Program Information

School: North Island College (Comox Valley Campus)
Faculty: Business
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Accounting
Description: Qualified students can enter the degree program at any year level. You may opt for a traditional two-plus-two approach, first completing a two year Business Administration diploma, plus two years of additional study to obtain the Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA). You can also apply previous coursework from a wide range of university level studies or professional accounting programs toward your degree program. Third and fourth-year studies include advanced financial accounting, managerial accounting, advanced cost accounting, taxation, auditing, accounting theory, international business, business ethics, advanced entrepreneurial studies and business strategy. To qualify for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree credential, you must complete all required program courses and electives (or equivalent transfer credits) for a total of 120 credits.

Co-operative education alternates paid, program-related work experience with academic study. The practical experience gained on these supervised, structured work terms is an integral part of your education. The result is increased confidence, new employment contacts and practical real-world experience locally, on Vancouver Island, provincially or internationally.

URL: Business Administration – Accounting at North Island College (Comox Valley Campus)
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,910
International: $12,730
Careers: Accountants,Bookkeepers,Payroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics 

C+ in one of Provincial English 12, English 12 First Peoples, NIC ENG-060, ENG-096, ENG-098, ESL-090, or equivalent; or English assessment; and C+ in Foundations of Math 11; or C in one of Principles of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Applications of Math 12, NIC MAT-053; or Math Assessment; Or, CPA-CGA designation to enter CPA Bridging Pathway; Or, CPA-CMA designation to enter CPA Bridging Pathway; Or, permission of the department.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]