School of Business

Business Minor

QUICK FACTS

Credential:
Bachelor's degree

Duration:
4 years

How to apply

Start date:
January, September, May 

Location:
Abbotsford campus

Cost:
(Details)

FEATURES:

  • Program eligible for financial aid

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A minor in Business adds a valuable professional qualification to your résumé and can open a new realm of job opportunities in your chosen field of study.

Lower level business courses will ground you in core principles of business, marketing, accounting, and economics and prepare you for a variety of upper level electives that you can select according to your career goals.

View program outline in the UFV Academic Calendar

To enrol in the program, you must be a student in a UFV program other than Business Administration that permits a Business minor. In order to be accepted to the Business minor, you will need to meet with a School of Business advisor to develop a program plan.

To ensure timely completion, you must declare your major and Business minor early enough to plan for the prerequisite requirements of upper-level courses.

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

According to a recent CIBC report, most jobs in high demand in Canada require a university degree. And not only that: there is currently a shortage of managers in fields such as engineering, science, information systems, health, education, and social services.

If you are studying in a field with above average job prospects, a Business minor can help you secure a management position earlier in your career. In fields with average job prospects, it can set you apart from other candidates and provide you with an edge. It can also equip you with the knowledge needed to start your own business in your area of expertise.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

View the Business Minor entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.

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