Penticton Campus

Students on the Penticton Campus

Penticton Campus

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Programs and Courses in Penticton
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Program Highlights
Trades Student Studying in Centre of Excellence    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate - August 2015

This 25-week (750 hours) program is designed to take a student with little or no previous experience in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry and supply the student with the necessary skills to seek employment in that industry as an apprentice. It also provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of installing, servicing, and troubleshooting all aspects of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning/refrigeration equipment.

Associate of Arts student peeking eyes out of a book 
Associate of Arts  

The Associate of Arts Degree is granted upon completion of 60 credits of prescribed study. Students with an Associate of Arts Degree if admitted to BC universities are guaranteed full transfer credit (60 credits) for the work done for their Associate Degree.

In Arts Okanagan College, students can take courses in several areas of study, such as: Anthropology, Communications, Criminal and Social Justice, Earth and Environmental Studies, Economics, English, History, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Women’s Studies.

Diplomas are also offered in Criminal Social Justice, Environmental Studies and General Studies on the Penticton campus. 

 Associate of Science Student peeking out of Kinesiology textbook  
Associate of Science

The Associate of Science degree is a provincial credential offered by many institutions in the BC Transfer System. The associate degree provides an educational experience that prepares students for life as an educated person, and lays a solid foundation for further study.

The associate degree curriculum consists of two years of university-level study in a variety of academic areas, such as Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Studies, Geography, Mathematics, Physics and Statistic.

Diplomas are also offered in Human Kinetics and the first year of Computer Information Studies on the Penticton campus.

 Business Administration Student Peeking out of a constitutions of Canada textbook  
Business Administration - Certificate, Diploma and Degree*

The Okanagan School of Business offers students practical and applied business education to prepare them for employment in the workplace. Each credential provides students with an understanding of business practices. With the experience and skills learned in the classroom, students will be able to progress to roles in several business areas.

* Years 1, 2 and 3 of the BBA can be completed on the Penticton campus


What's It Really Like?
Join Drew, a School of Business student, as he takes you on an interactive tour of Okanagan College.

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Book Store Hours
August 2015
The Penticton Campus Book Store is closed until August. 

Library Hours 
Spring Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 6 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours: 
Thursday, Jun 25 to Tuesday Sep 8
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

College Grounds
May Hours

Monday to Thursday
7 am to 4 pm
7 am to 3 pm                        


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Toll Free: 1.866.510.8899
Tel: 250.492.4305
Fax: 250.490.3950

Penticton Campus 
583 Duncan Ave West  
Penticton, BC 
V2A 8E1 
 Summerland Centre 
13211 Henry St
Summerland, BC
V0H 1Z0
 Oliver Centre
339 Fairview Rd
Oliver, BC 
V0H 1T0