Business Administration Diploma

Business & Professional Studies, School of Business

Credential
Diploma

Program Highlights

Graduates of the two-year Business Administration diploma program have the skills and knowledge required to be effective managers in a demanding and changing workplace.

The first year of the diploma program provides a solid foundation in general business knowledge with courses in accounting/finance, communications, marketing, computing and organizational behaviour.

The second year offers the opportunity to concentrate (or focus) in a particular area of specialization.

Intakes

Campus Terms Full/Part Time
North Vancouver Fall Both
North Vancouver Spring Both
North Vancouver Summer Both

Program Requirements and Outlines

First Year

Required:
BADM 101 Management 3.00 credits
BADM 102 Quantitative Methods 3.00 credits
BADM 106 Organizational Behaviour 3.00 credits
BADM 107 Business Law I 3.00 credits
BMKT 161 Marketing 3.00 credits
CMNS 220 Adv Business Writing & Editing 3.00 credits
ECON 111 Princ of Microeconomic Theory 3.00 credits
ENGL 100 Academic Writing Strategies 3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
BFIN 141 Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 193 Accelerated Accounting 3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:

Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200, or 300-level from the prefixes below, or ECON 210, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.

ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00 credits
RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00 credits
BADM 101 Management 3.00 credits
BADM 102 Quantitative Methods 3.00 credits
BADM 103 Supervisory Skills 3.00 credits
BADM 106 Organizational Behaviour 3.00 credits
BADM 107 Business Law I 3.00 credits
BADM 201 Business Information Systems 3.00 credits
BADM 202 People Management 3.00 credits
BADM 203 Intro Strategic Mgmt Concepts 3.00 credits
BADM 204 Strategic Management 3.00 credits
BADM 206 Directed Study I 3.00 credits
BADM 210 Business Statistics 3.00 credits
BADM 218 Leadership in Teams 3.00 credits
BADM 268 Entrepreneur./Small Bus. Mgmt 3.00 credits
BADM 270 Bus Admin Current Issues I 3.00 credits
BADM 274 Bus Admin Special Topics I 3.00 credits
BADM 301 Operations Management 3.00 credits
BADM 302 Human Resource Management 3.00 credits
BADM 303 Industrial Relations 3.00 credits
BADM 305 Leadership 3.00 credits
BADM 306 Directed Study II 3.00 credits
BADM 307 Advanced Business Law II 3.00 credits
BADM 310 Quantitative Methods III 3.00 credits
BADM 318 Project Management 3.00 credits
BADM 320 Special Topics in BADM I 3.00 credits
BADM 321 Special Topics in BADM II 3.00 credits
BADM 322 Current Issues in BADM I 3.00 credits
BADM 323 Current Issues in BADM II 3.00 credits
BADM 324 Current Issues in BADM III 3.00 credits
BADM 325 Special Topics in BADM III 3.00 credits
BADM 329 Performance Management 3.00 credits
BADM 332 Managing Not-for-Profits 3.00 credits
BADM 335 Workplace Development 3.00 credits
BADM 382 Advanced Human Resource Mgmt 3.00 credits
BADM 406 Directed Study III 3.00 credits
BADM 460 Business and Society 3.00 credits
BADM 465 Management Decision Making 3.00 credits
BADM 466 Managing Change 3.00 credits
BADM 469 Indigenous Entrepreneurship 3.00 credits
BADM 470 Business Policy and Strategy 3.00 credits
BADM 475 Negotiation Skills 3.00 credits
