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2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, BBA

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The Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting Major is designed to ensure that graduates acquire a comprehensive range of accounting and related business knowledge and skills. The degree prepares students for careers as professional accountants in corporate enterprises and public institutions.

Mount Royal accounting instructors, with their academic and industry experience, provide solid accounting core courses to support and encourage those students interested in pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

Students completing the Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting program are prepared for direct entry to the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP).

The BBA - Accounting program also includes a Co-operative Education option.

Students intending to pursue the PEP post-graduation need to make themselves aware of the CPA student academic achievement requirements for prerequisite learning for entrance into the PEP program. These academic requirements can be found by visiting the CPA Alberta website.

Bachelor of Business Administration

The foundation of the BBA includes 16 required core business courses, 10 major courses, 10 General Education courses, and four electives, for a total of 40 courses over four years.


Students must complete four electives courses.

General Education Requirements

Ten courses must be completed to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration. 

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters. 
  2. Three courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters. One of these courses must be from the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy cluster.
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.

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