Penticton Campus

Students on the Penticton Campus

Penticton Campus

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Programs and Courses in Penticton
 Student Life and Fun

Program Highlights

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.

The Okanagan School of Business believes in life-long learning and strives for laddering opportunities for all learners. Course offerings are available to full-time and part-time students on campus or by distance delivery. Prior learning assessment (PLA) is available for those with previous education, training or work experience. Bridging opportunities exist for students from Office Administration and other departments to move into the Business Administration program. Graduates of the Business Administration program benefit from extensive transferability to various professional associations.

* 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.

Find out what it's really like to be an OC student.


Penticton Campus Events 

Big White Ski Trip
Mar 7
6:30 am departure time
Fee: $50 (includes lift ticket and transportation)

Arts & Science Info Night
Mar 11
Arts presentation: 6 pm
Science presentation: 6:30 pm
Centre of Excellence, Room 113

Multi-Cultural Day
Mar 11
11:30 am to 1 pm
Centre of Excellence, Room 113

Student Appreciation Day
Mar 11
11 am - 1 pm
Campus Rec Office PC 146

Day Care Survey

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Information for Students 

Summerland - Penticton Bus Schedule

Student Handbook                       

Book Store Hours
March 2015

Library Hours 
Mon – Thurs: 7:45 am – 9 pm
Friday: 7:45 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 4 pm 

College Grounds
Monday to Friday
7 am to 5 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