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2016-2017 This is LA&PS Viewbook

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6 2 0 1 6 — 2 0 1 7 UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS 6 2 0 1 6 — 2 0 1 7 Personalize your degree, pursue your passions and gain valuable skills that will help jump- start your career or prepare you for graduate studies (see page 30). You can combine your career goals with your personal interests by pursuing a double major or by adding a minor to your area of focus. Get creative with your education and take advantage of the unlimited choices LA&PS has to offer. ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES • We're flexible: take classes during the day, evenings, weekends and online. • Learn from leading experts in the field, many of whom are active in the Canadian business sector and make learning dynamic and exciting. We have one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Canada, offering a 90-credit Bachelor of Administrative Studies, a 120-credit Specialized Honours (BAS) and a BAS Specialized Honours in Information Technology (BAS ITEC). You'll sharpen your critical thinking, analytical, communication and leadership skills — all of which are vital for success in today's competitive business environment. Broaden your career horizons through our BAS Specialized Honours program in one of the following areas: The ACCOUNTING program and courses are aimed at preparing students for professional careers in accounting and consulting firms, industry, government and nonprofit organizations, as well as preparing them for advanced studies in accounting/ finance graduate programs. The courses satisfy the comprehensive preparation requirements for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. BUSINESS RESEARCH teaches you survey design, data collection and interpretation, quantitative measurement, market and decision analysis, and information systems design. FINANCE gives you the knowledge and skills needed to work toward two major designations within the finance field: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT develops your knowledge of workplace productivity, safety and equity legislation, labour-management relations, hiring, compensation and retention issues. See also Human Resources Management on page 17. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY blends information management with business. Stand out to future employers by specializing in one of three streams: Business Systems Analysis, E-Commerce Development, or Information Technology Auditing & Assurance. See also Information Technology on page 18. MANAGEMENT helps you gain cutting-edge managerial knowledge and skills, such as leadership, motivation, group dynamics, organizational design, strategic planning, small ventures and international business, which are essential for companies of all sizes. MANAGEMENT SCIENCE prepares students to address the unique and complex issues organizations face in their short- term and long-term strategic planning. MARKETING helps you gain practical knowledge in all aspects of the field, including product management, advertising and communications, market research and consumer behaviour Place yourself ahead of the pack: pursue our new Business minor (see page 8) or pair your degree with one of our many certificates in Accounting; Emergency Management; Human Resource Management; Information Technology Auditing and Assurance; Logistics; Management; Marketing; or Real Estate. See page 28 for more information. Thinking about graduate studies? We offer a Master of Arts in Disaster & Emergency Management and a new Master of Financial Accountability. See page 30 for more information. yorku.ca/laps/programs/adms CAREER OPTIONS Professional accountant, human resources advisor, logistics and supply chain manager, investment and financial analyst, marketing and sales manager COURSES INCLUDE Cross-Cultural Management; Managerial Cost Accounting & Analysis; Marketing for Competitive Advantage; Personal Financial Planning STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Professional Accounting Students' Association

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