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Post-Graduate Accounting – Diploma

Program Details

Length: 2 years

Total Credits: 60

Intake Terms: Fall

Campus: Castlegar

Student Loans: This program is not eligible for student loans.

Credential Received

Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting

Overview

Program Summary

The Selkirk College Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting program is a post-graduate level program ideal for those pursuing the Canadian Professional Accountants (CPA) designation.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  • explain terms, concepts, and theories relevant to Canadian business.
  • demonstrate developing critical and creative thinking skills.
  • apply problem solving skills.
  • communicate effectively in various formats to a variety of stakeholders.
  • demonstrate developing collaborative skills.
  • outline the importance of ethical and professional behaviour.
  • demonstrate developing business skills.
  • apply numerical analysis and calculation to business related operations.
  • demonstrate literacy skills required in the Canadian business environment.
 

Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

In addition to meeting the general entrance requirements for admission to Selkirk College, applicants must meet the following Post-Graduate Accounting requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or English-speaking institution from another country, or equivalent training and experience.
  • English Studies 12 with a minimum of 67% or higher
  • For International Applicants, IELTS 6.5 overall band score with no band below 6.0, or equivalent on other internationally recognized English Language Proficiency Tests.
  • Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-calculus 11 with a minimum of 67% or higher (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

Before an applicant’s file is considered to be complete, the following must have been received by the Admissions Department:

  • completed application form
  • appropriate official transcripts and proof of
    • English proficiency for international applicants.

The deadline for receiving required documentation is stated in the student’s admissions letter.

Students are required to complete an orientation at the beginning of the program.

This program may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

Program Courses

Required First Year Courses

BUS 343Introductory Financial Accounting

3.00

BUS 350Management Accounting

3.00

BUS 351Intermediate Accounting I

3.00

BUS 369Accounting Information Systems

3.00

BUS 370Introduction To Business

3.00

BUS 372Commercial Law

3.00

ECON 106Principles Of Macroeconomics

3.00

ECON 107Principles Of Microeconomics

3.00

STAT 105Introduction To Statistics

3.00

TWC 164Business Communications I

3.00

Required Second Year Courses

BUS 452Financial Management

3.00

BUS 453Principles of Income Tax I

3.00

BUS 454Intermediate Accounting II

3.00

BUS 455Corporate Finance

3.00

BUS 457Income Tax II

3.00

BUS 459Auditing & Assurance

3.00

BUS 491Intermediate Management Accounting

3.00

BUS 492Advanced Financial Accounting

3.00

BUS 494Advanced Management Accounting

3.00

BUS 495Performance Management

3.00