Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Major

 

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The foundation of the BBA includes 16 required core business courses, 10 major courses, 10 General Education courses, and four electives, for a total of 40 courses over four years.

Core Courses

The 16 required core business courses in the BBA consist of the following:

  • ACCT 2121 - Financial Accounting Concepts
  • ACCT 3224 - Management Accounting I
  • ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1103 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENTR 4433 - Business Plan Development
  • FNCE 3227 - Introduction to Finance
  • HRES 2170 - Introduction to Human Resources
  • INBU 3301 - Global Business Environment
  • LSCM 3403 - Operations Management
  • MGMT 2262 - Statistics and Analytics for Business
  • MGMT 3210 - Business Communication Theory and Practice
  • MGMT 3230 - Business Law
  • MGMT 3276 - Organizational Behaviour
  • MGMT 5333 - Strategic Management
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing


One of

  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 2130 - Management Principles and Practices
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation


Major Specific Courses

All BBA - International Business major students must complete 10 courses, seven of which are required courses and three of which are chosen from a list of options.

The following seven courses must be taken as part of the major requirements:

  • FNCE 3302 - International Finance
  • INBU 2201 - Cross-Cultural Management
  • INBU 3302 - International Marketing
  • INBU 3304 - Global Supply Chain Management
  • INBU 3305 - International Market Entry Strategies
  • INBU 3901 - Doing Business in Emerging Markets
  • INBU 4408 - International Trade Management

Three of the following:

  • CNST 2233 - Canada in Comparative and International Perspective
  • INBU 2299 - Directed Readings *
  • INBU 3306 - International Trade Research
  • INBU 3307 - International Trade Law
  • INBU 3399 - Directed Readings *
  • INBU 3730 - Special Topics in International Business

  • LSCM 3407 - Business Negotiations/Project Management or
  • MGMT 3269 - Project Management

  • Any Language course (up to one language course)

 

Electives

  • Students must complete four electives courses.

 

General Education Requirements

Ten courses must be completed to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration. 

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters. 
  2. Three courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters. One of these courses must be from the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy cluster.
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.

Note

* No more than one Directed Readings course in a single discipline can be used for graduation purposes.