NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
Used in a wide variety of organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College incorporates a variety of simulations into the courses to help prepare students for the workplace. Students will be exposed to QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, Sage 50, Profile and will have the opportunity to receive Microsoft Office specialist certifications. Courses include:
- Business Mathematics
- Computerized Accounting and Excel
- Managerial Accounting
- Financial Accounting
- Personal Taxation
Please note: After completing one year of business study you can graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals.
- This program can be completed in two years and provides entry-level training accounting
- Pathways are available to the third year of the Business Administration - Accounting program, which leads to the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) at UOIT, the Bachelor of Business Administration at Trent University, and other pathway agreements. For more information view our transfer guide.
- Students can transfer to any other first-year business program at Durham College after the first semester, or leave after first year with a Business Fundamentals certificate.