2 2 Why Booth UC for Business Administration? At Booth University College, we offer a unique approach to teaching business. We know that business students are naturally interested in making a profit, but we recognize that today s youth are also driven to be leaders of social change and truly want to make a difference in their community. We believe that a successful, sustainable future will be built by business leaders who care as much about their community and the world around them as they do about making a profit. That s why our students are continually challenged to think about being socially responsible. We educate students to understand the complexities of the world, and to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be active contributors to society. We ll prepare you for a successful, rewarding career in business while at the same time inspire your desire to change the world for the better. Change the way you do business. Change lives. Change the world. The Business Administration program at Booth offers an effective, practical and thorough business education. A Booth BBA will expand your career opportunities and empower you to do more than you ever imagined! Come and join us and start building a path to an exciting career!" Angela Davis - CA, CFE, MSc, BComm Head, Business Administration program
3 3 WHAT IS THE BBA PROGRAM? This four-year, rigorous business degree program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful careers at for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. Business graduates will not only have a strong business foundation but also a broad exposure to the arts and sciences in the core curriculum studying the physical sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. ENSURING GRADUATES ARE PREPARED FOR SUCCESS: At Booth UC, our small student-to-faculty ratio and open door policy ensures all students receive regular one-on-one time and easy access to their faculty, mentors and advisors. Throughout your four years at Booth, we ll work tirelessly together to help you develop: superior analytical and critical-thinking skills; We ll prepare you for a future career with impact and a life full of meaning. ethical judgement and integrity; superior written and oral communication skills; as well as the ability to think strategically, manage multiple priorities, solve complex problems effectively, and adapt to rapid, ever-changing demands.
4 4 BECOME A SKILLED BUSINESS LEADER As a student in our business program you will develop: A basic theoretical foundation in accounting and finance, human resource management, marketing, organizational behaviour, and production operations; A keen awareness of social responsibility, corporate governance and the ethics of good business; Skills for the practical application of business theory to complex business problems; Critical-thinking and risk-taking skills; Real-world business knowledge through interaction with actual business cases, business simulations, on-site visits, and business projects; The tools and opportunities to lead a team and encourage teamwork. Our business program will prepare you to pursue graduate studies in business or the pursuit of a professional designation: CPA (CA/CMA), CGA, or CHRP. With a faith-based education at Booth UC, you won t just earn your business degree. You ll engage your mind and spirit and receive a life-changing education. Our Small Size Has Big Benefits: Booth UC s small classes allow our business students to experience opportunities that are simply not available to those at larger institutions. With a typical class size often less than 20, our students have access to exclusive meetings with local and national business leaders. YOU'LL VISIT MAJOR BUSINESSES/ ORGANIZATIONS AND WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM A WIDE VARIETY OF KEY BUSINESS LEADERS.
5 5 BBA PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS WHAT COURSES DO STUDENTS TAKE? Required Courses 48 Credits (3 credits per course) Business Essentials Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Microeconomics Introduction to Macroeconomics Finance Essentials Organizational Behaviour Marketing Human Resource Management Business Information Systems Production Operations Public Relations Fraud Examination Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Business Law Canada Project Management Business Statistics Elective Courses Choose 12 Credits, including a minimum of 6 credits from the italicized courses (3 credits per course) Managerial Accounting Leadership Marketing in a Not-for-Profit Environment Selected Topics in Business Business Strategy International Business Business Application Project Independent Study in Business Advanced Selected Topics in Business A minimum of 120 credit hours. A minimum of 42 credit hours in arts and sciences (general core curriculum). A minimum of 60 credit hours at the senior level. Specific program requirements: 60 credit hours in business, including 48 credit hours of required courses and 12 credit hours of electives in the discipline. Other Degree Requirements: All BBA students are required to take either Introduction to Psychology (6 credits) or Introduction to Sociology (6 credits) for their social science in the general core. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: A wide variety of fulfilling career options is available to a graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration including: general manager, account manager, entrepreneur, business analyst, junior financial advisor, loans officer, auditor, human resource manager, fundraiser, public relations manager, and so much more!
6 6 FOUR-WEEK INTENSIVE ORIENTATION PROGRAM All students have access to free tutoring, academic workshops, exam study sessions and drop-in advising. SETTING YOU UP FOR SUCCESS! While all new university students have to deal with demanding course work and the adjustment from high school to university, international students have the additional challenges of adjusting to a new culture, living in Canada, being away from home, and studying in English. In partnership with Heartland International English School (www.heartlandenglish.com), Booth UC s international students take part in an intensive one-month, multi-skill orientation program to help with their transition to life in Canada and prepare them for success in their university studies. Held in the summer prior to the start of school year, this four-week University Preparation Course is 100 hours of instruction that will allow you to polish your English skills without the pressure of university course work. As part of this comprehensive program, you will have academic English classes to prepare you for essay writing, note taking, presenting and speaking in class, and other academic skills. The program will also help you adjust in Canada and set you up for academic success. When classes start in September you will already have a bank account set up, a health card in hand, you ll know your way around the city, and so much more.
