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
202120
End Term
Not Specified
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 in the field of Commerce and Business Administration 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 completed the following courses with a minimum grade of "C" in each (or equivalent):

 

Curriculum Framework

 

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • 50% (15 credits) of all upper level credits must be completed at Douglas College
  • A minimum program GPA of 2.00 is required
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits. Please contact the program co-ordinator for approval of substitutions.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
ACCT 3310 Intermediate Accounting I 3.00
ACCT 3410 Intermediate Accounting II 3.00
ACCT 3420 Intermediate Managerial Accounting 3.00
ACCT 3370 Income Tax I 3.00
ACCT 3470 Income Tax II 3.00
ACCT 3880 Data Analytics for Managers 3.00
ACCT 4510 Advanced Financial Accounting 3.00
ACCT 4750 Auditing 3.00

 

BUSN 4275

 

Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis

3.00

ACCT 4520

Advanced Management Accounting

3.00
Total Credits   30.00