Business Administration Diploma

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The Business Administration Diploma program provides students with a broad understanding of business practices. Combined with experience and skills learned in the classroom, students will be able to progress to more responsible roles in accounting, marketing, operations, personnel or general administration.

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Business Administration Diploma - Accounting Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - Financial Services Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - General Studies Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - Human Resources Management Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - Management Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - Marketing Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business Administration Diploma - Tourism and Hospitality Management Option

  Distance, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
  Diploma

Business career paths

Accounting

CPA accountant, work in small, medium or large accounting firms or businesses.

Finance

Banker, mortgage broker firm, advising or consulting.

Human Resources

Human resource assistant, personnel director, benefits and comp specialist.

Marketing

Digital marketing, marketing coordinator, program and event coordinator.

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Restaurant management assistant, winery assistant, convention center or events coordinator, airline industry, wedding coordinator, regional tourism representative.

Management

Business development, consultant, entrepreneur, sales.

Course selection

To help you choose courses for your first year of the Business Administration Diploma program we suggest you take the following courses.

  1. BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
  2. BUAD 123 Management Principles
  3. BUAD 128 Computer Applications
  4. CMNS 112 Professional Writing I
  5. MATH 114 Business Mathematics
  1. BUAD 113 Canadian Business
  2. BUAD 116 Marketing
  3.  BUAD 195 Financial Management
  4. *One of: BUAD 121, 176, 206, 251 or 269.
  5. CMNS 122 Professional Writing II

*This course needs to match the specialty that you prefer to pursue in your studies. Please note that you can change your
specialty once you are registered.

Accounting – BUAD 121 Financial Accounting II
Finance – BUAD 251 Personal Financial Planning
Human Resources Management – BUAD 269 Human Resources Management
Management – BUAD 176 Professional Selling
Marketing – BUAD 176 Professional Selling
Tourism and Hospitality Management – BUAD 206 The Business of Tourism

Use the Business Administration diploma planner to help plan out your course schedule.

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