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Accounting

Available: Summer, Fall, Winter

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.

Qualified ACC graduates may enter directly into year 3 of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce- International Accounting & Finance (IAF) program upon completion of five bridging courses.

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.

Campus

Duration

4 Semesters (2 Years)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Diploma

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.

Professional Certification

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.

CPA Logo

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.

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

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).

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$3,923

Tuition – International

$14,410

Book & Supply Costs

$1,459


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

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.

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.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Angelie Ramirez 416.491.5050 ext. 22058 Angelie.Ramirez@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

Have questions about Seneca’s campuses, financial aid, student supports and more? Connect with one of our student recruiters for more information or to book a campus tour.

Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Simon Lee 416.491.5050 ext. 22794 Simon.Lee@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Karen Murkar 416.491.5050 ext. 22337 Karen.Murkar@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network