Business Administration and Computer Science Double Degree

Program ambassador Katherine

What is the BBA/BCS Double Degree program?

Combine the society-changing power of computer science with the world of business in this co-op only program. In just five years you will earn two degrees – a full honours computer science degree from the University of Waterloo and a full honours business administration degree from nearby Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn about software, algorithms, programming, and the limits of computation while also studying brand communication, accounting, human resources, marketing, and finance.

  • Co-op only
  • Earn two degrees: your Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) from Waterloo, and your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Laurier.

Meet Kathrine

Kathrine chose Waterloo for our culture of innovation, and for the invaluable experience she’s gained during her co-op terms.

Your first year

All first-year students take a common selection of math courses called core courses. Normally in the fall term, Business Administration and Computer Science Double Degree students take:

*Note: For suggested electives and more information please visit our course selection page.

Potential co-op and career opportunities

Potential co-op opportunities
Sample titles Sample employers
  • Full stack developer
  • QA analyst
  • Secure engineering tools development intern
  • Software developer
  • WhatsApp
  • Oath Inc.
  • Redfin
Potential career opportunities
  • Business Analyst - CIBC World Markets
  • Investment Banking Analyst - Morgan Stanley Canada
  • Software Engineer - Google Canada
  • Chartered Professional Accountant
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries