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 lower 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 100, BUS 201, BUS 202, and BUS 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
Enrollment in BUS 300, BUS 360W, and BUS 496 is limited to students who are in a business major, joint major, honours, or joint honours program, or as indicated below.
Business Minor Students
Only students admitted to the business minor will be permitted to enroll in upper division business minor courses (BUS 311, BUS 340, BUS 341, and BUS 401).
Actuarial Science Students
Actuarial science majors and honours students have access to BUS 312 and BUS 315.
Data Science Students
Data science majors and honours students have access to BUS 217W, BUS 343, BUS 360W, BUS 439, and BUS 445.
Certificate in Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
Students in the certificate in corporate environmental and social sustainability program have access to BUS 303, BUS 393, BUS 449, BUS 453, BUS 475, and BUS 489.
Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Students in the certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship program have access to BUS 314, BUS 338, BUS 339, BUS 361, BUS 406, BUS 443, BUS 450, BUS 453, BUS 476, and BUS 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.