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Accounting

A Career in Accounting

Accredited by Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Ontario, our Accounting program offers an experiential learning curriculum that provides students with the in-demand and career-ready skills to succeed in the job market upon graduation. 

You may choose to immediately pursue a career across a wide range of industries, or you may choose to pursue your CPA Designation by taking the Professional Master's Diploma in Accounting, opens in new window. Careers in accounting include roles such as Chief Financial Officer, Accountant, Securities Trader and Portfolio Analyst.

Course Listing

Below is a sampling of the courses offered in the Accounting program. For more detailed course information, please visit the undergraduate calendar, opens in new window.

Business Decision Making
Communication Skills
Introduction to Global Management
Organizational Behaviour
Quantitative Business Analysis
One Liberal Studies Course

Introductory Financial Accounting
Principles of Finance I
Introduction to Professional Communication
Statistics for Accounting and Finance
One Liberal Studies Course

Study Progress

In your first two years, you will take general courses in Accounting and Finance before choosing your academic specialization.

Management Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I
Principles of Finance II
Introductory Microeconomics
Business Law

Intermediate Accounting II
Principles of Finance III
Introductory Macroeconomics
Principles of Marketing
One Liberal Studies Course

Study Progress

In your first two years, you will take general courses in Accounting and Finance before choosing your academic specialization.

Intermediate Accounting III
Ethics in Accounting
Forensic Accounting and Internal Audit
Advanced Corporate Finance
One Liberal Studies Course

Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Intermediate Cost and Management Accounting
One Liberal Studies Course
Two Professional Related Courses

Study Progress

The courses you take in years 3 and 4 will prepare you to obtain the CPA designation to become a professional accountant.

 

Auditing
Canadian Business Taxation
Strategic Management
Two Professional Related Courses

Advanced Financial Accounting and Disclosure
Canadian Business Taxation II
Advanced Management Accounting
One Liberal Studies Course
One Professional Related Course

Study Progress

The courses you take in years 3 and 4 will prepare you to obtain the CPA designation to become a professional accountant.

Why should you study accounting at TRSM? Here are the top 5 reasons.

Co-op Education

Real-world experience is a key to standing out in a competitive job market. Gain career-related, real-world work experience in a wide variety of sectors through our co-operative education program. With full-time staff dedicated to Accounting and Finance Co-op students, you will receive personalized individual support throughout your studies to help you make the most of your experience.

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After Graduation

Our Accounting program provides graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to immediately begin a professional accounting career or to continue on to the CPA designation by taking Professional Master's Diploma in Accounting.

Our Accounting program will prepare you for a career in all sectors and industries and at some of the world's leading business organizations, including:

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Current Students

Student Groups

Make lifelong professional and personal connections by joining a student group.

Gain experience and skills through exciting networking events, case competitions, and innovative experiential learning challenges.

There are over 30 student groups alone under the Ted Rogers Students' Society and almost 100 university-wide.

Program-Specific Groups