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Pre-Business

Pre-Business

Program Code:PBS
Campus:Newnham
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate

Program Description

The Pre-Business program will help you develop the business skills and knowledge you'll need for an entry-level position. You will have a solid foundation in business and a better understanding of its different areas. After successfully completing the program, you will also be eligible to continue your education in a number of diploma programs, including Business, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Business - Insurance, International Business or Human Resources.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (C) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

Start your career with a focus on business. The two-semester Pre-Business program allows you to experience college while gaining valuable business training. When you graduate, you will have acquired the foundational skills in marketing, accounting and business that will allow you to pursue essential entry-level positions in the workforce.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACC103 Pre-Business Accounting I
BAM107 Business Foundations I
EAC190 Communication Skills
ISC100 Introduction to Studies at Seneca
QNM103 Mathematics for Business
 
Semester 2
ACC104 Pre-Business Accounting II
BAM108 Business Foundations II
QNM104 Mathematics of Finance
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
CIP011 Principles and Practices of Insurance
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACC103 Pre-Business Accounting I
BAM107 Business Foundations I
EAC190 Communication Skills
ISC100 Introduction to Studies at Seneca
QNM103 Mathematics for Business
 
Semester 2
ACC104 Pre-Business Accounting II
BAM108 Business Foundations II
QNM104 Mathematics of Finance
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
CIP011 Principles and Practices of Insurance
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Cindy Cyrus
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Cindy.Cyrus@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Kevin Gumbs
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22489
Kevin.Gumbs@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Aaron Bradley
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22462
Aaron.Bradley@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Tina Pressman
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22175
Tina.Pressman@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Debi Tziatis
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26045
Debi.Tziatis@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair (Acting): Mike Sparling
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26975
Mike.Sparling@senecacollege.ca
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