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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance

Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance

(Co-op)

Program Code:IAF
Campus:Newnham
Duration:8 Semesters (4 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Honours Bachelor of Commerce

Program Description

In this program, you'll gain a unique accounting education, enabling you to be job-ready for the Canadian and global business environment. You will possess depth and breadth of knowledge in the areas of accounting, business, finance and technology, as well as developing your skills in effective critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal communication and teamwork.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum 65% average including:
      • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) - minimum grade of 65%
      • Grade 12 Mathematics: any (U) level Mathematics - minimum grade of 65%
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 21 years or older and has been out of school for a minimum of two years) with the above prerequisite course(s) or their equivalent(s) with a minimum grade of 65%. All previous postsecondary transcripts should be disclosed and may be used in an admission decision.

Fees

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Your Career

According to Ajilon Professional Staffing, accounting professionals remain among the most in-demand workers in the country and the need for accounting talent will only continue to grow. As a graduate of Seneca's Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance you will be prepared to pursue the Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation. In addition, you'll have a strong knowledge base on which to build a career, for example, as a small business controller, divisional and corporate accountant, accounting analyst, investment accountant or international financial analyst.

Co-operative Education

The co-op work-term provides you with a valuable opportunity to become involved in real-life work experiences where critical thinking, problem-solving and interpersonal skills are utilized. One work-term is mandatory and is scheduled during the winter term after semester five. Please note that you’ll have a shared responsibility to secure employment.

For more information, please visit: www.senecacollege.ca/coop.

Professional Certification

CPA LogoGraduates of this program will have completed courses recognized as equivalent to the 12 modules of the Chartered Professional Accountant's (CPA) Prerequisite Education Program (CPA PREP) assuming minimum grade requirements are met. See CPA Ontario for details.

Assuming grade requirements are met, IAF graduates will also have completed all ten Program and Technical prerequisite courses required for entry into CPA Canada's Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). They may also be eligible for exemptions of up to six ACAF Technical Courses so that the ACAF may be completed with only four additional courses. See CPA Ontario for details.

ACCA LogoStudents that complete the IAF program will be eligible for exemptions for ACCA Papers F1 to F4.

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.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

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.

Also see: English and Liberal Studies requirements.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business
BAB110 Financial Mathematics
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
 
Semester 2
BAB210 Business Statistics
BAB220 Computer Applications for Business II
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing
BAB240 Management Accounting
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry
 
Semester 3
IAF310 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
IAF330 Finance
IAF340 Business Information Systems
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice
LSP400 Presentation Skills
 
Semester 4
HST430 Organizational Behavior
IAF410 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
IAF530 Management Accounting - Intermediate
LSP340 Macroeconomics - Theory and Practice
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 5
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice
IAF320 Income Tax I
IAF520 Auditing
IAF540 Database Management
IAF550 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 6
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning
IAF420 Income Tax II
IAF610 Computerized Auditing
IAF620 Financial Management
IAF640 Business Cases I
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 7
BAB905 Project Management
IAF710 Advanced Financial Accounting
IAF716 Operations Management
LSP500 Ethics and Social Responsibility
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology
 
Semester 8
IAF816 Critical Thinking, Analysis and Decision
IAF826 Advanced Auditing
IAF831 International Strategic Management
IAF841 Management Accounting - Advanced
LSP800 Applied Research Project
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business
BAB110 Financial Mathematics
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
 
Semester 2
BAB210 Business Statistics
BAB220 Computer Applications for Business II
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing
BAB240 Management Accounting
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry
 
Semester 3
IAF310 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
IAF330 Finance
IAF340 Business Information Systems
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice
LSP400 Presentation Skills
 
Semester 4
HST430 Organizational Behavior
IAF410 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
IAF530 Management Accounting - Intermediate
LSP340 Macroeconomics - Theory and Practice
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 5
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice
IAF320 Income Tax I
IAF520 Auditing
IAF540 Database Management
IAF550 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 6
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning
IAF420 Income Tax II
IAF610 Computerized Auditing
IAF620 Financial Management
IAF640 Business Cases I
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 7
BAB905 Project Management
IAF710 Advanced Financial Accounting
IAF716 Operations Management
LSP500 Ethics and Social Responsibility
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology
 
Semester 8
IAF816 Critical Thinking, Analysis and Decision
IAF826 Advanced Auditing
IAF831 International Strategic Management
IAF841 Management Accounting - Advanced
LSP800 Applied Research Project
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business 3
BAB110 Financial Mathematics 3
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I 3
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
3
3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB210 Business Statistics 3
BAB220 Computer Applications for Business II 3
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law 3
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing 3
BAB240 Management Accounting 3
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry 4
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
IAF310 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 4
IAF330 Finance 4
IAF340 Business Information Systems 3
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice 3
LSP400 Presentation Skills 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
HST430 Organizational Behaviour 3
IAF410 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 4
IAF530 Management Accounting - Intermediate 4
LSP340 Macroeconomics - Theory and Practice 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 5 Course Name Hrs/Wk
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice 2
IAF320 Income Tax I 3
IAF520 Auditing 3
IAF540 Database Management 3
IAF550 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making 2
LSP500 Ethics and Social Responsibility 3
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning 1
IAF420 Income Tax II 3
IAF610 Computerized Auditing 3
IAF620 Financial Management 3
IAF640 Business Cases I 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 7 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB905 Project Management 3
IAF510 Accounting Theory 4
IAF710 Advanced Financial Accounting 4
IAF716 Operations Management 3
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology 3
 
Semester 8 Course Name Hrs/Wk
IAF816 Critical Thinking, Analysis and Decision 3
IAF826 Advanced Auditing 3
IAF831 International Strategic Management 3
IAF841 Management Accounting - Advanced 3
LSP800 Applied Research Project 3
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

Seneca has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this degree for a five-year term starting January 28, 2014. In conformity with the Minister's criteria and requirements, Seneca will submit an application for the renewal of the consent for this program 12 months prior to the expiration of the consent. Seneca shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

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 Advisor:
  Wendy Calicchia
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22471
Wendy.Calicchia@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Program Student Advisor: Lisa Dalla-Zuanna
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22795
Lisa.Dalla-Zuanna@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Jamie Aldcorn
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26570
Jamison.Aldcorn@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Denise Olah
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22359
Denise.Olah@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Karen Murkar
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22337
Karen.Murkar@senecacollege.ca
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