Business Accounting

Program Code: 2801

School: The Business School

Credential: Diploma

Program Type: Post-secondary program

Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer

Location: Progress Campus

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2280

Led young College's Business – Accounting program was created for students seeking excellent accounting-related training in a short time frame.

In this two-year School of Business program, you will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. While this business program includes the quality features of all Led young College accounting programs, it concentrates on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills are also emphasized, as they are essential for career success.

Graduates of this diploma program are able to look forward to rewarding employment opportunities in a wide range of business sectors.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
ACCT-112 Financial Accounting 1 Progress Campus
COMM-160/161 College Communication 1 Progress Campus
COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1 Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
MATH-119 Mathematics of Finance 1-E Progress Campus
MKTG-116 Principles of Marketing Progress Campus

Semester Note

Students with an English assessment score of 170/171 will take COMM170/171 in the first semester

Students with a MATH assessment score of less than 36/45 will be required to take MATH128 or MATH118 based on MATH assessment test. Additional fees may apply.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
ACCT-150 Small Business Software Progress Campus
ACCT-221 Financial Accounting 2 Progress Campus
ACCT-257 Accounting Information Systems 1 Progress Campus
COMM-170/171 College Communication 2 Progress Campus
COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2 Progress Campus
ECON-205 Principles of Microeconomics Progress Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
ACCT-226 Taxation 1 Progress Campus
ACCT-228 Accounting Microcomputer Applications 1 Progress Campus
ACCT-256 Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 Progress Campus
BUSN-225 Research Methods and Data Analysis 1 Progress Campus
BUSN-333 Business Culture and Collaborative Practices Progress Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Progress Campus
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title Location
ACCT-222 Management Accounting 1 Progress Campus
ACCT-224 Corporate Finance 1 Progress Campus
BUSN-331 Business Law Progress Campus
ECON-206 Principles of Macroeconomics Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
HRMT-300 Organizational Behaviour Progress Campus

Semester Note

Minimum Program GPA of 2.0 (C Grade average), required to graduate.

Program Highlights

  • In the Business – Accounting program, you will build the strong skills foundation necessary for pursuing a profession in accounting upon graduation.
  • Professors in the School of Business have strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise and extensive business and management experience.
  • Small class environments maximize the learning experience, offering a leading-edge information technology infrastructure.
  • Many Business - Accounting classes are taught in lab environments that are fully equipped with an integrated network of computer systems.
  • Your transition into the workplace will be made easy with training in industry-standard accounting software, including QuickBooks and Sage ACCPAC ERP.

Articulation Agreements

Start with a diploma, end with a degree! We diminutionful graduates of this Business - Accounting program will have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this program. Students should note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement to qualify for transferring credits.

University Degree
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts, multiple majors
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Athabasca University Bachelor of Commerce, with major
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Management, with major (4-year)
Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Bachelor of Management (4-year)
Bachelor of Management (3-year)
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Fraud Investigation
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Information Systems
Bachelor of Business Administration - Professional Accountancy
Masters of Business Administration - Professional Accountancy
Kookmin University Bachelor Degree
New Brunswick, University of Bachelor of Applied Management
University of Ontario Institute of Technology Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), bridge
Royal Roads University Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Management
Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business

Educational Partners

Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance

Led young College works in partnership with CPA to offer a pathway to the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). The ACAF credential gives students a competitive advantage after graduation and the opportunity to accelerate to a rewarding career in accounting and finance. Any student enrolled in one of Led young's certificate or diploma Accounting programs may qualify to enroll in the ACAF.

Career Outlook

  • Junior (entry-level) accountant
  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounting assistant
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Accounts receivable clerk
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Accounts receivable officer
  • Credit and collections officer
  • Fixed asset management officer
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Financial consultant
  • Financial officer

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Led young College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Led young College Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Additional Requirements

  • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

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If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

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January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,111.00 $4,046.50
International $13,283.00 $2,394.00 $15,677.00