Program

Program

Required Courses:

  • Auditing 1 (54 hours, 5.4 CEUs)
  • Basic Probability and Statistics (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Business Communications (36 hours, 3.6 CEUs)
  • Business Law in Canada (36 hours, 3.6 CEUs)
  • Economics - Micro & Macro (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Finance 1 - Part 1 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Finance 1 - Part 2 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Financial Accounting 1 - Part 1 (24 hours, 2.4 CEUs)
  • Financial Accounting 1 - Part 2 (24 hours, 2.4 CEUs)
  • Financial Accounting 2 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Financial Accounting 3 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Financial Accounting 4 (54 hours, 5.4 CEUs)
  • Management Accounting 1 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Management Accounting 2 (54 hours, 5.4 CEUs)
  • Management Information Systems (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Quantitative Methods 1 (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Strategy for Financial Managers (39 hours, 3.9 CEUs)
  • Taxation 1 (54 hours, 5.4 CEUs)

Elective Courses:

  • Quickbooks 1 (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Quickbooks 2 (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
    OR
  • Sage 50-1 Simply Accounting 1 (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Sage 50-2 Simply Accounting 2 (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
    OR
  • Sage 300-1 ACCPAC (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Sage 300-2 ACCPAC (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)

Courses of Interest:

  • Excel 1: Better Spreadsheets (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Excel 2: Advanced Functions (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Microsoft Office (36 hours, 3.6 CEUs)

Grade Requirement

In order to progress in the program, students must achieve a minimum C+ or 65% grade in all courses. Students unable to meet this minimum will not be permitted to advance to the next course. Furthermore, students must achieve a minimum C+ or 65% grade in all courses that are part of the curriculum to be awarded the Continuing Studies Diploma in Advanced Accounting.

Scheduling

The Advanced Accounting program is a full-time program, offered over two academic years. Each semester is 13-15 weeks in length with a two to three week break between semesters. Courses are scheduled on weekday evenings (6:30-9:30pm) and on weekends (9:00am-4:00pm). Intake dates are January, May and September. 

Please note: Those starting in January and May semester will complete the program in 5 consecutive semesters. Those starting in September semester will complete the program in 6 semesters, with a term break in Term 3.