Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology Conestoga College
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Audit, and Information Technology (AAIT) program at Conestoga College is a unique degree program that provides students with a comprehensive education in accounting, audit, and information technology.
The program aims to produce graduates who possess the skills necessary for success in the global business environment. The program includes theory, integrated applied projects, and paid co-op work terms, providing students with hands-on experience.
Graduates of the program will meet the undergraduate educational requirements for direct entry into the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP). The program also offers opportunities for graduates of accounting diploma programs.
In addition, the AAIT degree has received exemption accreditation with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), providing graduates with a head start on obtaining their full ACCA designation. Conestoga College is a member of AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Scholarships and Funding
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.
- Excel I ACCT70000
- Introduction to Financial Accounting ACCT71100
- Conestoga 101 CON0101
- Introduction to Microeconomics ECON71050
- Academic Communications ENGL71000
- Business Math MATH71775
- Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT71250
- Managerial Accounting I ACCT71260
- Introduction to Macroeconomics with International Applications ECON71030
- Marketing MKT71090
- Group Dynamics SOC71500
- Intermediate Financial Accounting II ACCT72000
- Organizational Behaviour with International Applications BUS71200
- Professional Communication ENGL72000
- Management Information Systems INFO71400
- Statistics STAT72105
- Accounting Applications ACCT72010
- Excel II ACCT72020
- Advanced Accounting I ACCT73030
- Co-op and Career Preparation CEPR71050
- Finance FIN72000
- Business Law LAW72205
- External Auditing I ACCT73000
- Managerial Accounting II ACCT73010
- Taxation I ACCT73020
- Critical and Creative Thinking Skills PHIL72700
- Research Methods RSCH73100
- Co-op Work Term I (BAB Accounting, Audit and IT) COOP73180
- Managerial Accounting III ACCT73100
- Internal Auditing and Risk Management ACCT73110
- Taxation II ACCT73120
- Database Management COMP72105
- Human Resource Management HRM72105
- Co-op Work Term II (BAB Accounting, Audit and IT) COOP74050
- Co-op Work Term III (BAB Accounting, Audit and IT) COOP74060
- External Auditing II ACCT74000
- Advanced Accounting II ACCT74010
- Auditing Information Systems ACCT74040
- IT Development and Operations INFO74060
- Corporate Social Responsibility MGMT74100
- Internal Auditing ACCT74030
- International Business Planning and Strategy BUS74020
- Advanced Finance FIN74000
- Project Management with International Applications MGMT72095
- Prepare financial statements using domestic or international generally accepted accounting principles.
- Recommend to management appropriate accounting and financial techniques for planning and control in domestic or international settings.
- Assess operating and financial policies that are legally compliant, adhere to accounting and control standards, and are ethically, culturally and economically appropriate.
- Plan effective external, internal, or information systems audits.
- Assess employee and organizational information and administration systems through the effective use of information technology which is culturally, legally and ethically appropriate.
- Assess management’s application of risk-management techniques to specific business situations.
- Recommend initiatives geared towards improving effectiveness, efficiency and economy of processes, functions, employees, or businesses.
- Assess programs, policies, and practices for alignment with overall organizational goals and objectives in both domestic and global contexts.
- Assess the effect of domestic federal taxation on planning and decision-making for individuals and corporations.
- Communicate effectively in both domestic and global contexts.
- Collaborate with others using the ability to integrate information cross-functionally, critical and creative thinking, self-evaluation of own performance and professional development needs, and leadership.
- Develop an appreciation of the concepts and values required to enhance the quality of life for self and others in the home, workplace and the local and global community through an exploration of selected areas of aesthetics, civic life, culture, personal development, society, work or science and technology.
Program Tuition Fee
Graduates may find employment in financial and managerial accounting, in external and internal audit, and in information systems audit positions.
On average, 94% of graduates from the last three years (2018 to 2020) found employment within six months of graduation.
For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website.