Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting

Campus Distance (Jan, Sep), Vernon (Sep), Kelowna (Jan, Sep)
Delivery Distance/Online, Part-Time, Full-Time
Credential Diploma

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Program Highlights

This two-year program focuses on foundational accounting classes required to enter into the CPA Professional Education program. Courses give you that extra edge of accounting expertise to complement your previous business experience. You can expect classes to include elements of processing data, reporting, analysis, business law as well as management.

Tuition and Fees

2022-23: $11,593.51 (entire two-year program)

  • Fees listed are for ten courses (30 credits) taken over two semesters. Depending on the campus of study and the courses selected, fees may vary.
  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees

Program Details

This two-year diploma program focuses upon the courses needed as prerequisites to enter into the CPA Professional Education Program. The program contains the 20 courses required as prerequisites to the CPA Professional Education program.

 

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor Degree It is the responsibility of the student to confirm that their Bachelor Degree satisfies the degree prerequisite of the CPA Professional Education Program.

Applicants who have completed post-secondary studies outside of Canada will require a World Education Service evaluation with International Credential Advantage Package of their credentials.

Language and Math Requirements:

All applicants must meet minimum Okanagan College admission requirements.

Course exemptions:

The following courses may be eligible for exemptions, subject to conditions below:

BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 121 Financial Accounting II
BUAD 113 Canadian Business
BUAD 195 Financial Management
STAT 124 Business Statistics
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 296 Long-term Capital Management

To be granted exemption an equivalent course must have been successfully completed within 10 years.

Students cannot be granted more than five course exemptions within this program and must take appropriate alternative business courses to ensure diploma completion.

 

Program Outline

Summer Session I and II
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 121 Financial Accounting II
Semester I
BUAD 113 Canadian Business
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 208 Canadian Income Tax I
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 263 Intermediate Accounting I
Semester II
BUAD 273 Intermediate Accounting II
BUAD 283 Management Information Systems
BUAD 296 Long-term Capital Management
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 369 Canadian Income Tax II
Semester III
BUAD 462 Advanced Financial Accounting
or BUAD 362
BUAD 363 Audit Planning
STAT 124 Business Statistics
BUAD 340 Strategic Management I
Semester IV
BUAD 352 Data Analytics in Accounting
BUAD 365 Cost Accounting
BUAD 466 Advanced Managerial Accounting
or BUAD 366
BUAD 463 Internal Control & Auditing

Successful completion of the prescribed courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.

 

 

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