Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Gerald Schwartz School of Business Bachelor of Business Administration Program

Business Administration

About Business Administration (BBA)

The BBA program at StFX is built around applied learning strategies that will help you prepare to break into a career in accounting, enterprise development, finance, information systems, management and leadership studies and marketing. Your studies will take place within StFX's Gerald Schwartz School of Business, one of the most prestigious undergraduate business schools in Canada. This program will put you on the fast track to becoming a leader in a wide range of business capacities. 

You will leave with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to become effective managers. This program puts students on the fast track to becoming leaders in a wide range of business disciplines.

Why study Business Administration at StFX?

With more than 90 per cent of your courses taught by full-time faculty in state-of-the art facilities, and with students from over 20 different countries, the quality of your education experience is second-to-none. Faculty in the Schwartz School employ a variety of applied teaching approaches — simulations, field trips, class discussions, case analyses, lectures, service learning opportunities, and guest speakers are all incorporated into your classes making for a rich learning environment. You are also encouraged to check out our Co-operative Education options to provide you with even more real-world experience before you graduate!

First Year Business Administration

In your first year, regardless of the area of concentration you ultimately choose, your path will start with the fundamentals — courses in business, economics, math, statistics, along with some courses from the Arts or Sciences. Your first year is designed to ensure you are prepared with the very best foundation for later years of study and work!

Rewarding careers in Business Administration

The BBA program at StFX is built around applied learning strategies that will help you prepare for careers in all areas of business including the public and private sectors, and not-for-profit organizations. The Schwartz School offers majors, advanced majors and honours streams in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management and Leadership
  • Marketing

Flexible degree choices

Within each of the BBA degree streams, students have a Co-operative Education option that involves a job placement to combine classroom learning with invaluable work experience. Through this program, you have the opportunity to obtain 12 months of on-the-job experience before receiving your BBA — real-world experience giving you an advantage for what comes after graduation. BBA students are also encouraged to check out their international exchange opportunities -- learning that takes you literally around the world!

For More Info:

Gerald Schwartz School of Business
Phone: (902) 867-2167
Fax: (902) 867-5385

St. Francis Xavier University
3090 Martha Drive
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

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