BCPT 123 Business Computing Basics 3.00 credits
BCPT 220 Presentation Graphics 3.00 credits
BCPT 221 Business Computing III 3.00 credits
BCPT 223 Advanced Excel 3.00 credits
BCPT 225 Networks and Databases 3.00 credits
BCPT 305 Mgmt of Information Systems 3.00 credits
BCPT 325 Disaster Recovery & Planning 3.00 credits
BCPT 326 Advanced Web Design 3.00 credits
BFIN 141 Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 142 Financial Accounting I 3.00 credits
BFIN 193 Accelerated Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 241 Finance for Managers 3.00 credits
BFIN 244 Management Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 246 Financial Accounting II 3.00 credits
BFIN 249 Accounting Microcomputer Appls 3.00 credits
BFIN 286 Personal Finance 3.00 credits
BFIN 331 Assurance & Auditing I 3.00 credits
BFIN 341 Cost Accounting I 3.00 credits
BFIN 342 Cost Accounting II 3.00 credits
BFIN 347 Financial Accounting III 3.00 credits
BFIN 348 Accounting Information Systems 3.00 credits
BFIN 350 Advanced Financial Management 3.00 credits
BFIN 351 Taxation 3.00 credits
BFIN 353 International Finance 3.00 credits
BFIN 386 Risk Management and Insurance 3.00 credits
BFIN 391 Finance and Investments 3.00 credits
BFIN 411 Advanced Financial Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 412 Assurance & Auditing II 3.00 credits
BFIN 431 Advanced Management Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 441 Investment Strategies 3.00 credits
BFIN 451 Taxation II 3.00 credits
BFIN 486 Retirement and Estate Planning 3.00 credits
BMKT 161 Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 260 Social Media Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 261 Advertising 3.00 credits
BMKT 262 Event Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 263 Professional Selling Skills 3.00 credits
BMKT 315 e-Business Analysis & Admin 3.00 credits
BMKT 316 Branding and Innovation 3.00 credits
BMKT 317 Mobile App Commercialization 3.00 credits
BMKT 360 Marketing Research 3.00 credits
BMKT 364 Consumer Behaviour 3.00 credits
BMKT 365 Mkt Strategies & Decisions 3.00 credits
BMKT 366 Professional Sales & Mgmt 3.00 credits
BMKT 367 Promotional Strategy/Analysis 3.00 credits
BMKT 369 Digital Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 370 Social Media Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 401 Applied Marketing Methods 3.00 credits
BMKT 405 Marketing Projects in Industry 3.00 credits
BMKT 408 Product Development 3.00 credits
IBUS 231 Intro to Int'l Commerce 3.00 credits
IBUS 234 Intro to X-Cultural 3.00 credits
IBUS 243 Global Marketing & Advertising 3.00 credits
IBUS 255 Cross-Cultural Business 3.00 credits
IBUS 256 Sustainable Supply Chains 3.00 credits
IBUS 321 International Business 3.00 credits
IBUS 340 International Trade & Law 3.00 credits
IBUS 341 Global Logistics 3.00 credits
IBUS 356 Global Distribution Logistics 3.00 credits
IBUS 357 International Marketing 3.00 credits
IBUS 358 Quality Management Principles 3.00 credits
IBUS 368 International Entrepreneurship 3.00 credits
IBUS 405 Supply Chain Applied Projects 3.00 credits
IBUS 434 Advanced Cross-Culture 3.00 credits
IBUS 440 Advanced Topics 3.00 credits
RMCP 172 Retail Tech/Store Mgmt I 3.00 credits
RMCP 173 Retail Finance/Store Mgmt II 3.00 credits
RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00 credits
First Year Credits Required 30.00

