Accounting

Accounting topics include internal decision making, financial statement analysis, taxation and auditing. You'll analyze financial records and accounting information to aid in strategic planning and business development. 

Am I the right fit for this option?

For this rigorous program, you need to have demonstrated an ability to do well in core courses in the area. If you have less than a 65% standing in COMM 190 (formerly COMM 290), COMM 191 (formerly COMM 291), COMM 293, COMM 294, and COMM 298 we advise you not to pursue the Accounting option (see eligibility criteria).

Accounting option course requirements

Year 3
COMM 353Financial Accounting - Intermediate I
COMM 354Cost Accounting
Year 4
COMM 450Financial Accounting - Intermediate II
Three credits from the following courses:
COMM 452Taxes and Decision Making
COMM 454Accounting for Management Control and Incentives
COMM 459Financial Statement Analysis
And three credits from the following courses:
COMM 452Taxes and Decision Making
COMM 453Financial Accounting - Advanced
COMM 454Accounting for Management Control and Incentives
COMM 455Principles of Auditing
COMM 459Financial Statement Analysis

Other Accounting courses which may be taken as electives

COMM 355Income Taxation                                                            

Careers in Accounting

Whether you aspire to be an auditor with one of the Big 4 accounting firms, or want to start a business with an unbeatable revenue model, an option in Accounting will equip you with a solid understanding of the inner workings of a business.


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