VIU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) students pursuing their degree in business administration

Financial Services (BBA)


  • Program Length 
    4 Years
  • Credential 
    Bachelor Degree
  • Options 
    Major
  • Location Offered 
    Nanaimo

The Financial Services (BBA) Program

Requirements for a Major

Year 1

See Bachelor of Business Administration, Majors and Minors.

Financial Services Major

Year 2

Credits

ACCT 294 - (Intro to Cost and Managerial Accounting)

3

ECON 211 - (Principles of Microeconomic Theory)

3

ECON 212 - (Principles of Macroeconomic Theory)

3

FNCE 221 - (Financial Planning)

3

MARK 260 - (Buyer Behaviour)

3

MGMT 230 - (Introduction to E-Management)

3

QUME 232 - (Business Statistics I)

3

Nine elective credits

9

Total Credits

30

Financial Services Major

Year 3

Credits

ACCT 201 - (Financial Accounting II)

3

ECON 305 - (Money, Banking and Financial Institutions)

3

FNCE 330 - (Corporate Finance)

3

LAWW 326 - (Commercial Law)

3

MGMT 323 - (International Business I)

3

QUME 436 - (Econometrics)

3

One upper-level FNCE elective

3

Nine elective credits

9

Total Credits

30

Financial Services Major

Year 4

Credits

FNCE 423 - (International Finance)

3

MARK 361 - (Services Marketing)

3

MGMT 491 - (Senior Project) or 
MGMT 499 - (Business Internship) or
Six upper–level credits

6

MGMT 496 - (Strategic Management Issues)

3

Two upper-level FNCE electives

6

Three upper–level business credits

3

Six elective credits

6

Total Credits

30

Note: Total institutional requirement to graduate, 120 credits. PHIL 330 and MGMT 293 are recommended electives.

Updated 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Domestic Fees | International Fees

Domestic Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for One Year*

Amount

Tuition (30 credits x $159.94 per credit)

4,798.20

Student Activity fee (4% of tuition)

191.93

Student Services fee (30 credits x $7.07 per credit)

212.10

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $24.88 per month)

199.04

Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year)

265.00

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.)

1,100.00

Total

6,766.27

Notes

* The above table is based on ten 3-credit courses taken over two semesters.

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.

International Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for One Year*

Amount

Tuition (2 semesters x $9613.50 per semester)

19,227.00

Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $426.07 per semester)

852.14

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $24.88 per month)

199.04

Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year)

265.00

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.)

1,100.00

Total

21,643.18

Notes

Tuition in the above table is based on a maximum of 15 credits at $739.50 per credit, up to a maximum of $9,613.50 per semester for 12-15 credits; $739.50 per credit beyond 15 credits. Ancillary Fees in the above table are based on a maximum of 15 credits at $32.77 per credit, up to a maximum of $426.07 per semester for 12-15 credits; $32.77 per credit beyond 15 credits.

* The above table is based on ten 3-credit courses taken over two semesters.

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.

Updated
Monday, August 1, 2022

Domestic (Canadian)

Program Start Date Accepting Applications Location
Next Intake(s)

The Bachelor of Business Administration program has an intake in September and in January

Application Fee
43.40
Admissions Assistant

Name: Shiyu Huang
Phone: 250.746.3512
Email: Shiyu.Huang@viu.ca

Comments

Questions about becoming a student can be directed to the Office of Future Students at 250-740-6672 or email Connect@viu.ca.

 

Next Intake(s)

The Bachelor of Business Administration program has an intake in September and in January. 

Application Fee
$43.40
Admissions Assistant

Name: Shiyu Huang
Phone: 250.746.3512
Email: Shiyu.Huang@viu.ca

Comments

Questions about becoming a student can be directed to the Office of Future Students at 250-740-6672 or email Connect@viu.ca.

 

International

Program Start Date Accepting Applications Location
Anticipated intake for someone applying today
Sep 5, 2023
Accepting International Applications
Yes
Application Fee
$150.00
Accepting Late Applications
Yes
Testing Required
No
International Admissions Officer Contact

Name: Karen Cheung
Email: Study@viu.ca

Comments

For prospective international applicants, please send your inquiries to World VIU at WorldVIU@viu.ca.

Further information on this program can be found on the Department website.