When you are completing this program, you’ll earn a Bachelor of Computer Science (BSc) from the University of Waterloo (UW) and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Laurier in only five years. You’ll be in high demand in today’s information-rich society, where global companies are looking for employees with both computer science and business management knowledge.
This double-degree co-op program gives you the opportunity to develop skills and gain real-world experience while completing three or four paid work terms lasting up to four months each.
You will enrol in co-op in your second year. You will get assistance with career planning, job search and interview preparation through the Fundamentals of Co-operative Education course. You will then apply to job postings and attend interviews.
Interested? Learn more about enrolling in co-op.
You will begin your first four-month work term in the winter term of your second year.
|Year||Fall (Sept. to Dec.)||Winter (Jan. to April)||Spring (May to August)|
|One||Study Term||Study Term||Study Term|
|Two||Study Term||Work Term 1||Study Term|
|Three||Study Term||Work Term 2||Study Term|
|Four||Work Term 3 or Study Term||Work Term 3 or Study Term||Study Term|
|Five||Optional Work Term or Study Term||Study Term||Study Term|
Check out the average weekly salary data for students in Business and Economics co-op programs, including double-degree students. This data is available for your reference. Employers determine students’ salaries.
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