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
201510
End Term
201510
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 1110 *

Principles of Accounting I (or ACCT 1235, see note 1)

3

BUSN 1210

Management Essentials

3

FINC 1231

Commercial and Financial Mathematics (or MATH 1125, see note 2)

3

CSIS 1190

Excel for Business

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

    3

 

15

Year 1 – Semester II

ACCT 1210 *

Principles of Accounting II

3

ACCT 1222 *

Computer Applications for Accounting

3

CSIS 2200

Systems Analysis and Design

3

ENGL 1130 or CMNS 1115

Academic Writing or Practical Writing

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

    3

 

15

Year 2 – Semester III

ACCT 2320 *

Introductory Management Accounting

3

BUSN 2429

Business Statistics I (or MATH 1160)

3

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

3

MARK 1120

Introductory Marketing

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

    3

 

15

Year 2 – Semester IV

BUSN 1320

Introductory Business Law

3

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

FINC 2340

Fundamentals of Financial Management

3

PHIL 1122

Business Ethics (or PHIL 1102 or BUSN 4490)

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

  3

 

15


Year 3 – Semester V

ACCT 3310 *

Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACCT 3370 *

Income Tax I

3

ACCT 3420 *

Intermediate Management Accounting

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

3

3000-4000 level

Open elective

  3

 

15

Year 3 – Semester VI

ACCT 3410 *

Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACCT 3470 *

Income Tax II

3

BUSN 3431

Business Statistics II

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

3

3000-4000 level

Open elective

  3

 

15

Year 4 – Semester VII

ACCT 4510 *

Advanced Financial Accounting

3

ACCT 4750 *

Auditing

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

3

3000-4000 level

Open elective

3

3000-4000 level

Open elective

  3

 

15

Year 4 – Semester VIII

3000-4000 level

Required elective (see note 4)

3

ACCT 4520 *

Advanced Management Accounting

3

BUSN 4275

Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis

3

1000-4000 level

Open elective (see note 3)

3

3000-4000 level

Open elective

3

BUSN 4500

Career and Portfolio Development. This is a capstone course that requires 500 hours Canadian work experience.

 1.5

 

16.5

Notes:

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

1. Students who take ACCT 1235 instead of ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210 require an additional open 1000-4000 elective.

2. Math 1120 and MATH 1130 are also acceptable in particular cases.

3. 1000-2000 level electives must be university transferable (UT) on the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer System (BCCAT).

4. 3000-4000 required elective. The student must choose from the following list:

ACCT 4850 * Accounting Theory
BUSN 3730 * Law for Finance and Accounting Professionals