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Bridging Program into the BBA - Associate of Arts Bridge

Admission Requirements

A minimum graduating grade average of 67% in the Associate of Arts degree.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation from the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree via the Associate of Arts Bridge requires successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.

Program Outline

Exceptions from the department: Eight courses towards the BBA for the previously completed diploma in the programs listed above, consisting of five business electives, one business or non-business elective, two business or non-business elective at the 300- or 400-level.
Required Courses
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 116 Marketing
BUAD 123 Management Principles
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 262 Organizational Behaviour
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 269 Human Resources Management
BUAD 315 Management Science
BUAD 425 Business and Canadian Government Policy
BUAD 340 Strategic Management I
PHIL 350 Business Ethics
and one of:
BUAD 272 Business Simulation
BUAD 293 Entrepreneurship
Elective Courses
Three credits of business electives numbered 100 or higher.
Eighteen credits of business electives numbered 300 or higher.
Total: 60 credits
Students who have taken any of the above courses as part of their Associate Degree of Arts must substitute Business electives numbered 300 or higher to reach a total of 60 credits completed in this bridging program.
Students are expected to have taken the following courses as part of their Associate Degree of Arts: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, six credits of Communications or English, and three credits each of Statistics, Computer Science and Mathematics.
Students who need to complete one or more of the above seven courses will not be required to complete the three credits of business electives numbered 100 or higher.
If students have not successfully completed Microeconomics they must successfully complete ECON 115.
If students have not successfully completed Macroeconomics they must successfully complete ECON 125.
If students have only three credits of Communications or English they must take an additional three credits of Communications or English courses.
If students have not taken six credits of Communications or English they must complete CMNS 112 and CMNS 122.
If students have not taken three credits of Statistics they must complete STAT 124 or STAT 121.
If students have not taken three credits of Computer Science they must complete BUAD 128.
If students have not taken three credits of Mathematics they must complete MATH 114.

Program Area:

Business

Campus (Intake):

  • Vernon (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered
  • Penticton (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered
  • Salmon Arm (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered
  • Kelowna (Jan, May, Jul, Sep)
    Full program

Credential:

Degree

Delivery:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Cost:

2016-17: $5,308.24

  • Fees listed are for ten courses (30 credits) taken over two semesters. Depending on the campus of study and the courses selected fees may vary. 
  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees

Notes:

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 10/18/2017