Career and Professional Development

Program Details

_Diploma in Accounting (Admissions no longer accepted. Program prior to Fall 2020)


The Diploma in Accounting aims to provide students with competencies in the frontiers of accounting using learner-centered instructional methods. It is designed to provide training in the techniques and nuances expected of a successful professional in various accounting related fields, such as financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing and corporate finance.

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.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2023 Spring/Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2024
(These courses must be taken prior to beginning the Dip. in Accounting program)
CACC 521 Concepts of Financial Accounting THU
CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management CMSC 000 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
CO-REQUISITES (These courses must be taken at the beginning of the program):
CEC2 532 Business Economics TUE
CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
8 REQUIRED Courses: (24 Credits)
CCAU 511 Auditing 1 CCFC 512 WED
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
CCMA 522 Managerial Accounting 2 CCMA 511 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
2 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following: (6 Credits)
CCAU 520 External Auditing CCAU 511
CCFC 514 Accounting Theory and Practice CCFC 512 and MGCR 331
CCFC 590 Topics in Accounting and Auditing CCAU 511 and CCFC 513
CCLW 511 Law 1 MON/WED
CCMA 523 Managerial Accounting 3 CCMA 522 MON
CCTX 532 Taxation 2 CCTX 511 MON
CFIN 522 Applied Topics in Corporate Finance CFIN 512
CMIS 541 Information Systems for Managers SAT
CPL2 552 Strategic Management Advanced Student TUE/THU