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Accounting Major

The Accounting major prepares students to be able to analyze and solve problems, and participate in the decision-making process of any organization. Students will learn to contribute to collaborative, information-sharing and joint-planning processes. They will acquire the necessary qualitative and quantitative skills for complex problem solving in an accounting and business environment. With knowledge of all areas of business and in-depth study of advanced accounting topics, students are able to, upon graduation, pursue a professional designation, graduate-level studies or to assume a managerial or accounting position. The Accounting major offered by MacEwan University is a Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) accredited program.

Program of Study

Course ID Course Name Credits
Major Requirements
ACCT 315Intermediate Financial Accounting I3
ACCT 316Intermediate Financial Accounting II3
ACCT 324Intermediate Management Accounting3
ACCT 442Auditing3
Option Requirement
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Income Tax Fundamentals
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Valuation and Investment Decision
Financial Accounting - Advanced
Financial Accounting Theory
Management Accounting - Advanced
Advanced Corporate Taxation
Accounting Information and Systems Support
Integrated Case Studies in Accounting
Independent Studies in Accounting
Elective Requirement
Business Electives 6
Non-Business Electives21
Open Electives 15
Total Credits63