Curriculum Guideline

General Business (Certificate)

Program Code
CTGBUS
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Business
Credential Type
Certificate
Discontinued
No
Is Active
Yes
Transcript Title
General Business Certificate
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201930
End Term
999999
Institutional Unit
Business
Credential
Certificate in General Business
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

Note: Prerequisites to many courses offered by the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration is:

  • Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or equivalent or Business Readiness Assessment

Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you check each individual course prerequisite and ensure that you have completed this Mathematic requirement prior to registration.

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 25% (8 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College*
  • A minimum program GPA of 2.00 is required

*Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College. 

** A university transferable course is a course that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC – according to the BC Transfer Guide.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

Select one course from the following three options:

CMNS 1111

Workplace Communications for Selected Programs

3.00

CMNS 1115

Practical Writing 

3.00

ENGL (UT)**

University Transferable** English

3.00

Required Courses:

CBA Electives

Select 24 credits (8 courses) from:

ACCT, BUSN, COBA, CSIS, ECON, FINC, MARK, CMPT 1110 or SOSC 2140

24.00

Elective

Select one College Level or Higher elective

3.00

Total Credits

 

30.00