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Public Accounting (Concentration)

Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Department: Accounting
Credits: 12.0
Credential: Concentration
curriculum framework
  • This concentration is only available for students enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration program.
  • Successful completion of 12 credits; three (3) required courses (9 credits) and one(1) elective (3 credits).

  • Students who have already taken and received credits for the required and elective course(s) in their Bachelor's degree program can also apply the course(s) towards the requirements for the concentration.

  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.33 (C+) for the courses required to earn the concentration.

Course Requirements:

Course Number

Course Title


Required Courses (9 credits):

ACCT 4880

Applied External Audit


ACCT 4890

Business Applications


ACCT 4670

Taxation at Death and Estate Planning


Select one of the following courses (3 credits):

ACCT 3850

Detecting Accounting Fraud


ACCT 4580

Ethics and Workplace Skills


MARK 4470

Marketing Professional Services



admission requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration. However, the student must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration program in order to complete the Public Acounting concentration.

program cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

curriculum guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.