Bachelor of Arts with SKPT

Business Admin: Financial Services

Get a well-rounded education built on a biblical foundation.

This program is a great option for students interested in working well with both money and people.

Take advantage of a partnership that sets you apart. Get a strong business overview while you specialize in Financial Services. Be inspired to see business differently, and apply what you learn through hands-on experiences.

Apply now to begin your BA in Business Administration: Financial Services. 

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Do business biblically

At Briercrest, we don't just see Scripture as a helpful tool for business; we see it as the foundation on which to build all our principles and practices. Learn what God's word has to say about life and business.

Sask Poly partnership

Our partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives our students access to the best of both schools. Specialize in a marketable Business diploma while living in Briercrest's discipleship community.

Put it into practice

This partnership is all about integrating business theory with best practice. Cap off your degree by applying your knowledge in real-time to a simulated retail banking environment.

  • Overview
  • Requirements

This program, in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is designed to provide students with a well-rounded business education that is rooted in and enhanced by Biblical Studies, Theology, and Arts and Science. Upon graduation, business majors are equipped to serve both Christian and secular organizations. Students will obtain a Financial Services Diploma from Saskatchewan Polytechnic as well as a Bachelor of Arts Business Administration from Briercrest. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a province-wide network of post-secondary training institutions that has a graduate placement rate consistently above 90 per cent. 

This degree is designed to give students an overview of the field of business while specializing in one particular area. Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

Outcomes

Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

The BA Business Administration in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a 120 credit hour degree program in which students spend 3 years studying at Briercrest and 1 year at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. This degree requires the completion of 60 credit hours of major requirements. The BA Business Administration requires a minimum of 24 credit hours of 300+ course work within the context of a 120 credit hour degree.

Credit Hours: 120

I. Required for Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration (60 credit hours):
ADM 367 Principles of Leadership and Administration2*
BU 201 Introduction to Marketing
BU 211 Financial Accounting*
BU 214 Professional and Technical Writing*
BU 350 Human Resource Management*
CMP 315 Management Information Systems:
ECON 100 Microeconomics*
ECON 101 Macroeconomics*
MATH 110 Financial Mathematics*
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods
BU 400 Senior Business Seminar

PRT 400 Senior Portfolio
SL 1-4 Service and Experiential Learning

1. Completion of a diploma through Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a graduation requirement for the BA Business Administration with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration at Briercrest.
2. Courses marked with an asterisk* are helpful to be taken prior to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic year.

In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

Faculty

Michel Bell
Michel Bell MSc
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration
Paul Magnus
Paul Magnus PhD
Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Management
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Potential Graduate Programs
  • Leadership Certification
  • MA Leadership and Management at Briercrest Seminary
  • Master of Business Administration

Briercrest Seminary

My experience at Briercrest exceeded getting an education. My heart and mind were transformed as I met God in the classrooms, the dorms, and chapel. I never anticipated seeing God so clearly through my studies.