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Business Administration
Be prepared for success in business and management. Focus on your area of interest. Be career-ready or pursue articulations to degree studies.

General information

Program code
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie
Winter 2018 Barrie

Program description

Georgian's three-year, Co-op, Business Administration program is as diverse as business itself. Required courses provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills for success in business and management. The broad range of choice in the third year provides the opportunity to tailor the diploma to unique career goals, including options in payroll, accounting, computers, advertising, marketing, logistics, human resource, entrepreneurship, international business management, leadership and the completion of external certification requirements.

Why study Business Administration at Georgian?

Because Georgian means business!

We’ll provide you with a solid business foundation while allowing you to explore a range of subject and career opportunities.

Our grads finds careers in accounting, advertising, office administration, automotive, aviation, human resources, information systems, marketing or a combination of these areas.

Georgian is a recognized leader in student work experience you'll get the hands-on experience you need to give you an advantage in the career marketplace.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U) *Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U); plus any Grade 11* or 12 College level mathematics (MBC3C, MAP4C or MCT4C) or 11* or 12 University level mathematics (MCF3M, MCR3U, MCV4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MHF4U or MDM4U). (*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level mathematics MCB3C, MCF3M or MCR3U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*
  • Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


View the Business Administration articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
ECON1000 Microeconomics
STAT2000 Statistics 1
ECON2000 Macroeconomics
FNCE2000 Business Finance
MGMT2001 Principles of Management
MGMT3001 Managerial Decision Making
HURM1000 Human Res. Mgmt. Foundations
ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
MGMT2000 Production and Operations Management
LAWS2000 Business Law
ACCT1003 Finance and Management Accounting
BUSI2005 Customer Service
ETHC3002 Business Ethics
MGMT2012 Intro to Project Management
ENTR2009 Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

Optional Courses

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Terms

COOP1008 Business Work Term 1
COOP2024 Business General Work Term 2
COOP3000 Business Work Term 3

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