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Business Minor

Admission Requirements

A specific number of seats will be allocated each year to the Business Minor program. Please refer to the admission requirements section.

Grade Requirements

In addition to normal university grade point average requirements, the Beedie School of Business requires a minimum 2.00 overall SFU Business course grade point average for entry into all 300 and 400 division business minor courses.

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).

Letters of Permission

The Beedie School of Business does not normally approve letters of permission for students already enrolled at Simon Fraser University.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

BUS 200 - Business Fundamentals (3)

Explore the fundamentals of modern business and organizational management. Working with case studies, students will build upon the basics of revenue, profits, contribution and costs, as well as integrate advanced aspects of business models, innovation, competitive advantage, core competence, and strategic analysis. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sasha Ramnarine
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
E100 Shannon Wong
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
BUS 233 - Introduction to Business Law and Ethics (3)

Provides students with the basic legal and ethical principles and frameworks that are necessary when one is operating within a business context. The design of the course combines components of two core courses in the undergraduate business program, namely, Commercial Law (BUS 393) and Business Ethics (BUS 303). Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for BUS 303 or BUS 393 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shafik Bhalloo
Fr 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
E100 James Pflanz
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
BUS 237 - Introduction to Business Technology Management (3)

Introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary to make full use of business information systems. Demonstrates how information systems are used by organizations to improve productivity and create competitive advantage. Provides hands on training in productivity tools including Excel, Visio, Access and Web design tools. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for BUS 337 and COMM 337 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ahmad Bisher
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D103 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D104 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
D105 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D106 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D107 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D108 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
D200 Noha Amer
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
D201 Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3050, Surrey
D202 Fr 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3130, Surrey
D203 Fr 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3050, Surrey
D204 Fr 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SRYC 3130, Surrey
E100 Ahmad Bisher
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
E101 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E102 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E103 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E104 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
E105 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
E106 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2305, Burnaby
BUS 251 - Financial Accounting I (3)

An introduction to financial accounting, including accounting terminology, understanding financial statements, analysis of a business entity using financial statements. Includes also time value of money and a critical review of the conventional accounting system. Prerequisite: 12 units. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Susan Bubra
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D102 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D103 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D104 Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D107 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D108 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D200 Praise Ma
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5240, Surrey
D201 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D202 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D203 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D204 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
E100 Susan Bubra
Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
E101 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3253, Burnaby
E102 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
E103 Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
E104 Th 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
BUS 272 - Behaviour in Organizations (3)

Theories, concepts and issues in the field of organizational behaviour with an emphasis on individual and team processes. Core topics include employee motivation and performance, stress management, communication, work perceptions and attitudes, decision-making, team dynamics, employee involvement and conflict management. Prerequisite: 12 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sam Thiara
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D105 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D106 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D107 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D200 Sam Thiara
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3170, Surrey
D201 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D202 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D203 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D204 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D300 William Scott
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D301 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D302 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D303 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D304 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D305 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
E100 Chris Zatzick
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
E101 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
E102 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
E103 We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
E104 We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby

and one of

ECON 103 - Principles of Microeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning utility and value, price and costs, factor analysis, productivity, labor organization, competition and monopoly, and the theory of the firm. Students with credit for ECON 200 cannot take ECON 103 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Douglas Allen
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D106 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D107 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D108 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D109 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D110 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D111 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D112 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D113 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D114 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D115 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D116 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D117 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D118 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D200 Marie Rekkas
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D201 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D202 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D203 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D204 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D205 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2532, Burnaby
D206 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D208 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D210 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D212 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D213 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D214 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D215 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D216 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D900 Vasyl Golovetskyy
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5280, Surrey
SRYC 5280, Surrey
ECON 113 - Introduction to Microeconomics (3)

Focused on basic competencies in microeconomics, this course is suitable for business and other students not intending to specialize in economics. Topics include gains from trade, supply and demand, prices, competition and monopoly, market failures, and government policies. Economic literacy is an important part of the course. Students who have taken ECON 103 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Joshua Boitnott
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D101 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D102 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D104 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D107 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D108 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D113 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby

and one of*

ECON 105 - Principles of Macroeconomics (4)

The principal elements of theory concerning money and income, distribution, social accounts, public finance, international trade, comparative systems, and development and growth. Students with credit for ECON 205 cannot take ECON 105 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 William Shen
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D103 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D105 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D106 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D113 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D114 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D115 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D200 Gorkem Ozdemir
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D201 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D202 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D203 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D204 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D205 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D206 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D208 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D212 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D214 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D215 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D900 Seong Choi
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
SRYE 1002, Surrey
ECON 115 - Introduction to Macroeconomics (3)

Focused on basic competencies in macroeconomics, this course is suitable for business and other students not intending to specialize in economics. Topics include GDP, economic growth, business cycles, unemployment, inflation, money, monetary and fiscal policies, exchange rates, government debt, globalization and trade policy. Economic literacy is an important part of the course. Students who have taken ECON 105 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Soc.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Joshua Boitnott
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D104 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D105 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D109 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D111 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
ENGL 111W - Literary Classics in English (3)

Examines literary “classics”, variously defined, apprehending them both on their own terms and within larger critical conversations. May incorporate the comparative study of work in related artistic fields and engage relevant media trends. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 101W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Everton
Tu, Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D103 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D105 We 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D106 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D107 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D108 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D109 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D111 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D113 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D114 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
ENGL 112W - Literature Now (3)

Introduces students to contemporary works of literature in English and/or contemporary approaches to interpreting literature. May focus on one or multiple genres. Includes attention to writing skills. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
ENGL 113W - Literature and Performance (3)

Introduces students to plays and performance works created and adapted for the stage, and/or the performative dimensions of other literary forms. May be organized historically, generically or thematically. The course may also explore the links between literary and performance theory. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 103W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Budra
Mo, We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D105 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D106 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D109 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D110 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D111 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D112 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D113 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D114 We 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D700 Paul Budra
Mo, We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SRYC 5380, Surrey
D701 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D702 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D703 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
ENGL 114W - Language and Purpose (3)

Introduces students to the relationships between writing and purpose, between the features of texts and their meaning and effects. May focus on one or more literary or non-literary genres, including (but not limited to) essays, oratory, autobiography, poetry, and journalism. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 104W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Alys Avalos Rivera
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D103 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D104 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D105 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D106 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D108 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D110 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D111 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D112 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
ENGL 115W - Literature and Culture (3)

An Introduction to the study of literature within the wider cultural field, with a focus on contemporary issues across genres and media. Students with credit for ENGL 105W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 JD Fleming
We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D103 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D105 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D106 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D107 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D108 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D110 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D111 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D112 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D113 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D114 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D115 Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
ENGL 199W - Writing to Persuade (3)

An introduction to reading and writing from a rhetorical perspective. The course treats reading and writing as activities that take place in particular circumstances and situations, in contrast to the traditional emphasis on decontextualized, formal features of texts. It prepares students for reading and writing challenges they are likely to encounter within and beyond the classroom. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for ENGL 199 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
E100 Alys Avalos Rivera
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
PHIL 100W - Knowledge and Reality (3)

An introduction to some of the central problems of philosophy. Topics to be discussed include the different theories of reality; the nature and sources of knowledge, truth, evidence, and reason; the justification of belief and knowledge about the universe. These topics and problems will be considered as they arise in the context of issues such as: relativism versus absolutism; the existence of God; personal identity; the nature of the mind and its relation to the body; free will and determinism; the possibility of moral knowledge. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL 100 or PHIL 300 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David Heide
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D102 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D103 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D105 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D106 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D107 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D108 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D109 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D110 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D111 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D112 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D113 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D114 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D115 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D116 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D117 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D118 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D119 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 105 - Critical Thinking (3)

An introduction to the evaluation of arguments as they are encountered in everyday life. The central aim will be to sharpen skills of reasoning and argumentation by understanding how arguments work and learning to distinguish those which actually prove what they set out to show from those which do not. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL XX1 may not take this course for further credit. Q/Breadth-Social Sci/Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lyle Crawford
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D102 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D107 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D108 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D109 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D110 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D111 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D112 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D113 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D114 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D115 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D116 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
PHIL 110 - Introduction to Logic and Reasoning (3)

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with fundamental techniques of correct reasoning. Special attention is given to the methods of logic in particular, and to their role in the discovery of truth not only within science and philosophy but within all forms of rational enquiry. Open to all students. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Thomas Donaldson
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D103 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D105 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D106 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D107 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D108 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D109 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D110 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D111 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D112 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
D113 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D114 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D115 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D116 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
PHIL 120W - Moral and Legal Problems (3)

