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Online and On-Campus Delivery Options may be available!
The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Principles program is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamental principles of business operations.
Upon completing the Business Administration Principles program, graduates will have learned how to:
Productively use MS Office including Word, Excel and Access
Support digital media activities such as social media marketing
Develop and manage project plans
Perform accounting activities and understand accounting statements
This Business Administration Principles program includes a practicum placement. This experience within a workplace enables instructional staff to observe the student in a practice situation while providing the student with the opportunity to gain direct exposure to the chosen career field.
Why Take Business Administration Principles at Sprott Shaw?
Lifetime access to dedicated Employment Services Specialists (ESS) who can help you with resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, and the overall job search after graduation
Lifetime tuition-free access to course refreshers if you ever need to retrain and update your skills
Practicum opportunities with recognized organizations across BC
Multiple start dates so you can start your education when you want to without the wait
Career and professional development success courses to help create a career development marketing plan, learn the cardinal rules of professionalism, and identify the target markets and employment resources in the counselling field
Preparation and orientation courses to teach you how to find credible research, write papers, create proper citation formats including APA, and study effectively for exams
All-inclusive program costs where what you see is what you pay. Our costs include registration fees, assessment fees, tuition, textbooks, supplies, course materials, uniforms, certificates, graduation fees, practicum fees, and much more
Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals)
Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 20/40 in the English Assessment and a minimum score of 20/40 in the Math Assessment (with a minimum composite score of 42/80)
For more information on English Language requirements and equivalencies please click here
Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the English Entrance Assessment.
Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the Math Entrance Assessment.
International students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’ will be exempt from having to write the Math Entrance Assessment. The equivalent credential must be evaluated and verified.
International students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’ will be exempt from having to write the English Entrance Assessment. The equivalent credential must be evaluated and verified. International students can also meet the English requirement by demonstrating one of the following three options:
Sprott Shaw’s English Language Assessment, OR
Minimum IELTS Score 5.5 overall or iBT TOFEL Score of 70, OR
Completion of an ESL program from one of SSC’s partnered ESL schools.
ACCT101 is the prerequisite to: AC214, AC221, AC231, AC241 and AC251
60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete.
Note: Students wishing to continue education in this field would need the passing grade required by the receiving institute.
Students can expect to complete 1 – 3 hours of homework per day.
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