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Marlene Davies Lajoie
Graduate Diploma in Accountancy
Faculty of Commerce and Administration
Graduate Diploma in Accountancy
The Faculty of Commerce and Administration of Concordia University offers
the Graduate Diploma in Accountancy Program which prepares students for
careers in Chartered Accountancy.
The program satisfies the education requirements of the Ordre des compatable
agréés du Québec, including preparing students to write the Uniform Final
Examination of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
This handout outlines the requirements and indicates the steps necessary to
become a Chartered Accountant. Although every effort has been made to keep
this information as factual as possible, no responsibility is taken for any
errors or omissions.
Office Location: Mailing Address:
1550 de Maisonneuve Blvd.W 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd.W.
Corner Guy Street Suite GM 600-35
Guy Metro Building Montreal, Quebec
Suite 600-35 (Sixth floor) H3G 1M8
To obtain the designation of Chartered Accountant (C.A.) in the Province of
Quebec, you must fulfil the following requirements;
1) Possess an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
2) Complete a program of studies in preparation for the Uniform Final
Examination. At Concordia, this program is the Graduate Diploma in
3) Pass the Uniform Final Examination.
4) Serve a two-year practical training period with an accredited firm of
5) Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
6) Pass the French language examination given by l'Office de la langue
française. (Some students may be exempt)
(NOTE: Certain of the above requirements may be waived for applicants who
have earned the C.A. or equivalent in other jurisdictions.)
APPLICATION DEADLINE DATES:
Fall June 1st
Winter October 1st
Summer February 1st
For your general information, the following excerpt regarding grades for
graduate courses or courses taken as part of a graduate program has been
taken from the University's Graduate Studies Calendar.
A+, A, A- (Excellent) -- for work of exceptional merit in the course
B+, B (Good) -- for acceptable graduate-level work in the course
B- (Marginal Pass)
F (Fail) -- for work below an acceptable standard in the course (see
Failure Regulations, below).
NO - CR (No Credit) is a notation that indicates that a student has not
fulfilled the requirements of the course. This notation is limited to
professional programs, which require final accreditation from an outside
body. A student receiving a No-Cr notation or F grade must repeat the
course in the next semester in which the course is offered. It is the
student's responsibility to ensure that they register in the course. Any
student may receive only one No-Cr notation for any particular course and
may receive no more than two No-Cr notations during their program.
A student who receives a FAIL or a FAIL/ABSENT grade in any course will be
dismissed from the program. The student will have the right to appeal for
Fax: (514) 848-4551
PREREQUISITE UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
1. To be admitted to the Diploma in Accountancy at Concordia University you
require an undergraduate degree from a recognized university plus a grade of
B- or better (based on this university's standards) in the following courses
or their equivalents:
Acco 310 - Intermediate Accounting I
Acco 320 - Intermediate Accounting II
Acco 420 - Advanced Financial Accounting
Acco 330 - Cost & Management Accounting
Acco 430 - Advanced Management Accounting OR
Acco 470A- Special Topics in Accounting
Acco 450 - Financial Auditing
Acco 340 - Income Taxation in Canada
Acco 440 - Advanced Taxation (beginning Summer 2000)
Comm 308 - Finance
Comm 301 - M.I.S.
Comm 215 - Business Statistics
Comm 225 - Production & Operations Management
Comm 310 - Strategy and Competition
(NOTE: These requirements are subject to change without notice or prejudice.)
Students who have not attained the required grades in the undergraduate
courses listed above normally must upgrade their marks. Students who have
completed a Bachelor's degree, but have not completed all the undergraduate
requirements must normally complete the required undergraduate courses prior
to entry into the program. Students are advised to see an academic advisor
prior to re-taking any courses
After all the undergraduate courses or their equivalents have been
successfully completed (including the qualifying program, if any) the
following courses (30 credits) in the program must be passed in order to
obtain the Graduate Diploma in Accountancy.
(NOTE: Graduate Diploma students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.70 during
their program of study in order to be considered a student in good standing).
CURRENT DIPLOMA COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
ACCO 512 Financial Accounting Theory in Practice (4 credits)
This course addresses the application of accounting theory to practice.
Topics include an examination of different approaches to financial
accounting, the accounting standard setting process, the basic components of
alternative accounting frameworks, and financial statement disclosure.
ACCO 513 Financial Accounting: Comprehensive Applications (4 credits)
Prerequisites: ACCO 512
This course builds on the materials examined in Accounting 512. Study will
focus on the integration of financial accounting theory with current
ACCO 531 Business Advisory Services (4 credits)
This course will integrate knowledge obtained in various areas of
accounting, auditing and taxation to solve problems covering a variety of
ACCO 535 An Integrated Approach to Auditing (4 credits)
Prerequisites: ACCO 578, ACCO 543 Co-requisite ACCO 513
This course introduces advanced topics in auditing as well as important CICA
Handbook sections not previously covered in other auditing courses.
ACCO 543 Income Taxation (4 credits) Beginning summer 2000
ACCO 578 Contemporary Issues for Accountants (3 credits)
This course covers topics that will be of particular interest to Chartered
Accountants. The topics covered will vary depending upon the issues that
are of relevance to the profession given the nature of the business environment.
To be replaced with ACCO 578 (4 credits) Contemporary Issues for
Accountants, beginning summer 2000
ACCO 585 Comprehensive Case Analysis and Integration, and Uniform Final
Prerequisites: ACCO 513, ACCO 535 or permission from the Program Director.
This course consists of 2 modules - the comprehensive case analysis and
integration module and the UFE preparation module and is intended for those
students who plan to write the UFE in September of that year.
GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTANCY UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS
CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY MCGILL UNIVERSITY
Acco 310 Intermediate Accounting 1 Fin 1 610-511/271-311
Acco 320 Intermediate Accounting 11 Fin 11 610-512/271-312
Acco 420 Advanced Financial Accounting Fin 111 610-513/271-414
Acco 330 Cost and Management Accounting Mgr 612-511/271-313.
Acco 430 Advanced Management Accounting Mgr. 612-522/271-415
or Acco 470A Special Topics (Managerial Accounting)
Acco 450 Financial Auditing Aud 1 613-511/271-413
Acco 340 Income Taxation in Canada Taxation1 614-511/271-412
Acco 440 Advanced Taxation Taxation II 271-441
Comm 308 Finance Fina 280-341/647-512
Comm 301 M.I.S MIS 280-331
Comm 215 Business Statistics Stats 280-271
Comm 225 Production & Operation Management O.R 280-373/Math 277-674
Comm 310 Strategy and Competition O.P 280-423/616-511＜本文发表于: 相约加拿大:枫下论坛 www.rolia.net/f ＞