Second Year

Required:
BADM 201 Business Information Systems 3.00 credits
BADM 204 Strategic Management 3.00 credits
BADM 210 Business Statistics 3.00 credits
BFIN 241 Finance for Managers 3.00 credits
IBUS 255 Cross-Cultural Business 3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits from the following list:

Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200, or 300-level from the prefixes below, or ECON 210, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.

ECON 210 Money and Banking 3.00 credits
RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00 credits
BADM 101 Management 3.00 credits
BADM 102 Quantitative Methods 3.00 credits
BADM 103 Supervisory Skills 3.00 credits
BADM 106 Organizational Behaviour 3.00 credits
BADM 107 Business Law I 3.00 credits
BADM 201 Business Information Systems 3.00 credits
BADM 202 People Management 3.00 credits
BADM 203 Intro Strategic Mgmt Concepts 3.00 credits
BADM 204 Strategic Management 3.00 credits
BADM 206 Directed Study I 3.00 credits
BADM 210 Business Statistics 3.00 credits
BADM 218 Leadership in Teams 3.00 credits
BADM 268 Entrepreneur./Small Bus. Mgmt 3.00 credits
BADM 270 Bus Admin Current Issues I 3.00 credits
BADM 274 Bus Admin Special Topics I 3.00 credits
BADM 301 Operations Management 3.00 credits
BADM 302 Human Resource Management 3.00 credits
BADM 303 Industrial Relations 3.00 credits
BADM 305 Leadership 3.00 credits
BADM 306 Directed Study II 3.00 credits
BADM 307 Advanced Business Law II 3.00 credits
BADM 310 Quantitative Methods III 3.00 credits
BADM 318 Project Management 3.00 credits
BADM 320 Special Topics in BADM I 3.00 credits
BADM 321 Special Topics in BADM II 3.00 credits
BADM 322 Current Issues in BADM I 3.00 credits
BADM 323 Current Issues in BADM II 3.00 credits
BADM 324 Current Issues in BADM III 3.00 credits
BADM 325 Special Topics in BADM III 3.00 credits
BADM 329 Performance Management 3.00 credits
BADM 332 Managing Not-for-Profits 3.00 credits
BADM 335 Workplace Development 3.00 credits
BADM 382 Advanced Human Resource Mgmt 3.00 credits
BADM 406 Directed Study III 3.00 credits
BADM 460 Business and Society 3.00 credits
BADM 465 Management Decision Making 3.00 credits
BADM 466 Managing Change 3.00 credits
BADM 469 Indigenous Entrepreneurship 3.00 credits
BADM 470 Business Policy and Strategy 3.00 credits
BADM 475 Negotiation Skills 3.00 credits
BCPT 123 Business Computing Basics 3.00 credits
BCPT 220 Presentation Graphics 3.00 credits
BCPT 221 Business Computing III 3.00 credits
BCPT 223 Advanced Excel 3.00 credits
BCPT 225 Networks and Databases 3.00 credits
BCPT 305 Mgmt of Information Systems 3.00 credits
BCPT 325 Disaster Recovery & Planning 3.00 credits
BCPT 326 Advanced Web Design 3.00 credits
BFIN 141 Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 142 Financial Accounting I 3.00 credits
BFIN 193 Accelerated Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 241 Finance for Managers 3.00 credits
BFIN 244 Management Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 246 Financial Accounting II 3.00 credits
BFIN 249 Accounting Microcomputer Appls 3.00 credits
BFIN 286 Personal Finance 3.00 credits
BFIN 331 Assurance & Auditing I 3.00 credits
BFIN 341 Cost Accounting I 3.00 credits
BFIN 342 Cost Accounting II 3.00 credits
BFIN 347 Financial Accounting III 3.00 credits
BFIN 348 Accounting Information Systems 3.00 credits
BFIN 350 Advanced Financial Management 3.00 credits
BFIN 351 Taxation 3.00 credits
BFIN 353 International Finance 3.00 credits
BFIN 386 Risk Management and Insurance 3.00 credits
BFIN 391 Finance and Investments 3.00 credits
BFIN 411 Advanced Financial Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 412 Assurance & Auditing II 3.00 credits
BFIN 431 Advanced Management Accounting 3.00 credits
BFIN 441 Investment Strategies 3.00 credits
BFIN 451 Taxation II 3.00 credits
BFIN 486 Retirement and Estate Planning 3.00 credits
BMKT 161 Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 260 Social Media Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 261 Advertising 3.00 credits
BMKT 262 Event Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 263 Professional Selling Skills 3.00 credits
BMKT 315 e-Business Analysis & Admin 3.00 credits
BMKT 316 Branding and Innovation 3.00 credits
BMKT 317 Mobile App Commercialization 3.00 credits
BMKT 360 Marketing Research 3.00 credits
BMKT 364 Consumer Behaviour 3.00 credits
BMKT 365 Mkt Strategies & Decisions 3.00 credits
BMKT 366 Professional Sales & Mgmt 3.00 credits
BMKT 367 Promotional Strategy/Analysis 3.00 credits
BMKT 369 Digital Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 370 Social Media Marketing 3.00 credits
BMKT 401 Applied Marketing Methods 3.00 credits
BMKT 405 Marketing Projects in Industry 3.00 credits
BMKT 408 Product Development 3.00 credits
IBUS 231 Intro to Int'l Commerce 3.00 credits
IBUS 234 Intro to X-Cultural 3.00 credits
IBUS 243 Global Marketing & Advertising 3.00 credits
IBUS 255 Cross-Cultural Business 3.00 credits
IBUS 256 Sustainable Supply Chains 3.00 credits
IBUS 321 International Business 3.00 credits
IBUS 340 International Trade & Law 3.00 credits
IBUS 341 Global Logistics 3.00 credits
IBUS 356 Global Distribution Logistics 3.00 credits
IBUS 357 International Marketing 3.00 credits
IBUS 358 Quality Management Principles 3.00 credits
IBUS 368 International Entrepreneurship 3.00 credits
IBUS 405 Supply Chain Applied Projects 3.00 credits
IBUS 434 Advanced Cross-Culture 3.00 credits
IBUS 440 Advanced Topics 3.00 credits
RMCP 172 Retail Tech/Store Mgmt I 3.00 credits
RMCP 173 Retail Finance/Store Mgmt II 3.00 credits
RMCP 181 Strategic Retail Buying 3.00 credits

