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Certificate in Business

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The Certificate in Business Programme is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall
(902) 628-4353

The Business Certificate is intended for students who satisfy the entrance requirements of the Business Program but are not pursuing a Business degree. Generally, students must have successfully completed Grade 12 in a University Preparatory program with an overall average of at least 70% in English, Mathematics, any two Social Studies, Languages, or Sciences, and one other academic course.

Applicants with the appropriate work experience may also be accepted into the program.

The objective of this certificate program is to provide students with a sampling of courses in the areas of business. For those students interested, the certificate program also provides many of the foundation courses required to enter the BBA degree program.

The Business Certificate is a credit program comprised of ten three-semester hour courses: three required courses and seven elective courses. The courses are generally offered during the normal academic year, but some may be offered during summer school.

Please note: students enrolled in the Bachelor degree in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality and the Bachelor of Business Studies do not qualify for the certificate.

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First Name:
Last Name:
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Careers:
  • Banker
  • Retail Sales Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Officer
The Certificate in Business Programme is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall
(902) 628-4353

Required courses:

  • Accounting 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour

SEVEN of the following courses:

  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 265 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management
  • Business 301 - Business Law – Part I
  • Business 333 - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance 
  • Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343 - Integrated Cases in Marketing
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 465 - Project Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills

Students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 7 of the 10 business courses in order to qualify for the Certificate of Business.

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First Name:
Last Name:
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Careers:
  • Banker
  • Retail Sales Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Officer
The Certificate in Business Programme is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall
(902) 628-4353
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
Overview

The Business Certificate is intended for students who satisfy the entrance requirements of the Business Program but are not pursuing a Business degree. Generally, students must have successfully completed Grade 12 in a University Preparatory program with an overall average of at least 70% in English, Mathematics, any two Social Studies, Languages, or Sciences, and one other academic course.

Applicants with the appropriate work experience may also be accepted into the program.

The objective of this certificate program is to provide students with a sampling of courses in the areas of business. For those students interested, the certificate program also provides many of the foundation courses required to enter the BBA degree program.

The Business Certificate is a credit program comprised of ten three-semester hour courses: three required courses and seven elective courses. The courses are generally offered during the normal academic year, but some may be offered during summer school.

Please note: students enrolled in the Bachelor degree in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality and the Bachelor of Business Studies do not qualify for the certificate.

Course Structure

Required courses:

  • Accounting 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour

SEVEN of the following courses:

  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 265 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management
  • Business 301 - Business Law – Part I
  • Business 333 - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance 
  • Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343 - Integrated Cases in Marketing
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 465 - Project Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills

Students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 7 of the 10 business courses in order to qualify for the Certificate of Business.

Faculty
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor

Overview

The Business Certificate is intended for students who satisfy the entrance requirements of the Business Program but are not pursuing a Business degree. Generally, students must have successfully completed Grade 12 in a University Preparatory program with an overall average of at least 70% in English, Mathematics, any two Social Studies, Languages, or Sciences, and one other academic course.

Applicants with the appropriate work experience may also be accepted into the program.

The objective of this certificate program is to provide students with a sampling of courses in the areas of business. For those students interested, the certificate program also provides many of the foundation courses required to enter the BBA degree program.

The Business Certificate is a credit program comprised of ten three-semester hour courses: three required courses and seven elective courses. The courses are generally offered during the normal academic year, but some may be offered during summer school.

Please note: students enrolled in the Bachelor degree in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality and the Bachelor of Business Studies do not qualify for the certificate.

Course Structure

Required courses:

  • Accounting 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour

SEVEN of the following courses:

  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 265 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management
  • Business 301 - Business Law – Part I
  • Business 333 - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance 
  • Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343 - Integrated Cases in Marketing
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 465 - Project Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills

Students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 7 of the 10 business courses in order to qualify for the Certificate of Business.

Faculty

  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
Want more information about Certificate in Business? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail:
Careers: 
Banker
Retail Sales Manager
Entrepreneur
Human Resource Officer
Course Level: 
100 Level
Courses: 

BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (Offered in both semesters)
An introduction to the functional areas of business. Topics to be covered include business organizations, marketing, finance, accounting, production, and personnel. Much emphasis will be placed on the development of both written and oral communication skills in a business context. Case studies will be used to reinforce theoretical concepts discussed. 
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP program.
Three hours a week.

