Office of the Registrar
Grenfell Campus (2014/2015)
8.5 Bachelor of Business Administration
8.5.1 Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program at Grenfell Campus is designed to deliver a comprehensive foundation in the fundamental areas of business and decision making. Students also have an opportunity to further specialize in areas of contemporary business studies or small business and entrepreneurship.

8.5.2 Admission Modes and Requirements
8.5.2.1 Direct Entry (for High School Students)

Students may apply for admission into the B.B.A. program directly from high school by indicating this in the appropriate place on the Undergraduate Application for Admission/Readmission to Memorial University of Newfoundland. This form is available at the Office of the Registrar or online at www.grenfell.mun.ca/registrar/Pages/forms.aspx. Direct admission from high school is subject to the applicant’s final acceptance to the University.

8.5.2.2 Advanced Standing (for Current Memorial University of Newfoundland Students)

Current Memorial University of Newfoundland students should select the B.B.A. program on Grenfell’s DECLARATION/CHANGE ACADEMIC PROGRAM form, which must then be signed by the Business Program Chair. This form is available at the Office of the Registrar or online at www.grenfell.mun.ca/registrar/Pages/forms.aspx.

8.5.2.3 Transfers from Other Post-Secondary Institutions
  1. Students who are transferring from other post-secondary institutions must apply for admission to the University on or before the deadlines specified in the University Diary for the semester in which they intend to begin their program, to allow sufficient time for the evaluation of transfer credits. The acceptance of transfer students into the B.B.A. program is subject to the same conditions outlined under Advanced Standing (for Current Memorial University of Newfoundland Students) above.

  2. Graduates of a community college business diploma program may also be considered for admission with advanced standing into the B.B.A. program. To be eligible for the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration such students will be required to complete a minimum of 45 credit hours from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Specific course requirements will be determined on an individual basis at the time of admission.

  3. Students who have graduated from, or are in their last semester of, a two-year diploma in Business Administration offered by College of the North Atlantic may apply for advanced standing into the B.B.A. program offered by Grenfell Campus. See Articulation Agreements With the College of the North Atlantic for details of the articulation agreements between these programs)

8.5.3 The Curriculum
  1. The Bachelor of Business Administration requires a total of 120 credit hours. Candidates for graduation must achieve a grade point average of at least 2.5 and an overall numeric average of at least 60% on those 120 credit hours.

  2. Students must complete 75 credit hours as follows:

    1. Economics 2010 and 2020

    2. six credit hours in first year English which must include English 1110 or 1021

    3. Mathematics 1000

    4. Statistics 2500

    5. Business 1000, 1101, 1210, 1600, 2010, 2101, 2210, 2400, 2700, 3310, 3401, 4000, 4050, 4320, 4330, 4500, 5301, 7000, and 7010

      Students who have received credit for both English 1000 and 1001 prior to Fall 2011 will not be required to complete English 1110.

  3. Students must complete 15 credit hours from one of the following areas of concentration:

    1. Contemporary Business Studies

      1. 9 credit hours as follows: Business 3350, Business 5302, Business 7050

      2. 6 credit hours chosen from: Business 3101, Business 5220, Business 5500, Business 5600, Economics 3150

    2. Small Business and Entrepreneurship

      1. 9 credit hours as follows: Business 5220, Business 5600, Business 7600

      2. 6 credit hours chosen from: Business 3210, Business 6500, Business 6600, Business 6610, Business 7610

  4. Students must complete an additional 30 credit hours to make up the total 120 credit hours required for the degree of B.B.A. When selecting these courses, students are reminded that the Core Requirements for a Grenfell degree program must be met. In addition, if students choose to complete a minor within the B.B.A. program, they are advised to choose their electives carefully so that they will also meet the requirements for the chosen Minor program as set forth in the University Calendar.

8.5.4 Minor from another Academic Unit

Students enrolled in the B.B.A. program are not required to complete minor programs; however, students may choose to pursue a minor in other non-business academic units (where minor programs exist) with permission of that academic unit.

Students are advised to refer to the requirements for the chosen Minor program as set forth in the University Calendar, and it is recommended that students seek academic advice when planning their program.

8.5.5 Recommended Course of Study for B.B.A. Curriculum
8.5.5.1 Contemporary Business Studies
  • Depending on the level of preparation in Mathematics, students may be required to complete Mathematics 1090 as a prerequisite for Mathematics 1000.

  • When choosing electives, students are reminded that Core Requirements for a Grenfell Campus degree program must be met. In addition, if students choose to complete a minor within the B.B.A. program, they are advised to select their electives carefully so that they will also meet the requirements for the chosen Minor program as set forth in the University Calendar.

  • Concentration electives for Contemporary Business Studies must be selected from The Curriculum, 3a.

Contemporary Business Studies Table
  • Year 1
  • Business 1000
  • Economics 2010
  • Economics 2020
  • 6 credit hours in first-year English which must include English 1110
  • Mathematics 1000
  • 12 credit hours in non-business elective courses
  • Year 3
  • Business 2400
  • Business 2700
  • Business 3350
  • Business 3401
  • Business 4000
  • Business 4320
  • Business 4330
  • Business 4500
  • 3 credit hours from concentration electives
  • 3 credit hours in other elective courses
  • Year 4
  • Business 4050
  • Business 5301
  • Business 5302
  • Business 7000
  • Business 7010
  • Business 7050
  • 3 credit hours from concentration electives
  • 9 credit hours in other elective courses
8.5.5.2 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • Depending on the level of preparation in Mathematics, students may be required to complete Mathematics 1090 as a prerequisite for Mathematics 1000.

  • When choosing electives, students are reminded that Core Requirements for a Grenfell Campus degree program must be met. In addition, if students choose to complete a minor within the B.B.A. program, they are advised to select their electives carefully so that they will also meet the requirements for the chosen Minor program as set forth in the University Calendar.

  • Concentration electives for Contemporary Business Studies must be selected from The Curriculum, 3a.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration Table
  • Year 1
  • Business 1000
  • Economics 2010
  • Economics 2020
  • 6 credit hours in first year English which must include English 1110
  • Mathematics 1000
  • 12 credit hours in non-business elective courses
  • Year 3
  • Business 2400
  • Business 2700
  • Business 3401
  • Business 4000
  • Business 4320
  • Business 4330
  • Business 4500
  • Business 5220
  • 3 credit hours from concentration electives
  • 3 credit hours in other elective courses
  • Year 4
  • Business 4050
  • Business 5301
  • Business 5600
  • Business 7000
  • Business 7010
  • Business 7600
  • 3 credit hours from concentration electives
  • 9 credit hours in other elective courses