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Business Programs at Orillia Campus Information

1. Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major)

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration Major) has been designed to provide students with exposure to all aspects of management. The objective of the program is to prepare students for the complex and dynamic environment of today's society. The program's emphasis is placed on creative thinking, decision making and problem solving in a business context. The program has strong core courses and provides a broad range of business and non-business electives preparing students to deal with the ever changing economic and business environments.

2. Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Administrative Studies Major)

The Administrative Studies major within the Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program, available at Lakehead University's Orillia campus, has been established to provide students with a unique sequence of business and non-business studies leading to the Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Pre-Business Studies Component - Years 1 and 2
During the first two years, the program emphasizes non-business studies with an introduction to business management studies. The general education emphasis of the first two years of the program allows students to explore a variety of academic interests and potential career paths before committing to an administrative studies program in years three and four.

Business Studies Component - Years 3 and 4
During the final two years, the program focuses on a core curriculum of business management courses that prepares students for a wide range of management careers.

The end result of this four-year program is a graduate who can identify and understand management problems, can develop alternative approaches to solving these problems and can make valuable contributions to organizations and society. Graduates will have a well-rounded education combining non-business education and business studies.

3. Bachelor of Administration College Transfer Program

Graduates of six semester (three year) College Business programs with a minimum "B" cumulative average in Business courses are eligible for admission to the third year of the Bachelor of Administration Program.
Graduates of the following College Business Programs must complete a specified college transfer program:

Human Resources Management
General Business
International Business

Satisfactory completion of 5 FCEs required of the Bachelor of Administration College Transfer Program with an overall average of 60%.

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