Business Administration Pathway
Business & Professional Studies, School of Business
The English for Academic Purposes (ESL) program – in partnership with the School of Business – offers the Business Administration Pathway for international students.
The Pathway allows you to begin getting credit for a business credential while you improve your English.
Upon successful completion of the two-semester Pathway Program, students earn 18 credits towards their business credential.
Tuition and Fees Per Year
Program Requirements and Outlines
100-level BADM, BCPT, BFIN, BMKT courses as defined by the program
100-level courses as defined by the program
|EAP 090||EAP 3||12.00 credits|
|EAP 100||English Academic Purposes 4A||3.00 credits|
|EAP 101||English Academic Purposes 4B||3.00 credits|
|Required Courses Credits Required||33.00|
The Business Administration Pathway will consist of 8 months (two semesters), combining English for Academic Purposes with Business Administration and other courses. Students in the program must successfully complete EAP 090 with a minimum B grade to continue into the second term. Students who successfully complete EAP 100 and EAP 101 with a minimum B+ grade in both courses will continue with the Bachelor of Business Administration and/or the Business Administration Diploma coursework until they are eligible for their Business credential.
Application & Document Deadline
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Fee Payment Deadline
NOTE: Dates are subject to change.
- BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent
- Principles of Math 11 (C) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (B) or Apprenticeship & Workplace Mathematics 12 (B) or BTEC 115 (B-)
- Students must produce evidence of their English Language proficiency. The standard required is: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=520, internet=67, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=114, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=5.5 overall, and no one score less than 5.0, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=40, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=47 or Capilano University EAP 080 with a minimum B grade.