Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Business Administration

  • Program Length 
    2 Years
  • Credential 
    Diploma
  • Location Offered 
    Nanaimo

The Program

ACBSP AccreditedDiploma in Business Administration may be awarded upon successful completion of the first two-years (60 credits) of the Bachelor of Business Administration program. To request a diploma students must apply to graduate and complete a graduation application using their on-line student record.

Program Outline

Courses to be Completed

CoursesCredits

ACCT 100 - (Financial Accounting)

3

ACCT 201 - (Financial Accounting II) or,

MARK 260 - (Buyer Behaviour)

3

ACCT 294 - (Intro to Cost and Managerial Accounting)

3

ECON 211 - (Principles of Microeconomics)

3

ECON 212 - (Principles of Macroeconomics)

3

ENGL 115 - (University Writing and Research) and,
ENGL 204 - (Business and Technical Writing) (effective September 2012) or,
ENGL 225 - (Business and Technical Writing) (prior to September 2012)

6

FNCE 130 - (Intro to Finance)

3

MARK 160 - (Intro to Marketing)

3

MGMT 192 - (Principles of Management)

3

MGMT 230 - (Intro to E-Management)

3

MGMT 292 - (Organizational Behaviour)

3

QUME 232 - (Business Statistics I)

3

Select one of the following courses:
ACCT 217 - (Taxation I)
MGMT 293 - (Human Resource Management)
FNCE 221 - (Financial Planning)

3

Elective or MATH 151

3

Five electives

15

Total Credits

60

Note: A minimum graduating GPA of 2.0 (“C”) is required.

Updated 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Admission Requirements

Start Date and Application Deadline

The program starts in September. Applications are accepted between the first business day in Octobe,r and March 31. For further information regarding late applications and program contacts check the Program Availability List.

Domestic Fees | International Fees

Domestic Fees

Tuition Fee Schedule

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for Year 1*

Amount

Tuition (30 credits x $147.76 per credit)

4,432.80

Student Activity fee (4% of tuition)

177.31

Student Services fee (30 credits x $6.53 per credit)

195.90

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $19.43 per month)

155.44

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Year 1: Books and supplies (approximate costs)

900.00

Total

6,136.45

Fees for Year 2*

Amount

Tuition (30 credits x $147.76 per credit)

4,432.80

Student Activity fee (4% of tuition)

177.31

Student Services fee (30 credits x $6.53 per credit)

195.90

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $19.43 per month)

155.44

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Year 2: Books and supplies (approximate costs)

1,100.00

Total

6,336.45

Notes

The above table is based on ten 3–credit courses taken over two semesters. For programs that require 4–credit courses, students should adjust the fee totals accordingly.

The Health and Dental Plan fee is in effect only for full–time students at the Nanaimo Campus.  

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

International Fees

Tuition Fee Schedule

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for Year 1*

Amount

Tuition (2 semesters x $7620 per semester)

15,240.00

Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $374.4 per semester)

748.80

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $19.43 per month)

155.44

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Year 1: Books and supplies (approximate costs)

900.00

Total

17,319.24

Fees for Year 2*

Amount

Tuition (2 semesters x $7620 per semester)

15,240.00

Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $374.4 per semester)

748.80

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $19.43 per month)

155.44

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Year 2: Books and supplies (approximate costs)

1,100.00

Total

17,519.24

Notes

The above table is based on 15 credits or less per semester. Additional fees of $635.00 per credit will be applied if taking more than 15 credits per semester.

The Health and Dental Plan fee is in effect only for full–time students at the Nanaimo Campus.  

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Updated
Sunday, April 1, 2018
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