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Certificate in Foundations for Business

The 30-credit undergraduate Certificate in Foundations for Business program allows students to complete JMSB prerequisites before entering into a full JMSB undergraduate degree. 

Please Note:

  • Certificate in Foundations for Business studenst may apply to a JMSB Bachlor's degree once they have completed the JMSB prerequisites.
  • Credits earned in the Certificate in Foundations for Business can be used towrads the completion of a JMSB Bachelor's degree.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the JMSB Certificate in Foundations for Business program must meet the admission requirements specific to their academic background outlined below. 


Certificate courses (30 credits)

Foundation courses for business

  • BTM 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON 203 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • MATH 208 Fundamental Mathematics I
  • MATH 209 Fundamental Mathematics II

Business courses

  • ACCO 230 Introduction to Financial Accounting*
  • COMM 215 Business Statistics
  • FINA 230 Introduction to Financial Management*
  • MANA 201 Introduction to Business and Management*
  • MARK 201 Introduction to Marketing

Note: Courses marked with an asterisk (*) do not count for credit toward a JMSB Bachelor’s degree (BComm & BAdmin). Students intending to transfer to a JMSB Bachelor’s degree program should not register for these courses.

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