Business Studies - Accounting
Length: 1 Semester
Duration: 252 Hours
Effective: Fall 2018
This program is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of accounting functions. Students can expect to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for an entry-level position in a variety of business settings including small business ownership. Completing the six courses of this certificate provides students with a pathway to a Georgian College Business - Accounting diploma.
Graduates may work in a broad range of employment settings in all sectors of business and industry, including banks, small business, manufacturing firms, non-profit organizations, and self-employment.
Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- record business transactions for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAPP);
- prepare period end adjusting entries and financial statements;
- prepare bank reconciliations;
- explain the terminology, basic concepts and principles of cost accounting;
- prepare accounting transactions for job costing and process costing;
- prepare a cost of goods manufactured statement;
- record accounting transactions using computer software.
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any Grade 111 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)
Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)
Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/
Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
4 Program Courses
2 Program Option Courses
The passing weighted average to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course.
|ACCT 1000||Financial Accounting Principles 1||42|
|ACCT 1001||Financial Accounting Principles 2||42|
|ACCT 1014||Applied Accounting Applications||42|
|ACCT 2003||Cost Accounting 1||42|
|Program Option Courses|
|Select 2 - 42 hour courses from the available list during registration.||84|
|Program options may include:|
|ACCT 2000||Cost Accounting 2|
|ACCT 2001||Intermediate Accounting 1|
|BUSI 1019||Payroll Administration|
Information contained in College documents respecting programs is correct at the time of publication. Academic content of programs and courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and employment market needs. The college reserves the right to add or delete programs, options, courses, timetables or campus locations subject to sufficient enrolment, and the availability of courses.