Algonquin College

General Arts and Science - Pre-Business Studies

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the business field. Exposure to areas of study, such as marketing, microeconomics and social media for the entrepreneur enable students to explore their interests and aptitudes, assess their career choices and experience college delivery of course material. Students who successfully complete the certificate are eligible to be admitted to Algonquin`s Business Administration program and receive credit for nine courses.

Graduates are eligible to receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with concentration in Pre-Business Studies. Graduates can apply to other programs in the College or continue their studies in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. Some credits may be considered as transfer credits towards other college programs.
URL:General Arts and Science - Pre-Business Studies at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $6,090
Careers:Managers in Other ServicesManagement Consultants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 26, 2018