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Pre-Business (PBS)
Pre-Business (PBS)

Pre-Business (PBS)

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  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (C) or (M)


  • Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Course Information

In this eight-month certificate program, you will acquire a solid foundation of business principles plus the basics of marketing and accounting. This program will prepare you to continue your education through programs such as Accounting, Business, Business - Insurance, Business - International Business and Business – Marketing. 


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Critical thinking

  • Problem-solving

  • Communication 

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Semester 1

  • ACC103, Pre-Business Accounting I

  • BAM107, Business Foundations I

  • COM101 or
    COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or
    Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • ISC100, Introduction to Studies at Seneca

  • MBF100* or
    MBF101*, Mathematics of Business and Finance or
    Mathematics of Business and Finance

Semester 2

  • ACC104, Pre-Business Accounting II

  • BAM108, Business Foundations II

  • PPS100, Professional Presentation Skills

  • SMS202, Business Computer Applications

  • plus: General Education Course

  • * Students will be placed in the appropriate level of mathematics depending on their math skills assessment results. Students who are placed in MTH158: Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra) will be required to complete this course before taking MBF100.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future studies in business diploma programs.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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