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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

An accounting degree designed for the changing business world.


In order to graduate students must complete 120 credits with a minimum GPA requirement, of which:

  • 81 credits are required courses
  • 15 credits are business electives at the advanced level
  • 24 credits are breadth electives
  • A one semester internship or an optional 4 semester co-op work term program

All courses are three credits and students will typically take 15 credits per semester. Students will be able to select their choice of courses each semester subject to completion of pre- and co-requisites, and the course availability.

Required courses

The courses shown here are current as of January 2020, and are subject to change.

1000 Level Courses

MATH10000D Business Calculus and Algebra 3
COMM10000D Business Communications 3
BUSM10000D Business Fundamentals 3
BUSM10001D Business Processes 3
ACCG12000D Financial Accounting 3
ECON10001D Macroeconomics 3
ECON10000D Microeconomics 3
HRMT14000D Organizational Behaviour 3
ENGL17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
MKTG11000D Marketing Fundamentals 3
PORT10100D Introduction To Creative Learning Portfolios 1 * 0

4 Breadth Electives

2000 Level Courses

BUSM20000D Applied Research in Business 3
INFO20000D Business Information Systems 3
LAWS20000D Business Law 3
MATH20000D Business Statistics 3
FINA23000D Finance Fundamentals 3
ACCG22000D Managerial Accounting 3
MGMT25000D Supply Chain and Operations Management 3

2 Breadth Electives

3000 Level Courses

Intermediate Accounting 1 3
ACCG32005D Intermediate Accounting 2 3
ACCG32003D Intermediate Managerial Accounting 3
ACCG32007D Fundamental Auditing 3
BUSM30001D Ethics, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility 3
Complete one (1) of the following courses:
BUSM30000D Entrepreneurship 3
BUSM30002D Global Business Environment 3

1 Breadth Elective

4000 Level Courses

MGMT40000D Strategic Management 3
PORT40100D Advanced Creative Learning Portfolio ** 3
Complete two (2) of the following four (4) accounting courses:
ACCG32000D Taxation 3
ACCG32006D Information Systems Strategies 3
ACCG32002D Advanced Corporate Finance 3
ACCG42004D Accounting Theory and Contemporary Issues 3
Complete one (1) of the following courses:
BUSM40000D Integrated Industry Project 3
BUSM40001D Research Thesis 3

Business Elective Courses

Complete five (5) of the following Business Elective Courses***

ACCG32002D Advanced Corporate Finance 3
ACCG32008D Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACCG32006D Information Systems Strategies 3
ACCG32001D Public Sector Accounting 3
ACCG32000D Taxation 3
ACCG42004D Accounting Theory and Contemporary Issues 3
ACCG42003D Advanced Auditing 3
ACCG42202D Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
ACCG42001D Advanced Taxation 3
AACG42000D Consolidations and Advanced Accounting Topics 3
ACCG42005D Internal Auditing and Controls 3
ECON39000D International Economics and Trade 3
MGMT39001D Managing and Communicating Across Cultures 3
MGMT39000D Project Management 3
BUSM49000D Contemporary Issues in Business 3
BUSM49001D Creativity and Innovation in Business 3
BUSM49002D Environmental Management 3
BUSM49003D Social Entrepreneurship 3

Or select from advanced level courses in any of the following disciplines***

  • The Honours BBA Supply Chain Management 
  • The Honours BBA Finance
  • The Honours BBA Marketing Management
  • The Honours BBA Human Resources Management

*Must be taken in first semester.
**Must be taken in final semester.
***Students need to complete these elective courses at the 3000 and 4000 level, with at least 9 credits at the 4000 level.

Note: Courses subject to change.

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