Visit Out in the Open — our new space for engaging with the TRU Open Learning community.
Interested in TRU? Join our International Virtual Open House on February 27. Register today
Skip to main contentSkip Navigation or Skip to Content
Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Bachelor of Technology, Trades and Technology Leadership

Employment Rate
Average Salary
Student Recommended
Statistics and values are gathered from BC Student Outcomes, you can view more details and stats by using the BC Student Outcomes Data Viewer

Career Opportunities

Admission Requirements

A provincial Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.

A Red Seal Trades Qualification or recognized technology diploma or equivalent.

Students with a recognized four-year trades qualification or technology diploma can gain up to 60 credits for the trade or diploma. The total number of credits that you can transfer to this program beyond the trade/tech credits will be assessed for applicability to the program requirements after your admission.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 15 TRU credits (online or on-campus)

Degree Requirements

120 credits total, including at least 45 upper-level credits, with a GPA of 2.00 over all courses required to complete this credential.

Breadth Requirements (15 credits)

Three of the 15 credits in the breadth courses MUST be upper level

Leadership Requirements (18 credits)

  • MNGT 1211, Management Principles and Practices (3) or MNGT 1221, Supervision (3)
  • MNGT 3731, Leadership (3)
  • BBUS 4135, Motivation and Productivity (3)
  • ORGB 4871, Organizational Development and Change (3)
  • OCHS 3511, Occupational Health & Safety Legislations and Standards (3)
  • LEAD 4901, Strategic Thinking for Leadership (3)

Elective Requirements (27 credits)

Upper-Level Closed Electives – 12 credits from the following:

Upper-Level Open Electives – 15 credits from the above list if not taken for Closed Electives or from the following or advisor approved alternatives:

  • BBUS 3331, Introduction to Production and Operations Management (3)
  • BBUS 3661, Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
  • MNGT 3711, Business Ethics and Society (3)
  • HRMN 3841, Employee and Labour Relations (3)
  • Advisor approved alternative
Search To Top