Beedie School of Business
3302 Lohn Building, West Mall Complex
Tel 778.782.3708 Fax 778.782.4920
Course Access Information and Grade Requirements
Information About Access to Business Courses
Lower Division Business Course Enrollment Restrictions
Students other than those accepted into a program in business may enroll in 200 division business courses, except for the following courses, which are reserved for students in a business program and do not open at any time: BUS 201, 202, 217W.
Upper Division Business Course Enrollment Restrictions
Students other than those accepted into a program in business may enroll in selected 300 and 400 division business courses from the day before the term begins until the end of the first week of classes, contingent upon:
- space available in the course during the period indicated
- meeting all prerequisites for the course
Registration in BUS 320 and 360W is limited to students who are in a business major, joint major, honours, or joint honours program, or as indicated below.
Only business students admitted to the Accounting concentration will be permitted to enroll in upper division (300- and 400-level) accounting courses (with the exception of BUS 320).
Business Minor Students
Only students admitted to the Business minor will be permitted to enroll in upper division Business minor courses (BUS 311, 340, 341, and 401).
Actuarial Science Students
Actuarial Science majors and honours students have access to BUS 312, 315, 316, 360W, 410, 413, and 419.
Data Science Students
Data Science majors and honours students have access to BUS 217W, 343, 360W, 439, and 445.
Management Systems Science Students
Management Systems Science majors and honours students have access to BUS 343, 360W, 361, 440 and 473.
Certificate in Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
Students in the Certificate in Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability program have access to BUS 303, 393, 449, 453, 475, and 489.
Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Students in the Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program have access to BUS 314, 338, 339, 361, 406, 443, 450, 453, and 477.
In addition to normal university grade point average requirements, the Beedie School of Business requires a minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average for entry into all 300 and 400 division business courses, except for the 300 and 400 division Business Minor courses, which require a minimum SFU Business course grade point average of 2.00.
For a course to be accepted as fulfilling a prerequisite, or for a lower division requirement, or for a core course to be accepted in a student's program in business, a student must have obtained a minimum grade of C- (C minus).
A minimum 2.30 overall SFU Business course grade point average is required for graduation from a Business major, joint major, or double degree program.
A minimum grade point average of 2.00 calculated on all courses applied towards the certificate is required for graduation from a business certificate.
A minimum grade point average of 2.00 calculated on all courses applied towards the minor is required for graduation from a business minor program.
It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of faculty regulations as stated in this Calendar. Departmental and faculty advisors and staff are available for advice and guidance. However, the ultimate responsibility for completeness and correctness of course selection, for compliance with and completion of program and degree requirements and for observance of regulations and deadlines rests with the student.