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.
- Knowledgeable professors with solid industry experience giving students first-hand insight into the field.
- Up-to-date computer labs using the latest accounting software.
- Third-year field placements for qualifying students allowing for handson real-world application of the skills and principles learned in the classroom, along with networking opportunities with possible future employers.
- Transfer agreements and opportunities with several Canadian and American universities.
- Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.
- Courses may be accepted as prerequisites and/or technical course exemptions towards the Advanced Certificate in Accounting & Finance (ACAF).
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.
Graduates may receive credits towards:
- Honours B. Comm from the University of Windsor
- B. Comm from Walsh College
- B. Comm from Nipissing University (delivered on the St. Clair College campus)
- B. Comm from Davenport University
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- Courses may qualify as prerequisites and or exemptions for the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF).
For more information, please refer to: www.gocpaontario.ca/acaf
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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.