BUS 171 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 
This course introduces students to the theory of organizational behaviour (the study of people at work in organizations). It examines the behaviours of individuals working alone or in teams, and how organizational characteristics, management practices and other factors influence this behaviour, and ultimately organizational effectiveness.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP Program.
Three hours a week.

EC102 INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS 
An introduction to the development, tools and application of macroeconomic analysis in the Canadian economy. Topics discussed will include inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy as well as others. 
PREREQUISITE: None 
Three hours a week.

 

Course Level: 
200 Level
Courses: 

ACCT 20​1 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course is concerned with a study of basic accounting concepts and principles, the application of these principles to business transactions and financial statements, and an introduction to balance sheet and income statement accounts. Basic bookkeeping techniques are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or permission of the instructor.
Three hours a week.

ACCT 202 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part II
This course deals with accounting for partnerships, corporate capital transactions, long-term liabilities, and cash flow information. Analysis of financial statements, an introduction to cost accounting concepts, and an introduction to computerized accounting are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 201
Three hours a week.

BUS 241 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This course provides an introduction and understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation and management decision-making. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the tools and basic terminology needed to understand information systems and their role in the business environment. Topics include information systems concepts, a review of information technology concepts, the fundamentals of e-business, planning and development of information systems, and the management of these systems.
PREREQUISITE:  Business 101

BUS 251 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 
This course is designed to provide business students with an introductory survey of the many business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include frequency distributions, measures of location and dispersion, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods and sampling distributions, sample size, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 and Math 111-112, or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week. 
NOTE: This is a required course for Business students and credit for Mathematics 221, Education 481, Psychology 271, 278 or 279, Sociology 331 and Sociology 332 will not be allowed.

BUS 265 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
This course provides an overview of the life cycle of an entrepreneurial and small business firm. Students gain a broad understanding of the field of entrepreneurship and its role in society. It introduces students to practical aspects of small business through theory and actual business practice. It will look at the issues involved in the evolution and operation of the small business firm. Topics will include the nature and concepts of entrepreneurship, the traits of entrepreneurs, the process in small and larger firms, starting a new firm, purchasing or franchising, personnel, marketing, financing, and so on. Students will be thinking and acting in a creative manner, be exposed to local business people, assess potential to be entrepreneurs, and develop attitudes and skills for any organization. Students will research business opportunities, work with entrepreneurs, do a simulation, complete a report, and do presentations. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or special permission
 

Course Level: 
300 Level
Courses: 

ACCT 301 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course introduces students to the accounting environment; the concepts and principles from which Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) have grown; and revisits balance sheet items such as cash, accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets, intangibles, short-term liabilities and equity accounts in more depth.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 202
Three hours a week.

BUS 372 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 
A study of the relationship between the labour force and management in the modern organization. Particular attention is given to the nature and role of trade unionism and collective bargaining. A basic objective of the course is to explore the conditions for effective industrial relations in the process of management. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

Course Level: 
400 Level
Courses: 

BUS 441 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
Human Resource Management (HRM) has become a strategic function for both private and public organizations. This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and practical aspects of HRM. It focuses on the personnel processes involved in the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources, such as staffing, training and compensation. The course also includes a critical examination of current personnel issues and trends. 
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance to 3rd year Business. Preference given to senior students 
Three hours a week

BUS 461 COMMUNICATIONS 
The study of basic behavioral concepts associated with the communication process. Each section of the course is designed to help students acquire a sensitivity to the communication process, their own and others. Students are expected to acquire an awareness of techniques of effective communication through readings, cases and simulation. 
PREREQUISITE: 3rd year Business, Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

BUS 471 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE 
This course considers the design, structure and administrative practices in organizations, and how the interactions of these variables relate to organizational performance. It covers such topics as bureaucracy, goal-setting, decision-making, control, and management of change. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor
Three hours a week. 

