Interactive Arts and Technology and Business (BA/BBA)

Combining human-centred and technology-oriented skills with business knowledge prepares students for industry leadership positions, and provides a strong understanding of how to deploy design processes in larger managerial and technological contexts.


This joint major requires you to qualify for admission to the Beedie School of Business in addition to being accepted as a joint major in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

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Detailed admission requirements

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU, for your first choice:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Beedie School of Business
    • select from the drop-down list of programs:  Business or Business - 1st yr Surrey
  • and for your second choice:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BA Interact Art&Tech - Surrey

After you are accepted, speak to both program advisors about the  Joint Major program.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Computer Service Representative
  • Consultant
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Data Specialist
  • Database Analyst
  • Electronic Commerce Developer
  • IT Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Systems Consultant
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • User Interface Specialist
  • Web Analyst
  • Web Designer