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Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Online

Let’s get down to business! 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.

This program is a common first year for all business students, so as a graduate, you will be eligible for direct entry into the second year of the following diploma programs at Cambrian: Business, Business Accounting, Business Administration, and Business Administration – Accounting.

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

  • In-class delivery option available (see BFPG program)

  • This is a Northern College’s Collaborative Delivery program

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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

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Program Delivery

2018-2019

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2019
  2. SEMESTER 2 Summer 2019

2019-2020

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2019
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2020

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2020
  2. SEMESTER 2 Summer 2020

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule posted on our website.

Program of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
BUS 1100 Business Mathematics 4
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
MKT 1004 Marketing I 3
BUS 1104 Introduction to Business Concepts 3
HRP 1000 Introduction to Human Resources 3
ISP 3026 Computer Applications for Business I 3
 Credits23
Semester 2
ACC 1310 Financial Accounting II 4
BUS 1200 Financial Math 4
ENG 2205 Business Reports and Presentations 3
MKT 1200 Marketing II 3
ECN 1101 Microeconomics 3
BUS 1035 Computer Applications for Business II 3
The following General Education course: 3
Positive Psychology  
 Credits23
 Total Credits46

Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,500. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in:

  • Sales

  • Wholesale

  • Insurance

  • Governmental departments

  • Customer service

  • Retailing

  • Manufacturing

  • Service industries

  • Financial institutions

College/University Degree Opportunities

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

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.

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