Career and Professional Development

Program Details

_Diploma in Accounting (Admissions no longer accepted)


This is a 30 credit program which consists of 2 co-requisite courses, 7 required courses and 3 complementary courses. The program provides a broad-based accounting education for university graduates which will help prepare them for admission to the CA, CGA and CMA professions as well as for positions as an accountant in industry. Note: There are 2 external courses which are pre-requisites for courses in the program that must either be completed prior to commencing the program or taken concurrently with the co-requisite courses. Students who wish to apply for Advanced Standing for the pre-requisite or co-requisite courses to the program must complete an Advanced Standing Form at the time of admission or they may take an Exemption by Examination Test. In addition to the admission requirements for Diploma Programs, students must have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring/Summer 2024 Fall 2024
(These courses must be taken prior to beginning the Dip. in Accounting program)
CACC 521 Concepts of Financial Accounting
MGCR 331 Information Systems CMSC 101 or equivalent, Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and Database
CO-REQUISITES (These courses must be taken at the beginning of the program):
CEC2 532 Business Economics
CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination)
7 REQUIRED Courses:
CCFC 511 Financial Accounting 1 CACC 521; Co-requisites: CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination), CPL2 552 THU
CCFC 512 Financial Accounting 2 CCFC 511, CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination); Co-requisite: CMS2 521 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
CCFC 513 Financial Accounting 3 CCFC 512, CMS2 521 (or the Exemption by Examination) THU
CCMA 511 Managerial Accounting 1 CCFC 511, CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination), CPL2 552 TUE
CCTX 511 Taxation 1 CACC 521 or CACC 520 MON
CFIN 512 Corporate Finance Pre-requisite: (CACC 520 or CACC 521) and Co-requisite: CMS2 521
CCAU 511 Auditing 1 CCFC 512 WED
3 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following:
CCAU 525 Operational Auditing CCAU 511
CCAU 520 External Auditing CCAU 511
CCFC 514 Accounting Theory and Practice CCFC 512 and MGCR 331
CCFC 516 Forensic Accounting ACCT 475 or CCAU 511 or Departmental approval.
CCFC 590 Topics in Accounting and Auditing CCAU 511 and CCFC 513
CFIN 522 Applied Topics in Corporate Finance CFIN 512
CMIS 520 Accounting Information Support Systems MGCR 211 and (CMIS 541 or MGCR 331)
CCMA 522 Managerial Accounting 2 CCMA 511 TUE
CCMA 523 Managerial Accounting 3 CCMA 522 MON
CCTX 532 Taxation 2 CCTX 511 MON
CCTX 540 U.S. Taxation For students in the Cert. in Acct. ACCT 385 and ACCT 486 For Students in the Dipl. in Acct. & Dipl. in Mgmt. Taxation. CCTX 511 and CCTX 532