Penticton Campus

Students on the Penticton Campus

Penticton Campus

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Programs and Courses in Penticton
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Program Highlights
Centre of Excellence
Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies

Okanagan College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) are opening the doors for students to complete JIBC's Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies degree program at the Penticton campus. Beginning in Sept 2016, OC graduates of the Criminal and Social Justice Diploma will have the opportunity to complete this degree. Other seats will be available to all students who meet the admission requirements and who have ambition for a career in law enforcement.

Process for applying for JIBC Degree


 Trades Student Studying in Centre of Excellence

Trades and Apprenticeship

For more than 50 years, students have attended Okanagan College for Trades and Apprenticeship training.  We offer Foundation programs and Apprenticeship programs in over 20 trades.  Our programs are recognized provincially, nationally and internationally.  Apprenticeship programs lead to "Red Seal" National Endorsement.  We offer General Interest programs, Trades Upgrading, Gateway to Trades and Women in Trades Programs.   

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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

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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.


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 

Day Care Survey

Holiday Spirit
Thursday, November 26th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Hall

St. John's Ambulance Therapy Dogs
November 30th - December 11th
Monday to Friday
9:30 am - 12:30 pm in the COE
10:00 am - 12:30 pm in Sunoka/Ashnola

Holiday Lunch
Wednesday, December 2nd
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Community Hall

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Information for Students 

Summerland - Penticton Bus Schedule

Student Handbook                       

Book Store Hours

December Hours

Library Hours 

Monday – Thursday 7:45 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 7:45 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday12:00 pm noon – 4:00 pm

*December extended exam hours and end of term hours TBA.

College Grounds Cafeteria

Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm   
Closed on weekends including holidays.                


 Contact Us

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