Internal Transfer from another SFU Faculty

Who is Eligible to Apply?

This information is for current SFU students who are:

  • currently in a SFU Faculty other than the Beedie School of Business
  • seeking admission to the Business Major or a Business Joint Major program
  • applying for the Fall 2016 to Summer 2017 admission terms

1. Meet the Beedie School of Business Academic Requirements

Admission to the Business Major or a Business Joint Major Program

Students seeking internal transfer into the Beedie School of Business are required to meet the following admission requirements and are encouraged to consult with a Beedie or Student Services Academic Advisor before applying.

  1. Units Required for Admission
  2. Completion of a minimum of 30 units

  3. SFU CGPA Requirement
  4. Attain a minimum SFU cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.40.

  5. Business Admission Average:
  6. Students applying to the Business Major program or to a Business Joint Major Program have two opportunities to gain admission to the Beedie School of Business:

    → TIP: Use our GPA Calculator to calculate your Business Admission Average.

  7. Courses Used for Admission:

  8. Number of Repeats Allowed in Admission Calculation:
  9. Of the required courses noted in section D above, only 2 of these courses may be repeated one time each (i.e. BUS 251 can be taken a maximum of two times total).

    • If more than 2 of the required courses for admission have been repeated, the best 2 repeated courses will be used in the Business admission average calculation. Subsequent repeated, required courses would be evaluated based on the letter grade achieved on the first attempt at the course.
  10. Minimum Grade in each of the Required Courses:
    • A minimum C- (C minus) grade is required in each of the required courses noted in section D, which complies with the graduation requirements outlined in the SFU Calendar.

2. Apply to the Beedie School of Business Online

Apply for admission to the Business Major or a Business Joint Major program either once you have completed or during the term in which you are completing the specific lower division required courses for admission*.

NOTE: once applications have closed for the current term, you will no longer be able to submit, or make changes to, your application.

*A confirmation email will be sent upon the successful receipt of your application. Please ensure to save this confirmation email for reference. Questions? please contact the undergraduate advising office at:

→ TIP: During your application you may also select the option to be considered for the Business Minor program should you not gain admission to the Business Major or Business Joint Major program. Learn more about the Business Minor program.

Internal Transfer Application Periods:



Fall 2016 Entry (September)
May 20 - June 20

Spring 2017 Entry (January)
September 15 - October 15

Summer 2017 Entry (May)
January 15 - February 15

3. Post-Admission to the Business Program: Next Steps

Upon admission into the Business Major or Business Joint Major program, a formal letter will be issued by email to you confirming your offer.

→ TIP: Make sure to check your SFU email so that you don’t miss the opportunity to gain priority enrollment for access to upper division Business courses.

Business Major & Joint Major Next Steps


  • Business Major students must enroll in BUS 202-3 upon admission in order to retain their offer of admission. Learn more about this essential course here
  • Business Joint Major students should consult the SFU Calendarfor details on their course requirements and their academic advisors for both portions of their program.

STEP 2: Get connected early and stay informed!

Course Planning Resources:

Experiential Programming:

Stay Informed:

  • BBA News Portal
  • BBA Student Services Portal
  • BBA FAQ Section
  • Do you have questions? Contact one of our helpful undergraduate advisors.