BBA in Finance
The finance stream at StFX provides students with solid foundational knowledge, whether they plan to work in the finance industry or pursue higher studies.
Courses within the finance stream cover the following topics:
- Corporate Finance
- International Finance
- Risk Management
- Financial Institutions
- Personal Finance
Our curriculum is rigorous and fun, with learning opportunities through case studies, problems, spreadsheets and guest lectures. Every finance student can also take part in training activities at our state of the art Finance Trading Lab, which is equipped with professional software for trading and research. A state-of-the-art facility for real-world practice!
When you graduate, you’ll be qualified to work as a financial research analyst, credit analyst, or financial planner – to name just a few. Some of our students also choose to pursue post-graduate studies.
Professional designations in the finance include Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and more. This is a very exciting time to be in the diverse field of finance!
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!
About the School
StFX's Gerald Schwartz School of Business produces some of the world’s most influential business and industry leaders.