Accounting

Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc)  

Accounting is the analysis and recording of financial transactions, the summarizing of financial data in financial statements and reports, the interpretation of financial data for decision-making, the development of budgets for future planning, the determination of taxes and tax planning, the auditing of records and development of systems to verify financial activity, and the internal control of the financial activity being examined. 

Accounting is applicable to any entity with economic activity such as a business, a government, a charity, or an individual. The purpose of accounting is to provide relevant information to decision-makers, managers, investors, creditors, government regulators, and others interested in the financial situation being monitored. 

The Bachelor of Accounting program allocates 64 credits to accounting studies, 21 credits to management studies and 22 credits to economics. General and elective courses such as mathematics, computer science, sociology and law cover an additional 32 credits. Graduates must pass 139 credits over 9 semesters in order to complete this degree.  

As a result of completing this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Perform financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, auditing, and statement analysis                        
  • Work in areas that incorporate planning and consulting                   
  • Advance to graduate-level studies, including a Masters in Business

Administration (M.B.A.) Graduates of this program may work for banks, tax offices, corporations, foundations, or establish private accounting practices.

Please click on the Course List link to view all the courses offered in this degree.