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Accredited Programs - University of Waterloo - BSc (Biotechnology/Chartered Accountancy)

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

 

Hold a University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology/Chartered Accountancy) degree and complete: 

 

  • Introductory Statistics and Sampling for Accounting (STAT 211) or Statistics for Economists (ECON 221)
          
     
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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 Environment

 

AU2 Advanced External Auditing 

AFM 461  Taxation 2 

 

TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

AFM 371 or AFM 274 
Advanced Corporate Finance 

 

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.