Automotive Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Automotive Management)
Accelerate your business management education in the automotive industry. Unique co-op, networking opportunities. High grad employment rate.

General information

Program code
8 Semesters (4 Years)
Honours Bachelor Degree

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie

Program description

This program provides students with a degree-level education in business management with an applied focus for the automotive industry. Students learn current issues, trends and technologies that prepare them in adopting proactive approaches in identifying and responding to changes in the automotive industry. Instruction, lecture and discussion delivery promotes critical thinking and problem solving skills and classes will often include a guest speaker series with industry representatives in attendance. Labs are a substantial part of the program and the student run Auto Show is the largest lab of its kind in Canada. A strategically sequential co-op structure serves to maximize the link between theory and practice.

Automotive Business School of Canada

The Automotive Business School of Canada – built and actively supported by the automotive industry, for the automotive industry.

Gain automotive industry experience and build your network. With our graduate employment rate of over 90 per cent, your drive can take you anywhere!

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • minimum overall average of 65 per cent
  • six Grade 12 U or M level courses
  • Grade 12 English U
  • Grade 12 U level Mathematics

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 a minimum overall average of 65 per cent with six Grade 12 U or M level courses, Grade 12 English (U) (ENG4U) and any Grade 12 U level Mathematics.

Students presenting equivalent qualifications will also be considered for admission. A second grade 12 university or university/college Mathematics course is highly recommended.

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

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics taken at Georgian College
  • College diploma programs such as: Automotive Business*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the advanced or university level with a minimum overall average of 65%)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

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

Selection process

Selection is based on academic grades and subject prerequisites; applicants must meet minimum averages to receive final acceptance.


View the Honours Bach Bus Admin(AutMgm) articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Core Courses

ACTG1000 Introduction to Accounting
ACTG2002 Management Accounting
AUTM1002 Concepts of the Automotive Ind
AUTM1003 Introduction to Aftermarket
AUTM1007 Automotive Technology
AUTM1011 Dealership Management Systems
AUTM2003 Parts and Service Management
AUTM2006 Dealership Sales Management
AUTM4010 Automotive Commercial Relationships
BSNS2001 Ethics for Business
BSNS3000 Entrepreneurship and the Small Business Plan
ECNM1000 Microeconomics
ECNM1001 Macroeconomics
FINC3003 Corporate Finance
FINC3004 Dealership Financial Statement Analysis
HRMG4000 Human Resource Management
JURI3000 Business Law for the Automotive Industry
MATS2000 Business Mathematics
MNGM1001 Management Principles
MNGM4000 Strategic Management
MNGM4002 Operations Management
MRKT1000 Introduction to Marketing
MRKT1001 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT2000 Automotive Sales Concepts and Applications
MRKT3000 Automotive Marketing Management
STAS3000 Introduction to Statistical Analysis
STAS3001 Statistical Analysis
BSNS4005 Business Simulation
BSNS2004 Organizational Behaviour

Elective Core Courses

To be selected from College list

Mandatory Non-Core Course

INTS1002 Introduction to Multidisciplinary Research

Elective Non-Core Courses

Auto Show Practica

Co-op Work Terms

COOP1000 Auto Mgmt Degree Work Term 1
COOP2001 Auto Mgmt Degree Work Term 2
COOP3004 Auto Mgmt Degree Work Term 3

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