Business Administration - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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Go from the classroom to the boardroom. This program offers lots of hands-on learning through case studies, group projects, community engagement and co-op opportunities. You will get a broad introduction to business in your first and second year, then in third year, you can choose a specialization, putting you on the path to a career in that area. You will build valuable connections with industry experts to help you on your way.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Principles of Marketing, Human Resources Management, Principles of Financial Accounting, Management and Organizational Life, Introduction to Management Information Systems


SPECIALIZATIONS

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: One of Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent).
Minimum Average (Co-op): 78%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 82%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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The combination of STEM and business in this program emphasize technology in a business setting.This is a program with hands-on learning and many networking opportunities to give you a competitive advantage in the worlds of computer programming, gaming, banking, pensions and more.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Algorithms and Programming, Introduction to Business, Principles of Financial Accounting, Business Communications, Objectoriented Programming Using Java, Management Information Systems, System Programming


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, International Business, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Computer programmer, operations manager, computer and network administrator, game developer, software developer


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 73% (70% average of all math courses with at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent) at 70%)
Minimum Average (Co-op): 78%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 82%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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You will learn the underlying issues that impact global finances and be able to make sound business decisions based on resources available at any given time. You will be prepared to jump into the world of government and public policy analysis, commercial banking, financial advising or economic research.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Principles of Marketing, Operations Management, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Econometric Methods, International Economics: Trade Theory and Policy


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, International Business, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Government and public policy analyst, commercial banker, market research analyst, financial advisor, economic researcher


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 73% (70% average of all math courses with at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent) at 70%)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 85%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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One of the most sought-after skills gained from a business degree is the ability to assess risks and opportunities. By applying data analysis to your decision-making, you will allow your business to make better choices faster.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Operations Management, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Financial Accounting, Linear Algebra, Differential Calculus, Complex Variables, Introduction to Probability


Specialization Options: Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Supply Chain and Business Analytics


Career Tracks: Actuary, business intelligence analyst, supply chain analyst, economist, commercial banker


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in the grade 12 U math courses)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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You will learn how policies and laws affect people, businesses and the world in this combined program. Develop your critical thinking and analytical skills to impact change both at the community level and in the boardroom.


Sample Courses: Intro to Canadian Government and Politics, Business Communications, Intro to Business, Political Economy of International Trade, Business Law


Specialization Options: Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain and Business Analytics


Career Tracks: Lawyer, HR manager, business advisor, entrepreneur, policy analyst


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: One of Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent))

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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This dual degree will provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand the people side of business. You will learn how to engage and motivate your workforce to maximize profits, run an efficient organization and promote a great work environment.


Sample Courses: Management and Organizational Life, Introductory Psychology/Behavioural Science, Human Resources Management, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Introduction to Business


Specialization Options: International Business, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Human Resources Management and Industrial Organizational Psychology


Career Tracks: Human resources manager, recruiter, training and organizational development specialist, employee engagement manager


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: One of Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent))

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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How do you achieve gender equality in the workplace? How do you tackle pay disparities? You will learn from world-renowned leaders in women’s and gender studies along with leading business experts to find solutions.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Operations Management, Principles of Marketing, History of Women’s Movements in North America, Frameworks for Feminist Research, Women in Canadian Society


Specialization Options: International Business, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Human Resources


Career Tracks: Human resources manager, business strategist, employee engagement manager, policy analyst, market analyst


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: One of Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Math of Data Management/MDM4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in at least one grade 12 U math course (or equivalent))
Note: Offering of the program is subject to Senate approval

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Go from diploma holder to degree earner and then to the boardroom. This program offers hands-on learning through case studies, group projects, and community engagement. Building on your earlier courses, you will develop a better understanding and focus on specific areas of business while building valuable connections with our professors.


Sample Courses: Business Finance, Operations Management, Strategic Management


Career Tracks: Accountant, Human Resource Manager, Business Analyst, Investment Banker


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certied Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Degree Completion Pathways for:

  • 3-year College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) (or equivalent) Advanced Diploma in any area other than Business (28 courses to complete degree)
  • 3-year CAAT (or equivalent) Advanced Diploma in any area in Business (20 courses to complete degree)
  • 2-year CAAT (or equivalent) Diploma in any area in Business (30 courses to complete degree)
  • 3-year Advanced Diploma in Accounting from St. Clair College (20 courses to complete degree)
Minimum Average: Cumulative average grade of 70% (B-) or better.
Note: Applicants who do not possess a Grade 12 U math or equivalent, prior to entry, will be required to complete MATH-1780.

 

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Go from diploma holder to degree earner and then to the boardroom. This program offers hands-on learning through case studies, group projects, and community engagement. Building on your earlier courses, you will develop a better understanding and focus on specific areas of business while building valuable connections with our professors.


Sample Courses: Business Finance, Operations Management, Strategic Management


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business


Career Tracks: Accountant, Human Resource Manager, Business Analyst, Investment Banker


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Degree Completion Pathways for:

  • 3-year CAAT (or equivalent) Advanced Diploma in any area in Business (17 courses to complete degree)
  • 3-year CAAT Advanced Diploma in Finance (17 courses to complete degree)
  • 3-year Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Human Resources, or Marketing from St. Clair College (17 courses to complete degree)
Minimum Average: Cumulative average grade of 80% (A-) or better.
Note: Applicants who do not possess a Grade 12 U math or equivalent, prior to entry, will be required to complete MATH-1780.

 

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Looking to complement your existing degree with a commerce degree? This program allows you to follow your business pursuits and add more value to your existing credentials. Taught by expert faculty members, you will get the insight into today’s business world and chart your path to success.


Sample Courses: Principles of Marketing, New Venture Formation, Business Finance


Career Tracks: Policy Analyst, Business Strategist, Auditor


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Any Bachelor’s degree in an area other than Business Administration
Agreement Terms: 24 courses to complete degree
Minimum Average: Cumulative average of 67% or better (usually based on the grades achieved in the last 20 courses).
Note: Completion of at least one university-level math prior to entry. Applicants who do not present a university mathematics course will be required to take MATH-1980 (Mathematics for Business).

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Business Administration and Computer Science Co-op with Supply Chain and Data Analytics Specialization

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What Will I Learn?

  • How to work independently, lead and effectively work in teams, as appropriate to business situation
  • Apply technical knowledge to identify and analyze issues and solve problems
  • Initiate and undertake research that relates to the field of business

  • Make and communicate ethical business decisions
  • Implement initiatives while considering economic and social events through various leadership roles
  • Effectively communicate ideas, arguments and evidence


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Number of Graduates (2020)


93%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*6 months following degree completion (Odette Graduate Survey, June 2018)

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  • Accountant
  • Advertising manager
  • Business analyst
  • Commercial banker
  • Computer programmer
  • Consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Data analyst
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial advisor/planner
  • Financial analyst
  • Game developer
  • Human resources generalist
  • Investment banker
  • Lawyer
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing/Social media specialist
  • Network administrator
  • Operations manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Project manager
  • Public relations officer
  • Research assistant
  • Sales manager
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Teacher
  • Training & development specialist

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