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Bachelor of Business Administration Majors

The School of Business offers four Bachelor of Business Administration majors, including the only Bachelor of Business Administration financial crimes major in Canada.

Accounting

If you are interested in a career in a wide range of accounting related areas or pursuing professional accounting designation or a graduate degree, the accounting major is the one for you. Ideal for business students with a love of numbers and an interest in analysis and financial leadership, this major is designed to help you succeed in joining one of today’s fastest-growing occupations. You will gain a solid working knowledge of accounting, economics, auditing, statistics, corporate finance and so much more.

Required:

BUS 212 Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 310 Intermediate Accounting 1 (3)
BUS 311 Intermediate Accounting 2 (3)
BUS 410 Auditing Strategy (3)
Selection of 6 credit hours of BUS elective courses; one must be at the 400 level.

Many of the School of Business courses qualify as prerequisite courses for the CPA Professional Education Program. Qualifying courses are listed in CPA Manitoba’s transfer credit guide for Booth University College.

Financial Crimes

Money laundering, cyber-hacks, wire fraud and extortion are just a few of the common methods used to steal from corporations and institutions. Financial crimes account for hundreds of billions of dollars in losses each year, and activity will only increase as white collar crimes become more complex and sophisticated. As a result, financial crime specialists are in high and growing demand. The financial crimes major is designed to prepare you for entry into a career in financial crime prevention and detection and to potentially lead to an entry level position in a number of areas including a financial crimes specialist, compliance professional, investigator, security consultant or auditor.

Required:

BUS 175 Cybersecurity (3) or BUS 176 Cyber Intelligence (3)
BUS 381 Financial Crimes and Compliance Management 1 (3)
BUS 382 Financial Crimes and Compliance Management 2 (3)
BUS 419 Fraud Risk, Analysis and Investigation (3)
Selection of 6 credit hours of BUS elective courses; one must be at the 400 level, with the option to include SOC 220 Introductory Criminology and/or PSY 352 Forensic and Legal Psychology as BUS option selections.

Management & Innovation

The management and innovation major focuses on providing a foundation for future business professionals and leaders. It includes the areas of change, creativity and innovation, with a specific focus on the encouragement and fostering of an innovative environment in which new ideas and problem solving can occur. This major fosters your development into a business professional who can grow to execute innovative ideas and real solutions.

Required:

BUS 352 Leadership (3)
BUS 494 Creativity, Innovation and Negotiation (3)
BUS 453 Leading Change in an Organization (3)
Selection of 9 credit hours of BUS elective courses; one must be at the 400 level, with the option to include one of the following as a BUS selection: PSY256 Introduction to Human Cognition, PSY 258 Social Psychology, PSY370 Brain and Behaviour, or PSY380 Psychology & the Workplace.

Marketing & Communications

If you enjoy presenting and selling your ideas, thrive in a creative environment and see yourself managing multiple projects, consider the marketing and communications major. Since it focuses on marketing and communications courses, you will be prepared for success in careers in a wide range of fields. Marketing opens the doors to careers in marketing, advertising and professional sales, while communications leads to careers in areas such as public relations and corporate communications. You’ll learn management skills and techniques, examine current marketing trends and consumer behaviour, explore communications theories and practices, hone your communication skills and so much more.

Required:

BUS 330 Consumer Behaviour (3)
ENG 360 Mass Media and Society (3)
BUS 494 Creativity, Innovation and Negotiation (3)
Selection of 9 credit hours of BUS elective courses; one must be at the 400 level, with the option to include one of the following as a BUS selection: ENG280 Literary and Cultural Theory, PSY256 Introduction to Human Cognition, PSY 258 Social Psychology, or PSY 370 Brain and Behaviour.

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