Undergraduate Programs

Students may pursue the following undergraduate programs through Grenfell Business, and should use the following program guide in the planning of their program:

A Business minor is available to students who are majoring in other Memorial University degree programs.

The minor in business at Grenfell Campus requires the completion of 24 credit hours as follows:

  • BUSN 1010 and 1020
  • 9 credit hours in BUSN courses at the 2000 level
  • 9 credit hours in BUSN courses at the 3000 level or above
  • Note: Course prerequisites for all business courses will apply to the business minor.

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degrees require the completion of 120 credit hours. Typically, these are completed in 4 years of full-time study although students may also choose to study on a part-time basis. Students should monitor their progress to make sure that degree requirements are being met and are also encouraged to seek regular academic advice from an advisor along the way.

Candidates for graduation from the Grenfell BBA program must achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and an overall average of at least 60% on the 120 credit hours required for the BBA degree. The suggested course completion sequence for full-time study is shown below. Students are advised to be aware of all course pre-requisites to ensure courses are taken in the appropriate sequence.

Note: students from the College of the North Atlantic who have applied for advanced standing in the Grenfell BBA program will find specific program requirements on the Transfers & Articulation Agreements page.

Required Courses             Elective Courses

Year 1

  • BUSN 1010 Introduction to Business
  • BUSN 1020 Introduction to Enrepreneurship
  • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • 6 credit hours in first-year English (ENGL 1110 recommended)
  • MATH 1052 Mathematics for business (or MATH 1000)
  • 9 credit hours selected from Electives, below

Year 2   

  • BUSN 2020 Business and Professional Communication
  • BUSN 2100 Financial Accounting 1
  • BUSN 2110 Managerial Accounting 1
  • BUSN 2200 Marketing 1
  • BUSN 2250 Marketing 2
  • BUSN 2300 Organizational Behaviour
  • BUSN 2310 Business Leadership
  • STAT 2500 Statistics for Business and Arts Students (or equivalent).          
  • 6 credit hours selected from Electives, below.

Year 3   

  • BUSN 3010 Organizational Theory
  • BUSN 3030 Canadian Business Law 1
  • BUSN 3300 Human Resource Management
  • BUSN 3410 Operations Management
  • BUSN 3500 Financial Management 1
  • BUSN 3600 Enterprise Development
  • 12 credit hours selected from Electives, below.

Year 4   

  • BUSN 4010 Strategy 1: Analysis & Planning
  • BUSN 4040 International Business Management
  • BUSN 4070 Strategy 2: Implementation & Change Management  21 credit hours selected from Electives, below.
  • Business (and related electives)

Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours and a maximum of 24 credit hours chosen from the Business Electives table.

Non-Business electives

Students must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours and a maximum of 33 credit hours, chosen from electives other than those listed in the Business Electives table, to make up the total 120 credit hours required for the degree

Grenfell BBA students are not required to complete a minor; however, you may choose to pursue a minor program if you wish. You must contact the academic unit offering the minor program for related accurate information and academic advice.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) signifies superior academic achievement in business. To be considered for an honours degree, you must indicate this on the University's official application for graduation. Additional information is available from the Office of the Registrar.

A candidate for the BBA (Honours) must comply with all the regulations governing the general BBA degree (listed above) and also:

obtain a minimum overall average of 75% in required core Business courses and Business (and related) electives, and

obtain a minimum overall grade point average of 3.25 in the 120 credit hours required for the degree.

A declared candidate for an honours degree who fails to fulfill these conditions but fulfills the requirements for a general degree shall be awarded the general degree of business administration.

Note: Only courses completed at Memorial University will be used in the calculation of the average and GPA.