NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
This program was created by Durham College and Ontario Tech for individuals who plan to take Ontario Tech’s Bachelor of Commerce degree program. The bridging courses required for admission to the degree program are embedded in the curriculum and if you achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in each semester of your Durham College courses and no grade below C in your Ontario Tech courses, you can apply directly to the third year of the degree program. This opportunity allows qualified candidates to major in Accounting at Ontario Tech however acceptance is based on Ontario Tech approval with higher marks required. In order to participate in this program, you are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and complete an application to Ontario Tech in the first semester. The Ontario Tech embedded courses are flexible and subject to change by Ontario Tech. Academic planning assistance will be offered to you by a student advisor representative.
As a student participating in this program, you will be registered at Durham College and at Ontario Tech. Ontario Tech offers classes in the evenings and the annual calendars including reading week are generally different. Students are expected to attend all classes that are scheduled. In addition the two institutions use different learning management systems.
For more information please visit the Accounting – Business – Transfer to Ontario Tech University Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Frequently Asked Questions.
Please note: You will apply to the Accounting - Business transfer program at www.ontariocolleges.ca using the ACTU application code. Upon meeting the selection criteria, you may be eligible to complete your Bachelor of Commerce degree at Ontario Tech.
- This program enables students to complete the Business - Accounting diploma at Durham College (DC) and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Ontario Tech) in four years for qualifying students, and at less cost than a four-year degree program
- This program provides students with the option of proceeding in second year with the college-only curriculum to complete the standard two-year Business - Accounting diploma, or proceeding to complete the two-year University Transfer, which will include five university credits
- This unique pathway is available on a shared campus with exposure to college and university faculty, information and opportunities. Students can transfer to any other first-year business program at DC after the first semester; leave after first year with a Business Fundamentals certificate; or leave after second year with a Business Accounting diploma. Students who choose to return to complete the Business Administration - Accounting program would receive advanced standing