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Accounting

Accounting

Program Code:ACC
Campus:Markham, Newnham
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Newnham:
Fall, Winter, Summer

Markham:
Fall
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

The Accounting (ACC) program provides you with a thorough knowledge of accounting practices and related technology applications and the business fundamentals and soft skills needed to find employment immediately after graduation.

You'll benefit from courses delivered using hands-on computer applications, including use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Access relational database management software.

You'll also be encouraged to combine your program of study with meaningful summer work experience.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certification program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

Start your career as a small business accountant, accounts payable/receivable analyst, general accounting co-ordinator, accounting technician, payroll administrator, tax return specialist or junior corporate accountant. Our Accounting (ACC) diploma program will prepare you for a range of challenging entry-level accounting positions in virtually every segment of the Canadian and global economy.

Transfer Pathways

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):

Toronto

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Seneca College• Bachelor of Commerce, Human Resources Strategy and Technology
• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Accounting and Finance
• Bachelor of Commerce, Financial Services Management
Tyndale University College• Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration, Business Administration – Co-op, Business Administration – Health & Human Services, Business Administration – International Development)
York University• Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS)
• Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS)

Ontario

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Algoma University• Bachelor of Business Administration
• Bachelor of Arts in a related field
• Bachelor of Business Administration (Brampton)
Nipissing University• Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce
University of Ottawa• Bachelor of Commerce
Wilfrid Laurier University• Honours Bachelor of Arts
• Honours Bachelor of Business Technology Management
University of Windsor• Bachelor of Commerce – Honours Business Administration

Canada

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Athabasca University• Bachelor of Management or Bachelor of Commerce
• Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Okanagan College• Bachelor of Business Administration
Royal Roads University• Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management or Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business

U.S.

University/CollegeDegrees Available
University at Buffalo• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Davenport University• BBA – Accounting Fraud Investigation, Accounting Information Management, Finance or BBA/MAcc – Honors Professional Accountancy

International

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Griffith University• Bachelor of Commerce

Professional Certification

CPA LogoAssuming grade requirements are met, ACC graduates will also have completed nine of ten Program and Technical prerequisite courses required for entry into CPA Canada's Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). Details.

ACC graduates choosing to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation may transfer into Seneca's Bachelor of Commerce-International Accounting and Finance program, assuming minimum grade requirements are met.

CPA Ontario Learning Centre

Grow your accounting and finance skill set in a space dedicated to supporting and engaging Seneca students, whether at the introductory or advanced levels of their accounting studies. Academic support is offered in partnership with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. Located in the Newnham Campus Learning Centre.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACC120 Accounting Basics I
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC220 Accounting Basics II
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
ECN501 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro
QNM222 Business Statistics
SMS216 Systems Studies I
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
ACC416 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 1
ALW381 Business Law for Accounting
EAC594 Business Communications for the Digital Workplace
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SMS315 Systems Studies II
 
Semester 4
ACC400 Taxation
ACC417 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 2
ACC433 Managerial Accounting
ECN502 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro
FIS403 Financial Management
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACC120 Accounting Basics I
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC220 Accounting Basics II
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
ECN501 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro
QNM222 Business Statistics
SMS216 Systems Studies I
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
ACC416 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 1
ALW381 Business Law for Accounting
EAC594 Business Communications for the Digital Workplace
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SMS315 Systems Studies II
 
Semester 4
ACC400 Taxation
ACC417 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 2
ACC433 Managerial Accounting
ECN502 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro
FIS403 Financial Management
plus: General Education Course

2014/2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC120 Accounting Basics I 4
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration 3
EAC150 College English 3
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance 4
SSC100 Success Strategies for College 2
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC220 Accounting Basics II 4
MRK108 Marketing I 3
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour 3
QNM222 Business Statistics 4
SMS216 Systems Studies I 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC416 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 1 4
ALW381 Business Law for Accounting 3
EAC594 Business Communications for the Digital Workplace 3
ECN501 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro 3
SMS315 System Studies II 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC400 Taxation 4
ACC417 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 2 4
ACC433 Managerial Accounting 4
ECN502 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro 3
SMS416 or
FIS403
Systems Studies III or
Financial Management
3
3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 

Winter & Summer 2015

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC120 Accounting Basics I 4
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration 3
EAC150 College English 3
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies 2
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance 4
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC220 Accounting Basics II 4
MRK108 Marketing I 3
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour 3
QNM222 Business Statistics 4
SMS216 Systems Studies I 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC416 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 1 4
ALW381 Business Law for Accounting 3
EAC594 Business Communications for the Digital Workplace 3
ECN501 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro 3
SMS315 System Studies II 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC400 Taxation 4
ACC417 Intermediate Accounting I, Part 2 4
ACC433 Managerial Accounting 4
ECN502 Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro 3
SMS416 or
FIS403
Systems Studies III or
Financial Management
3
3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Judy Chung
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22127
Judy.Chung@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Ida Yee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22405
Ida.Yee@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisors:
Newnham Campus: Angelo Vaccaro
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22464
Angelo.Vaccaro@senecacollege.ca
Markham Campus: Marc Combetto
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77435
Marc.Combetto@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Newnham Campus: Lisa Dalla-Zuanna
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22795
Lisa.Dalla-Zuanna@senecacollege.ca
Student Advisor: Markham Campus: Izabela Loranty
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77547
Izabela.Loranty@senecacollege.ca
International Student Advisor: Xiaolei Wu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22642
Xiaolei.Wu@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator, Newnham Campus: Simon Lee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22794
Simon.Lee@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator, Markham Campus: Michael Longworth
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77537
Mike.Longworth@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Karen Murkar
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22337
Karen.Murkar@senecacollege.ca
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