The Certificate in Business is an eight-course program that introduces students to the fundamentals of business and business strategy. Graduates of this program will be innovative thinkers, creative problemsolvers, and emerge as leaders within a team. Students who complete the Certificate in Business will: understand basic business principles; be effective contributors to team performance; and be effective decision makers and problem solvers.

All eight of the courses in this program are fully transferrable to the Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Saskatchewan.

Students can pursue this program as a stand-alone option or in conjunction with another degree. The program can be completed full-time in as little as ten months or part-time. Students completing the program alongside another degree should consult with an advisor in their home college to understand how the courses fit within their program requirements. Upon first admission to the Certificate in Business program students must complete requirements within a ten (10) year time period. Under exceptional circumstances, the School may grant an extension. Students returning to the Certificate in Business program after an absence of five (5) or more years may be placed under the curriculum requirements in effect on the date of readmission.

Requirements (24 credit units)

Required Courses (18 credit units)

  • COMM 101.3
  • COMM 105.3
  • COMM 201.3
  • COMM 204.3
  • COMM 306.3
  • COMM 401.3

Electives (6 credit units)

  • COMM 203.3
  • COMM 205.3
  • COMM 210.3
  • COMM 211.3
  • COMM 304.3
  • COMM 340.3
  • COMM 345.3
  • COMM 347.3
  • COMM 348.3
  • senior-level COMM electives approved at the discretion of the Edwards School of Business
  • senior-level electives from other colleges approved at the discretion of the Edwards School of Business