Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

This is a four-year, honours degree program. To qualify for a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree, a student must meet the following requirements:

Course Requirements

Obtain standing in at least 20.0 credits, meeting the following criteria:

  • At least 13.0 credits at the 200+ level including a minimum of 6.0 credits at the 300/400 level (no more than 1.0 credit at the 300/400 level of transfer credit may be counted with the exception of courses taken through an official university exchange program).
  • No more than 15.0 credits may be taken for degree credit from the following: COM/MGD/MGT/MGM

Distribution Requirement

  • Complete the distribution requirement, which consists of at least 1.0 credit from each of the following divisions: Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences. See Note 3 below for details.

Grade Requirement

  • Achieve a Cumulative GPA of 1.85 or more by the time of graduation.
  • Students who meet all the requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) but have a cumulative GPA below 1.85 may graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree provided they are in Good Standing (i.e., cumulative GPA is 1.50 or above). In doing so, students who elect to graduate with a BA degree will not be eligible to upgrade to a BBA degree, but may upgrade their BA to an HBA. For more information, refer to Upgrading a U of T Mississauga Bachelors Degree.

Program Requirements


  1. Effective as of September 2020, a maximum of 6.0 credits at the 100-level for degree credit is no longer being enforced. Instead, students must complete a minimum of 13.0 credits at the 200+ level and higher, including a minimum of 6.0 credits at the 300+ level.
  2. Students may consult with an Academic Advisor in the Office of the Registrar regarding degree requirements. Consult the departmental program advisor regarding program requirements.
  3. On distribution requirements:
    • Not all courses offered fulfill distribution requirements.
    • Some courses have two assigned distributions. In these cases, the course will count towards one distribution requirement, but cannot fulfill two requirements simultaneously.
    • Courses used to fulfill program requirements may also be used to fulfill distribution requirements.
    • Students who are unsure about their distribution requirements or who need information on another U of T campus should contact the Office of the Registrar.
    • Students wishing to use transfer credit(s) to fulfill distribution are responsible for confirming with the Office of the Registrar that the credit is acceptable for this purpose.