Hands-on, industry-relevant skills
The Business Foundations Program consists of four courses including Effective Communications, Mathematics for Business, Introduction to Business and Strategies for Student Success.
Completing and passing all four courses in the program fulfills the entrance requirements for NAIT's Business Administration diploma program and provides you transfer credits for 2 first-year courses. As you refresh your skills and establish a strong academic foundation, you have the added benefit of knowing your course work in this term applies to your diploma program.
Over the course of the term, you will:
- Devise individual strategies for academic success
- Develop a plan for personal and professional growth
- Integrate appropriate technical and software applications that support academic activities
- Implement and improve professional communication skills
- Discover fundamental principles and develop business skills for subsequent course work
You will receive advanced standing in:
- COMM1101: Communications 1
- FNCE1125: Introduction to Finance
You must obtain at least 55% in all 4 courses to obtain admission to the Business Administration program. It is recommended that prior to starting the Business Foundations program, you meet NAIT’s ELP standards. You will be required to meet NAIT's English Language Proficiency standard prior to being admitted to the diploma program.
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It is recommended applicants have Math 10C and English 10-1 or 10-2.
As English is the language of instruction at NAIT, an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English is a prerequisite for admission. By registering in the program, you are certifying that you have an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English. NAIT has a number of assessments that meet our English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements.
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Fees and books
Program Tuition: $2,163
*Textbooks extra - approximately $560
Disclaimer: This information is provided to help you estimate your costs for student financing. Some courses may have additional expenses. All fees are subject to change.