Bachelor of Applied Business Administration - Accounting - Suspended
School of Business
Suspended: There are no planned intakes for this program. Applications for admission are not being accepted.
The Bachelor of Applied Business Administration – Accounting prepares students for careers in accounting and industry-related professions. This applied degree is completed after an accounting diploma, so students who have graduated from programs like MacEwan University’s Accounting and Strategic Measurement diploma possess the right entrance credential. The accountant’s role is changing, demanding that graduates think strategically, view business from more than a financial perspective and develop a modern, whole-business picture.
The applied degree combines professional accounting studies with extensive learning and practice cycles in the workplace. Preparation for entry into the applied degree is completed in programs like MacEwan University’s Accounting and Strategic Measurement diploma (or equivalent from another recognized post-secondary institution that includes the prerequisite courses). The first year of this credential is comprised of advanced accounting study that builds upon the knowledge and skills gained in previous post-secondary education. The second year is when all directed field studies take place. This component of the program of study is where students explore real business issues by conducting both practical and academic research while working. The combination of classroom instruction with one year of mentored studies in industry prepares students for immediate success in the workplace.
This program is targeted to students who are seeking high-level careers as accountants. Successful students are self-motivated and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential, as is the ability to work in a team environment. Students must have the ability to synthesize and analyze information and be comfortable in a technology-enhanced environment.
This program requires that students use a laptop computer for many classes. For information on the laptop hardware and software requirements, contact the program’s advisor.
This applied degree is recognized by the CPA designation as meeting its degree requirements, as well as prerequisite subject area requirements.
The applied degree is intended to educate and train students for careers as accountants.
Graduates find jobs as accountants, cost analysts, payroll accountants, or supervisors in related areas. They also enjoy job opportunities at different levels in financial accounting, internal auditing, financial analysis, cost accounting, public accounting firms and government departments. Graduates work in a variety of environments such as government, industry, accounting firms, banks, hospitals and consulting firms.
Program of Study
|ACCT 358||Advanced Management Accounting||3|
|ACCT 370||Directed Field Study Seminar||3|
|ACCT 410||Financial Accounting - Advanced||3|
|ECON 102||Introduction to Macroeconomics||3|
|ACCT 353||Leadership and Ethics||3|
|ACCT 391||Accounting Theory||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Income Tax Fundamentals|
|Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting|
|ACCT 371||Directed Field Study I||3|
|ACCT 372||Directed Field Study II||3|
|ACCT 373||Directed Field Study III||3|
|ACCT 374||Directed Field Study IV||3|
|ACCT 493||Integrated Case Studies in Accounting||3|
|ACCT 375||Directed Field Study V||3|
|ACCT 376||Directed Field Study VI||3|
|ACCT 377||Directed Field Study Vll||3|
|ACCT 378||Directed Field Study VIII||3|
|ACCT 398||Strategic Management||3|