Economics is offered in the Bachelor of Business Administration.
Shannon School of Business
Degree Options: Concentration
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
Explore the Global Economy
Economic issues have become an integral part of our daily lives. In the age of globalization, we are becoming citizens of the world. The Economic courses at CBU prepare students with the confidence and knowledge to enter the professional world of economics by developing a sound perspective on the local and global economy.
What Is The Study of Economics?
Economics is a social science concerned with the efficient use of scarce resources in production, exchange, and consumption, to attain the maximum level of satisfaction of society’s needs. The subject covers a wide range of material, exploring consumer behaviour, supply and demand, international trade and finance, labour market, plus social and public choice.
Advances in information technology make it virtually impossible not to be aware of important economic issues. Economic professors at CBU are dedicated and engaged professionals who stay on top of developments in the global economy, providing students with up to date knowledge on creation and distribution of wealth, labor disputes, unemployment, inflation, high taxes, rising oil prices, pollution worsens, and international trade.
Why Study Economics At CBU?
Macro and microeconomic experience; global and local perspectives.
Through enforced enrolment caps, CBU students and faculty get to know each other on a professional and personal basis. Students are afforded every opportunity to participate in class and laboratory learning.
Our business students have the advantage of a well-rounded education thanks to a burgeoning international student population on campus and an Exchange Program, allowing students to travel to other countries and earn university credits at the same time.
SSOB maintains close ties with the local business community, bridging the gap between students and professionals, owners and managers in the field of Economics. Take advantage of this close network and gain real life experience through CBU’s Co-op Program.
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
Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in Canada
Up to 3 Years after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in Canada
Student Visa in Canada
A Canada student permit is a document issued by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for international students in Canada. To study in Canada, you will require a student permit, which serves as a student visa.
Intakes in Canada
There are Three Intakes in Canada: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring (May)
Top Job Sectors in Canada
Business Management, Engineering, Economics, Dentisty, Law, Computer Science.
Economy in Canada
GDP Growth of 1.9% (2018) 1.5% (2019e), 10th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal