Business and Management

Business Fundamentals

General information

Program code
BSFN
Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Certificate
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2016 Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay
Fall 2017 Muskoka, Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay
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Program outlines

Contact

Barrie

Chris McBrien
705.728.1968, ext. 1470
Email: Chris McBrien

South Georgian Bay

Kelly Brown
705.728.1968, ext. 2932
Email: Kelly Brown

Muskoka

Sandra Gallagher
705.728.1968, ext. 4811
Email: Sandra Gallagher

Owen Sound

Nathalie Stievenart
705.728.1968, ext. 2337
Email: Nathalie Stievenart

Program description

This program is intended for students who wish to develop the skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level position in business. Completion of the program will provide the student with a solid business foundation, while exposure to core business courses will allow students to understand the different areas of business and better choose an area of focus. After successful completion of the program, a student will be eligible to enrol in a number of Georgian’s Business diploma programs.

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 (MBF3C, MAP4C or MCT4C) or 11* or 12 University level Mathematics (MCF3M, MCV4U, MHF4U, MCB4U, MGA4U or MDM4U). (*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics MBF3C or MCF3M)

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

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • 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.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
HURM1000 Human Res. Mgmt. Foundations
MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing

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 Courses

To be selected from College list

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