 

Calendar Courses

BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (Offered in both semesters)
An introduction to the functional areas of business. Topics to be covered include business organizations, marketing, finance, accounting, production, and personnel. Much emphasis will be placed on the development of both written and oral communication skills in a business context. Case studies will be used to reinforce theoretical concepts discussed. 
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP program.
Three hours a week.

BUS 171 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 
This course introduces students to the theory of organizational behaviour (the study of people at work in organizations). It examines the behaviours of individuals working alone or in teams, and how organizational characteristics, management practices and other factors influence this behaviour, and ultimately organizational effectiveness.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP Program.
Three hours a week.

EC102 INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS 
An introduction to the development, tools and application of macroeconomic analysis in the Canadian economy. Topics discussed will include inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy as well as others. 
PREREQUISITE: None 
Three hours a week.

 

ACCT 20​1 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course is concerned with a study of basic accounting concepts and principles, the application of these principles to business transactions and financial statements, and an introduction to balance sheet and income statement accounts. Basic bookkeeping techniques are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or permission of the instructor.
Three hours a week.

ACCT 202 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part II
This course deals with accounting for partnerships, corporate capital transactions, long-term liabilities, and cash flow information. Analysis of financial statements, an introduction to cost accounting concepts, and an introduction to computerized accounting are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 201
Three hours a week.

BUS 241 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This course provides an introduction and understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation and management decision-making. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the tools and basic terminology needed to understand information systems and their role in the business environment. Topics include information systems concepts, a review of information technology concepts, the fundamentals of e-business, planning and development of information systems, and the management of these systems.
PREREQUISITE:  Business 101

BUS 251 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 
This course is designed to provide business students with an introductory survey of the many business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include frequency distributions, measures of location and dispersion, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods and sampling distributions, sample size, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 and Math 111-112, or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week. 
NOTE: This is a required course for Business students and credit for Mathematics 221, Education 481, Psychology 271, 278 or 279, Sociology 331 and Sociology 332 will not be allowed.

BUS 265 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
This course provides an overview of the life cycle of an entrepreneurial and small business firm. Students gain a broad understanding of the field of entrepreneurship and its role in society. It introduces students to practical aspects of small business through theory and actual business practice. It will look at the issues involved in the evolution and operation of the small business firm. Topics will include the nature and concepts of entrepreneurship, the traits of entrepreneurs, the process in small and larger firms, starting a new firm, purchasing or franchising, personnel, marketing, financing, and so on. Students will be thinking and acting in a creative manner, be exposed to local business people, assess potential to be entrepreneurs, and develop attitudes and skills for any organization. Students will research business opportunities, work with entrepreneurs, do a simulation, complete a report, and do presentations. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or special permission
 

ACCT 301 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course introduces students to the accounting environment; the concepts and principles from which Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) have grown; and revisits balance sheet items such as cash, accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets, intangibles, short-term liabilities and equity accounts in more depth.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 202
Three hours a week.

BUS 372 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 
A study of the relationship between the labour force and management in the modern organization. Particular attention is given to the nature and role of trade unionism and collective bargaining. A basic objective of the course is to explore the conditions for effective industrial relations in the process of management. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

BUS 441 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
Human Resource Management (HRM) has become a strategic function for both private and public organizations. This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and practical aspects of HRM. It focuses on the personnel processes involved in the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources, such as staffing, training and compensation. The course also includes a critical examination of current personnel issues and trends. 
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance to 3rd year Business. Preference given to senior students 
Three hours a week

BUS 461 COMMUNICATIONS 
The study of basic behavioral concepts associated with the communication process. Each section of the course is designed to help students acquire a sensitivity to the communication process, their own and others. Students are expected to acquire an awareness of techniques of effective communication through readings, cases and simulation. 
PREREQUISITE: 3rd year Business, Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

BUS 471 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE 
This course considers the design, structure and administrative practices in organizations, and how the interactions of these variables relate to organizational performance. It covers such topics as bureaucracy, goal-setting, decision-making, control, and management of change. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor
Three hours a week. 

 

Calendar Courses

100 Level

BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (Offered in both semesters)
An introduction to the functional areas of business. Topics to be covered include business organizations, marketing, finance, accounting, production, and personnel. Much emphasis will be placed on the development of both written and oral communication skills in a business context. Case studies will be used to reinforce theoretical concepts discussed. 
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP program.
Three hours a week.

