Business Administration - Accounting
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  • Program Length:
  • Three Year - Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program prepares students to work in various areas of accounting including financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, financial management and auditing. The curriculum provides graduates with a broad business background with courses in management, economics, law, finance, and statistics. Graduates of this program are proficient in various accounting, income tax, and spreadsheet software packages. To gain experience, qualifying students also participate in a field placement.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Third year field placements for qualifying students.
  • Transfer agreements with several universities.
  • Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a B. Comm. from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates of the Business Administration - Accounting program are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in accounting or financial management. Entry level positions include financial analyst, budget analyst, tax preparer, junior accountant, bookkeeper, or management trainee.

DEGREE COMPLETION
Graduates may receive credits towards: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ACC110
3
Accounting Concepts I
BUS108
3
Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN110
3
Macroeconomics
MTH146
4
Mathematics of Personal Finance
MGN105
3
Introduction to Human Resources
COM103
3
Business Communications 1
MIC101
1
Introduction to Word-Processing Software
MIC102
1
Introduction to Presentation Software

Semester 2
ACC210
3
Accounting Concepts II
ECN210
3
Microeconomics
MRK202
3
Introduction to Canadian Marketing
ELEC1030
3
Choose an Elective
MTH237
3
Statistical Concepts
COM203
3
Business Communications 2
BUS207
2
Basic Spreadsheeting

Semester 3
ACC316
3
Advanced Spreadsheeting
ACC320
3
Cost Accounting
ACC326
3
Accounting Software Applications
ACC328
4
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC335
3
Canadian Income Tax I
MGN310
3
Organizational Behaviour
ELEC1030
3
Choose an Elective

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 4
ACC420
3
Management Accounting I
ACC426
3
Computer Accounting II
ACC428
4
Intermediate Accounting II
ACC435C
3
Canadian Income Tax II
ACC444
3
Financial Management I
BUS606
3
Management Information Systems
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 5
ACC515
4
Intermediate Accounting III
ACC520
3
Management Accounting II
ACC544
3
Financial Management II
ACC622
3
Auditing
MGN300
2
Business Ethics
ACC540
6

Work Placement
OR
ACC638
3
Accounting Research

Semester 6
ACC615
4
Intermediate Accounting IV
ACC627
4
Accounting Projects
BUS300
3
Business Law
MTH710
3
Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
MGN320
3
Management Principles
ACC540
6

Work Placement
OR
ACC638
3
Accounting Research