Program Description

This Dorset College program provides students with fundamental education in business culture today. Students enrolled in the Business Culture Studies program complete 14 courses, including engaging coursework in English language, social sciences and mathematics. The program promotes the development of practical managerial skills, communication skills and business decision-making capability. Students who complete this one-year program with sufficient GPA will be eligible to apply for the pathway to the Advanced Diploma in Business Management at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

After completion of the two-year Advanced Diploma in Business Management, students may apply to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program at British Columbia Institute of Technology by satisfying the receiving institution’s requirements.

Read more here about Dorset College - BCIT Pathway .

*This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Program Length

1 year

Program Requirements

All applicants must provide:

1) proof of high school graduation  and

2) a minimum score in one of the following proofs of English proficiency:

ENGL 12 - 50%, COMM 12 - 67%, IELTS - 6.0, TOEFL iBT - 80

Program Courses

CMNS 100 Oral Communication I

CMNS 150 Oral Communication II

COMP 100 Computer Usage I

ECON 100 Microeconomics

ENGL 098 University English Skills I

ENGL 099 University English Skills II

ENGL 100 Writing & Research I

MATH 150 Matrices for Management

MGMT 200 Management & Org. Theory

PHIL 100 Critical Thinking

PSYC 100 Psychology I

SBMG 100 Small Business Management

STAT 200 Statistics I

SOCI 100 Sociology I