Students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to perform human resource functions within domestic and international business environments. Students prepare to implement and evaluate plans for staffing, performance management, training, employee and labour relations, health and safety, and benefits and compensation administration functions. They also learn to apply communication, information technology, teamwork, leadership and organizational development strategies to support the human resources activities of an organization. They acquire the competency to contribute to a number of more complex functions supporting organizational effectiveness, including applying principles of financial analysis and control, collaborating in the design of an organization’s human resources plan, and in the preparation of an organization’s business plan.
Tuition and fees
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This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.
What are the admission requirements for the Business Administration – Human Resources program?
Business Administration – Human Resources admission requirements
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any Grade 111 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/academic-regulations/
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 for Prior Learning website for details:
In order to broaden the program choices, all General, Accounting, Human Resources, and Marketing students, whether they are in a two-year or a three-year diploma program, will share a common first semester. Students will take five mandatory courses in that semester, and will have a choice of which General Education course they wish to take. The curriculum for this common first semester is as follows:
|ACCT 1000||Financial Accounting Principles 1|
|BUSI 1001||Introduction to Organizational Behaviour|
|COMP 1003||Microcomputer Applications|
|MATH 1002||Mathematics of Finance|
|MKTG 1000||Introduction to Marketing|
BAHR courses combine current theory with experiential learning methodologies in order to prepare the student for the ever increasing demands that are required of the regulated Human Resources professional.
What career paths can I take in business administration and human resources?
Your Business Administration – Human Resources diploma gives you many career opportunities
Graduates of this program may find employment in a broad range of private, public, and not-for-profit sectors of business and industry including manufacturers, retailers, banks and other financial institutions, medical facilities, government offices, human resources consulting firms, and other large and small businesses.
What courses are included in the Business Administration – Human Resources diploma program?
25 Program Courses
3 Communications Courses
3 Program Option Courses
5 General Education Courses
3 Co-op Work Terms
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Business Administration – Human Resources program outline.
- ACCT 1000 – Financial Accounting Principles 1
- BUSI 1001 – Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
- COMP 1003 – Microcomputer Applications
- MATH 1002 – Mathematics of Finance
- MKTG 1000 – Introduction to Marketing
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
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