Choose Your Program
Be Challenged | Enjoy the flexibility of choosing a Beedie program that works for you and helps you craft your vision of the future.
By completing the Business Major Program, you will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. A BBA 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.
Your BBA will begin with the Business Foundation Program, an introductory course for new Beedie students. In this course, you will learn foundational business theories and be introduced to the various co-curricular activities and support services that are available to you as a Beedie student.
Business Joint Majors
Pursue multiple passions. We offer eight different Joint Majors that combine Business Administration with another area of study.
- Joint Major with Communication
- Joint Major with Computing Science
- Joint Major with Economics
- Joint Major with Environment (Sustainable Business)
- Joint Major with Geography
- Joint Major with Interactive Arts and Technology
- Joint Major with Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
- Joint Major with Psychology
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. A BBA Honours degree consists of approximately 3 to 4 classes more than a traditional BBA degree.
- Honours degree in Business Administration
- Joint Honours degree in Business Administration and Economics
- Joint Honours degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (MBB) and Business Administration
The Beedie School of Business and the Mechatronic Systems Engineering (MSE) have created a 5-year co-op-based double degree program, which grants you a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAsc) upon completion. You will develop engineering expertise and the entrepreneurial skills to bring innovative products to the market.
Focus your talent in an area of specialization. You’ll have a chance to explore which areas of business you enjoy before selecting one or more concentrations in your third or fourth year of studies.
Areas of concentration are only open to approved Business Majors, Joint Majors, Honours, and Joint Honours students. You will choose to specialize in one or more of the following:
- Accounting (Burnaby)
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Surrey)
- Finance (Burnaby and Surrey)
- Human Resource Management (Burnaby)
- International Business (Burnaby)
- Management Information Systems (Burnaby)
- Operations Management (Burnaby)
- Marketing (Burnaby and Surrey)
Impress employers by adding a Beedie Business Minor to your non-Business degree. This competitive program is designed for students like you who want to establish a basic foundation in business principles to complement your major.
Advance your education by completing a certificate. The Beedie School of Business offers Business Major and Business Joint Major students the opportunity to tailor their studies even further with one or more Business Certificate programs:
Certificate in Business Analytics and Decision Making (BADM)
The Certificate in Business Analytics and Decision Making (BADM) teaches you valuable skills in business analytics and decision-making, including the ability to ask the right questions, to manage data (databases and warehouses), and to be familiar with statistical and computational methods. At the end of your certificate, you will apply your newly acquired skills by completing a one-term capstone project working with an industry partner.
Plan out your Business Analytics and Decision Making (BADM) Certificate. The following requirements are for students approved:
Certificate in Business Technology Management (BTM)
Designed by the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's ICT Skills (CCICT) and the academic community, the Certificate in Business Technology Management (BTM) focuses on innovation, leadership, and implementation of change in organizations, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT). Along with developing interpersonal communication, collaboration, and leadership skills, BTM students learn to analyze business processes, design appropriate technology-based solutions, and lead projects.
Plan out your Business Technology Management (BTM) Certificate. The following requirements are for students approved:
International Experiential Learning Certificate (IELC)
The International Experiential Learning Certificate provides Business Major and Business Joint Major students with broad exposure to the global environment within which modern business is conducted. The certificate is earned through a combination of international activities, language acquisition and the study of a course related to the socio-economic and/or cultural environment in which the international activities will take place.
Plan out your International Experiential Learning (IELC) Certificate. The following requirements are for students approved:
These following Business Certificate programs are open to both Business and non-Business students:
Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) provides training to help you develop skills such as creativity, adaptability, teamwork, communication, and implementation. Whether your goal is to be a part of a team or one day lead your own, your I&E skills will be a valuable asset in today’s fast-paced environment.
This certificate is open to all SFU students and is a complementary credential to a student’s primary degree.
Plan out your Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate. The following requirements are for students approved:
Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability (CESS) Certificate
In light of the growing demand and attention to environmental and social sustainability issues, the Beedie School of Business and the Faculty of Environment have cooperatively designed the Corporate Environment and Social Sustainability Certificate (CESS) to provide you with the opportunity to acquire training and understanding in the interconnected nature of the economy, environment, and society.
Plan out your Corporate Environment and Social Sustainability (CESS) Certificate. The following requirements are for students approved:
Second Degree / Non Degree / Visiting Students
Second or Subsequent Degree
A second or subsequent degree student is someone who has already completed one or more undergraduate degrees and wishes to pursue another undergraduate degree. Subsequent degree students must apply to the program they are interested in and be accepted. Please use the links above to select your program.
If you already have a Bachelor’s degree from an approved institution and have been admitted to SFU, BUT have not gained admission to the Beedie School of Business as a second degree student, please see our admission page for details on how to apply.
If you have already been admitted to the Second Degree program within the Beedie School of Business, please view the SFU Calendar and checklist below for details on your program requirements. Should you have questions, please contact a Beedie Undergraduate Advisor.
A non-degree student is someone who takes Business courses out of personal interest or to fulfill requirements for an outside institution, accrediting body, or to meet the admission requirements to qualify as a second or subsequent degree student.
A visiting student is someone who is coming to SFU from another post secondary institution with the intention of completing SFU courses that will transfer back toward their degree requirements at their home institution.