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
201630
End Term
201920
Institutional Unit
Accounting
Credential
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting Studies
Length of Program
One year
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.

This program is intended for students with degrees in areas other than Business. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in business administration should look at the Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting program to determine if this is a more suitable program.

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • 3 courses (9 credits) or upper level (3000/4000) courses must be completed at Douglas College in the Accounting department
  • *For ACCT 3310 and ACCT 3410 a minimum grade of "C" is required
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Select one option from the following two options:

ACCT 1235

Principles of Accounting I and II

3.00

ACCT 1110 and

ACCT 1210

Principles of Accounting I and

Principles of Accounting II

3.00

3.00

Select one course from the following two courses:

BUSN 2429

Business Statistics I

3.00

MATH 1160

Introduction to Statistics

3.00
Required Courses:  
ACCT 2320 Introductory Management Accounting 3.00
ACCT 3310* Intermediate Accounting I 3.00
ACCT 3410* Intermediate Accounting II 3.00
ACCT 4850 Accounting Theory 3.00
ECON 1150 Principles of Micro Economics 3.00
ECON 1250 Principles of Macro Economics 3.00
BUSN 3431 Business Statistics II 3.00
Elective Open elective at the 3000/4000 level 3.00
Total Credits   30.00