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Advising for high school students

High School graduates with no previous post-secondary education are encouraged to attend our virtual Spring Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR).

Choosing your courses

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is designed to be completed in 4 years by taking 5 courses in each term, fall (Sept – Dec) and winter (Jan – April).

For the first year, each term will consist of 3 core courses and 2 elective courses.

First Year - Fall Term
MATH 1853 Math for Business I
ECON 1013 Intro to Economics-Micro
BA 1501 How Business Works
One Humanities or Language Elective**
One Social Science Elective*** or,
UNIV1003 Everything I Need to Know in First Year****.

Second Term - Winter Term
BA 1605 Business Decision Analysis I
ECON 1023 Intro to Economics-Macro
BA 1216 Accounting for Managers I
One Humanities or Language Elective*
One Social Science Elective**

*All students must include; 6 ch from the Social Science disciplines within their first 60 ch, and 6 ch from the Humanities and Languages disciplines within their first 60 ch.

**The Humanities and Languages include English (ENGL), French (FR), Latin (LAT), Spanish (SPAN), Aboriginal Studies (ABRG), Classics (CLAS), Comparative Literature (WLIT), History (HIST), Humanities (HUM) and Philosophy (PHIL).

***The Social Sciences include Anthropology, Communication Studies (COMS), Gender Studies (GEN), Geography (GEOG), Linguistics (LING), Politics (POLS), Psychology (PSYC), and Sociology (SOCI).

**** UNIV1003 is not a Social Science or a Humanity. The course is a free option designed to help High School students to transition into university studies. If chosen, it must be taken in the first term of the program.

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