Accounting (Post-Degree Diploma)

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Accounting Post Degree Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting
Length of Program
One year
Admissions Requirements

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 must have a minimum grade of C in each of the following courses (or equivalent):

  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 1320 Introductory Business Law
  6. BUSN 2429 Business Statistics I
  7. BUSN 3431 Business Statistics II
  8. FINC 2340 Fundamentals of Financial Management
  9. CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design
  10. BUSN 4275 Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis

Applicants who do not have all the required prerequisite courses should enroll in the Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting Studies program.

Curriculum Framework
  1. ACCT 3310: Intermediate Accounting I
  2. ACCT 3410: Intermediate Accounting II
  3. ACCT 3420: Intermediate Management Accounting
  4. ACCT 3370: Income Tax I
  5. ACCT 3470: Income Tax II
  6. ACCT 4510: Advanced Financial Accounting
  7. ACCT 4520: Advanced Management Accounting
  8. ACCT 4750: Auditing
  9. Open elective
  10. Open elective

An overall GPA of 2.33 (C+) is required for graduation along with a minimum grade of C in each individual course.

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