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Train for a rewarding career in human resources

Business Administration – Human Resources Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op program

Start your career here, finish as a professional! Gain experience on three co-op work terms. Support the HR activities of any organization.

Program code BAHR
Duration 3 Years
Credential Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

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.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Winter 2022 Barrie
Fall 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

Work-integrated learning

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)

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/

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

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:

Mandatory Courses
ACCT 1000Financial Accounting Principles 1
BUSI 1001Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
COMP 1003Microcomputer Applications
MATH 1002Mathematics of Finance
MKTG 1000Introduction to Marketing
Plus one:
Communications course

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?

Course overview

Program-specific courses

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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