Business - Accounting Study where everyone knows your name! Graduate job-ready. Apply your knowledge to any organization.

General information

Program code
BACN
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie
Winter 2018 Barrie

Program description

An accounting education helps you to understand “the numbers” which is critical to the success of every type of business. If you are a logical thinker and enjoy the challenge of unravelling the mystery of numbers then this program is for you. In this increasingly complex and competitive business environment, accounting skills are very much in demand.

The program provides a foundation in all of the functional business areas and a comprehensive education in specific accounting practices and theory. Through a strong focus on application, students develop the skills needed for success in the business world; analytical thinking, problem solving, communication and teamwork. Students graduate ready to enter the workforce and support the accounting activities of any organization.

Why study Business - Accounting at Georgian?

Faculty
Our instructors excel at finding interesting and meaningful ways to explain even the most complex accounting principles.

Jobs
Our grads get hired in small businesses, financial institutions, government offices, non-profit organizations, manufacturing firms and more!

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U) *Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U); plus any Grade 11* or 12 College level mathematics (MBC3C, MAP4C or MCT4C) or 11* or 12 University level mathematics (MCF3M, MCR3U, MCV4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MHF4U or MDM4U). (*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level mathematics MCB3C, MCF3M or MCR3U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*
  • Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Pathways

View the Bus - Accounting (non Co-op) articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
  • MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
  • MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
  • BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
  • ACCT1001 Financial Accounting Principles 2
  • ECON1000 Microeconomics
  • COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
  • ACCT2001 Intermediate Accounting 1
  • ACCT2003 Cost Accounting 1
  • LAWS2000 Business Law
  • ECON2000 Macroeconomics
  • STAT2000 Statistics 1
  • ACCT2002 Intermediate Accounting 2
  • ACCT2000 Cost Accounting 2
  • FNCE2002 Taxation
  • ACCT1014 Applied Accounting Applications
  • BUSI1019 Payroll Administration
  • FNCE2010 Financial Management

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

Optional Course

To be selected from College list

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list