Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting Major
Years 1 & 2

Potential block transfer credit for approved 2 or 3 year college business diplomas (see diploma to degree).  An official evaluation of your previous education must be completed upon application to a program. Consult an AU advisor.

ACCT 253Introductory Financial Accounting3FA1
ACCT 355Cost Analysis3MA1
ADMN 232Introduction to Management3
ADMN 233Writing in Organizations3CM1
CMIS 245Computer Applications in Business
*May replace if MS1 has already been completed
ECON 247Microeconomics3EM1
ECON 248Macroeconomics3
ENGLAny English course, 200-400 level3
LGST 369Commercial Law3LW1
MATH 244
MATH 260
MATH 265
MATH 270
Business Math, or
Calculus for Soc Sci / Economics, or
Intro to Calculus, or
Linear Algebra
MGSC 301
MATH 215
MATH 216
Stats for Business and Economics 1, or
Intro to Statistics, or
Computer Oriented Approach to Stats
3MGSC 301 +
MGSC 312 = QU1
MGSC 312Statistics for Business and Economics II3
Option 1Business & Administrative 200-400 level3PACE Elective Choice*
Option 2, 3 & 4Humanities, Science, Social Science 200/300/400 level
*3 cr allowed at preparatory (100) level
Options 5, 6, 7, 8Humanities, Science, Social Science 300/400 level12

Years 3 & 4

Transfer credit provided for equivalent CGA courses. At least 30 credits must be obtained through AU, including ADMN 404 and 12 credits from required program courses.

ACCT 351Intermediate Financial Accounting I3FA2
ACCT 352Intermediate Financial Accounting II3FA3
ACCT 356Strategic and Competitive Analysis3MA2 + PA2
TAXX 301Taxation 13TX1
CMIS 351Management Information Systems3MS1
FNCE 370Overview of Corporate Finance3FN1
MGSC 368
MCGS 369
Introduction to Production/Operations Management
Service Operations Management
MKTG 396Introduction to Marketing3
ORGB 364Organizational Behaviour3
ORGBAny other 300/400 ORGB3
ACCT 460Principles of Auditing3AU1
FNCE 401
FNCE 403
Risk Management
Option 1ACCT, TAXX, FNCE - 300/400 level or CMIS 4553ACCT 451 = FA4
Option 2ACCT, TAXX, FNCE - 300/400 level or CMIS 4553ACCT 454 = MA2
Option 3ACCT, TAXX, FNCE - 300/400 level or CMIS 4553ACCT 453 = AT1
Options 4 & 5Business & Administrative 300/400 level6PACE Elective Choice*
Option 6 & 7Humanities, Science, Social Science or Applied - 300/400 level6
ADMN 404Strategic Management (Capstone - must be taken with AU and should be taken last)3

*PACE Elective Choice transferability:

MS2 Information Systems StrategyCMIS 455
PF1 Public Sector Financial ManagementACCT 4XX
FN2 Advanced Corporate FinanceFNCE 4XX
TX2 Advanced Personal & Corporate TaxationTAXX 4XX
AU2 Advanced External AuditionACCT 4XX
MU1 Internal Auditing & ControlsACCT 4XX
Note, this page is for CGA student information only – for official program information, visit the BComm, Accounting Major program page.

Course equivalencies noted are effective Sept 2010 onwards. To review past or current course transferability please visit out Transfer Credit Database at

Page last updated July 21, 2015