Business – Accounting

Program Description

Credential: 2-year Ontario College Diploma

Delivery: Full time

Program Length: 4 Semesters

The Business – Accounting option will give students the skills to handle a variety of accounting situations. As part of a management team, graduates will help gather, organize and analyze financial data, administer accounting systems, and advise on accounting problems. Courses in the first two semesters will introduce students to accounting principles. They will also take courses in marketing, human resources management, math, and business to provide themselves with a solid foundation for their chosen career. During the third and fourth semesters, new subjects are added and earlier subjects are expanded upon. Students will also practice accounting procedures using both manual and computerized accounting software programs. The Canadian Payroll Association and the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping recognize these Northern College courses.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in business and industry, accounting firms, non-profit organizations or government agencies often at rewarding levels of responsibility.

Start Date

January, May, September

Tuition Fees

Tuition fee for international students is $16708/year including ancillary fees and medical insurance.
From September 2024, tuition fee for international students is $16873/year including ancillary fees and medical insurance.

Tuition fees as stated are subject to change for each academic year.

Semester 1

  • AC1034 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • BU1103 Introduction to Human Resources
  • BU1363 Introduction to Business Concepts
  • CM1903 Communications I – Model A
  • IN1173 Computer Applications for Business
  • MA1024 Business Math I
  • MR1073 Introduction to Marketing
Semester 2

  • AC2034 Financial Accounting II
  • BU3113 Organizational Behaviour
  • BU4033 Microeconomics
  • CM2903 Communications II – Model A
  • MA2024 Business Math II
  • MR2003 Marketing II
  • NA2053 Canadian Government
Semester 3

  • AC1043 Accounting Applications
  • AC3016 Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC3034 Management Accounting I
  • BU2073 Career Planning and Professional Skills
  • BU3103 Macroeconomics
  • MA3004 Statistics
Semester 4

  • AC4003 Accounting Information Systems
  • AC4006 Intermediate Accounting II
  • AC4024 Taxation I
  • BU4003 Business Law
  • BU4024 Finance I
  • GN1113 Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society