University of Alberta

Accounting

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:Accounting is the practice of gathering, analyzing, and communicating financial information, and is a crucial aspect of every business and organization. Anyone who wants to be successful in business must have a strong understanding of “the numbers," so whether you are interested in accounting specifically, or financial management in general, you should consider the Accounting major.

To pursue a career in accounting, you can follow your BCom degree with a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) certification.
URL:Accounting at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,999

This estimate covers the first year and is only for tuition.
Scholarships:21
Careers:AccountantsBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    There is no direct entry from high school into the Bachelor of Commerce program (BCom). Students must first complete a year of university in another Faculty or postsecondary institution and take courses in English, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics. Admission to the BCom is competitive based on performance in the required courses and a student's overall academic record. Qualified applicants will have completed their preprofessional year with all required preprofessional courses and a minimum of 24 University transferable courses. These applicants are ranked according to their grade point average in the most recent Fall/Winter (September to April consisting of at least 15. Applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 2.3 before their application will be considered. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. ★24 required, transferable to the University. (★ = units of course weight): Junior Level English (★6), which includes any 100-level English (★3) and a maximum of (★3) in WRS, ECON 101 (★3), ECON 102 (★3), MATH 113 or 114 (★3), and STAT 151 (★3). Please consult the Faculty about any other courses appropriate to your major. Qualified applicants will have completed their preprofessional year with all required preprofessional courses and a minimum of ★24 University transferable courses. These applicants are ranked according to their grade point average in the most recent Fall/Winter (September to April consisting of at least ★15. Applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 2.3 before their application will be considered.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 16, 2018