Ontario College Diploma | 4 semesters | Barrydowne

Take our general accounting stream to gain the skills and hands-on experience to land entry-level accounting positions.Following a first year of common curriculum shared by all accounting and business students, you will be immersed in accounting principles and practices.This program has been designed to accommodate students who want to continue their studies towards a degree.

Program Highlights

  • 2 years – 4 semesters

  • Combination of in-class and online learning

  • Successful graduates can enter into the 3rd year of Cambrian's Business Administration – Accounting program

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)

  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

Recommended:

  • Computer competency in relevant software
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Program Delivery

2021-2022

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Spring 2022
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2022
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2023

Spring Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Spring 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Fall 2022
  3. SEMESTER 3 Winter 2023
  4. SEMESTER 4 Spring 2023

2022-2023

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2023
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2023
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2024

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Spring 2023
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2023
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2024

Spring Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Spring 2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Fall 2023
  3. SEMESTER 3 Winter 2024
  4. SEMESTER 4 Spring 2024

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule posted on our website.

Program of Study for 2022-23 Academic Year 

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ACC 1045 Introduction to Accounting 3
BUS 1125 Business Professionalism 3
BUS 1146 Introduction to Business Management 3
BUS 1211 Business Mathematics 3
ECN 1101 Microeconomics 3
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
ISP 3026 Spreadsheets for Business 3
 Credits21
Semester 2
ACC 1050 Financial Accounting 3
BUS 1111 Business Research Methods 3
BUS 1153 CSR and Ethics 3
BUS 1212 Financial Mathematics 3
ECN 1202 Macroeconomics 3
MKT 1204 Foundations of Marketing 3
One General Education course. 1 3
 Credits21
Semester 3
ACC 1028 Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACC 2321 Introduction to Management Accounting 4
ACC 1060 Accounting Applications 3
BUS 1233 Statistics 3
IND 1011 Indigenous Business and Economics 3
One General Education course. 1 3
 Credits20
Semester 4
ACC 3502 Introduction to Audit 4
ACC 1027 Personal Taxation 4
ACC 1029 Intermediate Accounting II 4
BUS 2320 Business Law 3
FIN 1016 Introduction to Finance 3
One General Education course. 1 3
 Credits21
 Total Credits83

Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The total cost of books in the program is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities as:

  • Accounts payable/receivable clerks/analysts
  • Small business accountants
  • Tax return preparers
  • Various other accounting, bookkeeping, and related office positions

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.