Business Administration

What do I need to be accepted into the Business Administration Co-op Program?

Business Administration students (who are enrolled in the full degree program) must have an entrance and maintenance PGPA of at least 67.5% and must be enrolled in (or have completed) at least 54 (including current semester of study) and no more than 81 credit hours towards the BBA degree including ENGL 100, BUS 007, BUS 260, and BUS 285. They must be a full-time student in the semester prior to starting a work term (12 credit hours in the Fall and Winter and 9 credit hours in Summer). They are allowed to take a maximum of 2 summer work terms and must end their degree on an academic term.

What types of jobs are available to Business Administration Co-op students?

Business Administration Co-op students may work as an Accounting/Audit Assistant, Market Research Analyst, Administrative Assistant, Research Associate, Project Officer, Client Services Representative, Finance Technician, Treasury Clerk, or Communications Analyst just to name a few.

You might find work as Business Analyst for Syncrude Canada, an Operations Analyst for SGI, or a Finance Technician for Farm Credit Canada.

How many work terms will I do?

Three, with an optional fourth work term

How much can I earn during a work term?

Salaries for Business Administration Co-op students typically range from $1800 per month to $3500 per month. Some employers may also offer a moving allowance.

Do I need to write a Work Term Report?

Yes, you are expected to submit a work term report. 
Am I charged a fee to do Co-op?
Yes you will be charged if you get a placement. Fees will be assessed in the semester that the student is registered in their work term.


What is the Accounting Fellowship Program?

Membership in this program, designed for students wishing to pursue careers in accounting, is recognized by the accounting community as a significant accomplishment achieved by only the best accounting students. Students can enter this program after their second year (with an average of 80%), and they will required three work terms to graduate with the Co-op Designation.