Curriculum Guideline

Accounting Studies (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDACCS
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Accounting Studies PDD
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201430
End Term
201510
Institutional Unit
Accounting
Credential
Post Degree Diploma
Length of Program
Two years
Credits
60.00
Admissions Requirements

This program is intended for students with degrees in areas other than Business.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree (bachelor level) from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada, or any English speaking country. Applicants with an undergraduate degree (bachelor level) from a non-English speaking country will be required to meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement of English 12 with a minimum grade of "C" or one of the acceptable substitutions.

Curriculum Framework

Required Courses - Year 1 (PDD Accounting Studies)

  1. ACCT 1235 Principles of Accounting I and II; or ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210
  2. ACCT 2320 Introductory Management Accounting
  3. ECON 1150 Principles of Micro Economics
  4. ECON 1250 Principles of Macro Economics
  5. BUSN 2429 Business Statistics I
  6. BUSN 3431 Business Statistics II
  7. ACCT 3310 Intermediate Accounting I
  8. ACCT 3410 Intermediate Accounting II
  9. 3 credit elective 3000/4000 level 
  10. 3 credit elective 3000/4000 level

Students who complete the Year 1 required courses are eligible to receive a Post Degree Diploma in Accounting Studies.

A C+ overall average for the program is required for graduation with a minimum grade of C for each individual course.

 

Required Courses - Year 2 (PDD Accounting)

  1. FINC 2340 Fundamentals of Financial Management
  2. CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design
  3. BUSN 1320 Introductory Business Law
  4. BUSN 4275 Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis
  5. ACCT 3420 Intermediate Management Accounting
  6. ACCT 3370 Income Tax I
  7. ACCT 3470 Income Tax II
  8. ACCT 4510 Advanced Financial Accounting
  9. ACCT 4520 Advanced Management Accounting
  10. ACCT 4750 Auditing

Students who complete the Year 2 required courses are eligible to receive a Post Degree Diploma in Accounting.

A C+ overall average for the program is required for graduation with a minimum grade of C for each individual course.