Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Business Administration - First-Year Entry

Students may apply for admission to the first year of the degree program with the intention of completing a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, Business Management, International Business Management, or Marketing Management AND/OR completing a diploma in Accounting, Business Management, Financial Management, or Marketing Management. Applicants are asked to declare a BBA concentration or diploma option on their application for admission. The Business Management concentration provides the greatest flexibility for students who wish to leave their options open in the first year.

For admission into first year, applicants must meet the following admission requirements.

Admission Requirements

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic Requirements

  1. Completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age.
  2. One of the following:
    • Successful completion of BC Grade 12 English or Communications or equivalent, OR
    • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara College awards transfer credit, OR
    • LET (Langara English Test) Level 2, OR
    • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Level 4 with essay 24, OR
    • TOEFL (paper-based) with a total score of 550 or higher and an essay score of 4.0 or higher, OR
    • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a total score of 80 or higher and a minimum of 18 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 18 in Speaking, and 20 in Writing, OR
    • IELTS 6.5, OR
    • CAEL 60 overall with essay 60, OR
    • Successful Completion of LEAP Level 8, OR
    • ELA (English Language Assessment) 145 offered by Vancouver Community College (VCC), OR
    • Successful completion of VCC English 099
  3. Applicants who have completed 24 credits or more of post-secondary study must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.33 or higher.

 

Documents Required for Application Evaluation

(Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.)

  • Completed application for admission form.
  • Official transcripts (if applicable)
  • LET or LPI scores (if applicable)

Application Deadlines

All admission requirements must be completed and documentation submitted by the following dates:

  • Fall Semester: May 31
  • Spring Semester: October 31
  • Summer Semester: February 28

Bachelor of Business Administration - Third-Year Entry 

Students who have successfully completed a minimum of 60 credits may apply to complete the final two years of the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in one of the following concentrations: Accounting, Business Management, International Business Management, and Marketing Management.

Admission Requirements

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic Requirements

Applicants seeking admission directly into the third year of the BBA must meet all first-year entrance requirements as outlined above. As well, they must have completed a minimum of 60 credits of post-secondary studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.33 in one of the following categories:

  1. Graduation from one of the following Langara College diploma programs (see Note 1 below):
    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • Financial Management
    • International Business Management (program discontinued in January 2009)
    • Marketing Management; OR
  2. Graduation from another institution's diploma program that is similar to one of the above programs or from a non-business diploma at Langara College. These diplomas must consist of a minimum of 60 credits (see Note 2 below); OR
  3. The completion of a minimum of 60 credits (see Note 2 below). These courses must be at the undergraduate level or eligible to be used towards a Langara College diploma or associate degree and have been taken at either Langara College or at other institutions (or combination thereof).

NOTE 1:
Students who have completed one of the above-mentioned Langara College diploma programs, other than the Diploma in Accounting, and wish to enter the third year of the BBA Accounting Concentration must complete all the bridging courses (see program curriculum) if the courses were not completed in their diploma studies. A minimum 'C' grade is required in all bridging courses.

NOTE 2:
Applications from students requesting admission under categories 2 and 3 above will be reviewed by a departmental advisor to determine if some or all of the bridging courses (see program curriculum) are required for their desired program concentration. The bridging courses must be completed prior to admission into the third year of the BBA. A minimum 'C' grade is required in all bridging courses.

Program Preference

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • Have completed an Accounting, Business Management, Financial Management, International Business Management, or Marketing Management program at Langara College;
  • Apply a minimum of four months prior to the intake date.

Application for Admission Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: May 31
  • Spring Semester: October 31
  • Summer Semester: February 28

Co-operative Education Option

To be admitted and participate in the Co-operative Education Option, students must:

  • Be enrolled in 3 or more program courses (minimum 9 credits), not including EXPE 2300 (formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300);
  • Achieve and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.6 in each term;
  • Successfully complete an employability assessment interview with a Co-op instructor; and
  • Complete EXPE 2300 (formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300) with a 'C' or higher.

Also see Co-operative Education Programs