|Duration:||4 Semesters (2 Years)|
Fall, Winter, Summer
|Credential Awarded:||Ontario College Diploma|
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.
- 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).
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.
Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):
|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)
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Griffith University||• Bachelor of Commerce|
Assuming 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
Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.
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.
|2014/2015 Academic Year|
|ACC120||Accounting Basics I||4|
|BAM101||Introduction to Business Administration||3|
|QNM106||Mathematics of Finance||4|
|SSC100||Success Strategies for College||2|
|Semester 2 *||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|ACC220||Accounting Basics II||4|
|SMS216||Systems Studies I||3|
|XXXXXX||General Education Option||3|
|Semester 3||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|ACC416||Intermediate Accounting Part 1||4|
|ALW381||Business Law for Accounting||3|
|EAC349||Business Communication for Accounting||4|
|ECN501||Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro||3|
|SMS315||System Studies II||3|
|Semester 4||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|ACC417||Intermediate Accounting Part II||4|
|ECN502||Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro||3|
|Systems Studies III or
|XXXXXX||General Education Option||3|
* Common First Semester or Year for Accounting (ACC), Accounting and Finance (ACF) and Accounting and Payroll (APP) students.
Note: To proceed to Semester 3, students must have completed or be registered in EAC150.
|2015/2016 Academic Year|
|Semester 1 *|
|Accounting Basics I|
|Introduction to Business Administration|
|Mathematics of Finance|
|Introduction to Seneca Studies|
|Semester 2 *|
|Accounting Basics II|
|Introduction to Marketing|
|Introduction to Principles of Economics - Micro|
|Systems Studies I|
|General Education Option|
|Intermediate Accounting I, Part 1|
|Business Law for Accounting|
|Business Communications for the Digital Workplace|
|Systems Studies II|
|Intermediate Accounting I, Part 2|
|Introduction to Principles of Economics - Macro|
|General Education Option|
* Common first year for Accounting (ACC), Accounting and Finance (ACF) and first semester for Accounting and Payroll (APP) and Accounting Techniques (ACT) students.
|Domestic Admissions Advisor:|| (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
|International Admissions Advisor:||Salaha Fatima
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22081
|Registration & Records Advisors:|
|Newnham Campus:||Liam McElheron
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22464
|Markham Campus:||Marc Combetto
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77435
|Student Advisor: Newnham Campus:||Sheilagh Stephenson
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22795
|Student Advisor: Markham Campus:||Izabela Loranty
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77547
|International Student Advisor:||Xiaolei Wu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22642
|Program Coordinator, Newnham Campus:||Simon Lee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22794
|Program Coordinator, Markham Campus:||Michael Longworth
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77537
|Program Chair:||Karen Murkar
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22337