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Breadth Electives (100-level or higher) from the Approved Breadth Electives list


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Second Year Credits Required 30.00

Approved Breadth Electives


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Eligible undergraduate courses (unless specific exclusions or inclusions are listed all courses of 3 credits or more in a subject area are eligible):

 

Faculty of Arts & Sciences AHIS, ANTH, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, CHIN, COMP, CRIM, ECON, ENGL, FDSC, FNST, FNLG, FREN, GEOG, GEOL, GERM, HIST, JAPN, KIN, LBST, LING, MATH, PHIL, PHYS, POL, PSYC, SOC, SPAN, WGST, WMST

 

Faculty of Business & Professional Studies CMNS (all except CMNS 105, 110, 115, 120, 123, 131, 133, 152, 154, 159, 164, 174, 205, 223, 305, 400, 498), FDSC, LAW (all except LAW 139, 499), LGST (only LGST 109, 110, 112, 125), MOA (only MOA 109, 110, 111, 112)

 

Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development EAP (limited to maximum of 3 credits, EAP 100 (min. B+) or EAP 101 (min. B+)), EDUC (all except EDUC 168, 176, 190, 267, 276, 277, 349, 381, 382, 390), FDSC, HCA (all except HCA 110), MT (all except MT 330, 391, 490, 491), RADP (all except RADP 190, 290, 291), SEA (all except SEA 109)

 

Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts ACTR, AEM (AEM 148 only), ANIM, ASAS, CINE, COND, COST, DIGI, DOCS, DSGN, ENSM, ENSJ, FDSC, FILM, IDEA (all except IDEA 246), IDES, IDF, INTE (all except INTE 119, 208), IVPA, JAZZ, MOPA, MUS, MUTH, PMI, SART, TECT (all except TECT 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285), THTR, TXTL (all except TXTL 230, 330), VFX

 

Faculty of Global & Community Studies FDSC, HKIN, IDST, PADM (all except PADM 204, 205, 207, 306), REC (only REC 152, 252), TOUR (only TOUR 104, 111, 120, 135, 151, 227, 232, 306, 307, 326, 331, 341, 342, 343, 344, 423)


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Program Notes

Students planning to concentrate in accounting should take either BFIN 141 and BFIN 142, or BFIN 193 in First Year. Students cannot receive credit for BFIN 141 or BFIN 142 and also get credit for BFIN 193 towards this credential. Students are restricted to credit for only one of BFIN 244 or BFIN 341 towards this credential (BFIN 341 is required for the Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting concentration).

Breadth Electives are 100-level or higher undergraduate courses (minimum 3 credits each) from disciplines other than business from the approved list.

Important Dates

Term

Fall 2018

Application & Document Deadline

September 4

Course Registration & Waitlisting

July 9-20

Fee Payment Deadline

August 27

NOTE: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

  • BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status
  • English 12 (C+) or English 12 First Peoples (C+) or EDT=ENGL 100 or LPI essay score=24, essay level=4, and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Apprenticeship & Workplace Mathematics 12 (B) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass) or BTEC 115 (B-)
  • Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

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Have questions about this program? Get in touch with an admissions advisor.

Student Information Services

Admissions Advisor
604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
capuinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Business


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