Business - Accounting is a Bachelor of Arts degree within the Business Department. It is offered as an honours major and as a major.

Your studies in accounting will include recording financial transactions; preparing financial statements; measuring the costs of products, services and activities; determining whether a business should undertake investments in product improvements, equipment and facilities; analyzing the performance of a business against its goals; and projecting the financial impact of contemplated business decisions. Courses taken at Redeemer are recognized towards the requirements for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

Begin to explore what your four years in this program might look like.

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Participate in two 8-month paid work placements as part of the business co-op program. You will learn from and network with people in the industry, while also gaining invaluable experience and practice.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Visit local businesses on field trips, attend professional development events, and hear from industry experts as guest speakers in class.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Gain valuable field experience in your fourth year by working for a business or not-for-profit organization as an intern. Earn a full course credit by working 10 hours a week during the semester.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Work on projects give you the chance to work with actual clients as part of your course work, while also developing problem-solving skills through case studies and simulations.

Meet the Faculty

Prof. Laurie Busuttil Associate Professor and Chair, Business Program

Prof. Busuttil’s broad industry experience prepares her to teach several marketing courses, as well as Human Resource Management, Business Ethi...

Student Story

Jerome Vos
Business student ‘02


Jerome Vos
Business student ‘02

" I am currently the Canadian Chief Financial Officer for a Quality of Life Solutions company called Sodexo. One of our clients is Redeemer Univeristy College. We provide the delicious food in the cafeteria. As I think back to how I ended up here and how Redeemer prepared me for this, there are a number of factors that come to mind.  First off, Redeemer enabled me to face life eyes wide open. I was a business major who was enlightened to history, sociology, sciences and the arts. This enables me to make decisions with a holistic view and not just based on dollars and cents. The community environment at Redeemer through the dorms, classrooms and extra-curricular activities gives you a sense of belonging. This isn’t part of the curriculum yet it taught me that being part of a community is valuable. This leads into the ability to hold others accountable since the smaller class sizes I experienced at Redeemer helped keep me accountable. Group projects were amongst members in your community.   The community at Redeemer was there to help you be successful. Finally, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the co-op program. I started at Sodexo through the co-op program at Redeemer as a telemarketer and moved through many different roles. My Redeemer education was an enabler for this personal growth. Redeemer not only provided me with an education, they also provided me a better understanding of the importance of belonging to a community that holds others up in a world that tries to push people down. God created us in a day and it was good, He gives us a lifetime to be great. Redeemer was a large part of my journey towards greatness. "


  • Audit Manager
  • Accountant
  • Account Manager
  • Appraiser
  • Director of Finance
  • Financial Advisor

Graduate Programs

  • MAcc
  • MBA
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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