Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program Details

  • The BBA’s carefully designed courses provide students with a strong foundation in all aspects of general management, including areas such as accounting, marketing, finance, organizational behaviour and strategic management. Its core curriculum is complemented with specialized elective courses in key areas of business as well as liberal arts courses taken outside of the faculty at York.

    The program takes an innovative and global approach, emphasizing critical management attributes like communication and interpersonal skills. Students entering Year 3 of the BBA program can choose to specialize in either one or two of 10 areas offered at the Schulich School of Business.


    “At Schulich, world-class faculty teach business as both theory and practice. That is the only way to turn our students into self-directed, critical and life-long learners.”

    -Professor Detlev Zwick, BBA/iBBA Program Director


     

  • Professor Detlev Zwick, BBA/iBBA Program Director
    Professor Detlev Zwick, BBA/iBBA Program Director

    Undergraduate Programs Unit

  • Professional Designations

    The BBA curriculum offers students the option to complete the course requirements to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Career Opportunities

As a Schulich BBA student, you’ll have access to the Schulich Career Development Centre (CDC). Benefit from individual industry and career advising with our certified coaches, who have a unique combination of knowledge and experience in major industries. Meet alumni, recruiters and corporate leaders at corporate information sessions and other CDC events.

“Schulich helped turn my passion for the automotive industry into a career. The BBA program provided me with the skills and knowledge to succeed as well as access to job opportunities in my field of interest.” -John Cappella, Director, Network Development, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd.

Learn how to maximize your CDC experience

Study Options

The BBA is offered as a full-time, four year program at the Keele campus. As a direct-entry program, students will begin their core business curriculum right from term 1.

Available delivery options

  • Direct-Entry 48 to 60 months

Location(s)

  • Schulich School of Business - Keele Campus
Graduation Requirements
  • Curriculum Overview

    The BBA curriculum consists of a carefully designed mix of core business studies, liberal arts courses and electives, giving students valuable experience with all aspects of management. Click below for a more detailed overview of the curriculum by year.

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    Year 1

    • INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
    • INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
    • MANAGING CONTEMPORARY ENTERPRISE
    • BUSINESS ANALYTICS I
    • INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
    • INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
    • MARKETING MANAGEMENT
    • BUSINESS HISTORY


    Plus 6.00 credits of non-Schulich elective courses

    Year 2

    • INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
    • MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS
    • INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS IN ORGANIZATIONS
    • ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS
    • BUSINESS ANALYTICS II
    • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    • APPLIED MACROECONOMICS
    • ETHICS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & SUSTAINABILITY IN BUS.


    Plus 6.00 credits of non-Schulich elective courses

    Year 3 & Year 4

    • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    • INTEGRATIVE BUSINESS SIMULATION


    Plus 18.00 credits of Schulich electives, 12.00 credits of non-Schulich electives and an additional 24.00 electives of your choice (can be Schulich or non-Schulich)

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    Students entering Year 3 of the BBA or iBBA program can choose to specialize in up to two of the ten areas of specialization offered at the Schulich School of Business. Choosing an area of specialization is not mandatory.

International Opportunities

With 75 international partner schools, a renowned international faculty and a global reputation, the Schulich BBA gives you the freedom to take your business education beyond borders.

  • Learn how business is conducted in another region.
  • Experience the realities of fair trade as you cultivate coffee alongside local farms on a South American study tour.
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture and make friends across the world as you spend a semester abroad.

Where will your BBA take you?

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Faculty

  • The BBA faculty is comprised of leading scholars from the world’s top universities, passionate about their chosen fields, dedicated to their students and committed to award-winning research.

    As pioneers in areas such as risk management, entrepreneurship, global marketing and corporate social responsibility (CSR), BBA faculty members draw on their research findings to enrich the classroom experience of every student. Schulich faculty are passionate about their chosen fields. In many instances they have shaped thinking in these fields. Because this cutting-edge research is integrated into your classes, you gain the most up-to-date knowledge and skills possible.

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  • Student Clubs

    Schulich Ambassador Program

    Get involved with the Schulich Community and connect with your peers while developing essential leadership skills.

    Undergraduate Business Society (UBS)

    The Undergraduate Business Society is the official student government of the Schulich School of Business, with a mission to represent undergraduate students on a social, academic and professional level.