View All Programs

Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Online

Let's get down to business! This program is a common year for all business students, so graduates will be eligible for direct entry into the second year of the following diploma programs at Cambrian: General Business, Business Accounting, Business Administration and Business Administration- Accounting.

Business touches every single aspect of our lives. Everything we do, touch, see and hear has a business associated with it. Your career in business starts with the Business Fundamentals program at Cambrian College. Explore traditional business careers by gaining a solid introductory foundation in accounting, finance, human resources and marketing, and apply that knowledge in your current career or use it to pursue your passions.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters
  • All courses delivered online
  • Successful graduates can enter directly into the second year of Cambrian's diploma and advanced diploma Business programs

Quick Links

How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

Recommended: computer competency in relevant software

APPLY NOW!

Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
ACC 1100Intro to Financial Accounting 4
BUS 1100Business Mathematics 4
BUS 1034Intro to Business Management 3
ENG 1002College Communication 3
MKT 1004Marketing I 3
HRP 1000Intro to Human Resources 3
BUS 1035Computer Apps for Business 3
 Term Credits: 23
Semester 2
BUS 1200Financial Math 4
ECN 1101Microeconomics 3
ENG 2205Business Reports and Presentations 3
ISP 3026Spreadsheet Management 3
MKT 1200Introduction to Marketing II 3
ACC 1310Financial Accounting II 4
The following General Education course:  3
Positive Psychology 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 46

Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Winter 2017
Semester 2 - Spring 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
ACC 1100Intro to Financial Accounting 4
BUS 1100Business Mathematics 4
BUS 1034Intro to Business Management 3
ENG 1002College Communication 3
MKT 1004Marketing I 3
HRP 1000Intro to Human Resources 3
BUS 1035Computer Apps for Business 3
 Term Credits: 23
Semester 2
BUS 1200Financial Math 4
ECN 1101Microeconomics 3
ENG 2205Business Reports and Presentations 3
ISP 3026Spreadsheet Management 3
MKT 1200Introduction to Marketing II 3
ACC 1310Financial Accounting II 4
The following General Education course:  3
Positive Psychology 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 46

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $3,655.48. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $13,614.00 for two semesters of study. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Books & Supplies

The estimated cost of books and supplies for 2015-2016 is approximately $1,000 for two semesters. This is the best information available at the time of publishing and is subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in:

  • Sales
  • Wholesale
  • Insurance
  • Governmental departments
  • Customer service
  • Retailing
  • Manufacturing
  • Service industries
  • Financial institutions

University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Please refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

Back to Top