Program Information: Carole Litwiller, ext. 2060, firstname.lastname@example.org, Anne Ellis, ext. 2572, email@example.com
The Management Option is available only to students registered in
honours degree programs. The number of places available to students in each of the faculties
(Arts, Human and Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, Music, SBE - Economics Department, Science) is in direct
proportion to the number of honours students in each of the faculties. Students who are eligible, may apply for the option using the online
Program Selection Form available through the Office of the
To be eligible to declare the option, a student must have a minimum GPA of 6.0 in
BU111 and BU121. A student must also successfully complete
a recognized statistics course from their program of study or
from the Department
of Business prior to admission.
The Management Option consists of the following 5.0
credits (10 courses: 6 required and 4 electives):
BU111 - Understanding the Business Environment
BU121 - Functional Areas of the Organization
BU127 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
BU223 - Fundamentals of Finance or BU383 - Financial Management I (refer to Note 2)
BU288 - Organizational Behaviour I
BU352 - Introduction to Marketing Management
three of the following:
BU231 - Business Law
BU247 - Managerial Accounting
BU354 - Human Resources Management
BU362 - Building and Managing Products, Services and Brands
BU383 - Financial Management I (refer to Note 2)
BU385 - Operations Management I (refer to Note 3)
BU393 - Financial Management II
BU395 - Operations Management II
BU398 - Organizational Behaviour II
Any one of
EC120 - Introduction to Microeconomics
EC140 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
- The Management Option has been completely revised from the
Administration Option and the new program
is effective September 1, 2010. Students
currently registered in
the Administration Option can continue and complete it using the prior
substitutions may be required; consult a Business Department academic advisor.
- Students wanting to substitute BU383 - Financial Management I for
BU223 - Fundamentals of Finance must complete BU383
Students who complete BU223
must still complete BU383
if they wish to pursue
other third- and fourth-year finance courses. Consult a Business
Department academic advisor.
- Students who wish to enrol in BU385
must first obtain the prerequisite of BU275.
To enrol in BU275
consult with a Business Department academic advisor.
- Students may apply for the option using the Program Selection Form available
through the Registrar's Office after admission requirements have been met: BU111 and BU121 and the statistics requirement given above.
- Any 300-level course may not be taken prior to Year 3.
- A cumulative GPA of 7.00 in all BU courses applicable to the Management Option
required for graduation. A 5.00 GPA is required in the one EC course. A maximum of 2 repeats is allowed across these course requirements.
- At least 4.0 of the 5.0 credits in the option must be completed at
Wilfrid Laurier University.
Senate Revision April 16, 2013: GPA change in Note 6; effective May 1, 2013.