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Northwood University (Michigan) Transfer Credit Policy


CGA Ontario Courses 

University Equivalent 

Financial Accounting Fundamentals (FA1) 

ACC 241
ACC 242
ACC 243

Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Accounting 2
Principles of Accounting 3

Micro and Macro Economics (EM1) 

ECN 221
ECN 222 

Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics

Business Law (LW1) 

LAQ 300

Business Law 1

Financial Accounting: Assets (FA2) 

ACC 311
ACC 312 

Intermediate Accounting 1 
Intermediate Accounting 2

Business Quantitative Analysis (QU1) 

MTH 335

Quantitative Methods 

Management Accounting Fundamentals (MA1) 

ACC 302
ACC 412

Cost Accounting
Managerial Accounting

Business Communication (CM1) 

Two half-credit courses required. Any two of the following: business communications, effective writing or an English course such as ENG 111, ENG 112.  

Financial Accounting: Liabilities and Equities (FA3) 

ACC 312
ACC 313

Intermediate Accounting 2
Intermediate Accounting 3 

Corporate Finance Fundamentals (FN1) 

FIN 301
FIN 321

Financial Management
Financial Management

Managing Information Systems (MS1) 

MIS 360
ACC 405

Advanced Spreadsheet Database 
Accounting Information Systems 


Advanced Management Accounting (MA2) 

ACC 407 

Managerial Accounting  

*Personal and Corporate Taxation (TX1) 

ACC 370 

Advanced Canadian Tax Practices

External Auditing (AU1) 

ACC 401

Advanced Canadian Auditing

*Financial Accounting: Consolidations and Advanced Issues (FA4) 

ACC 422

Advanced Accounting 1


*Advanced Corporate Finance (FN2) 

FIN 455 

Managerial Corporate Finance

*Advanced External Auditing (AU2) 

ACC 421 



A grade of “C+” is required in each of the equivalent courses in order to obtain a transfer credit.
*Challenge Examination

For more information, please contact Northwood University by phone at 1-800-457-7878 or by email at

Transfer credit policies are subject to change without notice.   

Updated as of July 2011.