Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Business Accounting to Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Centennial College
Program Area
Accounting/Finance/Financial Planning/Services
Program Title
Business Accounting

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Program Area
Accounting/Finance/Risk Management
Program Title
Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed annually, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner’s programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be affected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:
- successfully completed Centennial College’s Business Accounting program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%;
- completion of ACCT 322 through part-time studies at Centennial College.


Credit transfer

Students commencing studies in Centennial College's Business Accounting Diploma program since Fall 2015 will be eligible for the following 10.0 transfer credits:

  • 0.5 ADMN 1000H - Contemporary Issues in Management
  • 0.5 ADMN 1221H - Financial Accounting
  • 0.5 ADMN 2100H - Introduction to Marketing
  • 0.5 ADMN 2220H - Organizational Behaviour
  • 0.5 ADMN 2410H - Communications in Organizations
  • 0.5 ADMN 3021H - Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • 0.5 ADMN 3200H - Financial Management 
  • 0.5 ADMN 3221H - Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • 0.5 ADMN 3250H - The Legal Environment of Business 
  • 0.5 ADMN 3710H - Taxation-Individual
  • 0.5 ECON 1010H - Microeconomics
  • 0.5 ECON 1020H - Macroeconomics 
  • 0.5 ADMN-ECON 2200H - Introduction to Statistics for Economics and Management
  • 1.5 unassigned Business Administration credits at the 1000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Business Administration credit at the 2000 level
  • 1.5 unassigned Arts credits at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions:

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • 0.5 ADMN 2010H - Management Skills
  • 0.5 ADMN 2510H - Organization Theory
  • 0.5 ADMN 3121H - Intermediate Management Accounting* **
  • 0.5 ADMN 3300H - Personal Ethics in Organizations and Business
  • 0.5 ADMN 3321H - Intermediate Financial Accounting II* **
  • 0.5 ADMN 3400H - Markets, Governments, and Organizations
  • 0.5 ADMN 4030H - Strategic Management**
  • 0.5 ADMN 4101H - Thinking About Management
  • 0.5 ECON 2250H- Introduction to Mathematics for Economics and Management
  • 1.5 credit from the following*:
    • ADMN 1620H - Introduction to Information Systems**
    • ADMN 3700H - Investments
    • ADMN 4300H - Financial Management II**
    • ADMN 4301H - Auditing**
    • ADMN 4302H - Advanced Management Accounting**
    • ADMN 4303H - Advanced Financial Accounting
    • ADMN 4710H - Taxation-Corporate**
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List
  • 3.5 elective credits

*NOTE: Courses marked with an asterisk (*) indicate Specialization requirements. In order to be eligible for the Specialization in Accounting, students must achieve a minimum 65% grade in each course with an overall average of at least 70%. Courses marked with two asterisks (**) indicate prerequisite courses for the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP), which can be completed as part of Specialization choice credits or through elective credits. Students are referred to the CPA website for minimum grade and other requirements, including minimum grades required in Centennial College courses that receive CPA PEP prerequisite equivalents at Trent (ACCT 112, 221, 222, 224, 226, 256, and 322; BUSN 331; and MATH 119). Courses without specified year levels must include no more than 2.0 credits at the 1000 level.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

2 years

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.