Minors

Minors

Non-Business students have the possibility to add any of the following seven Business minors to their program:

Business Administration

For the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing only who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities

15 core credits + 0 required credit + 9 optional credits = 24 credits

Core – 15 credits

  • BAC121 Introduction to Financial Accounting I
  • BFN200 Introduction to Finance
  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
  • BMG100 Understanding Business & Society
  • BMK211 Marketing Management

Required – 0 credit

  • n/a

Optional – 9 credits

  • ANY BUSINESS COURSE

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

Business Technology and Analytics Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of Business Technology and Analytics; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in Business Technology and Analytics to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

9 core credits + 9 required credits + 6 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 9 credits

  • BMG100 Understanding Business and Society
  • BCS220 Management of Information Systems
  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I

Required – 9 credits

  • BCS313 Information Technology Project Management
  • BCS320 Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • BCS422 Integrated Enterprise Systems and Business Processes

Optional – 6 credits

  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • MAT197 Calculus for Business Students
  • BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
  • BCS210 Technology Entrepreneurship
  • BCS212 E-Business Technology and Management
  • BCS216 Business Information Technology Strategy
  • BCS340 Privacy, Ethics, and Communication in Data Science
  • BCS420 Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • BCS430 Business Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • BCS450 Business Technology and Analytics Capstone Project
  • BMG323 Interpersonal skills
  • BMG324 Management of Innovation
  • BMG335 Global Value Chain Analysis
  • BMS303 Forecasting Techniques
  • CS301 Computer Ethics
  • SPO212 Applied Sport Analytics

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

Entrepreneurship Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of Entrepreneurship; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in Entrepreneurship to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

6 core credits + 12 required credits + 6 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 6 credits

  • BMG100 Understanding Business and Society
  • BMK211 Marketing Management

Required – 12 credits

  • BMG214 Introduction to Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation
  • BMK214 Consumer Behavior
  • BMK291 Entrepreneurship Practicum I
  • BMK392 Entrepreneurship Practicum II

Optional – 6 credits

  • ANY BUSINESS COURSE
  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • MAT197 Calculus for Business Students

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

Finance Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of Finance; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in Finance to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

12 core credits + 9 required credits + 3 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 12 credits

  • BAC121 Introduction to Financial Accounting I
  • BFN200 Introduction to Finance
  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
  • ECO103 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

Required – 9 credits

  • BAC122 Introduction to Financial Accounting II
  • BFN203 Corporate Finance
  • BFN210 Capital Markets

Optional – 3 credits

  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • MAT197 Calculus for Business Students
  • BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
  • BFN301 Capital Budgeting
  • BFN306 Behavioral Finance
  • BFN315 Derivatives
  • BFN335 Topics in Finance I
  • BFN336 Topics in Finance II
  • BFN341 Corporate Governance & Sustainability
  • BFN352 Investment analysis
  • BFN353 Financial Institutions Management
  • BFN356 SEED Portfolio
  • BFN361 International Finance
  • BMS303 Forecasting Techniques
  • EMA261 Econometrics I
  • EMA361 Econometrics II
  • ECO322 Real Estate Economics
  • POL 346 Politics of Global Finance

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

Human Resources Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of Human Resources; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in Human Resources to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

9 core credits + 9 required credits + 9 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 9 credits

  • BHR221 Organizational Behaviour
  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
  • BMG100 Understanding Business and Society

Required – 9 credits

  • BHR224 Human Resource Management
  • BHR315 Training and Development
  • BHR333 Employment Law

Optional – 6 credits

  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
  • BHR312 Labor Relations
  • BHR313 Compensation Management
  • BHR316 Organizational Conflict and Negotiations
  • BHR325 Topics in HR Management
  • BHR326 Personnel Recruitment and Selection
  • BHR328 Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness
  • BHR334 Administrating the Collective Agreement
  • BMG322 Change Management
  • BMG323 Interpersonal Skills
  • BMG325 Leadership in a Multicultural World
  • PSY101 Introduction to Psychology I: Basic Processes
  • PSY102 Introduction to Psychology II: Human Interactions
  • PSY214 Community Psychology
  • SOC100 Sociological Imagination
  • SOC129 Sex & Gender
  • SOC298 Social Problems

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

International Business Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of International Business; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in International Business to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

12 core credits + 9 required credits + 3 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 12 credits

  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
  • BMG100 Understanding Business and Society
  • BMG215 Introduction to International Business
  • BMK211 Marketing Management

Required – 9 credits

  • BMG315 International Management
  • BMG345 International Marketing and Export Management
  • BMG355 International Entrepreneurship

Optional – 3 credits

  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • MAT197 Calculus for Business Students
  • BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
  • BFN361 International Finance
  • BMG325 Leadership in a Multicultural World
  • BMG335 Global Value Chain Analysis
  • BMS303 Forecasting Techniques
  • ECO102 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
  • ECO103 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics
  • ECO217 International Economics
  • ECO225 Economic Development II: Macroeconomics and Policy Issues
  • GER100 Introductory German Language I-II: Intensive Course
  • GER101 Introductory German Language I
  • CHI101 Introduction to Modern Chinese I
  • CHI102 Introduction to Modern Chinese II
  • JSE100 Introduction to Japanese Language I-II Intensive Course
  • JSE101 Introduction to Japanese Language I
  • POL140 Introduction to International Relations
  • POL346 Politics of Global Finance
  • SOC296 Globalization and Culture
  • SPA101 Spanish Language I

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

Marketing Minor

For the Business student who wishes to complement advanced skills and competencies in one area of business with skills and competencies in the area of Marketing; or the Non-Business student in good University Academic Standing who wishes to add a portfolio of basic business skills and competencies in Marketing to a major in sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

6 core credits + 9 required credits + 9 optional credits = 24 credits (maximum of 6 cognate credits)

Core – 6 credits

  • BMA140 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
  • BMK211 Marketing Management

Required – 9 credits

  • BMK214 Consumer Behavior
  • BMK332 Marketing Channels
  • BMK381 Marketing Policies

Optional – 9 credits

  • MAT196 Finite Mathematics for Business Students
  • MAT197 Calculus for Business Students
  • BMA141 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
  • BCS320 Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • BMG323 Interpersonal skills
  • BMG345 International Marketing
  • BMK291 Entrepreneurship Practicum I
  • BMK321 Marketing Research
  • BMK323 Marketing Communication
  • BMK340 Product Strategy and Innovation
  • BMK350 Marketing Strategies for Environment Sustainability
  • BMK354 Topics in Marketing
  • BMK355 Happiness Marketing
  • BMK362 Sports Marketing
  • BMK371 Industrial Marketing Strategy
  • BMK392 Entrepreneurship Practicum II

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor, Marlene Canuel, in the early stage of your degree completion to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. She can be reached at mcanuel@UBishops.ca.

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