Business Text Books 2019-20

Business courses require the usual sorts of stationery - notepaper, pencils, pens, highlighters and binders.
If you are taking MA101 Business Mathematics, you'll need a HP10bII+ calculator*.
The following is the department's book list. Please note: Textbooks are subject to change before the first week of classes.
Download and print the business book list fall 2019 (pdf).


Textbook & Author/Editor



AC 130
Accounting I
Fundamental Accounting Principles - Volume 1 with Connect with SmartBook by Larson, K. & Dieckmann, H.
16th Edition
AC 141
Basic Accounting
 No required textbook
AC 201
Payroll Administration
 No required textbook
AC 230
Accounting II
Fundamental Accounting Principles - Volume 1 & 2 with Connect with SmartBook by Larson, K. & Dieckmann, H.
16th Edition
Vol #1: 9781260305821
Vol #2: 9781260305838
AC 370
Auditing Principles
Auditing: The Art and Science of Assurance Engagements with MyLab Accounting with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package by Arens, A., Elder, R., Beasley, M., Hogan, C., & Jones, J. 14th Canadian Edition Pearson 9780134894805
AC 441
Intermediate Accounting l

Intermediate Accounting - Volume 1 with Connect with SmartBook by Beechy, T., Conrod, J., Farrell, E., & Mcleod-Dick, I. Updated 7th Edition McGraw-Hill 9781260306743
AC 444
Management Accounting
Managerial Accounting with Connect with SmartBook by Garrison, R., Webb, A., & Libby, T. 11th Canadian Edition
AP 310
Farmland Evaluation
No required textbook
AP 330
Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal
UBC BUSI 330 The Appraisal of Real Estate textbook & workbook
most recent edition
AP 344
Statistical & Computer Applications in Valuation
UBC BUSI 344 Statistical and Computer Applications in Valuation workbook
most recent edition
BA 120
Organizational Behavior
Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour by Langton, N., Robbins, S., & Judge, T
5th edition
BA 172
Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing: A Strategic Approach by Barker, M., Barker, D., Bormann N., Zahay, D., & Roberts, M.  2nd Edition
Nelson Cengage
BA 250
Electronic Commerce 2018: Business, Technology, Society by Laudon, K. & Traver, C. 14th Edition
BA 440
Financial Management I
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance with Connect with SmartBook COMBO by Ross, S., Westerfield, R., Jordan, B., Roberts, G., & Pandes, J.
10th Edition
BA 546
Small Business Management
Small Business: An Entrepreneur's Plan by Knowles, R.
7th Edition
Nelson Cengage
BA 640
Management Information Systems 
Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm by Laudon, K., Laudon, J., & Brabston, M.
7th Edition
BA 646
Operations Management 
Foundations of Operations Management + companion website without Pearson eText -- Access Card Package by Ritzman, L., Krajewski, L., Malhotra, M., & Klassen, R
4th Canadian Edition
BA 655
Strategy and Policy
Strategic Management by Rotheaermel, F
4th Edition
BA 656
Leadership and Supervision
Supervisor's Survival Kit by Goodwin, C. & Griffith, D.
11th Edition
CO 131
Communications I
Business Communication Essentials Plus MyLab Business Communications with Pearson eText by Bovee, C., Thill, J., Scribner, J.
5th Canadian Edition
CO 168
Business Communications & Workplace Writing
Essentials of Business Communication with MindTap Bundle by Guffey, G., Loewy, D., & Almonte, R.
9th Canadian Edition
Nelson Cengage
CO 231
Communications II 
Lesikar's Business Communications: Connecting in a Digital World by Rentz, K. & Lentz, P.
13th Edition
CT 402
Residential & Commercial Property Analysis
Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction & Glossary of Housing Terms
CU 151
Introduction to Excel
SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with Access to 1 eBook for 12 months by SAM
1st Edition
Nelson Cengage
CU 152
Keyboard & Document Processing 
Paradigm Keyboarding & Applications I: Sessions 1-60 by Mitchelle, W., Roggenkamp, A., King, P., & Kapper, R.
7th Edition
SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with Access to 1 eBook for 12 months by SAM
1st Edition
Nelson Cengage
CU 248
Business Computer Applications 
Illustrated Computer Concepts and Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016 by Parsons, Beskeen, Cram, Duffy, Friedrichsen, & Reding 
1st Edition
Nelson Cengage
EC 111
Microeconomics Plus New MyLab Economics with Pearson eText Access Card Package by Hubbard, R., O'Brien, A., Serletis, A., & Childes, J.
2nd Canadian Edition
EC 211
Macroeconomic Plus New MyLab Economics with Pearson eText - Access Card Package by Hubbard, R., O'Brien, A., Serletis, A., & Childes, J.
2nd Canadian Edition
EC 300
Urban & Real Estate Economics 
UBC BUSI 300 Urban and Real Estate Economics text & workbook
LA 180
Business Law 
Revel for Business Law in Canada by Yates, R., Bereznicki-Korol, T., Clarke, T., & Palmer, D.
12th Canadian Edition
MA 101
Business Mathematics*
Contemporary Business Mathematics with Canadian Applications plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package by Hummelbrunner, S., Halliday, K., Hassanlou, A., & Coombs, S.
11th Edition
MK 170
Marketing Principles 
Marketing by Crane, F., Kerin, R., Hartley, S., & Rudelius, W
10th Canadian Edition
MK 223
Advertising & Promotions 
Canadian Advertising in Action by Tuckwell, K.
11th Edition
MK 228
Public Relations
Canadian PR for the Real World by Cardin, M. & McMullan, K.  Pearson /td> 9780132154802 
MK 230
Marketing Research
Essentials of marketing research: A hands-on orientation by Hair, J., Celsi, M., Ortinau, D., & Bush, R.
4th Edition
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– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
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– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree