Business Honours

Be Challenged | Excel in your studies so that you take more away from your undergraduate degree. Students who challenge themselves to maintain high academic standings are provided with further opportunities to bolster their resumes and become more competitive in the job market. Exceed expectations by completing a Business Honours degree.

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).

IMPORTANT DATES

2018-12-16

DEC

5-16

Final exam period

2018-12-14

DEC

14

Final grad application deadline for students finishing coursework in Fall 2018

2019-01-03

JAN

3

Classes start

2019-01-09

JAN

9

Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials using goSFU

2019-01-16

JAN

16

Last day to drop a class using goSFU without a withdrawal notation of “WD” for the course on your academic record. If withdrawing from all classes, a withdrawal notation of “Withdrew YYYY-MM-DD” will be added to your academic record

2019-01-16

JAN

16

Tuition due

2019-02-06

FEB

6

Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record

2019-02-15

FEB

15

Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2019 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2019 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying

2019-04-12

APR

12

Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2019 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2019 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying