Course Description

The underlying purpose of the ABQ Business Studies –General course is to extend teaching skills and knowledge in the senior division program. At least one half of the course concentrates on subject-specific content.

Course Outline

Topics include:
  • understanding learning theory specific to Business Studies – General in the senior division
  • identifying, accessing, assessing and integrating pedagogical, community, print, technological and collegial resources that are relevant to Business Studies – General and support the Ontario curriculum in the senior division
  • employing a variety of instructional strategies appropriate for the adolescent learner’s learning style in both individual and group learning experiences in the senior division
  • using, accommodating, and modifying expectations, strategies and assessment practices based on the developmental or special needs of adolescent students
  • recognizing
  • understanding curricular implications of educational destinations – work, college and universityunderstanding the importance of co-operative learning, and developing co-operative learning
  • understanding the impact of a positive classroom community on student behaviour and learning in Business Studies - General
  • explaining expectations, programs, observations and assessments to parents/guardians.
  • knowing and understanding policies, practices and procedures that will ensure health and personal safety. 




There are no textbooks required for this course.

OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.

Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.


  •  Certificate of Qualification showing basic qualifications in two divisions:  i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.   
  •  Transcript confirming FIVE full (or equivalent) university credits in  the teaching subject.   For candidates who already hold a Senior basic qualification, a minimum of TWO full (or equivalent) credits in the teaching subject are required.

It is requested that you complete an application if you have enrolled for this course.  If you would like to be pre-screened for eligibility it is appreciated that you submit an application well in advance of the semester deadline date.

How Do I complete an application form?

  • You will need to either create a student account or login to your existing account at https://register.continue.uwindsor.ca/
  • Once you have access to your account you will see “my applications” on the menu items shown on the left side of the screen
  • Select available applications
  • Complete the ABQ Application (Pre-requisite Credit requirements) application.
  • Make sure you upload files to the application form otherwise they will not be included with your application. (Chose file/upload/Save). Your files will be shown if you successfully uploaded documents.
  • Make sure you select save and submit.
  • The admissions team will review your application and respond as soon as possible. It can take two weeks or more for a response regarding eligibility due to the volume of applications received.

Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites


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Section Title
ABQ Business Studies-General, Senior Division (Winter 2024)
Section Schedule
Jan 29, 2024 to Apr 14, 2024
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $735.00
Reading List / Textbook
There are no textbooks required for this course.
Section Notes

The deadline to enroll for Winter 2024 courses is January 15, 2024.  All tuition fees and supporting admission documentation is due by this date.

Please ensure you submit an application and all supporting documents by the deadline date.  Instructions on how to submit the application are under course pre-requisites.  If you require assistance, please contact aq@uwindsor.ca.

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