Diploma in Business Administration Sample Structure

The diploma in business administration is a flexible program with no time constraints. The following schedule is meant as a guide and is especially useful for those looking to complete the diploma within seven semesters while taking a reduced workload. Students completing three courses a semester are still considered full-time students. The maximum course load is five courses per semester.

The majority of courses for the diploma program can be completed by distance education. The variety of courses available by distance education varies each semester.

Always refer to the University Calendar to confirm course prerequisites.

Regulations Effective September 2010

Pre-Business Courses

Term 1 (Fall) Term 2 (Winter)
Math 1090* or Math 1000 Math 1000* or Non-Business Elective
English 1080 (or English 1020) English 1110 (or English 1021)
Business 1000 Economics 2020 or Economics 2010

* Depending on Math Placement Test, students may complete Math 1000 in the fall and complete the non-business elective in the winter semester.

To be admitted to the diploma program, candidates must successfully complete the five pre-business courses, as indicated in the diploma regulations in the University Calendar, with a numeric average on those courses of at least 60%.

Semester 3 (Spring)  
ECON 2010 or ECON 2020
BUSI 1600
Semester 4 (Fall)  
BUSI 1101  
BUSI 1210  
STAT 2500  
Semester 5 (Winter)  
BUSI 2400  
BUSI 2710  
BUSI 3310  
Semester 6 (Spring)  
BUSI 4000  
BUSI 5000  
Business 4320 OR Business 4330
Semester 7 (Fall)  
Business Elective*  
Business Elective*  
Business Elective*  

*Students will need to complete a comprehensive case analysis with report (BUSI 450W) if BUSI 4050 is not completed as one of the business electives.

Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Full details are available in the University Calendar.