Jan 25, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BCom Honors Accounting [Business]


The BCom Honors in Accounting Program is designed for Accounting majors who want to have a deeper understanding in the history of accounting thought, professionalism, and finance, including the areas of pro forma modelling of financial statements and valuation. Additional required courses beyond those required for the Accounting major are as follows:

Sequence of Courses

Year Four


  1. See Policy on Elective Courses  
  2. May be taken either in Year Two (Winter Term) or Year Three.
  3. May be taken in either of Year Three or Year Four.
  4. May be taken in any year except Year Two, Fall Term. Students planning to take advanced course work in Economics may wish to substitute ECON 281 , which is accepted as a substitute for BUEC 311  in the Accounting Honors Program.
    1. Accounting electives may be chosen from any course with the ACCTG designator or any other course with Departmental approval.
    2. Students planning to work toward professional accounting designations should, in addition to the requirements of the honors program, consider taking courses recommended by the applicable accounting organization. See Requirements of Professional Accounting Organizations  for contact information for the Accounting organizations.
    3. While students are advised to follow the sequencing of accounting courses determined by the course prerequisites, when necessary, after degree students or students with special scheduling problems may take an accounting course and its prerequisites concurrently with permission of the Department Chair.
  6. FIN electives may be chosen from any course with the FIN designator. ACCTG 432  may be included as a FIN elective.