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Accredited programs - University of Waterloo • Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management

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

 

Hold a University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management degree and complete:
 

  • Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 (AFM 291)

  • Introduction to Business Information Technology (AFM 241) or (CS 330)

  • Intermediate Financial Accounting 2 (AFM 391)

  • Audit Strategy (AFM 351 or AFM 451)

  • Taxation 1 for Accountants (AFM 361) or (AFM 362)

  • Performance Measurement and Organization Control or Cost Management Systems (AFM 382/AFM 482 or AFM 481)

  • Advanced Financial Accounting (AFM 491)

  • Taxation 2 for Accountants (AFM 461)
     
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Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies

     
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Complete any two CGA Ontario courses or take the equivalent University of Waterloo 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.)

Waterloo Course

 

CGA Ontario Course

AFM 501 and AFM 502 Contemporary Issues in Assurance and Accounting and Control Systems in a Computer Enviroment

 

AU2 Advanced External Auditing 

AFM 461 Taxation 2 for Accountants

 

TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

AFM 371 or AFM 274 or
AFM 372 Managerial Finance 2 or Corporate Finance 2 

 

FN2 Advanced Corporate Finance

No equivalent course

 

MU1 Internal Auditing and Controls

AFM 341 Accounting Information Systems

 

MS2 Information Systems Strategy

No equivalent course

 

PF1 Public Sector Financial Management

     
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Exams/Courses
Issues in Professional Practice (PA1)
Strategic Financial Management (PA2)

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

     
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Certified General Accountant

 


This policy is effective September 2012 and applies to graduates from 2012 onwards.