Business Technology Management Option

Program Information: Laurier Brantford Academic Advising Centre

The Business Technology Management (BTM) Option is normally a direct-entry program that is combined with a major at Laurier Brantford campus. Current students who are eligible may apply for the Option using the online Program Selection Form available through the Office of the Registrar. Students who have entered through direct-entry must have a minimum GPA of 6.0 in MB105 and MB115 to progress to senior MB courses [200-, 300- and 400-level] To be eligible to declare the Option, a current Laurier student must have a minimum GPA of 6.0 in MB105 and MB115. Only students in an Honours degree will be considered for admission.

The Business Technology Management (BT) Option consists of the following 4.0 credits (8 courses):

Required Courses (3.5 credits):
BU127 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
MB105 - Business in a Networked Society
MB115 - Information Technology
MB202 - Marketing
MB335 - Organizational Theory and Change
MB375 - Technology and Innovation Management
MB425 - Management of Information Systems

Any one of the following (0.5 credit):
EC120 - Introduction to Microeconomics
EC140 - Introduction to Macroeconomics

Additional Information
Regulations and Notes

  1. Current students may apply for the option using the Program Selection Form available through the Office of Enrolment Services AFTER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET: MB105 and MB115.
  2. No 300-level course may be taken prior to Year 3.
  3. A cumulative GPA of 7.00 in all MB courses applicable to the Business Technology Option is required for graduation. A 5.00 GPA is required in the one EC course. A maximum of 2 repeats is allowed across these course requirements.
  4. At least 3.5 of the 4.0 credits in the option must be completed at Wilfrid Laurier University.


Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Academic Planning Committee March 19, 2018: Course changes; effective September 1, 2018.