BUS 171 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 
This course introduces students to the theory of organizational behaviour (the study of people at work in organizations). It examines the behaviours of individuals working alone or in teams, and how organizational characteristics, management practices and other factors influence this behaviour, and ultimately organizational effectiveness.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion (a passing grade) of the English Academic Program (EAP) for those students enrolled in the EAP Program.
Three hours a week.

EC102 INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS 
An introduction to the development, tools and application of macroeconomic analysis in the Canadian economy. Topics discussed will include inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy as well as others. 
PREREQUISITE: None 
Three hours a week.

 

200 Level

ACCT 20​1 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course is concerned with a study of basic accounting concepts and principles, the application of these principles to business transactions and financial statements, and an introduction to balance sheet and income statement accounts. Basic bookkeeping techniques are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or permission of the instructor.
Three hours a week.

ACCT 202 INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING - Part II
This course deals with accounting for partnerships, corporate capital transactions, long-term liabilities, and cash flow information. Analysis of financial statements, an introduction to cost accounting concepts, and an introduction to computerized accounting are also covered.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 201
Three hours a week.

BUS 241 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This course provides an introduction and understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation and management decision-making. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the tools and basic terminology needed to understand information systems and their role in the business environment. Topics include information systems concepts, a review of information technology concepts, the fundamentals of e-business, planning and development of information systems, and the management of these systems.
PREREQUISITE:  Business 101

BUS 251 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 
This course is designed to provide business students with an introductory survey of the many business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include frequency distributions, measures of location and dispersion, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods and sampling distributions, sample size, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 and Math 111-112, or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week. 
NOTE: This is a required course for Business students and credit for Mathematics 221, Education 481, Psychology 271, 278 or 279, Sociology 331 and Sociology 332 will not be allowed.

BUS 265 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
This course provides an overview of the life cycle of an entrepreneurial and small business firm. Students gain a broad understanding of the field of entrepreneurship and its role in society. It introduces students to practical aspects of small business through theory and actual business practice. It will look at the issues involved in the evolution and operation of the small business firm. Topics will include the nature and concepts of entrepreneurship, the traits of entrepreneurs, the process in small and larger firms, starting a new firm, purchasing or franchising, personnel, marketing, financing, and so on. Students will be thinking and acting in a creative manner, be exposed to local business people, assess potential to be entrepreneurs, and develop attitudes and skills for any organization. Students will research business opportunities, work with entrepreneurs, do a simulation, complete a report, and do presentations. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 101 or special permission
 

300 Level

ACCT 301 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING - Part I
This course introduces students to the accounting environment; the concepts and principles from which Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) have grown; and revisits balance sheet items such as cash, accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets, intangibles, short-term liabilities and equity accounts in more depth.
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 202
Three hours a week.

BUS 372 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 
A study of the relationship between the labour force and management in the modern organization. Particular attention is given to the nature and role of trade unionism and collective bargaining. A basic objective of the course is to explore the conditions for effective industrial relations in the process of management. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

400 Level

BUS 441 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
Human Resource Management (HRM) has become a strategic function for both private and public organizations. This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and practical aspects of HRM. It focuses on the personnel processes involved in the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources, such as staffing, training and compensation. The course also includes a critical examination of current personnel issues and trends. 
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance to 3rd year Business. Preference given to senior students 
Three hours a week

BUS 461 COMMUNICATIONS 
The study of basic behavioral concepts associated with the communication process. Each section of the course is designed to help students acquire a sensitivity to the communication process, their own and others. Students are expected to acquire an awareness of techniques of effective communication through readings, cases and simulation. 
PREREQUISITE: 3rd year Business, Business 171 or permission of the instructor. 
Three hours a week.

BUS 471 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE 
This course considers the design, structure and administrative practices in organizations, and how the interactions of these variables relate to organizational performance. It covers such topics as bureaucracy, goal-setting, decision-making, control, and management of change. 
PREREQUISITE: Business 171 or permission of the instructor
Three hours a week. 

 

Calendar Courses

Full course descriptions for the Certificate in Business are listed on the Bachelor of Business Administration program page.