Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) degree requirements

As an AFM student, in your first-year, you'll complete 2 study terms, taking 5 courses each term. Your required courses for Year 1 will be scheduled for you. Prior to beginning your studies in September, admitted Year 1 students can view their class schedules on  QUEST at the end of July.

AFM students have a total of 13 electives throughout your 4 years of the undergraduate program. Most of these electives are available in Years 3 and 4, after you've built a foundation in accounting, finance, and business and explored 2 co-op work terms. Your in and out of classroom experiences in Years 1 and 2 will guide you in customizing your 3rd and 4th years to create your own unique career pathway.

With your 13 electives, choose one (or more) Career Interest Specializations and work toward certificates, a minor, or take general interest courses. 

View the 2022-2023  Academic Calendar Degree Requirements for AFM students. 

First-year course schedule
Fall (1A) Term Winter (1B) term
Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) 191 - Foundations for Financial Reporting AFM 182 – Foundations for Management Accounting
AFM 132 - Introduction to Business Stages AFM 121 – Introduction to Global Financial Markets
AFM 111 - Professional Pathways & Problem-Solving AFM 113 - Analytic Methods 2 for Business
AFM 112 - Analytic Methods for Business  Speech communication (SPCOM) 111 – Leadership, Communication and Collaboration
Economics (ECON) 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics

BET 100 - Foundations of Entrepreneurial Practice


  • You will automatically be enrolled in your 10 required first year courses as listed above
  • AFM 111, AFM 112, AFM 132, AFM 191, and ECON 101 must be completed in your 1A term

Sequence of courses/degree checklist

CPA and CFA combined path

Sequence of courses: class of 201820192020202120222023202420252026, 2027

Degree checklist: class of 2020, class of 2021, class of 2022, class of 2023