Business Foundations

General information

Program code
1 Semesters (252 Hours)

Intake information

Start date Campus

Program description

The Business Foundations Program offers an alternative pathway to students considering a business, aviation management, or automotive marketing education at Georgian College. The Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to support the academic success in Georgian's Business Diploma programs. Fundamental theories and skills will be explored in mathematics to prepare students for mathematically-related subjects in Georgian's Business Diploma Programs. In addition, students will be introduced to marketing, communications and a general education at the post-secondary level and essential introductory courses in the business, aviation or automotive programs.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

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) Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):
  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • Equivalent courses in English 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
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English 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.


Mandatory Courses

  • MATH1014 Essential Mathematics for Business 1
  • MATH1015 Essential Mathematics for Business 2

Communications Course

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 Course

To be selected from College list