Academic Programs - Undergraduate

Business Administration (BBA)

A degree in Business Administration offers you the ability to pursue a wide variety of career opportunities. The possibilities are infinite.

A small university. Big opportunities.

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Are you seeking a competitive, yet collaborative, learning environment? The F.C. Manning School of Business Administration offers you the perfect combination of academic challenge and team/project focus. You will gain a thorough grounding in business as you work closely with your professors. You can major in any of the following:

  • accounting
  • business technology management
  • employment relations
  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • finance
  • marketing

Are you eager to expand and apply your classroom learning? We offer you opportunities to study abroad, co-op placements, and projects with local enterprises. Our graduates have secured careers with some of the world’s most prestigious organizations. Some have gone on to start their own successful ventures.

Students come to Acadia from all over the world. Our business school is home to more than 600 students from 30 countries. Class sizes are small, and you will receive personal attention. You will be encouraged to consider a wide variety of perspectives. We strive to develop graduates who pursue their careers with integrity, initiative, and intellectual curiosity. You will be able to communicate professionally and adapt to change. You will be able to work both independently and co-operatively. You will enter the working world with an entrepreneurial attitude and exceptional experience in group environments. You will know how to lead change.

First Year at a Glance

Required Courses

  • BUSI 1013
    Financial Accounting 1
  • BUSI 1703
    Introduction to Business
  • COMM 1213
    Communication 1
  • ECON 1013
    Microeconomic Principles
  • ECON 1023
    Macroeconomic Principles
  • ECON 2613
    Empirical Analysis of ECON/BUSI 1
  • MATH 1613
    General Linear Algebra and Calculus for BUSI/ECON


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    Course of your choice!
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    Course of your choice!

Future Careers

  • Accountant 
  • Advertising executive 
  • Communications officer 
  • Computer/Information systems manager 
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Equality, diversity, and inclusion officer 
  • Financial analyst 
  • Financial planner 
  • Human resources manager 
  • Investor relations associate 
  • Lawyer 
  • Marketing manager 
  • Operations manager 
  • Project manager 
  • Public relations officer 
  • Recruiter 
  • Sales manager

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