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Accounting Technician

Dual Credit - Accounting Technician Brochure.pdf

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in the world of business.  You may start exploring your interests by enrolling in the dual credit opportunity of Accounting Technician.  Edmonton Catholic Schools is offering 5 (3 credit) courses – Accounting 1, Accounting 2, Business Communication 1, Business Communication 2 and Computer Applications, which fulfill 5 of the 10 courses required to complete the Accounting Technician Certificate at NorQuest College.  Upon completion of the 10 courses, you will be able to engage in a 150 hour practicum experience, which will give you hands-on experience in the area of accounting.  

Future Post-Secondary Opportunities

These courses transfer to the Accounting Technician Certificate Program.

Upon successful completion, the courses can be applied towards the Business Administration Diploma.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma Program, you can transfer your diploma program credits (up to 60 credits) to the following post-secondary institutions for a Degree Program:

  • MacEwan University: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Concordia University:  Bachelor of Management
  • Athabasca University : Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Management
  • University of Lethbridge: Bachelor of Management

Upon successful completion of a degree program, you can apply for your status of "Chartered Professional Accountant" (Also known as your CPA designation) http://www.albertaaccountants.org/

You may apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Canada.

  • The student must receive a minimum of C- in the courses for transfer to occur. 

Transfer Information

Please refer to the chart below or the ACAT agreement for further inforamtion regarding transfer of the credits to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

  • Prior to entering any program at a post-secondary institution, the student must have the necessary pre-requisites required by the institution prior to be accepted into their program
  • Students must receive a minimum grade of C- for a course for transfer to occur from NorQuest to another post-secondary institution. 

POTENTIAL CAREERS

  • Business
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Office Supervisor
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • Billing / Data Entry
  • Data-Based Administration
  • Financial Services

 

Description of Courses / Pre-Requisites

Post-Secondary Course

**Each course is 3 credits

Description Pre-Requisites Direct Transfer through Transfer Agreement - http://www.acat.gov.ab.ca/

Introduction to Accounting

BA 1110

 

**Course originates currently from Grande Prairie, but NorQuest have permission for use

This course provides an introduction to accounting procedures and financial statements, and their underlying concepts and principles.  Within this framework, accounting practice is integrated with the development of accounting information for effective decision-making.

Math 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of Math 20-1 or 30-2

Univ of Alberta:  ACCTG 311 OR AUACC 311

Univ of Calgary:  ACCT 217 

Athabasca Univ:  ACCT 253

DeVry Institute of Technology - Calgary:  ACCT 1TR/218 (6)

King's Univ:  BUSI 253

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 311 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 111 

SAIT Polytechnic:  ACCT 210

Univ of Lethbridge:  MGT 2100 

Principles of Accounting

 BA 1120

**Course originates currently from Grande Prairie, but NorQuest have permission for use

Further examine accounting procedures and their underlying concepts and principles.   Learn about additional standards and problems of valuation, income measurement and disclosure.

BA 1110 Introduction to Accounting

 

Athabasca Univ:  ACCT 253 

DeVry Institute of Technology - Calgary:  ACCT 1TR/218 (6)

King's Univ:  BUSI 253 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 161 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 311 

SAIT Poly:  ACCT 215/255 (6)

Univ of Alberta:  ACCTG 311 OR AUACC 311

Univ of Lethbridge, The:  MGT 2100

 

Business Communication 1

BA 1010

 

 

 

Business Communications 2

BA 1020

 

 

**These 2 courses will be taught during one 3 credit time allotment.

Focuses on writing skills including introduction to paragraphs, essays, research papers and business correspondence with emphasis on practical application for writing.

 

Students will study specific forms of business and employment communication including business letters and memoranda, resumes, covering letters for job applications and interviewing, formal report writing, graphic design principles and business meetings.

English 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of English 20-1 or 30-2

SAIT Polytechnic:  COMN 220

 

 

Athabasca Univ:  ADMN 233

Concordia Univ:  BUS 1xx

King's Univ:  BUSI 2xx

MacEwan Univ:  ENGL 211

SAIT Polytechnic:  COMM 272 or COMN 220

Univ of Calgary:  Sr. MGMT

BA 1150 : Introduction to Computers in Business Learn from this practical application to the software applications most commonly used in business.  Develop a basis working knowledge of a desktop operating system and a suite of business software applications that include: file management, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database management.

English 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of English 20-1 or 30-2 plus a recommended Keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute

Athabasca Univ – CMIS 245 or COMP 210

DeVry Institute of Tech – COMP 100

MacEwan Univ– MCSP 131 or MSYS 200

Univ of Lethbridge – CPSC 1000 or MGT 2060


CREDIT ALLOCATION

Each course, students will receive 5 advanced level (3000) credits from Alberta Education.

