University of Alberta

Accounting (After Degree)

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School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:Students who have completed a four year non-Business undergraduate (Bachelor) degree may add to their qualifications by acquiring business skills through the Bachelor of Commerce program. The University of Alberta School of Business offers an After Degree (AD) option which focuses on Business courses required for a specific major. BCom AD students can choose from 13 majors and are eligible to participate in the Co-operative Education program.

URL:Accounting (After Degree) at University of Alberta
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This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
Careers:AccountantsBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    The BCom AD admission requirements are as follows: recognized undergraduate degree from an accredited university, and graduation from a four year non-Business undergraduate degree at a post secondary institution recognized by the University of Alberta. Students who have graduated with a Business degree are not eligible to apply to the BCom After Degree program. Students with a three year undergraduate Business degree are not eligible to apply into the BCom AD program. Completion of six required pre-professional courses is also required. These courses must be completed at a recognized university or college: ENGLISH (6) – Choose two of any junior level (100 level) English course (students may substitute 3 WRS 101 or 3 WRS 102 for one 3 junior English course), ECONOMICS 101 (3) – Introduction to Microeconomics, ECONOMICS 102 (3) – Introduction to Macroeconomics, MATHEMATICS 114 (3) – Elementary Calculus I, and STATISTICS 151 (3) – Introduction to Applied Statistics. Please note: The Alberta School of Business may not grant credit for any 1XX course as equivalent to the above U of A courses. Finally, applicants must have a competitive GPA. The GPA is calculated on the most recent Fall/Winter session (September to April) where a student has completed a minimum of 15. If a student has more than 15, all course work taken will be used to calculate the GPA. Calculations are based on university transferable courses and will include failed courses taken during the Fall/Winter session. Repeated courses, if previously passed, will not be included in the GPA calculation. The UofA uses a custom 4-point grading scale and GPAs will be converted to that scale. Applicants to the BCom AD program are ranked according to their GPA, which is calculated on all courses taken in the most recent Fall/Winter session, providing a minimum of 15 credits were completed from September to April. All qualified applicants are ranked and admitted in order by GPA until the quota is full.

    * 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 21, 2018

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