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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

An accounting program designed to respond to the changing business world.

A creative approach to accounting

Lorraine Cipparrone, Professor in the Pilon School of Business, believes there’s no such thing as a typical accountant. Lorraine dispels myths about accountants and shows that creativity is an important part of this profession.

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Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting program prepares you for an exciting career in business, accounting or finance.

What you'll learn

In the first two years of your program, you'll gain a solid grounding in the functional areas of a business. Building on this foundation, you'll focus on financial and cost analysis, taxation, assurance, ethical and regulatory compliance, and financial reporting in your third and fourth years.

Make it your own

Discover how you learn and what you need to do to break through the things that are limiting your success. We'll help you build your capacity to respond to new and complex situations in a rapidly changing world so that you can build your career, while giving you the opportunity to customize your program to build on your personal strengths.

Hands-on experience

Passionate, caring professors blend industry and academic experience with the latest experiential learning models to create a learning environment that allows you to make your own discoveries. Your professors remain current in their field, are open to new ideas, and embrace an approach to teaching and learning that allows you to develop your critical and creative thinking skills.

Additional information

There's an unmet demand for accounting education given the large-scale retirements of baby boomers from the professional workforce. This new Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree has been designed to fill this gap.

With a focus on your success, the new Honours BBA degree features an innovative educational approach that guides you in the development of your critical, creative and reflective thinking capacity. This will allow you to develop your personal awareness and learn to fully evaluate business processes so that you’re able to draw and articulate defensible conclusions in response to complex business situations.

In your final year, you'll complete a community-based Integrated Industry Project or Research Thesis. In parallel with your academic studies, you’ll also develop a Creative Learning Portfolio, which fosters your self-awareness, reflective practice and an open mindset through the integration of activities.

CPA recognition

Sheridan's 120-credit-hour Honours BBA (Accounting) degree meets the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (CPA) degree requirement for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP).

Graduates of Sheridan's Honours BBA (Accounting) program that meet all of the CPA's minimum grade requirements qualify for exemption from the CPA Prerequisite Education Program (PREP) and qualify for entry into the CPA PEP. (Students who graduate with a Sheridan Honours BBA and meet the CPA's minimum grade requirements in some courses would be exempt from the corresponding CPA PREP modules.)

Learn more about Sheridan BBA course PREP exemptions.

Learn more about CPA Harmonized Education Policies.

In order to obtain a CPA designation, you must meet the CPA's entrance requirements and complete their Professional Education Program (PEP). CPA designations are solely conferred by the CPA.

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • Program code: PBACC
  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Part-Time
    • Program code: PBACC