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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
April 19, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Administration Option



New Administration Option
Effective Date: September 2005
The new program consists of a total of 4.0 credits of which 3.5 credits are required and a .5 credit is elective. The application form is available here or via "Forms" on the upper left-hand menu.


Required Courses (3.5 credits) Electives (.5 credit)

BU111 - Introduction to Business Organization

BU121 - Functional Areas of the Organization

BU237 - Accounting

BU228 - Management Skills

BU229 - Marketing

BU285 - Operations

BU223 - Fundamentals of Finance

EC120 - Microeconomics 

EC140 - Macroeconomics

BU208 - Interpersonal Communications

BU231 - Business Law

BU233 - Personal Finance

BU311 - Business Management


Regulations:

1. In order to progress to senior courses in the program, a GPA of 7.0 is required in BU111 and BU121.

2. In order to graduate, a GPA of 7.0 is required in all courses of the Administration Option.


Note:

Current Administration Option students could choose to pursue the 12-course version of the Option, or complete the new version. Note that while none of the new courses are equivalent to previously required courses, their exclusions indicate the courses that would provide a credit toward the Option.

New Courses:

BU237-Accounting (new course)
Prerequisite: BU111 and BU121
Exclusion: Honours BBA program, BU227 and BU247

BU228-Management Skills (new course)
Prerequisite: BU111 and BU121
Exclusion: Honours BBA program, BU218, BU288, or BU388

BU229-Marketing (new course)
Prerequisite: BU111 and BU121
Exclusion: Honours BBA program, BU352

BU285-Operations (new course)
Prerequisite: BU111 and BU121
Exclusion: Honours BBA program, BU385

BU223-Fundamentals of Finance (new course)
Prerequisite: BU111 and BU121
Exclusion: Honours BBA program, BU383

Current Administration Option students could choose to pursue the 12-course version of the Option or complete the new version. Note that while none of the new courses are equivalent to previously required courses, their exclusions indicate the courses that would provide a credit toward the Option.