416 289 5000
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P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Business Administration - Human Resources

Program Code 2709
Program Name Business Administration - Human Resources
Description The Business Administration - Human Resources program focuses on teaching the full range of human resources functions.

Among these are:

Human resources planning
Recruitment and selection
Training and development
Performance management
Human resources management systems

Human resources, as a strategic partner, guarantees an organization has the best pool of talent to pioneer, compete and be at the top of its industry. Through Centennial College's Human Resources program, you learn how to enable a proactive perspective and, as a result, become adept at ensuring organizational success through the attraction, retention and development of any company's most vital asset -- its employees. You also explore trends to prepare for the challenges of today and tomorrow's work environment. Lastly, you complement your development of human resources skills with highly marketable payroll knowledge.

This unique School of Business program offers you the opportunity to acquire three designations:

CHRP™ designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association
CIM™ designation from the Canadian Institute of Management
PCP™ designation from the Canadian Payroll Association

For more information on these designations, please contact the Association that grants the designation directly.
Admission Requirements Domestic Students must be 19 years of age or older to get in to this program. No other requirements are necessary.

International Students should contact our International Office via email at for eligibility.
Info Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results.
Students who complete the English Assessment Test and score 170/171 (College Communications 2 /(ESL) or higher, are exempt from COMM160/161 (College Communications 1/(ESL)). If you score 160 or 161, then you must complete COMM 160/161 before you can proceed to COMM170/171.

MATH128 prepares students for MATH119, which is a required course for most School of Business Diploma programs. Applicants who test between 21/45 and 35/45 in the MATH Assessment test will be exempted from MATH128, and will take MATH118. Students who score 36/45 or higher will be exempted from MATH128 and MATH118 and will take MATH119.
Notes A minimum C grade average and a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation.
Contact Telephone 416-289-5000 EXT 2320
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Mandatory Courses

Course Code Course Name
ACCT-123 Financial Accounting Concepts
ACCT-224 Corporate Finance 1
BUSN-119 Business Fundamentals
BUSN-225 Intro to Research Methods and Data Analysis
BUSN-313 Career Action
BUSN-331 Business Law
BUSN-332 Business Strategy
BUSN-333 Business Culture and Coll. Pract
COMM-160 College Communications 1
COMM-161 College Communication 1 (ESL)
COMM-170 College Communication 2
COMM-171 College Communication 2 (ESL)
COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1
COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2
CPAC-101 Payroll Compliance Legislation - Canadian Payroll Association
ECON-205 Principles of Micro Economics
ECON-206 Principles of Macro Economics
GNED-500 Global Citizenship
HRMT-300 Organizational Behaviour
HRMT-301 Human Resource Management
HRMT-302 Recruitment and Selection
HRMT-306 Employment Law
HRMT-307 Human Resource Planning
HRMT-308 Labour Relations
HRMT-309 Human Resources Management Systems
HRMT-310 Occupational Health and Safety
HRMT-311 Compensation and Benefits
HRMT-312 Employee Training and Development
HRMT-317 Managerial Accounting for Human Resources Management
INTL-220 International Business Concepts
MATH-119 Mathematics of Finance 2
MATH-128 Mathematics Of Finance 1-E
MGMT-222 Management Principles
MKTG-116 Principles of Marketing
OMGT-129 Intro to Supply Chain and Business Operations

Elective Courses

Plus TWO General Education (GNED) electives and TWO Business Elective courses. For Business Elective options, please see below.
Course Code Course Name
CPAC-102 Payroll Fundamentals 1 - Canadian Payroll Association
CPAC-103 Payroll Fundamentals 2 - Canadian Payroll Association
HRMT-316 Dispute Resolution
HRMT-318 Payroll
INTL-336 International Management: Strategy and Negotiation
INTL-339 International Business Planning
MKTG-222 Retailing
MKTG-229 Digital Marketing
OMGT-229 Project Management for Business