Associate of Arts (Business)

Alexander College, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,268

Course Accredited By

DQAB

  • 2 Years
  • Online and On-campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Associate Degree

Students within the Associate of Arts (Business) Degree program will gain multi-disciplinary knowledge in the faculties of economics, management, accounting, marketing, and statistical analysis, and will develop their critical thinking and research skills.

The program also includes a customizable concentration in economics, which allows students to further explore economic theory and applications in conjunction with selected topics related to commerce.

The Associate of Arts (Business) Degree is a two-year undergraduate degree offered by many institutions in the province of British Columbia and beyond. The Associate Degree program is designed to provide broad-based knowledge and experiences in preparation for entering the workforce, or as a foundation for further undergraduate study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2022
  • May 2022

The Associate of Arts (Business) degree program consists of the following course requirements, which must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater.

I. 6 credits in first-year English

II. 9 credits in science which shall include at least:

  • 6 credits in mathematics, computer science or statistics (statistics courses taught in subject areas of commerce and psychology may also be used)
  • 3 credits in a laboratory science

III. 12 credits in arts

IV. 24 credits in economics, including 18 credits in second-year economics

V. 12 credits in commerce, including courses in management, finance, accounting, and marketing 

The Associate of Arts (Business) Degree is a foundational degree consisting of 64 credits in total, typically completed over a two-year period. Program requirements include a minimum of 24 credits in economics and a minimum of 12 credits in Commerce. 

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts (Business) Degree program, students may choose to enter the workforce or continue their undergraduate studies.

  • Undergraduate tuition fee $285.00 per credit Regular term – 14 weeks
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program English 095, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 096, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 097, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 098, 15 hours per week $2,295.00
  • English 099, 10 hours per week $1,530.00
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) EASL 068-089 $2,500 Session – 7 weeks
  • Academic Upgrading (excluding EAP) e.g. MATH 099 3 credit fee Regular term – 14 weeks
  • University Preparation Program UPRE 099 $1,710
  • Student Association (ACSA) and Activity Fee $20.00 Per term
  • Lab Fee (per 4 credit lab-science course)  $30.00 Per term, if applicable
  • Student Refugee Program (SRP) Fee  $5.00 Per term
  • Application for Admission $200.00
  • English or Math Placement Test Rewrite $50.00
  • English or Math Placement Test No-Show Fee (applied after 2 no-shows) $50.00
  • Application for Transfer Credit (International coursework) $50.00
  • Application for Graduation (refundable if credential is not conferred) (from September 1, 2019) $25.00
  • Official Transcript $10.00
  • 24-hour Rush Fee (for Official Transcript processing) $15.00
  • Local Mail to Local Address $5.00
  • Express Mail to Local Address $30.00
  • Express Mail to International Address $50.00
  • Duplicate or replacement Confirmation of Graduation Letter $10.00
  • Duplicate or replacement Degree Parchment $25.00

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