University of Calgary

Accounting

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Faculty:Haskayne School of Business
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:In this program you will gain the expertise needed for a career as an accountant or manager. The program emphasizes conceptual issues, while providing you with the appropriate technical accounting skills. By focusing on important skills such as recognizing generally accepted accounting principles, creating reports, tax planning and auditing, you will gain a clear understanding of the relationships between accounting and related management issues. The program prepares you for global career opportunities in the areas of forensic accounting, financial auditing, and tax accounting. The Co-op program allows you to alternate in-school learning with 12 to 16 months of full-time paid work experience.
URL:Accounting at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,799

The calculated estimated cost is for first year tuition with a full course load (5 courses) for both fall and spring semesters.
Careers:AccountantsBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Mathematics 
  • 2 of   Physics  or   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Computer and Information Science  


1. Another approved course or option is required

2. Note: for the third prerequisite, Aboriginal Studies 30 (5-credits), Social Studies 30-1, Language or Language and Culture Courses at the 30 -level, Mathematics 31, and Science 30 also count.

3. Only one of Art, Dance, Drama or Music can be used in calculating the admission average.

4. Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) courses or SAT2 subject tests are accepted.
Please see the program website for complete information.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 13, 2020