Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver:
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver campus is located in British Columbia, Canada. We offer accredited professional American degree programs to international students with majors in Business Administration, Information Technology and Individualized Studies. Students majoring in Business Administration are required to complete a concentration in International Business and may elect to complete a second concentration in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Technology, or Marketing. Students majoring in Information Technology can choose from Web Development and/or Network & System Administration. The B.A. in Individualized Studies provides students the opportunity to specialize in: Business, Communication, Applied Technology, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Global Security*, Health and Human Services*, and Sports Administration Studies*.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration*, with concentrations in:
- Accounting and International Business
- Entrepreneurship and International Business
- Finance and International Business
- Information Technology and International Business
- Marketing and International Business
The primary educational objective of the Business Administration program at Fairleigh Dickinson University is to facilitate, in its students, the development of competencies that are necessary to skillfully plan, organize, direct, and manage the functions and processes within a firm or organization. Graduates of this program will possess both the educational knowledge and business acumen necessary to assume positions of responsibility in a global business community characterized by rapid technological and social change, and/or pursue graduate level study in business or a related field.
Students in the B.S. in Business Administration program must complete a minimum of 130 credit hours of course work. Of the 130 credit hours, 12 will be in the University’s required and nationally recognized University Core curriculum, 31 in the liberal arts, 63 in the College’s business management foundation, 12 in the concentration requirements for international business, and 12 in the concentration requirements for the second concentration area selected by all students (in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology, or marketing).
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology*, with a concentration in Business Administration.
The overarching goal of the program is to prepare students as “information technologists” and professionals who can assist general users, including individuals and organizations, in evaluating needs and solving problems related to information technology (IT), as well as in applying IT effectively in a global work environment driven by rapidly changing technology.
The primary educational objective of the program is produce graduates who can enter into and advance in the professions of IT, management information systems, and business administration, as well as continue their education and obtain advanced degrees in these and related fields. With regard to program outcomes, graduates must be able to evaluate current and emerging technologies; identify user needs; design user-friendly interfaces; apply, configure, and manage these technologies; assess their impacts on individuals, organizations, and the environment; and apply fundamental business concepts and strategies.
Students in the B.S. in Information Technology program must complete a minimum of 130 credit hours of course work. The distribution is:
- Mathematics, Science, and Programming Requirements 18 credits
- Liberal Arts Requirements 34 credits
- IT Core Requirements 48 credits
- Business Administration Concentration 24 credits
- Free Electives 6 credits
- Total 130 credits
The IT Core Requirements provide students with a broad, integrated education in selected IT areas such as computer networking, computer-based systems, Web site development and management, digital media publishing, databases, and application development. The concentration in business administration provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed in the field of business administration. Students also obtain a well-rounded education from the requirements in the Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Programming.
The FDU-Vancouver “pre-university program” provides advanced English-language training for students who meet the University’s admission standards but require additional training in English (in speaking and/or writing) prior to matriculating in one of the two degree programs above.
- Academic English language classes address the most common causes of difficulty for international students: reading and writing at a university level, and participating effectively in discussions.
- The program also provides students with learning strategies to ensure success in university-level courses.
- Small classes ensure personalized attention from instructors.
- Advanced English for Professional Success courses cover background knowledge and technical terminology specific to the degree program students plan to study — Business Management or Information Technology.
- The University’s Learning Resources and Support Center provides additional support in language and academic content tutoring.
- While improving their academic English language skills, students can earn up to 14 credits toward their degree program.
- Pre-university program students receive conditional admission to FDU–Vancouver. Admission is conditional upon successful completion of 11-26 credits of coursework
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