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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Certificate in Business Skills

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Admission Requirements

Open admission

Residency Requirements

A minimum of six TRU credits (distance or on-campus)

Certificate Requirements

15 credits, with a minimum GPA of 2.00 (C average) over all courses required to complete this credential, as follows:

Core Knowledge Requirements (6 credits)

  • CMNS 1811, Professional and Academic Composition (3)
  • MIST 2611, Management Information Systems (3)

Elective Requirements (9 credits)

Nine credits of 1000- or 2000-level courses, normally selected from business or economics courses: ACCT, BLAW, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FNCE, HRMN, MIST, MKTG, MNGT, ORGB, SCMN, CMNS 1291, Introduction to Professional Writing, MATH 1091, Business Mathematics, MATH 1101, Finite Mathematics and/or STAT 1201, Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Other similar courses meeting the intent of the core and/or elective requirements are considered on a case-to-case basis.

Supervisory Option (9 credits)

You are awarded this option if you complete the following electives:

  • MNGT 1221, Supervision (3)
  • MNGT 2131, Motivation and Productivity (3), or approved equivalent
  • HRMN 2821, Human Resource Management (3), or approved equivalent

Programs and Pathways

This chart shows how credits gained in one credential can count toward another:

NOTE The Bachelor of Commerce program is currently not accepting applications

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