Business Build a solid foundation in business. Valuable hands-on experience to launch your career from here or take advantage of pathways to further studies.

General information

Program code
BUSG
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Co-op
Yes
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie
Winter 2018 Barrie

Program description

For students interested in managing people or processes, Georgian's two-year, Co-op, Business program provides a solid foundation in the basics of business. Studies in economics, accounting, marketing, and human resources lay the foundation for a good start. Individual courses provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to get to work. This program can launch a career or can be a spring-board into further studies.

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.

Pathways

View the Business articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
  • HURM1000 Human Res. Mgmt. Foundations
  • BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
  • MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
  • ECON1000 Microeconomics
  • COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
  • STAT2000 Statistics 1
  • ECON2000 Macroeconomics
  • FNCE2000 Business Finance
  • MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
  • MGMT2001 Principles of Management
  • MGMT2000 Production and Operations Management
  • LAWS2000 Business Law
  • ACCT1003 Finance and Management Accounting
  • BUSI2005 Customer Service
  • 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

To be selected from College list

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Terms

  • COOP1008 Business Work Term 1
  • COOP2024 Business General Work Term 2