This program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded course of business education that is rooted in and enhanced by studies in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Arts and Science. Upon graduation, business majors are equipped to serve both Christian and secular organizations. Through balanced exposure to theoretical and practical learning, graduates are ready to contribute to organizational goals with professionalism and integrity. This degree is designed to give students an overview of the field of business while specializing in one particular area.
Past graduates have pursued many types of careers including that of a business manager, entrepreneur, accountant, service technician, banking service provider, business development consultant, and many other occupations.
The BA Business Administration, concentration in Agribusiness, is a 120 credit hour degree program in which students spend 4 years studying at Briercrest. The BA Business Administration requires a minimum of 24 credit hours of 300+ course work within the context of a 120 credit hour degree.
The program is offered with the written authorization of the Minister of Advanced Education effective July 31, 2021. This authorization was provided after the program proposal underwent a quality assurance review and was found to meet the standards established by the Minister. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs.
Required Courses (51 credit hours):
ADM 200 Organizational Behaviour
BU 100 Introduction to Business Management
BU 200 Business Research Design
BU 201 Introduction to Marketing
BU 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting
BU 214 Business Communication
BU 220 Business Law
BU 312 Managerial Accounting
BU 320 Business Finance
BU 330 Operations Management
BU 350 Human Resource Management
BU 400 Senior Seminar
CMP 127 Introduction to Computers
ECON 100 Microeconomics
ECON 101 Macroeconomics
MATH 110 Personal and Business Mathematics
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistical Mathematics
Requirements for Agribusiness Concentration (12 credit hours):
I. Required (6 credit hours)
BU 340 Management and Industry Analysis
BU 440 Agribusiness Finance and Risk Management
II. Electives (6 credit hours)
Two courses selected from:
ADM 367 Principles of Administration and Leadership
BU 310 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
BU 410 International Business
BU 420 Business Strategy
PRT 400 Senior Portfolio
SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning
In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.