*Note: The Bachelor of Technology in Accounting is currently under review. New courses are in development that will either replace or complement existing courses. For more information, contact Raj Brar at Rajwant_Brar@bcit.ca or 604-456-8070.*
If you have completed a BCIT Diploma in:
Then you can earn your Bachelor of Technology in Accounting at BCIT. This Degree will provide you with an academic credential leading to a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) designation or to an MBA program.
Students completing this program will acquire the key technical, interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and computer skills demanded by employers.
The Bachelor of Technology in Accounting consists of eight Advanced Technical Specialty courses (32 credits), four Liberal Studies Education courses (12 credits), and a Workplace Education component.
BCIT's Bachelor of Technology in Accounting is offered as:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
You may obtain transfer credits for advanced level courses taken while completing a professional accounting designation.
Contact the Program Head for details.You may obtain six transfer credits (two courses) for approved non-BCIT liberal education courses. It does not matter how long ago you took liberal education courses for transfer, however in most cases they should be from a recognized, accredited North American university or college.
Individuals interested in taking specific courses from the Bachelor of Technology Accounting degree program to meet professional designation or ongoing professional development requirements may do so if they fulfill the course's prerequisites. However, they must contact the Program Head for permission to enroll.
Many graduates from our accounting programs go on to receive an accounting designation. In the past year we had:
This process of auditing your academic history and mailing out your credential usually takes 3-4 weeks. Then you will receive your credentials in the mail and a BCIT official transcript indicating that your Degree has been granted.
If you indicate on your application that you would like to attend the ceremony, you will receive information in the mail with your degree, followed by an invitation approximately one month prior to the ceremony date. General information regarding convocation is available online.
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