Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
Canadian Excellence

Administration Option

Program Information, Brantford Campus
Sara Neziol, (519) 756-8228, ext. 5790

The Administration Option is available only to students registered in honours degree programs. Students must apply during online program confirmation (by April 30) of the year they intend to enter the program using the LORIS. If the number of applications exceeds the space available, decisions will be made on a competitive basis. 

To be eligible, a student must have a minimum GPA of 6.0 in BU111 and BU121

The Administration Option consists of the following 4.0 credits (8 courses: 7 required and 1 elective):
Required Courses 
BU111 - Introduction to Business Organization
BU121 - Functional Areas of the Organization
BU223 - Fundamentals of Finance
BU228 - Management Skills
BU229 - Introduction to Marketing
BU237 - Accounting
BU285 - Introduction to Operations Management

Electives: Any one of the following:
EC120 - Introduction to Microeconomics
EC140 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
BU208 - Interpersonal Communication
BU231 - Business Law
BU233 - Personal Finance
BU311 - Business Management

Additional Information
Regulations and Notes

  1. A GPA of 7.00 in the courses specific to the Administration Option is required to graduate.
  2. Exclusions do not constitute equivalency. Administration Option courses are designed specifically for the Administration Option, other Business courses cannot be substituted. Administration Option courses can not be used as prerequisites for senior Business electives.
  3. At least 3.0 of the 4.0 credits in the option must be completed at Wilfrid Laurier University.
  4. Course equivalents for students transferring from the previous Administration Option to the new Administration Option are as follows:
Option Courses
Option Courses
BU111 BU111
BU121 BU121
BU223 BU383
BU228 BU288
BU229 BU352
BU237 BU227 and BU247
BU285 BU385

The eighth option course is one of BU208, BU233, BU311, EC120 or EC140.
Current students will have completed EC120 and EC140 as Year 1 required courses and BU208 as a Year 3 or 4 required course.