This two-year diploma program focuses upon the courses needed as prerequisites to enter into the CPA Professional Education Program. The program contains the 19 courses required as prerequisites to the CPA Professional Education program and 1 elective.
Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor Degree It is the responsibility of the student to confirm that their Bachelor Degree satisfies the degree prerequisite of the CPA Professional Education Program.
Applicants who have completed post-secondary studies outside of Canada will require a World Education Service evaluation with International Credential Advantage Package of their credentials.
Language and Math Requirements:
All applicants must meet minimum Okanagan College admission requirements.
The following courses may be eligible for exemptions, subject to conditions below:
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 121 Financial Accounting II
BUAD 113 Canadian Business
BUAD 195 Financial Management
STAT 124 Business Statistics
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 296 Long-term Capital Management
To be granted exemption an equivalent course must have been successfully completed within 10 years.
Students cannot be granted more than five course exemptions within this program and must take appropriate alternative business courses to ensure diploma completion.
Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 07/02/2020