7 7 ACADEMIC LEARNING CENTRE University-level learning can be overwhelming for many students, especially for those who are also in a new country and far from home. At Booth UC, the staff at our Academic Learning Centre are here to help. They can help structure your semester and assist in developing reading and writing skills, effective note taking, advanced online research and correct bibliography writing. You can also take advantage of free one-on-one tutoring, academic workshops, exam study sessions and drop-in advising. Every Booth UC student is assigned their own personal librarian to ensure quick, individualized support. JOHN FAIRBANK MEMORIAL LIBRARY The hub of any post-secondary institution is the library and John Fairbank Memorial Library is Booth s essential source for scholarly information and documentation that supports all academic disciplines. Another unique aspect of Booth UC is that every student is assigned their own personal library assistant to ensure superior support and quick service. The library has a computer lab and a comprehensive collection of books, journals, videos, audiotapes, CDs, maps and microfilms. Students also have 24-hour-a-day access to nearly 80,000 ebooks and other electronic resources a collection that continues to grow and change to remain current. URBAN SERVICE LEARNING One of the most enriching and memorable parts of the Booth UC experience is our unique Urban Service Learning program. As a first-year business student, you ll participate in an introductory course that explores Booth s principles of hope, justice and mercy within the context of an urban service learning experience. Focusing on such social concerns as homelessness, exploitation, illiteracy and poverty, you ll step out of the classroom to become immersed in service to the poor and vulnerable people living in the heart of Winnipeg. You ll learn about compassion, responsibility and service. You ll build self-awareness, acquire leadership skills, and gain an in-depth knowledge of the causes of injustice, inequality and suffering around the world.
8 8 THE CITY OF WINNIPEG Our Campus. Our City. Booth University College is a Christian institution located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Owned by The Salvation Army and guided by its nearly 150 years experience as a provider of social services to communities in more than 120 countries around the world, we are unique in our mission to provide hopeful support to the poor and vulnerable. Our campus is a combination of historic and modern - with the main campus a warm and inviting seven-story building, and our John Fairbank Memorial Library a low-rise heritage building just a few short steps from our front doors. Located in the centre of Winnipeg, everything is within reach. From our campus, you re only a few minutes away by foot or bus from restaurants, sporting facilities, art galleries, libraries, theatres, great shopping and star attractions such as The Forks and the Exchange District. Being downtown also means that you ll have easy access to all the fun and festivities that our historic city has to offer! Explore all that Winnipeg has to offer! Visit:
9 9 LIVING ON CAMPUS! Booth s residence is housed on the upper levels of our main campus building, providing a safe and secure environment for students. All residence floors are gender-specific, and alcohol, drugs and smoking are prohibited. Comfortable Living with On-Call Support You'll have a newly redecorated room with everything you need to feel like you re at home, including a comfy bed, desk, chair and plenty of wall space for photos. Every residence floor has a shared TV and lounge space, as well as pay-as-you-go laundry facilities and a student storage area. WIFI is available everywhere on campus, the main floor has a big screen TV and pool table, there is an outdoor BBQ patio on the third floor, and students also have access to a full kitchen. Importantly, with live-in staff and a Residence Assistant just down the hall - support is always available when you need it. Our campus residence has live-in staff and a Residence Assistant who is always ready to provide academic, social and spiritual leadership and support. Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit: Extra-Curricular Fun Maintaining a good study-life balance is important to your overall health. While your studies are the priority, taking time out to renew your mind, body and spirit is also important. Stay active and meet new people by participating in our intramural sports program. Visit our Spiritual Life office for friendship, dialogue and to deepen your own values and beliefs. We re dedicated to the high ideals of Christian higher education, and offer many faith-focussed extra-curricular activities and opportunities to connect with other like-minded students. And, exclusive to our international students is a unique Buddy Program, where you're paired with a local student for fun monthly activities, field trips and to attend major City of Winnipeg sporting and cultural events!
10 10 AFFORDABLE EDUCATION TUITION AND RELATED STUDENT FEES At Booth UC, our competitive tuition and low student fees make us a quality and affordable destination for international business students. For detailed information on our tuition and related fees, please visit the International Students section of our website at BoothUC.ca/International-Students. NEED HELP FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION? To help pay for their education, a lot of students will take on a parttime job. You can work on or off campus during your studies and all part-time jobs pay $10.25 CAD or more per hour. Job opportunities are often posted around Booth UC and circulated to students by Student Services staff. A $500 SCHOLARSHIP is available to all international students with an entering average of 70% or higher. FREE HEALTH CARE: International students in Manitoba are now eligible to receive free health care. Find out more at
11 11 WORK IN CANADA AFTER GRADUATION Did you know that you also have the opportunity to work in Canada for up to three years after graduation to gain experience and pay for your education? Visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website to learn more: HOW TO APPLY ENROLLMENT INFORMATION In Manitoba, high school applicants must have graduated from high school with five full credits at the Grade 12 level with a final overall average of 65 percent. All five courses must be at the S (Specialized), 41G (General) or U (Dual Credit University) level. Included in the five must be English and Math. International students are expected to have educational standing considered to be the equivalent of the requirements for secondary school graduation or post-secondary transfer in the province of Manitoba. All applicants whose primary language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English by taking the TOEFL test (minimum score 550 paper-based; 213 computer-based) OR IELTS test (minimum score 6.5 paper-based). Apply Now! Visit us online to apply:
12 BBA BACHELOR of Business Administration Change the way you do business. Change lives. Change the world. EDUCATION FOR A BETTER WORLD LEARN MORE. CONTACT US! 447 Webb Place Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2P2 Phone us: or Toll Free: ext. 867 The University College has made every effort to ensure that all information is correct and complete at the time of printing. PRINTED IN CANADA
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