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  • Business Administration
  • Business & Computer Science
  • Business Administration & Economics
  • Business Administration & Mathematics
  • Business Administration & Psychology

Program Highlights & Admission Requirements

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Go from the classroom to the boardroom. This program offers lots of hands-on learning through case studies, group projects, community engagement and co-op opportunities. You’ll get a broad introduction to business in your first and second year, then in third year, you can choose a specialization, putting you on the path to a career in that area. You’ll build valuable connections with industry experts to help you on your way.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Principles of Marketing, Human Resources Management, Principles of Financial Accounting, Management and Organizational Life, Introduction to Management Information Systems


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Accountant, entrepreneur, financial analyst, operations manager, HR manager, marketing/social media specialist


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U and one Grade 12U Mathematics required. A minimum grade of 70% in at least one grade 12U Math course (or equivalent) is also normally required.
Minimum Average: 73%* / 78% Co-op*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Bytes and business go hand in hand in this program that puts an emphasis on technology in your business degree. This is a program with lots of hands-on learning and networking opportunities to give you a leg up in the worlds of computer programming, gaming, banking, pensions and more


Sample Courses: Introduction to Algorithms and Programming, Introduction to Business, Principles of Financial Accounting, Business Communications, Objectoriented Programming Using Java, Management Information Systems, System Programming


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Computer programmer, operations manager, computer and network administrator, game developer, software developer


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U and MHF4U are required. MCV4U is strongly recommended. A minimum 70% average of math courses is also required. A minimum grade of 70% in at least one grade 12 U Math course (or equivalent) is also normally required.
Minimum Average: 73%* / 78% Co-op*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Take a deep dive into business and economics with this joint program. You’ll learn the underlying issues that impact global finances and be able to make sound business decisions based on resources available at any given time. You’ll have the grounding to jump into the world of government and public policy analysis, commercial banking, financial advising or economic research.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Principles of Marketing, Operations Management, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Econometric Methods, International Economics: Trade Theory and Policy


Specialization Options: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Career Tracks: Government and public policy analyst, commercial banker, market research analyst, financial advisor, economic researcher


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U and MHF4U are required. MCV4U is strongly recommended. A minimum grade of 70% in at least one Grade 12 U math course (or equivalent) is also normally required.
Minimum Average: 73%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Be a business superstar! One of the most sought-after skills gained from a business degree is the ability to assess risks and opportunities. By applying data analysis to your decision making, you’ll allow your business to make better choices faster. With an education in business administration and mathematics, you’ll be an MVP.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Operations Management, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Financial Accounting, Linear Algebra, Differential Calculus, Complex Variables, Introduction to Probability


Specialization Options: Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Finance


Career Tracks: Actuary, business intelligence analyst, supply chain analyst, economist, commercial banker


Professional Designation Possible: CFA (Finance)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U and MCV4U are required. A minimum grade of 70% is required in the required Grade 12 Mathematics courses.
Minimum Average: 73%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Develop a brain for business. The ability to make your organization more effective and efficient is critical to any industry. By combining the study of business and psychology with this hands-on program, you’ll learn to apply social science in a business setting to optimize your workforce.


Sample Courses: Management and Organizational Life, Introductory Psychology/Behavioural Science, Human Resources Management, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Introduction to Business


Specialization Options: Human Resources Management and Industrial Organizational Psychology


Career Tracks: Human resources manager, recruiter, training and organizational development specialist, employee engagement manager

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U and one Grade 12 U Mathematics required. A minimum grade of 70% in at least one grade 12U Math course (or equivalent) is also normally required.
Minimum Average: 73%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General
  • H Honours
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available

Functional Knowledge

  • Work independently, lead and effectively work in teams, as appropriate to business situation
  • Apply technical knowledge to identify and analyze issues and identify solutions
  • Initiate and undertake research that relates to the fi eld of business
  • Make and communicate sound, ethical business decisions
  • Implement change to anticipate and react to economic and social events

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Number of Graduates (2019)

93%


Employment Rate of Graduates

6 months following degree completion (Odette Graduate Survey, June 2018)

Brett Beattie

"My time at Odette shaped me in so many positive ways - beyond what I could have imagined when I entered first year."

Brett Beattie
Business Analyst,
Business Administration (Finance Specialization) with Minor in Economics [2018]

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Career Tracks*


  • Accountant
  • Advertising manager
  • Business analyst
  • Commercial banker
  • Computer programmer
  • Consultant
  • Corporate trainer
  • Database administrator
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial advisor/planner
  • Financial analyst
  • Game developer
  • Human resources generalist
  • Investment banker
  • Lawyer
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing/Social media specialist
  • Network administrator
  • Operations manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Project manager
  • Public relations officer
  • Research assistant
  • Sales manager
  • Strategist
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Teacher

* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.


Common sectors for graduates

  • Academia
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Economics
  • Education: Elementary & secondary schools
  • Finance
  • Government Services
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing: Advertising, digital media, corporate
  • Not-for-profit
  • Politics: Political office, campaign management, polling and research, speech writing
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain & Logistics

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HIP

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:

  • Co-op, internship or field experiences
  • Research with faculty
  • Culminating senior experience
  • Capstone courses
  • Service-learning
  • Learning communities
  • Study abroad

Career Planning Cycle

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

Build your Skills and Experience

Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.

Academics

Curriculum

Courses of study specific to each program

Co-Curricular

Co-Curricular

Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)

Extracurricular

Extracurricular

Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)

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Why you should attend Open House

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  • Speak with professors, staff and current students
  • Learn about our Student Awards and Financial Aid program
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  • Remember to sign-in for your chance to win free fall semester tuition!

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