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Accounting

Develop fundamental accounting skills and knowledge highly sought by organizations across all sectors of today’s economy. Build the framework to earn your Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

Degree
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
Campus
Prince George
Credits
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Study Abroad
Honours Option
Yes
Intakes
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

Organizations of all sizes utilize accounting professionals to manage their finances.

A Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting provides you with the practical knowledge, procedures, principles, and professional requirements to work in accounting. You will gain foundational knowledge in all aspects of business, including financial and strategic management, marketing, economics and organizational behaviour.

This program provides ideal preparation to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • Chartered Professional Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Actuary
  • Treasurer
This degree provides a strong foundation for work in all sectors of the economy, including government, business, and public accounting firms.

Why at UNBC

  • Gain essential knowledge to collect, analyze, interpret, report and oversee financial and economic operations
  • Earn your Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting – the recommended degree for anyone pursing a CPA
  • Join a professional field sought by all businesses, enterprises, government agencies and public organizations

Credit Courses

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Admission Requirements

Domestic Admission Requirements

View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses

More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

High School Requirements (applicable for B.C. and Yukon)

Overall average of 65% minimum in the following:

  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 67%)
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)

International Admission Requirements

International Student Requirements

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,530 $22,020
Student Fees* $990 $1,680
Books* $1,600 $1,600

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

  • 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
  • $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.
Awards and Financial Aid

We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Email: futurestudents@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6306

Contact a Student Recruitment Officer