Curriculum Guideline

Business Management - Business Administration (Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
DPMGTB
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Business
Credential Type
Diploma
Transcript Title
Busn Mgmt Dipl - Busn Admin
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201510
End Term
201820
Credential
Diploma in Business Management - Business Administration
Length of Program
Four semesters
Credits
60.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

Note: Prerequisites for some required courses for this program are:

  • English 12 with a grade of "B" (or acceptable substitution)
  • Principles of Math 11 or Foundations of Math 11 with a grade of "B" (or acceptable substitution)

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

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 25% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • A University Transferable course is a course that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities (SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC and 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)

Any 1000/2000 level UT** ENGL or 3000/4000 level ENGL course

3.00

Select one course from the following three options:

ECON 1101

The Canadian Economy
Note: ECON 1101 cannot be taken after ECON 1150 and ECON 1250 for further credit.

3.00

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics
Note: ECON 1150 and ECON 1250 are requirements for the BBA degrees.

3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics
Note: ECON 1150 and ECON 1250 are requirements for the BBA degrees.

3.00

Required Courses:

ACCT 1110*

Principles of Accounting I

3.00

ACCT 1210*

Principles of Accounting II

3.00

BUSN 1210

Management Essentials

3.00

BUSN 1320

Business Law I

3.00

BUSN 2275

Business Strategy and Simulation

3.00

BUSN 2429

Business Statistics

3.00

BUSN 3253

Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development

3.00

BUSN 3310

Organizational Management Skills

3.00

BUSN 3350

Human Resources Management

3.00

BUSN 3380

Operations Management

3.00

CSIS 1190

Excel for Business

3.00

FINC 1231

Commercial and Financial Math

3.00

MARK 1120

Introductory Marketing

3.00

MARK 2150

Personal Selling

3.00

CBA Elective Group

Four 2000 level or higher courses from ACCT, BUSN, CSIS/CISY, CMPT (check with department), COBA, ECON, FINC, or MARK

12.00

Total Credits

 

60.00

*ACCT 1235 (Principles of Accounting I & II) can be taken instead of ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210. A 3-credit 1000-4000 level course (1000 - 2000 level courses must be University Transferable) in ACCT, BUSN, CSIS, ECON (check with department), FINC or MARK must then be taken to meet the 60-credit requirement of the program. Also check with department if an University Transferable course can be used.