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
BUSN
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie
Summer 2019 Barrie

Program description

For students interested in managing people or processes, Georgian''s two-year 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.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities 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 11 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M) 

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/

Courses

Mandatory 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)
  • LAWS 2000 - Business Law (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)
  • MGMT 2000 - Production and Operations Management (Semester 4 / 42 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)
  • Program Option Courses (Semester 4)
  • Select 2 - 42 hour courses from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details. (Semester 4)