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Business Foundations Certificate


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Intake
  • Fall
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  • Location
    Kamloops Campus
  • Campuses
    Kamloops

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  • Length
    8 Months
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    $1739 Total
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    $810 Total
  • Credentials
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $28.68

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. BC Grade 12 or mature student status

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (73% grade in last five years)
  • English 12 First Peoples (73% grade in last five years)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test (level 5 on composition with at least 70% on all other categories in last two years)
  • ENGL 0600 (C+)
  • ESAL 0570 and 0580 (C+)
  • TRU English Assessment
  • equivalent course

3. Math

One of:

  • Foundations Math 12 (C+)
  • Pre-Calculus Math 12 (C+)
  • MATH 0610 (C+)
  • equivalent course (C+)

Admission Advice 

If needed, you can begin your studies while upgrading your English and/or Math.

English Language Requirements

Summary

For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 88 (internet based) with no section below 20 or 570 (paper based) with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands below a 6
  • A Language Proficiency Index score of Level 6
  • A MELAB score of 81
  • A CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below a 4
  • A CAEL score of 70 with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.

 

International Student

For details on International Student Admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is judged that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.

Block Transfer within TRU

Students who complete a second semester of study and also achieve a keyboarding speed of at least 50 net words per minute will obtain the Administrative Assistant Certificate. Contact an academic advisor or program personnel for full details.

Final Note: Minimum grade point average and other requirements may apply. All transfer requirements should be confirmed with advising personnel within the institution.

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