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Business Administration (Finance Option)

University of the Fraser Valley
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
September 2020  (English)
September 2021  (English)
September 2022  (English)
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Program description

Business Administration (Finance Option)

The skills developed within the Finance major reflect those demanded in the financial services industry. This major is specifically designed to provide students with training in the major areas of finance including: corporate finance, investment management, money and banking, and international finance. Upon completion of this option, students will have developed the skills necessary for success in the financial services industry and their pursuit for professional designations.

Admission requirements

There are two options for admission to this program:

  • Option 1: Secondary school (for students with secondary school graduation only)
  • Option 2: University entrance (for applicants who have completed at least nine post-secondary credits at a recognized institution)

For information about requirements for each option, please visit the program webpage. 

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Program content

Year 1: 

Semester I:

  • Introduction to Business
  • Computerized Business Applications and MIS
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Academic Writing
  • Calculus for Business

Semester II:

  • Essentials of Marketing
  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Communicating Professionally to Academic and Workplace Audiences
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Statistics I

Year 2:

Semester III

  • Introductory Financial Accounting II
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Professional Selling
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Professional Report Writing

Semester IV

  • Human Resource Management
  • Economic and Business Statistics
  • New Business Development
  • Introductory Management Accounting
  • Business Law

Year 3:

Semester V

  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial Management I
  • Managerial Economics

Semester VI

  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Investments
  • Risk Management and Financial Engineering

Year 4:

Semester VII

  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Management Science
  • International Financial Management
  • Financial Management II

Semester VIII

  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Management Simulation
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

Tuition fees

For information about tuition fees, please visit the program webpage. 


  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree
  • The Finance major also provides some, but not all, of the necessary prerequisites for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program

Career opportunities

  • Entry level: Financial Analyst
  • Entry-level: Investment Banking Junior Analyst
  • Executive level: VP Hedge Funds
  • Executive level: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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About this institute

University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is an accredited public Canadian university which serves 15,000 students, 1,900 of which are international students. UFV offers 16 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates and diploma programs in areas...

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Contact info

University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road
V2S 7M8 Abbotsford British Columbia

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