Business (General) - 320
- Courses span all of the functional areas of business.
- Ideal for future entrepreneurs.
- With program starts in either September or January, upon completion of a common first semester you may choose to transfer into second semester of one of the following programs:
- Business - Accounting (non co-op 316 or co-op 356)
- Business Administration (632)
- Business Administration - Accounting (364)
- Business Administration - Human Resources (363)
- Business Administration - Marketing (non co-op 362 or co-op 366)
- Business - Financial Services (303)
- Business - Marketing (319)
- Insurance (non co-op 318 or co-op 368)
Note: An additional requirement based on overall grades may be required to proceed into some programs.
What you’ll learn
- Solid foundation for success in decision-making.
- Master fundamental skills in the core business processes:
- Accounting and finance
- Operations and distribution
Human resources and labour
Business information systems and technology
2 academic years (periods of 8 months)
Fast Track allows students to complete a two-year Diploma program (non co-op) in 16 months. Students will start in January or May and be in school for four continuous semesters: Winter, Spring/Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring/Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer. Students will not be off during the summer. Applies to International Students as well.
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Domestic and International student admission requirements
Language Requirements for Applicants with English as a Second Language
- See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:
- Successful completion of the GAS-English for Academic Purposes (478 or 278) program
- TOEFL minimum score of 550 (80 Internet based)
- or IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5
- More information about acceptable certificates, can be found on the International Admission Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Tuition and Fees
2023 - 2024 Domestic Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
Compulsory Ancillary Fees
Compulsory Program Fees
|Total Domestic Charges Per Semester||$2,218.64||$2,112.50|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$4,331.14|
Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.
- Full Cost Breakdown
- Explore payment options
- Book costs for your program can be found through the Campus Store
2023 - 2024 International Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fees
Program Compulsory Fees
|International Tax Recovery||$450.00||$375.00|
|Total International Charges Per Semester||$8,805.00||$8,730.00|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$17,535.00|
If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.
When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career.
As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.
Available Financial Assistance Resources:
- OSAP Eligible. Learn about Ontario Student Assistance Program - OSAP (domestic students only)
- Working on Campus
- Additional Sources of Funding
- Financial Assistance Home Page
Apply for Awards:
By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.
Financial Literacy and Money Coaching:
Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.
Course Overview & Descriptions
Click on the course title for a course description.
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.
Your future career options
- Front Line Production Supervisor
- Retail Trade Agent
- Customer Services Representative
- Buyer/Purchasing Agent
- Sales Representative
- Production Scheduler
- Inventory Control Clerk
Where you could work includes:
- Not-for-Profit Organizations
Opportunities for grads
Graduates of the program will have met the academic requirements for the Certified in Management (CIM) designation.
Students graduating from this program will have met the academic requirements for the Certified in Management (C.I.M.) and Professional Manager (P.Mgr.) designations.
Pathways to Mohawk
If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
Ontario Colleges and McDonald's Restaurants Diploma Programs
McDonald’s and Ontario Colleges have partnered to offer educational opportunities for McDonald’s employees to pursue post-secondary education in Business programs at colleges throughout Ontario.
Pathways within Mohawk
If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *
- Business - Accounting
- Business - Financial Services
- Business (General)
- Business - Marketing
- Business Administration
- Business Administration - Accounting
- Business Administration - Human Resources
- Business Administration - Marketing
We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. *
- Business Administration (Enter Semester 5)
- Business Analysis
- Global Business Management (International Only)
- International Business Management
- Public Relations
This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.
Pathways beyond Mohawk
Earn a degree:
- Athabasca University - Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations, Bachelor of Management, or Bachelor of Business Administration
- Davenport University - Bachelor of Business Administration
- Robert Gordon University - Bachelor of Arts - International Business Management, International Hospitality Management, International Tourism Management, Management, Management with Marketing, or Media
- Technological University of the Shannon - Bachelor of Business Studies
See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.
Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.
Domestic Canadian Students
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