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Ontario College Advanced Diploma | 6 semesters | Barrydowne

Arm yourself with the necessary skills in human resources, marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, and operations in order to play an important role in any small- to large-sized business, as well as entrepreneurial ventures. In your third year, you can choose a specialization in one of two key areas: marketing or management, and will put your skills to work in a field placement in your final semester.

Program Highlights

  • 3 years – 6 semesters

  • Industry experienced professors provide real-world connections to learning

  • Flexible learning options (traditional classrooms, online options, and virtual classes)

  • Opportunities for experiential learning through clubs and competitions

  • 7 to 8-week unpaid placement provides valuable real-world experience and connections to the business world

  • Course options allow you to build specialized skills in marketing, management, and/or business planning

  • Opportunities to earn a degree through articulation agreements with various universities

Fieldwork/Placement

All Business Administration students are required to complete an unpaid placement in the final semester of the program. The placement provides an opportunity for students to put their business skills to the test in an actual workplace of their choice. This hands-on approach allows students to gain experience in their chosen field while building relationships and their resumes.

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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) or (U)

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

Recommended

  • Computer competency in relevant software
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Program Delivery

2021-2022

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2022
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2022
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2023
  5. SEMESTER 5 Fall 2023
  6. SEMESTER 6 Winter 2024

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Spring 2022
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2022
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2023
  5. SEMESTER 5 Fall 2023
  6. SEMESTER 6 Winter 2024

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

Program of Study for 2021-22 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ACC 1045 Introduction to Accounting 3
BUS 1125 Business Professionalism 3
BUS 1146 Introduction to Business Management 3
BUS 1211 Business Mathematics 3
ECN 1101 Microeconomics 3
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
ISP 3026 Spreadsheets for Business 3
 Credits21
Semester 2
ACC 1050 Financial Accounting 3
BUS 1111 Business Research Methods 3
BUS 1153 CSR and Ethics 3
BUS 1212 Financial Mathematics 3
ECN 1202 Macroeconomics 3
MKT 1204 Foundations of Marketing 3
One General Education course. 1 3
 Credits21
Semester 3
ACC 2312 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 1233 Statistics 3
ENG 2205 Business Reports and Presentations 3
MKT 1200 Applied Marketing 3
FIN 1101 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 2041 Human Resources Management 3
One General Education Course. 1 3
 Credits21
Semester 4
BUS 1037 Project Management 3
BUS 2040 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 1217 Strategic Business Decisions 3
BUS 2320 Business Law 3
BUS 3501 Operations Management 3
MKT 3680 Professional Selling 3
One General Education Course. 1 3
 Credits21
Semester 5
BUS 1144 Business Research and Plan 4
MKT 3550 Strategic Marketing Management 3
MKT 2350 Customer Relationship Management 4
QMM 1003 Business Analytics 4
One of the following groups of Electives: 6
Supply Chain Management
and Small Business Management
 
Communication Design
and Digital Media and Marketing
 
 Credits21
Semester 6
BUS 1046 Work Placement 7
BUS 1145 International Management 3
One of the following groups of Elective courses: 6
Integrated Marketing Communications
and Campaign Strategies
 
Continuous Process Improvement
and Financial Planning
 
 Credits16
 Total Credits121

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 are prepared for employment opportunities in:

  • Retail organizations

  • Investment firms

  • Insurance companies

  • Commercial development firms

  • Municipal, provincial, and federal governments

  • Manufacturing firms

  • Advertising agencies

  • Financial institutes

  • Marketing agencies

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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