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
BADM
Duration
6 Semesters, plus 3 work terms (3 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
3 Co-op Work Terms
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2020 Barrie
Winter 2020 Barrie
Summer 2020 Barrie

Program description

Students engage with topics that are as diverse as business itself. Students develop the fundamental knowledge and skills for success in business and management. The broad range of choice in the third year provides students with 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.

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

Co-op
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.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities may include, but are not limited to, management trainee/manager, sales/sales management, personnel officer/manager in addition to entrepreneurial opportunities. Employers include banks, finance, trust and insurance companies, computer firms, government ministries and agencies, producers of consumer and industrial products, wholesalers, retailers, private companies and non-profit organizations.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 111 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

It is strongly recommended that applicants complete the CPA to ensure proper placement in their first communications course.

Courses

Program-specific Courses

  • ACCT 1000 - Financial Accounting Principles 1
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1001 - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1003 - Microcomputer Applications
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • MATH 1002 - Mathematics of Finance
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 1000 - Introduction to Marketing
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 2005 - Customer Service
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 1000 - Microeconomics
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1000 - Human Resources Management Foundations
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 2033 - Professional Edge
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ACCT 1003 - Finance and Management Accounting
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 2000 - Macroeconomics
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2001 - Principles of Management
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2012 - Introduction to Project Management
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • STAT 2000 - Statistics 1
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 2009 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • FNCE 2000 - Business Finance
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • LAWS 2000 - Business Law
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2000 - Production and Operations Management
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details.
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ETHC 3002 - Business Ethics
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • Select 4 - 42 hour courses from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details.
    (Semester 5 / 168 hours)
  • MGMT 3001 - Managerial Decision Making
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • Select 4 - 42 hour courses from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details.
    (Semester 6 / 168 hours)
  • COOP 1008 - Business Work Term 1 (Fall intake - occurs after Semester 2, Winter intake - occurs after Semester 3)
    (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 2024 - Business General Work Term 2 (Fall intake - occurs after Semester 3, Winter intake - occurs after Semester 4)
    (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 3000 - Business Work Term 3 (Fall intake - occurs after Semester 4, Winter intake - occurs after Semester 6)
    (Semester 6 / 560 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 4)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 5)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 6)