Business Honours

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A Business Honours degree consists of 132 units (12 units more than a traditional Business degree). Business Major students may be eligible for a variety of Honours programs offered through the Beedie School of Business. For more details on the Honours programs available, please see the checklists below and refer to the SFU Calendar.

Honours degree in Business Administration


Joint Honours degree

Business Honours Admission Requirements

The following grade point averages (GPAs) must be maintained for entry into, and graduation from, any of the Honours degree programs:

  • minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average (CGPA)
  • minimum 3.00 upper division CGPA
  • minimum 3.00 CPGA on all BUS and BUEC courses
  • minimum 3.00 CPGA on all upper division BUS and BUEC courses

In addition to meeting the GPA requirements above, acceptance into the Honours program requires the completion of*:

  • all required lower division courses (see Degree Planner Checklist)
  • 15 units of upper division coursework in Business

Honours Application Submission Timeline:

Please note that application to the Honours program occurs one term prior to the actual admission term (e.g. if you are applying in Spring 2016 (1161), your admission to the Honours program would be for Summer 2016 (1164) and your program requirements would be those listed in the Summer 2016 (1164) SFU Calendar).

If you wish to be admitted to the Honours program with an Accounting concentration, you must first declare your area of concentration. In order to declare an Accounting concentration, you must apply for formal admission to the Accounting concentration.

Before submitting an Honours Program application, it is recommend that students consult with an Academic Advisor to review the full requirements of the program below:

Apply for admission to the Business Honours program*

*Please be aware that all concentrations noted on the application form will be added to a student's record (if accepted into the Honours Program).

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