Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts, ext. 3299
The Administration Option
is available only to students
registered in honours degree programs
. The number of places available to students in each of the faculties (Arts, Brantford Campus, Music, Science) is in direct proportion to the number of honours students in each of the faculties. Students must apply by April 13 of the year
they intend to enter the program using the LORIS
online program confirmation. Entry into the program is competitive and decisions are based on the applicant's overall GPA
as of April 29.
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):
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
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.
A GPA of 7.00 in the courses specific to the Administration Option is required to graduate.
At least 3.0 of the 4.0 credits in the option must be completed at Wilfrid Laurier University.