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Business Administration - Accounting (Diploma)

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Total Credits: 60+
Credential: Diploma in Business Administration - Accounting Option
Program Code: BUS.ACCT.DIP
CIP: 52.0201


The Accounting diploma can be completed over four academic terms on a full-time basis by taking six courses in the first term and five courses in each of the last three terms.

Career/Academic Advancement Opportunities

The Accounting option is designed to provide students with the background and knowledge to enter business or government in an accounting capacity. Students successfully completing this option can expect to be employed as accounting technicians or auditors as well as in related positions in the accounting field. Graduates of this option may wish to continue on to complete the BBA (Accounting) program, and continue further on to the CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) program. Advanced transfer credit is given by the CPA. 


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Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Enter business or government in an accounting capacity with the background and knowledge from this program.
  • Satisfy some of the course requirements of the CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) designation.


Year One

Year Two


Optional Program Credential Designation

Cooperative Education


A student who does not successfully complete the two (2) Cooperative Work Experience courses will not qualify for the Cooperative Education Designation; however the student will qualify for the Internship Designation if they have successfully completed a minimum of one (1) Cooperative Work Experience Course.


Program Participation Requirements

  • Many first year Business courses require Math as a prerequisite (e.g. “C” in Pre-calculus 11, Foundations of Math 11, MATH 073 , MATH 077 , MATH 137, or “C+” in MATH 072 MATH 075 , or MATH 135).  Students may enter this program without Math but please note, students must complete one of the Math courses as listed above or successfully complete Camosun’s Math assessment in or before their first semester of study.


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