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8 Semesters (4 Years)
Credential Awarded
Honours Bachelor Degree

About the Program

In this four-year honours degree program you will develop accounting, finance, management, and technology competencies. You will learn how to prepare, interpret and analyze financial information and be on the path toward a professional accounting designation. With this unique accounting education you will be job-ready for the Canadian and global business environments.

Work Experience

Mandatory Degree Co-op

A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a paid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the co-op work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the mandatory co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.


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Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Small business controller

  • Divisional and corporate accountant

  • Accounting analyst

  • Investment accountant 

  • International financial analyst

As a graduate of Seneca's Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance program, you will also be prepared to pursue the Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation.

Related Careers


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Financial analysis and critical thinking

  • Problem-solving

  • Communication 

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Teamwork

Professional Certification

CPA Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario

As a graduate of this program, assuming you have met the minimum grade requirement, you will have:

  • Completed courses recognized as equivalent to the 14 preparatory courses required for admission to the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP®). See CPA Ontario for details.

  • Eligibility for exemptions for ACCA Papers F1 to F8. 

Life of Credit

ACCA Accredited Programme
Courses within the School of Accounting and Financial Services remain current for 10 years according to CPA policy. Any credits completed more than 10 years prior to an application for transfer credit or equivalency will not be considered. More information is available on the Life of a Credit web page.