Bachelor of Business Administration
Specialize in Accounting, Finance, Enterprise Systems, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Management or Marketing; Minor in Sport Management
Start Date: September, 2023
Duration: 4 years full-time;part-time enrollment possible
Location: On Campus, Antigonish, NS
Co-Op Education: Optional
Entrance Requirements: English 12, Math 12, and three other university preparatory courses. English language requirements also apply.
BBA Program Overview
Students in the BBA program enjoy hands-on, immersive learning opportunities in one of Canada’s finest undergraduate business programs. Our programming emphasizes experiential learning and is delivered by faculty whose research is relevant to practicing managers, and who are recognized as engaging, effective teachers. A StFX BBA puts you on the fast-track to a fulfilling career in your chosen field of study.
BBA Degrees Offered
The following undergraduate degrees are offered in Business Administration:
- Bachelor of Business Administration with MAJOR*
- Bachelor of Business Administration with ADVANCED MAJOR*
- Bachelor of Business Administration with HONOURS*
- Bachelor of Business Administration with JOINT HONOURS in business administration and economics
Note: Within each program and stream, students may also choose a Co-op work-study option and/or may participate in an international exchange to earn credits abroad that may count toward their BBA degree and/or include a Minor in Sport Management.
* Streams in accounting, entrepreneurship, enterprise systems, finance, international business, management and leadership, or marketing
BBA Course Structure
In the first and second year you will take core courses shared among each of the Faculty of Business disciplines. At the end of your second year you will be required to declare your major, which dictates your course selection for the following years. Students in their 3rd and 4th year select focused courses based on their declared major. Generally, students can expect a course pattern as described below.
|Year(s) of Study
|Business, Economics, Math, and Statistics
|Arts and Science
|Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Enterprise Systems
|Arts and Science
|Business courses as specified by your declared major area of study
|Arts, Science, and Business
BBA Degree Requirements
All students in the BBA program need to choose their area of concentration at the end of their second year of studies. Students will declare their major in one of the seven streams identified above. Students who qualify academically for the advanced major or honours programs will be able to apply for these degree streams at that time.
The structure of the BBA major, advanced major and honours degree programs is as follows:
|BBA Degree Requirements
|Business core credits
|Business stream prescribed credits
|methods course & thesis
|Total Business credits
|Arts/Science prescribed credits
|Total Arts/Science credits