This innovative, collaborative program provides students with the opportunity to obtain a four-year degree in business in Barrie, as well as in Kingston. Laurentian’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree means students can meet employer demands for candidates who are well diversified and flexible. Courses in this degree may be applied toward Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified General Accountant (CGA) designations.
• Four-year program
• Courses include in-depth knowledge of all aspects of business including accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management and strategic planning
• Average class size of 34 students allows for better access to professors and individualized attention.
First-year course overview
ADMN 1016 – Foundations of Management
ADMN 1017 – Management Decision Making
ADMN 1126 – Understanding and Using Financial Information
COSC 1702 – Computer Applications II
ECON 1006 – Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 1007 – Introduction to Macroeconomics
ENGL 1561 – Business Writing
+ electives (9 cr) in business, humanities, social science, or science
Students can have a maximum of 48 credits in first year courses. This includes the 7 required courses and any other first year electives. Over the duration of the
program, 4 of 19 electives must be non-business, 4 of 19 must be business. The remaining 11 are up to the student to choose. There is no specified number of business
or non-business elective credits for the first year. Students may choose their electives as they wish.
Admission requirements based on Grade 12 4U/M courses:
• 1 English
• 2 maths
• 3 other courses
• Minimum average of 70%
Banking, chartered accounting, government, investments, financial planning, private enterprise…
Relevant graduate study opportunities at Laurentian:
Credit transfer opportunities are available from other recognized postsecondary institutions and are typically evaluated on an individual basis. Some fast-tracking opportunities also exist.
Formal collaborative agreements with Georgian College and St. Lawrence College are also in place.