Cape Breton University

Business Administration, Concentration in Economics (BBA)

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Program Information

School:Cape Breton University
Faculty:Shannon School of Business
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Economics, General
Description:Economics is a social science concerned with the efficient use of scarce resources in production, exchange, and consumption, to attain the maximum satisfaction of society’s material wants. Students may take Economics to obtain a concentration in the discipline. Alternatively, students may take Economics courses as electives to complement studies in related fields.

URL:Business Administration, Concentration in Economics (BBA) at Cape Breton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,420
National: $7,720

This cost estimate is based on students taking five full-year undergraduate-level courses.
Scholarships:8
Careers:Managers in Other ServicesSecurities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have English 12 (academic or advanced); 1 Math 12 (academic or advanced) course; and 3 additional Grade 12 academic or advanced level courses, with a minimum overall average of 65%.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Cape Breton University has strong relationships with several english language partners including, International Centre EAP, English School of Canada (ESC), EC English Language School and ILAC. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU’s English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed. If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 29, 2016