The Beedie School of Business offers students the opportunity to tailor their studies to align with their interests and desires through several components of the BBA Business Major program:
Lower Division Courses - Introductory courses taken in the student's first and second year and usually completed within the first 60 credit hours. Some of these courses are prerequisite requirements for courses to be taken in your third and fourth year.
Business Core Courses & Areas of Concentration Courses - Upper division business courses (300+ and 400+ level) taken in your third and fourth year, including courses required for your specific concentration(s). These courses are usually completed within the last 60 credits of your degree.
Further Degree Requirements:
Business Career Passport - A career preparation program exclusively designed for Beedie students; comprised of six two-hour workshops required for graduation and optional one-on-one career advising sessions.
Non-Business/Non-Buec Requirements - Completion of electives that may also fulfill the SFU Writing, Quantitative & Breadth (WQB) requirement.
SFU Writing, Quantitative & Breadth (WQB) Requirements - All students admitted to an undergraduate degree at SFU from Fall 2006 must complete a minimum of 36 units of courses designated as Writing, Quantitative, or Breadth.
Business Major Sample Course Plan
Plan out your degree! The following requirements are for students approved in a Business Major program admitted:
Fall 2013 and onwards
Fall 12 - Summer 13
Fall 11 - Summer 12
Fall 10 - Summer 11
Fall 09 - Summer 10
Fall 08 - Summer 09
Fall 07 - Summer 08
Fall 06 - Summer 07
Fall 03 - Summer 06
*Please note the corrected version of the Fall 2013 and onwards Degree Planner, available as of July 5, 2013
You are eligible to apply for graduation during the term in which you are completing your final courses required to meet graduation requirements. To avoid missing any deadlines, please apply to graduate in the second week of your last term of courses.
Learn more about graduation
Follow the timeline below to ensure you are familiar with the graduation timeline and are on time to graduate.
Second to last term:
1) Ensure that all of your programs and concentrations are accurately declared on your transcript. Complete the Concentration Declaration Webform to request any necessary changes.
2) Contact an Undergraduate Academic Advisor to complete a graduation check to ensure you are on track with your final term of courses. It is strongly recommend to do this at least a month before the end of the term.
3) Review the deadlines website for applying for graduation, along with associated fees.
Last Term of Classes:
If you have not done so already, ensure that all of your programs and concentrations are accurately declared on your transcript. Complete the Concentration Declaration Webform to request any necessary changes. Next...
1) Complete and submit your online application graduation through go.sfu.ca in the second week of classes. It is recommended to this early in order to avoid late penalties. Review the deadlines website for more information on deadlines, fees, penalties, and refunds. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
2) Review the process for applying, including payment.
2) Contact an Undergraduate Academic Advisor to complete a final graduation check. It is strongly recommended to do so at least one month before the end of the term.
3) Review important convocation information, including the dates and times of the convocation ceremonies
4) Prepare for convocation - confirm your attendance at convocation and reserve your regalia
Attend your convocation ceremony!