 


 

Accounting and Business



Accounting Technician

Dual Credit - Accounting Technician Brochure.pdf

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in the world of business.  You may start exploring your interests by enrolling in the dual credit opportunity of Accounting Technician.  Edmonton Catholic Schools is offering 5 (3 credit) courses – Accounting 1, Accounting 2, Business Communication 1, Business Communication 2 and Computer Applications, which fulfill 5 of the 10 courses required to complete the Accounting Technician Certificate at NorQuest College.  Upon completion of the 10 courses, you will be able to engage in a 150 hour practicum experience, which will give you hands-on experience in the area of accounting.  

Future Post-Secondary Opportunities

These courses transfer to the Accounting Technician Certificate Program.

Upon successful completion, the courses can be applied towards the Business Administration Diploma.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma Program, you can transfer your diploma program credits (up to 60 credits) to the following post-secondary institutions for a Degree Program:

  • MacEwan University: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Concordia University:  Bachelor of Management
  • Athabasca University : Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Management
  • University of Lethbridge: Bachelor of Management

Upon successful completion of a degree program, you can apply for your status of "Chartered Professional Accountant" (Also known as your CPA designation) http://www.albertaaccountants.org/

You may apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Canada.

  • The student must receive a minimum of C- in the courses for transfer to occur. 

Transfer Information

Please refer to the chart below or the ACAT agreement for further inforamtion regarding transfer of the credits to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

  • Prior to entering any program at a post-secondary institution, the student must have the necessary pre-requisites required by the institution prior to be accepted into their program
  • Students must receive a minimum grade of C- for a course for transfer to occur from NorQuest to another post-secondary institution. 

POTENTIAL CAREERS

  • Business
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Office Supervisor
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • Billing / Data Entry
  • Data-Based Administration
  • Financial Services

 

Description of Courses / Pre-Requisites

Post-Secondary Course

**Each course is 3 credits

Description Pre-Requisites Direct Transfer through Transfer Agreement - http://www.acat.gov.ab.ca/

Introduction to Accounting

BA 1110

 

**Course originates currently from Grande Prairie, but NorQuest have permission for use

This course provides an introduction to accounting procedures and financial statements, and their underlying concepts and principles.  Within this framework, accounting practice is integrated with the development of accounting information for effective decision-making.

Math 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of Math 20-1 or 30-2

Univ of Alberta:  ACCTG 311 OR AUACC 311

Univ of Calgary:  ACCT 217 

Athabasca Univ:  ACCT 253

DeVry Institute of Technology - Calgary:  ACCT 1TR/218 (6)

King's Univ:  BUSI 253

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 311 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 111 

SAIT Polytechnic:  ACCT 210

Univ of Lethbridge:  MGT 2100 

Principles of Accounting

 BA 1120

**Course originates currently from Grande Prairie, but NorQuest have permission for use

Further examine accounting procedures and their underlying concepts and principles.   Learn about additional standards and problems of valuation, income measurement and disclosure.

BA 1110 Introduction to Accounting

 

Athabasca Univ:  ACCT 253 

DeVry Institute of Technology - Calgary:  ACCT 1TR/218 (6)

King's Univ:  BUSI 253 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 161 

MacEwan Univ:  ACCT 311 

SAIT Poly:  ACCT 215/255 (6)

Univ of Alberta:  ACCTG 311 OR AUACC 311

Univ of Lethbridge, The:  MGT 2100

 

Business Communication 1

BA 1010

 

 

 

Business Communications 2

BA 1020

 

 

**These 2 courses will be taught during one 3 credit time allotment.

Focuses on writing skills including introduction to paragraphs, essays, research papers and business correspondence with emphasis on practical application for writing.

 

Students will study specific forms of business and employment communication including business letters and memoranda, resumes, covering letters for job applications and interviewing, formal report writing, graphic design principles and business meetings.

English 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of English 20-1 or 30-2

SAIT Polytechnic:  COMN 220

 

 

Athabasca Univ:  ADMN 233

Concordia Univ:  BUS 1xx

King's Univ:  BUSI 2xx

MacEwan Univ:  ENGL 211

SAIT Polytechnic:  COMM 272 or COMN 220

Univ of Calgary:  Sr. MGMT

BA 1150 : Introduction to Computers in Business Learn from this practical application to the software applications most commonly used in business.  Develop a basis working knowledge of a desktop operating system and a suite of business software applications that include: file management, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database management.

English 20-1 or 30-2 or co-requisite of English 20-1 or 30-2 plus a recommended Keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute

Athabasca Univ – CMIS 245 or COMP 210

DeVry Institute of Tech – COMP 100

MacEwan Univ– MCSP 131 or MSYS 200

Univ of Lethbridge – CPSC 1000 or MGT 2060


CREDIT ALLOCATION

Each course, students will receive 5 advanced level (3000) credits from Alberta Education.