Business - Accounting

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Diploma
Length of study: 
2 years
Study options: 
Campus location: 
College Drive

Whether you want to climb the corporate ladder or start a new career in business, finance, or accounting, Canadore’s Accounting program provides you with the skills you need. Become a key asset to any business, anywhere in the world.

Your Future Career

  • Administrative accounting and finance
  • Financial planning
  • Bookkeeping
  • Government agencies
  • Marketing organizations
  • Self-employment
  • Private, public and retail positions

What you learn

  • Management accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Taxation
  • Financial management
  • Economics
  • Excel, spreadsheet modelling
  • Budgeting
Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U and any Gr 12 Math (C) or (U)


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Semester One - Fall:

ACC 140 Principles of Accounting I (7 wks)

ACC 190 Principles of Accounting II (7 wks)

ACC 102Computers for Accounting

ACC 112Excel for Accountants

GED 125 Government Relations


Semester Two - Winter:

ACC 310Intermediate Accounting I (7 wks)

ACC 360Intermediate Accounting II (7 wks)

ECN 100Microeconomics

BUS 195 Organizational Behavior

MTH 178 Quantitative Methods I

CMM 230 Workplace Communications


Semester Three - Fall:

ACC 215 Management Accounting II (7 wks)

ACC 295 Management Accounting III (7 wks)

ACC 232Payrolll Administration

ECN 101Macroeconomics

CMM 300 Researching and Report II

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online


Semester Four - Winter:

ACC 386Taxation I (7 wks)

ACC 387Taxation II (7 wks)

ACC 216Corporate Finance I (7 wks)

ACC 316Corporate Finance II (7 wks)

GENED General Education Elective - Online

Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Additional Credentials: 


Students may also receive advanced standing from the Canadian Institute of Management towards the Certificate in Supervisory Management and the Certificate in Management Program, from the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping towards the Certificate in Bookkeeping, and from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada towards the Certified Professional Purchaser Designation and the Certificate in Purchasing.

Other opportunities exist with the Canadian Payroll Association and Registered Professional Bookkeepers.

Flexible Delivery: 

Northern Collaborative Project

This program is a part of a collaboration between northern Ontario’s six publicly-funded colleges, which provides increased student access and flexibility through common curriculum and course outlines. The program shares faculty among the colleges and students may be instructed through a combination of classroom delivery on location, online and/or through a virtual classroom.


Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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