Accounting is offered in the Bachelor of Business Administration.
Shannon School of Business
Degree Options: Major
Play an important role in any organization
The Bachelor of Business Administration program (BBA) prepares students for self-employment and careers in private and public enterprise, cooperatives, government service, and for graduate study. The BBA program core courses put an emphasis on a broad range of business topics while the program as a whole provides a foundation in both business and the traditional liberal arts. Students graduate with the ability to analyze a business situation, identify alternative responses and resolve business difficulties.
A core focus of the BBA program is entrepreneurialism. Students graduate with the knowledge to manage and start their own business in a field they’re passionate about. Not everyone is interested in studying business but it can be an investment in your future. Graduating with a BBA gives you the right tools to build your dreams into a well-structured venture.
Why a BBA at CBU?
Join the ranks of an organization or build a business from the ground up, secure the foundation you need to do both and more with our BBA program.
CBU’s BBA is built to be flexible. Take this degree full-time or through part-time study; pick a concentration in a business discipline depending on your interests; transfer to another school after graduation to build on your education; get real life experience before you graduate with CBU’s Co-op Education Program. Build an education that’s right for you!
Get to know business from the top line to bottom line. BBA builds a foundation through introductory courses to business, accounting, marketing, academic writing and strategic communication, technology and math, principles of micro and macroeconomics, and more.
The BBA at CBU is built on an entrepreneurial spirit. Many members of our faculty are tried and true entrepreneurs; SSOB namesake, Joe Shannon, was an inspired entrepreneur from a young age.
Diversify your education to give you a competitive edge in the job market. Take elective courses in areas including: law, tourism, IT, the arts, health, sports, sciences or engineering.
Find a career that’s right for you by focusing your business studies. Work your way to the top as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) with a concentration in Finance, capitalize on the rapidly growing social media landscape by majoring in Marketing or manage an organization’s best resources, its people, by studying Human Resources.
Areas of Study
Supply Chain Management
Tourism Marketing and Management
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Accounting is much more than being good with numbers; accounting knowledge is a sought after commodity. Business and government departments are constantly in need of quality, dedicated employees with a thorough understanding of financial management and accounting. From undergraduate to professional designation, studying accounting presents many unique opportunities versus other finance-based fields.
What Is The Study of Accounting?
Accounting is a dynamic, creative and interesting subject. It is the process of gathering, recording, interpreting and analyzing financial information. Through a Major in Accounting at CBU, students learn the facts and figures that keep a business running. Commonly referred to as the language of business, Accounting serves as the basis for financial decision-making.
By pursuing a Major in Accounting, Students at CBU will gain an understanding of the global economy and develop an international perspective through various management, finance, and economic course assignments. The topics explored within the program include cash control, capital assets and cost behaviour to corporate investment, fiduciary accounting and foreign operations. Students graduate with the skills to confidently assist with decision making with the ability to analyze, compare and interpret business statements.
Why Study Accounting At CBU?
An education you can count on.
An Accounting Major allows you to have a career placement shortly after graduation with numerous opportunities and steady career advancement.
With CBU’s small class sizes, professors spend more time teaching this intricate subject on an individual level, so students can be more than confident in their skills when they enter the professional world.
Accounting graduates can enter into professional accounting programs to receive designations like Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified General Accountant (CGA), and Aboriginal Financial Officer Association (AFOA).
Students are well equipped to enter middle management accounting positions in small to medium size firms, nonprofit agencies, or government. Studying accounting also provides students a skill set that ideal for self-employed careers through entrepreneurship.
Tuition per academic year for Undergraduate International Students
Test scores accepted
Cape Breton University The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses
For international candidates aspiring to study at the university, it is mandatory to have an estimate of the cost of living in Canada to survive comfortably in a foreign land. Below is the estimated tuition and student fees for the Fall/Winter 2019 – 2020 presented-
2,012 (for six credit course)
International differential fees
International medical plan
Note: The graduate fee depends on the number of courses offered by the students. Thus, graduate students should expect to pay more than 400% of the above-stated fees