BBA in Accounting


Program Description

BBA in Accounting

Accounting provides the foundation on which business decisions regarding profitability, sustainability and wealth are made.

The accounting program equips students with a dynamic and global perspective on how financial information is used to make smart decisions in today’s business environment. You’ll take an in-depth look at broad topics such as:

  • Reading/Preparing/Analyzing Financial Statements
  • Taxation
  • Performance Measurement
  • Preparing and Using Budgets
  • Auditing

You’ll learn through diverse opportunities like simulations, presentations, research papers, and service learning opportunities.

Get Your Share of $4,000,000 in BBA Scholarships and Bursaries

Few business schools offer this high a per capita amount of scholarship awards to their students. That's because as one of Canada's most reputable learning institutions, our goal is to continue to attract those students from across the country who are well-rounded, demonstrating leadership qualities both inside and outside of the classroom.

The deadline for scholarship applications is March 1, and to apply online, all you need is to have completed your academic application to StFX, and submitted your grade 12 first semester transcript.

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!

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!

Last updated Apr 2019

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About the School

StFX's Gerald Schwartz School of Business produces some of the world’s most influential business and industry leaders.

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