Curriculum Guideline

Accounting (Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
DPACCT
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Credential Type
Diploma
Transcript Title
Accounting Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202120
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Diploma in Accounting
Length of Program
Four semesters
Credits
60.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

Note: Some courses in this program require students to have completed Foundations of Math 11 with a grade of C (some courses may have a higher requirement). Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you check each individual course prerequisite and ensure that you have completed requirements prior to registration. 

 

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements: 

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 25% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • A minimum program GPA of 2.00 is required
Course Requirements:
 
 

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

Select one of the following two options:

 

A)  ACCT 1110

     AND

     ACCT 1210

Principles of Accounting I 

AND

Principles of Accounting II

3.00

 

3.00

B) ACCT 1235

    AND

    One (1) Elective1

Principles of Accounting I & II

AND

Select one course from the CBA Faculty

3.00

 

3.00 

Select one course from the following two options:

 

 

CMNS 1115

Practical Writing

3.00

ENGL 1130

Academic Writing

3.00

Required Courses:

 

ACCT 1222

Computer Applications for Accounting

3.00

ACCT 2320

Introductory Managerial Accounting

3.00

ACCT 3310

Intermediate Accounting I

3.00

ACCT 3410

Intermediate Accounting II

3.00

ACCT 3420

Intermediate Managerial Accounting

3.00

BLAW 1320

Introductory Business Law

3.00

CSIS 1190

Excel for Business

3.00

CSIS 2200

Systems Analysis and Design

3.00

FINC 12312

Business Mathematics 

3.00

FINC 2340

Corporate Finance

3.00

BUSN 1210

Management Essentials

3.00

BUSN 24293

Business Statistics

3.00

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

 3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

 3.00

MARK 1120

Introductory Marketing

 3.00

Two (2) Electives1

Select two 1000-4000 level courses from ACCT, BUSN, BLAW, CSIS, ECON, FINC or MARK

 6.00

 Credits

 

60.00

 

1Elective(s) : 1000-2000 level courses must be university transferable. A university transferable course is a course that transfers to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBCV, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC – according to the BC Transfer Guide. 

 

2Students who have already taken MATH 1125, can substitute the course for FINC 1231.

3Students who have already taken MATH 1160, can substitute the course for BUSN 2429