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  • Objectives
    The Accounting major prepares individuals for jobs in general accounting, auditing and tax, leading to professional designations such as CGA, CA and CMA. The Financial Services and Administration major prepares individuals for jobs in banking, securities and investments fields leading to professional designations such as CFP (Certified Financial Planner), PFP (Personal Financial Planner), AICB (Associate, Institute of Canadian Bankers), and CIM (Canadian Investment Manager) and securities brokerage. The degree covers sufficient material and knowledge for those students who may wish to consider taking the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) qualifying exams. The degree builds on the two-year diploma and is designed to provide bridging facilities for those graduates who do not have the accounting or business background.
  • Entry requirements
    The degree is designed for individuals with a recognized two-year post secondary diploma who wish to continue with further studies on a degree track.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting
  • Course description
    Year 1 - Semester I
    • ACCT 1235     Principles of Accounting I and II     3
    • BUSN 1210     Management Essentials     3
    • BUSN 1330 or
    • FINC 1231     Business Mathematics or
    • Commercial & Financial Mathematics     3
    • CSIS 1110     Introduction to Computers     3
    • CMNS 1115     Practical Writing       3
          15

    Year 1 - Semester II

    • ACCT 1222     Computer Applications for Accounting     3
    • BUSN 2429     Business Statistics I     3
    • CSIS 2200     Systems Analysis and Design     3
    • ENGL 1130     Academic Writing     3
    • SOSC 2140 or
    • BUSN 3310     Behaviour in Organizations or
    • Organizational Management Skills       3
        15

    Year 2 - Semester III

    • ACCT 2310     Intermediate Accounting II     3
    • ACCT 2320     Introductory Management Accounting I     3
    • ECON 1150     Principles of Microeconomics     3
    • FINC 2340     Fundamentals of Financial Management     3
    • MARK 1120     Introductory Marketing       3
        15

    Year 2 - Semester IV

    • ACCT 2410     Intermediate Accounting II     3
    • ACCT 2420     Intermediate Management Accounting     3
    • BUSN 4420     Commercial Law     3
    • BUSN 2275     Business Strategy and Simulation     3
    • ECON 1250     Principles of Macroeconomics       3
        15

    Diploma Exit:

    Year 3 – Semester V

    • ACCT 3370     Income Tax I     3
    • BUSN 3431     Business Statistics II     3
    • CMNS 1000 level     Elective (see list)     3
    • FINC 3000/4000     Elective (see list)     3
    • 3000/4000 Level     Open Elective       3
        15

    Year 3 – Semester VI

    • ACCT 3470     Income Tax II     3
    • * ACCT 4510     Advanced Financial Accounting     3
    • BUSN 3401     Principles of International Business     3
    • PHIL 1000 level     Elective (see list)     3
    • 3000/4000 level     Elective (outside of accounting, business, finance and marketing)       3
        15

    Year 4 – Semester VII

    • * ACCT 4520     Advanced Management Accounting     3
    • * ACCT 4750     Auditing     3
    • BUSN 4490     Applied Legal and Social Decision Making for Managers, Professionals and Executives     3
    • ECON 2000/3000     Elective (see list)     3
    • 3000/4000 level     Elective (outside of accounting, business, finance and marketing)       3
        15

    * NOTE courses marked with an asterisk (*) require a minimum "C" grade in all prerequisites

    Year 4 – Semester VIII

    • * ACCT 4850     Accounting Theory     3
    • BUSN 3380     Operations Management     3
    • BUSN 4275     Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis     3
    • 3000/4000 level     Open Elective     3
    • 3000/4000 level     Elective (outside of accounting, business, finance and marketing)     3
    • BUSN 4500     Career and Portfolio Development - Cumulative Credit: Exit Requirement for DEGREE      1.5
        16.5

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