Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Computing and Computer Electronics and Honours BBA Bachelor of Business Administration

This program provides qualified applicants the opportunity to develop an expertise in business as well as an in-depth understanding of computer hardware, microprocessors, microelectronics, digital systems and software design. The BSc/BBA double degree program consists of a minimum of 26.0 credits, and normally requires up to five years for completion. Students graduating from the program will receive both an Honours BSc degree in Computing and Computer Electronics from the Faculty of Science, and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the School of Business & Economics.

The program guarantees admission into the Co-op Option for students who have met progression requirements for entry to Year 2. The Co-op Option is not mandatory. Students will have the option of undertaking three or four work terms. Students will be required to meet progression requirements of both programs in order to receive both degrees.

Students are required to take 1.5 senior physics credits in either device physics or optical networking. Students taking the device physics option will take courses marked with [dp]; students taking the optical networking option will take courses marked with [on]. (Refer to chart for specific course and GPA requirements.)

Honours Bachelor of Science in Computing and Computer Electronics (BSc) and Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Year of Program Fall Winter Spring Progression Requirements
1 BU111
CP104
EC120
MA103 (or MA110*)
PC131
BU121
CP114
EC140
MA104 MA122
PC132

Requirements A and B must be satisfied:
A. GPA of 7.00 for all BU courses, and GPA of 5.00 for all EC, CP, PC, MA and other courses
B. GPA of 4.00 for all CP and PC courses, and an overall GPA of 4.00
2 CP120/PC120
CP200/PC200 CP213
MA201
MA205
PC212
BU288
CP216
CP217
PC221
PC242[dp]
PC237[on]
Co-op Term #1 A. GPA of 7.00 for all BU courses, and GPA of 5.00 for all EC, CP, PC, MA and other courses
B. GPA of 4.00 for all CP and PC courses, and an overall GPA of 4.00
3 BU227
BU255/EC255 or MA240;
CP300/PC300
CP364/PC364
PC319
PC344 [dp]
PC481 [on]
Co-op Term #2 BU231
BU247 BU275/EC275
EC250 or EC260;
CP317
A. GPA of 7.00 for all BU courses, and GPA of 5.00 for all EC, CP, PC, MA and other courses
B. GPA of 4.00 for all CP and PC courses, and an overall GPA of 4.00
4 Co-op Term #3 BU352
BU354
BU383
BU385
CP316

BU362
BU393
BU395
BU398

BU415 or BU476 [May be taken in Year 4 or 5]

A. GPA of 7.00 for all BU courses, and GPA of 5.00 for all EC, CP, PC, MA and other courses
B. GPA of 4.00 for all CP and PC courses, and an overall GPA of 4.00
5
Option 1
BU481

BU491
CP464
PC322[dp]
PC474 [on]

A. GPA of 7.00 for all BU courses, and GPA of 5.00 for all EC, CP, PC, MA and other courses
B. GPA of 4.00 for all CP and PC courses, and an overall GPA of 4.00
One of: PC450, PC471, PC475;
1.5 senior BU credits
1.0 400 level credit in BU, CP, or PC
OR
5
Option 2
Co-op Term #4 BU481
CP464
PC322[dp]
PC474[on]
BU491
One of: PC450, PC471, PC475;
1.5 senior BU credits
1.0 400 level credit in BU, CP, or PC
Total (26.0 credits)

Senate/Editorial Changes

March 6, 2007 Senate approved BU415 or BU476 being taken either in Year 4 or Year 5; effective immediately.

May 30, 2007; Removal of CP264/Addition of CP217 from requirements per Senate; effective Sept 1, 2007.

June 27, 2007: Editorial revisions to Year 1 and Year 2; effective Sept 1, 2007.