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Bring Your Faith to the Business World

When it comes to business, employers are looking for smart and ethical leaders. At Providence, our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BA) brings together Christianity with business principles so you’re ready to carry out business practices infused with the Christian faith. Through the Buller School of Business, you’ll experience a professional learning environment that mirrors the world of business. You’ll gain hands-on experience by participating in numerous business initiatives. You’ll be prepared to pursue an MBA or to launch your career — from running your own business to taking a leadership role within any organization.

"I definitely feel that Providence has been a part of my identity. I've met so many mentors. I don't think anything can compare to this experience." - Lauren Toews, 2015 Advanced Major in Business Administration

4 Years
Bachelor of Business Administration
Business Administration with Co-op
4 Years
Bachelor of Business Administration
Business Administration
4 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Business Administration Advanced Major with Co-op
4 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Business Administration Honours Major
4 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Business and Agriculture Advanced Major
4 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Double Major (Combine with any Major)
3 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Business Administration Major with Co-op
3 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Business Administration Major
3 Years
Bachelor of Arts
Non-Governmental Organization Major
Combine with any Major
Minor
Business Administration
Combine with any Major
Minor
Non-Governmental Organization

For Entrance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program:

For entry into the BBA program, the prerequisite is a grade of a C+ or higher in 471.11-BUS: Introduction to Management or 471.13-BUS: Introduction to Business. 

 

For Entrance into the Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration program:

For entry into the Business Administration program, the prerequisite is a grade of a C+ or higher in 471.11-BUS: Introduction to Management or 471.13-BUS: Introduction to Business. 

Major Option Descriptions

  • Business Administration
    • Combine Christianity with business principles and learn from teacher-mentors who have real-world experience. Benefit from a professional learning environment that mirrors the world of business. Gain practical experience by participating in numerous business initiatives.
  • Business Administration with Co-op
    • Integrate Christian business principles with the knowledge, skills and character required for effective service in the administration and leadership of business and not-for-profit organizations. Apply skills acquisition through problem-solving, goal-setting, team management and communications in a co-op placement.
  • Business and Agriculture
    • Develop the knowledge, skills and character needed to succeed in a career in agri-business or farming, with a particular focus on rural Manitoba. 30 credit hours will be attained at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
    • Prepare for intercultural service by understanding the dynamics of intercultural relationships in an NGO context. Grapple with different intercultural trends like globalization, urbanization, economic development and more. Develop viable solutions to NGO challenges and issues by incorporating methods from theology, social sciences and business administration.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please look to the Academic Calendar for full information and course lists. If there are discrepancies between the information listed here and in the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar is definitive.

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Studies in Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Global Problems & Change
  • Human Resource Management
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Small and Family Business Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Consumer Behaviour

Jeremy Funk, Ph.D. (Program Coordinator)Director of Buller School of Business; Associate Professor

Marcio Coelho, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Business Administration

Bruce Duggan, M.B.A. Associate Professor of Management

Alex Pursaga, Ph.D. Instructor of Economics

Tim Fry Instructor of Commercial Law

Victor Neufeld, CPA, CA-IFA, CFF, CFE Instructor of Accounting

Graduates build careers in accounting, administration, business management, marketing, agri-business, program coordination and as entrepreneurs. Others pursue graduate studies.