Bachelor of Arts with SKPT

Business Admin: Management

Get a well-rounded education built on a biblical foundation.

This program is a great option for students who want to learn how to manage people, resources, and organizations effectively.

Take advantage of a partnership that sets you apart: get a strong business overview that inspires you to see business differently and receive a specialty diploma that puts you on a fast track to the highly respected CIM designation. 

Apply now to begin your BA in Business Administration: Management.

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Sask Poly partnership

Our partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives our students access to the best of both schools. Specialize in a marketable Business diploma while living in Briercrest's discipleship community.

Fast track to certification

Because this program is Canadian Institute of Management-accredited, graduates can bypass the required two years of experience and apply directly for the Certified in Management (C.I.M) designation.

Do business biblically

At Briercrest, we don't just see Scripture as a helpful tool for business; we see it as the foundation on which to build all our principles and practices. Learn what God's word has to say about life and business.

  • Overview
  • Requirements

This program, in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is designed to provide students with a well-rounded business education that is rooted in and enhanced by Biblical Studies, Theology, and Arts and Science. Upon graduation, business majors are equipped to serve both Christian and secular organizations. Students will obtain a Management Diploma from Saskatchewan Polytechnic as well as a Bachelor of Arts Business Administration from Briercrest. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a province-wide network of post-secondary training institutions that has a graduate placement rate consistently above 90 per cent. 

This degree is designed to give students an overview of the field of business while specializing in one particular area. Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

Outcomes

Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

The BA Business Administration in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a 120 credit hour degree program in which students spend 3 years studying at Briercrest and 1 year at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. This degree requires the completion of 60 credit hours of major requirements. The BA Business Administration requires a minimum of 24 credit hours of 300+ course work within the context of a 120 credit hour degree.

Credit Hours: 120

I. Required for Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration (60 credit hours):
ADM 367 Principles of Leadership and Administration2*
BU 201 Introduction to Marketing
BU 211 Financial Accounting*
BU 214 Professional and Technical Writing*
BU 350 Human Resource Management*
CMP 315 Management Information Systems:
ECON 100 Microeconomics*
ECON 101 Macroeconomics*
MATH 110 Financial Mathematics*
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods
BU 400 Senior Business Seminar

PRT 400 Senior Portfolio
SL 1-4 Service and Experiential Learning

1. Completion of a diploma through Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a graduation requirement for the BA Business Administration with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration at Briercrest.
2. Courses marked with an asterisk* are helpful to be taken prior to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic year.

In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

Faculty

Michel Bell
Michel Bell MSc
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration
Alex Cheing
Alex Cheing PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Paul Magnus
Paul Magnus PhD
Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Management
Don Poort 
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Sergio Ribeiro
Sergio Ribeiro PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
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