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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Diploma in Management Studies

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Admission Requirements

Open admission

A strong grounding in quantitative courses, including Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or equivalent

Residency Requirements

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

Diploma Requirements

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

Core Knowledge Requirements (30 credits)

Substitution of other similar courses may be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Elective Requirements (up to 30 credits)

Courses in management studies, business, economics, mathematics and statistics: ACCT, BLAW, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FNCE, HRMN, IBUS, MATH, MIST, MKTG, MNGT, ORGB, SCMN, STAT), with 15 credits at the 2000-level or higher.

Up to 15 credits in approved arts and sciences courses or in technical or specialized-skills courses appropriate to your coursework.

Specialization Option (15 credits)

You are awarded this option if you complete one of the three following areas of specialization:

Human Resources

Six credits of approved 4000-level business courses from the following:

Six credits of approved 4000-level business courses from the following:

  • ORGB 4871, Organizational Development and Change (3)
  • MNGT 4751, Project Management (6)
  • BBUS 4833, Effective Leadership (3)
  • BBUS 4135, Motivation and Productivity (3)
  • Or approved 3000 or 4000 level HRMN courses

Programs and Pathways

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NOTE The Bachelor of Commerce program is currently not accepting applications

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