Curriculum Guideline

Accounting (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDACCT
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Accounting Post-Degree Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201630
End Term
201710
Institutional Unit
Accounting
Credential
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting
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.
  • Applicants must have the following courses (or equivalent):

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

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • 15 credits out of the 27 required upper level credits must be completed at Douglas College.
  • * For these courses a "C+" overall average is required for graduation with a minimum grade of "C" for each individual course.
  • ** 1000-2000 level electives must be university transferable (courses that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC) according to the BC Transfer Guide.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
ACCT 3310* Intermediate Accounting I* 3.00
ACCT 3410* Intermediate Accounting II* 3.00
ACCT 3420* Intermediate Management Accounting* 3.00
ACCT 3370* Income Tax I* 3.00
ACCT 3470* Income Tax II* 3.00
ACCT 4510* Advanced Financial Accounting* 3.00
ACCT 4520* Advanced Management Accounting* 3.00
ACCT 4750* Auditing* 3.00
ACCT 4850 Accounting Theory 3.00
Elective** Open elective at the 1000-4000 level** 3.00
Total Credits   30.00