Students acquire a foundational knowledge of the basics of business, with a focus on managing people and processes. Courses in economics, accounting, marketing, and human resources lay the groundwork for future careers and further studies. Individual courses provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to get to work. Upon graduation, students may launch their career or spring-board into further studies.
Tuition and fees
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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 (co-op) program?
Business 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 Transfer Centre website for details:
What career paths can I take in business?
Your Business (co-op) diploma gives you many 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.
Why study Business (co-op) 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.
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.
Learn from experienced faculty who simplify complex content and provide relevant, real-world examples.
What courses are included in the Business (co-op) diploma program?
18 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
1 Program Option Course
3 General Education Courses
2 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 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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