New Programs

Concentration in Strategic Management (BBA Program)

The new concentration in Strategic Management is offered as part of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program.

If you are interested in a management consulting or strategy analyst role, this is your concentration. The new Strategic Management concentration is ideal for students interested in management consulting, public policy, strategy and not-for-profit management roles.

Study an extensive range of courses in multiple fields of study, delivered by our leading faculty at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics. We designed this concentration to be flexible because strategy looks holistically at organizations, is constantly changing and is full of new ideas. You can take strategy courses as well as finance, economics, marketing, small business and leadership courses. Having flexibility allows you to refine your concentration based on your areas of interest.

This concentration is perfect for students who want co-op positions in management consulting. The demand to hire Laurier Lazaridis School BBA graduates in consulting roles has grown exponentially in recent years. By taking this concentration, you will gain a competitive advantage with potential employers as you demonstrate your focused learning on strategic management while completing your BBA.

Program Changes

Water Science and Environmental Health (BSc)

Our Applied Water Science program has been renamed Water Science and Environmental Health. The new name more accurately describes the content of the program, including the emphasis on the fundamental principles of water science related to the chemistry, biology and physics of water. The new name also reflects the goal of this program: to provide you with a fundamental knowledge of water science and general knowledge of environmental health.

The course offerings and program requirements have also been updated, giving you more choice as a student. The number of electives has been increased, giving you more opportunities to complete electives in biology, chemistry, or geography and environmental studies. The greater choice of electives means you'll study water science and environmental health from different fields of study and perspectives.

Geography (BA or BSc) and Environmental Studies (BA)

These programs have moved from the Faculty of Arts to the Faculty of Science at Laurier. 


Admission Updates

English-Proficiency Requirement

If your three most recent years of full-time education have been in a language other than English, you must submit a minimum score on an English-language test or submit an academic English preparation program that meets Laurier's minimum requirements.

You may request an exemption if have successfully studied in an English-language school system on a full-time basis for a minimum of three years, without completing any ESL courses. If it has been more than 2 years since the completion of this education, we will request an English language test.

We reserve the right to request a test of English proficiency when reviewing your application.