Taxation (Concentration)


Jump-start your career as a tax accountant by specializing your BBA Accounting with the Taxation concentration. You’ll take taxation courses where you’ll learn how to assemble tax preparations, implement tax-saving strategies, solve tax disputes and conduct important research. You’ll graduate with the knowledge needed to administer tax compliances in the public sector, advise clients in accounting firms and manage all aspects of tax-related matters in corporations.

Admissions Requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration. However, the student must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in order to complete a concentration.


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Program Requirements

Curriculum Framework

Concentration in Taxation:

  • This concentration is available for any Bachelor's degree student at Douglas College.
  • Successful completion of 12 credits; a minimum of two (2) required Accounting courses, and two (2) eligible elective courses.
  • Students who have already taken and received credits for the required and elective course(s) in their Bachelor's degree program can also apply the course(s) towards the requirements for the concentration.
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.33 (C+) for the courses required to earn the concentration.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses (6 credits):
ACCT 3370 Income Tax I 3.00
ACCT 3470 Income Tax II 3.00
Select two from the following eligible elective options (6 credits):

ACCT 4570

International Taxation 3.00

ACCT 4670

Taxation at Death and Estate Planning 3.00

ACCT 4770

Taxation Theory 3.00

ECON 4770

Economics of Taxation 3.00

Program Guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.