Curriculum Guideline

Financial Services (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Effective Date:
Program Code
BBAFA
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Finance
Credential Type
Bachelor's Degree
Transcript Title
BA-FinServ&Admin-BachDegree FT
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200730
End Term
201420
Institutional Unit
Finance
Credential
Bachelor of Business Administration - Financial Services and Administration
Length of Program
Eight semesters
Credits
121.50
Admissions Requirements
  1. General College Admission Requirements
  2. Foundations of Math 11 or Principles of Mathematics 11 with a minimum grade of "C"
Curriculum Framework

Year 1 - Semester I - Fall

    Credits
ACCT 1235 Principles of Accounting I and II   (or ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210 – see note 1 below) 3
FINC 1231 Commercial and Financial Mathematics 3
CSIS 1110 Introduction to Computers 3
ECON 1150 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CMNS 1115 Practical Writing   3
Total   15

 

Year 1 - Semester II - Winter

    Credits
ECON 1250 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BUSN 1210 Management Essentials 3
MARK 1120 Introductory Marketing 3
PHIL 1122 Business Ethics or PHIL 1102, 1123, 1151 or 3320 3
ENGL 1130 Academic Writing or UT English course ENGL 1102, ENGL 1106, ENGL 1107, ENGL 1114 or ENGL 1115   
Total   15

 

Year 2 - Semester III - Fall

    Credits
ACCT 2320 Introductory Management Accounting 3
ACCT 3410 Intermediate Accounting II 3
BUSN 2429 Business Statistics I 3
CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design 3
*FINC 2300 Introduction to Personal Finance  (CFP qualifying course) (Fall only)   3
Total   15

 

Year 2 - Semester IV - Winter

    Credits
MARK 2150 Personal Selling 3
BUSN 3310    or
SOSC 2140 
Organizational Management Skills or
Behaviour in Organizations
3
FINC 2340 Fundamentals of Financial Management 3
BUSN 2275 Business Strategy and Simulation 3
ECON 2408 Money and Banking 3
Total   15

 

Year 3 - Semester V - Fall

    Credits
*ACCT 3370 Income Tax I (CFP qualifying course) 3
BUSN 4420 Commercial Law (or BUSN 1320 and *BUSN 2420 (CFP qualifying course) 3
BUSN 3431 Business Statistics II 3
ECON 3450 Intermediate Macroeconomics   (Fall only) 3
*FINC 3390 or
FINC 3350
Security Analysis or
Canadian Securities Course (CFP qualifying course)
These courses are considered equivalend.  Credit will not be given for both.
  3
Total   15 

 

Year 3 - Semester VI - Winter

    Credits
FINC 3370 Financial Intermediation and Capital Markets 3
BUSN 3401 Principles of International Business 3
*MARK 3500 Marketing of Financial Services (CFP qualifying course) 3
*FINC 4300
 (FINC 3300)
Professional Financial Management (CFP qualifying course) (Winter only)
This course number is changing to FINC 3300.
The courses are equivalent.
3
Any 1000 to 4000 Level Non-Business Elective (from outside accounting, business, finance and marketing)   3
Total
  15

 

Year 4 - Semester VII - Fall

    Credits
BUSN 4275 Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis 3
FINC 3305 International Financial Management 3
FINC 4350 Wealth Management (CFP qualifying course)
This course will be replaced with FINC 4370 in 2014
3
FINC 4360 Portfolio Management Techniques (Fall only) 3
Any 1000 to 4000 Level Non-Business Elective (from outside accounting, business, finance and marketing)   3
Total
  15

 

Year 4 - Semester VIII - Winter

    Credits
*FINC 4340 Investment Management Techniques (CFP qualifying course) (Winter only) 3
BUSN 4490 Applied Legal and Social Decision-Making for Managers, Professionals and Executives 3
Any 1000 to 4000 Level Non-Businessusiness Elective (from outside accounting, business, finance and marketing) 3
Any 3000 or 4000 Level Non-Business Elective (from outside accounting, business, finance and marketing) 3
Any 3000 or 4000 Level Open Elective (from any discipline including business, accounting, finance and marketing) 3
BUSN 4500 Career and Portfolio Development: exit requirement for the BBA   1.5
Total   16.5

 

*NOTE: A course marked with an asterisk (*) indicates it is a required core curriculum course needed to qualify to write the Certified Financial Planner (CFP FPE-1) level 1 exam.

Notes:

  • ACCT 1235 is an intensive three-credit course with prerequisites of English 12 and Math 12, both with a grade of “B” or better. Students may take ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210 instead of ACCT 1235; they may also take BUSN 1320 and BUSN 2420 instead of BUSN 4420. Such students will accrue up to 127.5 credits (instead of 121.5) for graduation.
  • For assistance in selecting electives, please contact the BBA Degree Coordinator.

1000 - 4000 Level Non-Business Elective Courses:

Students may choose any university-level courses in the following non-business disciplines:

Anthropology, Communications, Computing Science and Information Systems, Criminology, Economics, English, Geography, History, Humanities, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Print Futures, Psychology, Sciences, Sociology, Sport Science

Open Elective 3000/4000 Level:

Students may choose any 3000/4000 level courses in the areas listed above or in Business, Marketing, Accounting and Finance.

3000/4000 Level Non-Business Elective:

Students may select any 3000 or 4000 level course for which they have prerequisites from the non-business disciplines listed above.