics
RMCPRetail Marketing
Choose 6.00 credits of electives:
Breadth Elective - see the Approved Breadth Electives list6.00 credits

 

Third Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
BADM 302Human Resources Management3.00 credits
ECON 112Principles of Macroeconomic Theory3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
BFIN 244Managerial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 341Cost Accounting I3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits from the following list:

Core Courses:

BADM 301Operations Management3.00 credits
BADM 305Leadership3.00 credits
BADM 310Quantitative Methods III3.00 credits
BADM 318Project Management3.00 credits
BFIN 321Fundamentals of Investments3.00 credits
BFIN 342Cost Accounting II3.00 credits
BFIN 347Financial Accounting III3.00 credits
BMKT 315e-Business Analysis and Administration3.00 credits
BMKT 360Marketing Research3.00 credits
BMKT 364Consumer Behaviour3.00 credits
ECON 207Managerial Economics3.00 credits
IBUS 321International Business3.00 credits
IBUS 340International Trade and Law3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits of electives:

Business Elective - A course at the 300 or 400-level from the prefixes below or ECON 210.

ECON 210Money and Banking3.00 credits
BADMBusiness Administration
BCPTBusiness Computing
BFINBusiness Finance
BMKTBusiness Marketing
IBUSInt'l Business and Logistics
SABAStudy Abroad - Business Admin
Choose 3.00 credits of electives:
Breadth Elective - see the Approved Breadth Electives list3.00 credits

 

Fourth Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
BADM 460Business and Society Research Project3.00 credits
BADM 470Business Policy and Strategy3.00 credits
Choose 6.00 credits from the following list:

Core Courses:

BADM 465Management Decision Making3.00 credits
BADM 466Managing Change3.00 credits
BADM 475Negotiation Skills3.00 credits
BFIN 411Advanced Financial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 412Assurance & Auditing II3.00 credits
BFIN 431Advanced Management Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 486Intermediate Personal Finance3.00 credits
BMKT 401Applied Marketing Methods3.00 credits
BMKT 405Marketing Projects in Industry3.00 credits
BMKT 408Product Development3.00 credits
IBUS 405Applied Projects in Supply Chain and Logistics3.00 credits
IBUS 434Advanced Topics in Cross-Cultural Business3.00 credits
IBUS 440Advanced Topics in International Business3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits of electives:

Business Elective - A course at the 300 or 400-level from the prefixes below or ECON 210.

ECON 210Money and Banking3.00 credits
BADMBusiness Administration
BCPTBusiness Computing
BFINBusiness Finance
BMKTBusiness Marketing
IBUSInt'l Business and Logistics
SABAStudy Abroad - Business Admin
Choose 3.00 credits of electives:
Breadth Elective (100-level or higher) - see the Approved Breadth Electives list3.00 credits
Choose 6.00 credits of electives:
Breadth Elective (300-level or higher) - see the Approved Breadth Electives list6.00 credits

 

Approved Breadth Electives

Choose from the following list:

Unless specific exclusions are listed, all 100-level or higher courses of 3 credits or more outside of the School of Business are eligible. (School of Business courses are BADM, BCPT, BFIN, BMKT, BTEC, IBUS, INMA, NABU, RMCP and SABA). Within the School of Business, only BADM 321, 322, 323, 324, 325 are eligible as breadth.

Exclusions:

Faculty of Arts & Sciences: none
Faculty of Business & Professional Studies: CMNS 100, 131, 133, 152, 154, 159, 174, 305; LAW 101; LGAO 100; LGST 116, 124
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development: CLSC 101; EAP (limited to maximum of 3 credits) EAP 100 (min. B+) or EAP 101 (min. B+); HCA 110
Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts: AEM 145, 247
Faculty of Global & Community Studies: PADM 204, 205, 207, 210, 306; REC (all excluded except REC 152, 252); TOUR (all excluded except TOUR 104, 111, 120, 135, 151, 220, 221, 227, 232, 306, 307, 326, 331, 341, 342, 343, 344, 356, 360, 373, 400, 404, 416, 423, 451, 455, 456, 457)

 

Total program credits: 120.00

Program Notes

Students starting in their baccalaureate degree on or after Fall 2018 and graduating on or after June 2022 must meet Cap Core graduation requirements in addition to their program requirements.

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 (students in the Accounting Concentration must take BFIN 341).

Students must complete the following at Capilano University: BADM 460 and BADM 470, 6 credits of 400-level core courses and 18 credits of 300 and/or 400-level business electives and/or 300-level core courses.

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

- Business Information Management and Analytics Concentration: BCPT 305, BADM 318 and BCPT 330; BCPT 404 and BCPT 420

- Financial Planning Concentration: BFIN 351 and BFIN 386; BFIN 321, BFIN 451 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

Important Dates

Application Dates

Feb 4, 2020 - Dec 1, 2020

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Nov 16, 2020

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 21, 2020 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Jun 2, 2020 - May 4, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 8, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Apr 26, 2021 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Oct 6, 2020 - Aug 3, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 5, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 24, 2021 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

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  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
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    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

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Contact

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