Accounting - Diploma (2017/18)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$7,302.84|
Note: Year 1: $3,180.60 and Year 2: $3,180.60
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
|Bus Pass Fee:|
Students that are enrolled in full time studies at College of the Rockies pay a bus pass fee for unlimited access to public transit in the Cranbrook area. This fee only applies to students enrolled in an On-campus program at the Cranbrook and Gold Creek campus (online students are not required to pay bus pass fees).
Courses that have a lab component require an additional fee. Lab fees are $24.34 per course credit to a maximum of 3 credits or $73.02.
|Health and Dental Fee:|
An annual fee of $225 for the Health & Dental Plan is charged to students registered in the Fall Term in nine or more face-to-face (in-class) credits/hours or enrolled in full-time programs lasting for at least nine weeks of study. This plan provides you with extended health and dental coverage for some of those services not covered by the BC MSP and other health-care programs.
*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.
The Accounting diploma program introduces fundamental business principles and skills in the core functional areas of business. In the diploma program, students develop a foundation in business knowledge with a focus on accounting.
This Accounting diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year diploma curriculum in Accounting.
College of the Rockies Diploma graduates can directly enter the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with full credit for their previous coursework. Or they can continue their education elsewhere, working towards university degrees and professional certifications and designations such as the ACAF (Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance), CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant), and CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources).
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- Minimum of 65% in English 12 or equivalent (refer to Course Equivalency Information on the College website)
- For students for whom English is a second language, students must meet the Grade 12 English equivalency posted on COTR's Admissions and Registration website; or successful completion of a university/college level English course (e.g. ENGL 100)
- Minimum grade of 65% in either Foundation of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, or MATH 080.
Students may commence certain courses in the program while they upgrade.
Progression Policy: Students require a minimum average grade of 55% to qualify for the Business Management certificate and diploma. A grade of 50% grants credit but is not sufficient as a prerequisite for a subsequent course. BBA students must maintain a minimum grade of 60% and an average of 65% for the BBA degree.
Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes
Many of our programs and courses allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.
Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies
Program Transfer Opportunities
We have setup block transfer agreements with other colleges and universities to help you continue your studies once you have completed your program. If we don't have a transfer agreement for your program you can usually transfer your individual courses to another college or university in Canada.
If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.
Block transfer agreements
Once you have completed your studies you have the opportunity to transfer all or most of the credits you have earned to the following institution:
|Transfer information for: Accounting - Diploma|
Course Outline for: Accounting - Diploma
Note: MATH 111 Business Mathematics or MATH 113 Calculus for Commerce can be taken instead of MATH 101 Finite Mathematics