Curriculum Guideline

Accounting Studies (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDACCS
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Accounting Studies PDD
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201520
End Term
201620
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 granted by a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or elsewhere. If your studies were in a language other than English you will be required to meet the Douglas College language proficiency requirement.

Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in business administration should also look at the Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting program to determine if this is a more suitable program for you

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.

A minimum of 70% of the required courses must be taken at Douglas College. 

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.

A minimum of 70% of the required courses must be taken at Douglas College.