- In college and university, business programs are one of the most popular choices for students in Canada. The most common major field of study for adults aged 25 to 64 with either a college diploma or university degree was “business, management, marketing and related support services.” (Stats Canada)
- Because you engage in business transactions daily, your knowledge of business will enable you to make intelligent financial decisions.
- A working knowledge of business can also enable you to start your own business!
Business courses are essential for students who are considering taking a business program at college or university, or who just want to be better prepared for the world after high school. Students who successfully complete at least one business class will have the opportunity to compete for cash and scholarships in business case competitions, and a high school finance competition in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
All Business courses are worth at least five credits. As they have no prerequisites or course streams, these courses can be taken by students in any grade level.