Curriculum Guideline

Accounting (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Effective Date:
Program Code
BBAA
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Credential Type
Bachelor's Degree
Transcript Title
BA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200730
End Term
201420
Institutional Unit
Accounting
Credential
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting
Length of Program
Eight semesters
Credits
121.50
Admissions Requirements
  1. General College Admission Requirements
  2. Foundations of Math 11 or Principles of Mathematics 11 with a minimum grade of "C"
Curriculum Framework

Year 1 – Semester I

ACCT 1235

Principles of Accounting I & II (or ACCT 1110 & ACCT 1210 – See note 1 below)

3

BUSN 1210

Management Essentials

3

FINC 1231

Commercial and 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

BUSN 3310 or
SOSC 2140

Organizational Management Skills or Behaviour in Organizations                              

    3

 

15

Year 2 – Semester III

ACCT 3310

Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACCT 2320

Introductory Management Accounting

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 3410

Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACCT 3420

Intermediate Management Accounting

3

BUSN 4420

Commercial Law (or BUSN 1320 & BUSN 2420 – See note 1 below)

3

BUSN 2275

Business Strategy and Simulation

3

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

  3

 

15


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

1000-4000 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

1000-4000 level

Elective (outside of accounting, business, finance and marketing)

  3

 

15

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: exit requirement for DEGREE

 1.5

 

16.5

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

 

Notes:
1. Students taking ACCT 1110 & ACCT 1210 instead of ACCT 1235, and BUSN 1320 & BUSN 2420 instead of BUSN 4420, may accrue 127.5 credit hours (including the exit requirement of BUSN 4500 Career and Portfolio Development) for graduation.


2. Please note that electives outside of ACCT, BUSN, FINC and MARK include any college credit course such as BIOL, CRIM, CSIS, ECON, ENGL, HIST, MODL, MATH, PHIL or PSYC. For assistance in selecting electives, please contact the BBA Degree Coordinator.

 

Electives:

One Communications Elective
You must choose from the following list:

CMNS 1125

Oral Presentations

CMNS 1216

Interpersonal Skills for the Workplace

CMNS 1217

Multicultural Interpersonal Workplace Communication

CMNS 1316

Advanced Interpersonal Training in Conflict Resolution

 

 

One Economics Elective
You must choose from the following list:

ECON 2350

Managerial Economics

ECON 2408

Money and Banking

ECON 3450

Intermediate Macroeconomics

 

 

One Finance Elective
You must choose from the following list:

FINC 3305

International Financial Management

FINC 3350

Canadian Securities Course

FINC 3370

Financial Intermediation and Capital Markets

FINC 3390

Security Analysis

FINC 4300

Professional Financial Management

FINC 4350

Wealth Management Techniques

FINC 4340

Investment Management Techniques

FINC 4360

Portfolio Management Techniques

Note: The CA only accepts FINC 3390, 4340 and 3305 for the third year finance elective.

 

One Philosophy Elective
You must choose from the following list:

 

PHIL 1102

Values and Contemporary Thinking

PHIL 1122

Business Ethics

PHIL 1123

Environmental Ethics

PHIL 1151

Society and the Individual

 

 

Three Non-Business Electives

Two 1000-4000 level courses and one 3000-4000 level course outside of ACCT, BUSN, FINC or MARK

 

Two Open Electives

Two 3000 / 4000 level courses – any area

 

Please check the specific course prerequisites in the online calendar.
*One of  PHIL 1102,1122, 1123, 1151, 3320 is a required prerequisite for BUSN 4490.

 For assistance in selecting electives, please contact the BBA Degree Coordinator.