Plan Your Degree & Courses

From day one, every decision you make at SFU Beedie has the power to bring you closer to your goals. You’ll explore all the career pathways, experiences, and opportunities made possible by an SFU Beedie education. But which options are right for you? Creating an academic plan helps answer this question, and prepares you for your educational experience at SFU Beedie and beyond.

Use the planning tools below to stay organized and make informed choices. 

Remember that help is always available from our professional advisors. An Academic Advisor can connect you with business-specific opportunities tailored to your needs, and suggest resources to help you meet your long-term educational goals.

Review the requirements checklist that matches your year of admission to the BBA Major program:

Unsure which checklist applies or if you can move years? Don’t see your admission year listed? Connect with an Academic Advisor.

Selecting a concentration(s) and charting your courses is a critical element of your degree plan, but it just one part of a much bigger picture. Real-world experiences outside the classroom are what bring your learning to life. Enhance your degree and boost your career prospects with experiential learning activities. 

  • Explore co-operative education opportunities that deliver skills and competencies in your area of concentration.
  • Consider a Study Abroad experience to gain new perspectives on the global nature of business.
  • Get involved with the student clubs and organizations that provide opportunities to engage with like-minded peers.
  • Pursue Case Competitions and other opportunities that challenge you to think critically about the real business challenges in your area(s) of concentration.
  • The Academic Progress Report (APR) is an interactive course mapping tool. Designed to help current undergraduate students understand their degree and program requirements, it provides a starting place for making informed decisions about their academic program.
  • My Planner allows you to plan which courses you would like to take in a future term and to pre-load your course cart two weeks before the start of the enrollment period. 
  • Download a copy of your Academic Advising Transcript through goSFU and bring it with you to all advising sessions for the most accurate record of your advising progress. 

The most up-to-date information about specific requirements for the SFU Beedie School of Bachelor of Business Administration program is found on the SFU Academic Calendar. This information should be consulted when creating your academic plan.

All students admitted to an undergraduate degree at SFU must complete a minimum of 36 units of Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth (WQB) designated courses, with a grade of C- or better. Students transferring from a BC college with 60 units should consider completing some transferable WQB courses prior to admission to SFU.

WQB courses develop the writing and quantitative abilities desired by employers and can increase your probability of gaining admission to graduate (GREs) and professional schools (LSATs). Learn more about WQB requirements at SFU’s Undergraduate Curriculum Initiative webpage.

  • Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth certified courses
  • Unsure if you have the prerequisite(s) needed to take a W (FAL) or Q (FAN) course? Consult with an academic advisor to determine your eligibility
  • Two Foundation Courses are available to students who do not meet the grade threshold to enroll in W and/or Q courses
  • Are you a student with transfer credit from another post-secondary institution, IB, A-Levels, or Advanced Placement? Find out if your transfer courses or test-credit count at the Undergraduate Curriculum Initiative webpage

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