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Accounting & Finance - BComm (Hons)

Is it for you?

This program combines theoretical and practical learning to prepare for a successful career in accounting and finance. You’ll start with two years of common study and earn the necessary credits to start on the path toward a chosen professional designation. 

  • Accounting students study financial reporting, auditing, taxation and performance measurement 
  • While Finance students learn about risk management, investments, corporate financial analysis and financial planning.
  • Distinctive learning opportunities include networking events, case competitions, an optional co-op program and the Bloomberg Lab with 12 interactive financial information terminals.

 Accreditations: 

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)

 Recognized by:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute

Program info

Ted Rogers School of Management

Program format(s): 
Full time: 4 Year
5-Year Co-op

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Grade range: 
High 80s1


Experiential learning: 
Co-op available

Academic requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program-specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Note: A minimum grade of 75% is required in the subject prerequisites

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available on the admission requirements page.

Tuition and fees range 2024-2025

For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.

Full-time format:

Ontario students: $10,983 - $11,039
Out-of-province students: $11,774 - $11,830
International students: $40,318 - $40,374

First-year courses

Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.

1st Semester


  • BUS 221** Business Decision-Making
  • CAF 199‡ Communication Skills
  • GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
  • MHR 405 Organizational Behaviour
  • QMS 130* Quantitative Business Analysis

One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

2nd Semester


  • AFA 100* Introductory Financial Accounting
  • AFF 210* Principles of Finance I
  • CMN 279** Introduction to Professional Communication
  • QMS 230 Statistics for Accounting and Finance

One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

Your future

You'll be able to draw connections across disciplines and make contributions to fields including:

  • Financial management
  • Public or corporate accounting
  • Capital markets
  • Insurance
  • Mutual and pension funds
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Personal financial planning
  • Graduate studies including TMU’s MBA program, or professional designations such as CFA or CPA. Graduating Accounting students can apply to TMU’s professional master’s diploma program in Accounting, an accelerated path to a CPA designation.

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Student spotlight

Students learn valuable skills working on real-life investments

Finance students don't just learn about portfolio management and stock valuation through textbooks — they also work on a real-money investment fund to gain hands-on experience.

Read more: Capital gains: students learn valuable skills working on real-life investment fund


Investment fund

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  1. Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.


While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, TMU's current Undergraduate Calendar is the official reference.