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Accredited Programs - Wilfrid Laurier University - BA (Hons)

Your Path to Becoming a CGA
for Industry, Government and Not-for-Profit


Hold a Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics
Bachelor of Arts - Honours Economics & Accounting* degree
and complete:

  • Advanced Accounting (BU 487)
  • Advanced Taxation (BU 466)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (BU 467)
  • Auditing (BU 477)
  • Information Systems, Control and Audit (BU 486)
  • Business Law (BU 231)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


Complete any two CGA Ontario courses or take the equivalent Wilfrid Laurier University courses and successfully complete the respective
CGA Ontario challenge exam to earn a transfer credit.
(C+ or higher.* Passing a CGA program challenge exam will earn you a transfer credit.)

Wilfrid Laurier University Course


CGA Ontario Course

BU 447Advanced Auditing


AU2 Advanced External Auditing

BU 466 Advanced Taxation


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

BU 463 Advanced Corporate Finance


FN2 Advanced Corporate Finance

No equivalent course


MU1 Internal Auditing and Controls

No equivalent course


MS2 Information Systems Strategy

No equivalent course


PF1 Public Sector Financial Management


Issues in Professional Practice (PA1)
Strategic Financial Management (PA2)


Concurrent Work Experience
Obtain the required 24 months of
work experience in the sector of your choice.


Certified General Accountant


This policy is effective August 2009 and applies to graduates from 2005 onwards.