A critical examination of a range of moral and legal issues we confront in our dealings with the state and our fellow human beings, such as: Is it wrong to break the law? Should pornography and recreational drugs be illegal? Do animals have rights? Is there a duty to admit immigrants? Are there duties to the world's poor? Are indigenous peoples owed reparations? Students with credit for PHIL 120 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bruno Guindon
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D103 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D107 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D108 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D109 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D110 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D111 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D112 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D113 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D114 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D115 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D116 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D117 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D118 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D119 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D120 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D121 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D122 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D123 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
D124 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 5602, Burnaby
PHIL 150 - Great Works in the History of Philosophy (3)

A survey of some classic texts in the history of philosophy. See the course outline for more detail on the specific figures and themes covered. Open to all students. Students with credit for PHIL 151 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nicolas Bommarito
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
AQ 3153, Burnaby
WL 101W - Writing in World Literature (3)

Explores literary texts from diverse linguistic and cultural origins while introducing students to the fundamentals of comparative literary analysis and critical writing. May examine cross-cultural interactions, or compare texts thematically. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kenneth Seigneurie
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
D101 Kenneth Seigneurie
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D102 Kenneth Seigneurie
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D103 Kenneth Seigneurie
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
WL 103W - Early World Literatures (3)

Introduces ways of comparing early world literatures across time and space. May explore fundamental themes such as love, heroism, or the underworld. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Maria Barraza
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D101 Maria Barraza
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D102 Maria Barraza
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
WL 104W - Modern World Literatures (3)

Introduces ways of comparing modern world literatures across time and space. May explore topics such as revolution, technology, or existentialism. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mark Deggan
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D101 Mark Deggan
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D102 Mark Deggan
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
WL 105W - World Literature Lab (3)

Incorporates academic and creative writing assignments through hands-on exploration of language, literacy, and literature across cultures. Includes translation exercises and writing workshops. Additional language fluency highly recommended but not required. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

* any one of these courses may be replaced by any three unspecified transfer units in English or in ENGL-Writing at the 100- or 200-level.

Upper Division Requirements

Core Courses

Students must complete all core courses with a minimum C- grade.

At least 16 upper division BUS units are required including all of the following core courses

BUS 311 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting and Financial Management (4)

Builds on fundamental concepts introduced in financial accounting and examines a variety of tools and techniques used by managers to operate a business. Introduces the principles, concepts, and techniques of financial management, with an emphasis on financial managers, financial markets, and investment decisions. Prerequisite: This course is only open to students admitted to the business administration minor between Fall 2012 - Summer 2016 and who have credit for BUS 251 with a minimum grade of C- and 45 units, OR to students admitted to the business administration minor Fall 2016 - onwards and who have credit for BUS 251 with a minimum grade of C-, 45 units, and corequisite: BUS 200.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Steve Gibson
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
BUS 340 - International Business Strategy (4)

Identifies how Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) formulate strategies and what organizational capabilities are needed to support these strategies in order to produce international competitive advantages. Students will study the criteria for assessing strategic and organizational capabilities of MNEs to determine solutions for increasing organizational performance. Prerequisite: This course is only open to students admitted to the business administration minor between Fall 2012 - Summer 2016 and who have 45 units, OR to students admitted to the business administration minor Fall 2016 - onwards and who have 45 units, and corequisite: BUS 200.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rui Jorge Basto da Silva
Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
BUS 341 - Fundamentals of Marketing (4)

Provides an introduction to the field and practice of marketing. Takes an expansive approach and addresses how people, ideas, organizations, and places, as well as more conventional products/services, are marketed. The course goes beyond theory and challenges students to apply these concepts to real world situations. Prerequisite: This course is only open to students admitted to the business administration minor between Fall 2012 - Summer 2016 and who have 45 units, OR to students admitted to the business administration minor Fall 2016 - onwards and who have 45 units, and corequisite: BUS 200. Students with credit for BUS 343 may not take BUS 341 for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael MacDougall
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
D101 Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2230, Burnaby
BUS 401 - Developing Organizational Opportunities (4)

Organizational opportunities exist in social and commercial contexts at organizational and individual levels. Through intensive experiential learning, students will experience firsthand the challenges involved in the discovery, evaluation and implementation of activating opportunities. Prerequisite: BUS 311 (or BUS 254 and BUS 312), BUS 340, BUS 341, all with a minimum grade of C-; 60 units. The course is only open to students in the business minor program.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Luana Carcano
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
E100 Kristin Matheson
Tu 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby