Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Major

For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar.

The foundation of the BBA includes 16 required core business courses, 10 major courses, 10 General Education courses, and four electives, for a total of 40 courses over four years.


Core Courses

The 16 required core business courses in the BBA consist of the following:

  • ACCT 2121 - Financial Accounting Concepts
  • ACCT 3224 - Management Accounting I
  • ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1103 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENTR 4433 - Business Plan Development
  • FNCE 3227 - Introduction to Finance
  • HRES 2170 - Introduction to Human Resources
  • INBU 3301 - Global Business Environment
  • LSCM 3403 - Operations Management
  • MGMT 2262 - Business Statistics l
  • MGMT 3210 - Business Communication Theory and Practice
  • MGMT 3230 - Business Law
  • MGMT 3276 - Organizational Behaviour
  • MGMT 5333 - Strategic Management
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing


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  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 2130 - Management Principles and Practices
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation


Major Specific Courses

All BBA - Accounting students must complete the following 10 major courses as part of their requirements:

  • ACCT 3220 - Financial Accounting Practices
  • ACCT 3221 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 3228 - Management Accounting II
  • ACCT 4222 - Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 4225 - Principles of Auditing
  • ACCT 4280 - Introduction to Personal and Corporate Income Tax
  • ACCT 4381 - Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 4382 - Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 5370 - Advanced Topics in Accounting
  • MGMT 3265 - Management Information Systems

Electives

  • Students must complete four electives courses.

Students intending to pursue the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) post-graduation need to make themselves aware of the CPA student academic achievement requirements for prerequisite learning for entrance into the PEP program. These academic requirements can be found by visiting the CPA Alberta website.