Business Major

Be Challenged | Beedie’s Business Administration Major will help you develop core business competencies, while allowing you to tailor your studies to match your interests.

Completing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will equip you with the business knowledge, communication skills, ethical and legal expertise, and critical thinking skills that you will need to adapt and thrive in a changing global environment.

To obtain a BBA degree, you will complete 120+ units (course credits) with specific requirements within those units. As you advance in your studies, you will declare a concentration(s) suited to your career goals.

You can download a Degree Planning Checklist below.

Take your studies to the next level by pursuing a Business Honours degree.

Lower Division Requirements

Lower division requirements comprise introductory 100- and 200-level courses normally taken in your first and second years at Beedie, usually completed as part of your first 60 units (credits or credit hours).

This must include the Business Foundation Program, a 200-level course to be taken in your first term. Many of these courses are prerequisites for courses to be taken in your third and fourth years of study.

Upper Division Requirements

Upper division requirements consist of 300- and 400-level core courses and courses specific to your chosen concentration(s). Upper division courses are normally taken in your third and fourth years at Beedie and are usually completed within the last 60 units of your degree.

Business Career Passport Requirement

The Business Career Passport is a career preparation program exclusively designed for Beedie students, comprising six two-hour workshops required for graduation. You can also sign up for one-on-one career advising sessions. More info

SFU Writing, Quantitative, & Breadth (WQB) Requirements

All students* must complete a minimum of 36 units of coursework designated as Writing, Quantitative, or Breadth. These designations are indicated in the course name (e.g. BUS 360W fulfills part of your Writing requirement). More info

*Students admitted prior to Fall 2006 will need to refer to their appropriate calendar year of admission for details on specific requirements.

Non-Business / Non-Buec Requirements

As part of your required 120+ units, you need to complete elective courses (outside of the Beedie School of Business). If applicable, these courses may also be counted towards the Breadth portion of SFU’s Writing, Quantitative & Breadth (WQB) requirements.

Degree Planning Checklist

Plan out your degree! The following requirements are for students approved in a Business Major program admitted:


Ready to plan out your courses? See sample course plans for your year of study, Ready to plan out your courses? See sample course plans for your year of study, course outlines, and projected course offerings.

Not yet admitted to the Beedie Business Major program? See admission requirements.

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