Study Plans

Recommended Study Plans

Fall Start

Suggested Study Plan for Fall Start

This suggested Study Plan is for your guidance only to help you in your planning. The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option and internship option would be from the electives. If you have any questions, please contact the program office at mfacgpa@yorku.ca.

Term 1 (Fall)

  • GS/FACC 6000 Introduction to Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6000 is ideally taken in the first term. It lays the foundation for most of the succeeding courses.
  • GS/FACC 6300 Enterprise Risk Management
  • GS/FACC 6400 Research Methods and Statistical Inference
  • GS/FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or Final Fall term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Charged with Governance
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 2 (Winter)

  • GS/FACC 6100 Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
  • GS/FACC 6200 Performance Measurement Systems
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Summer term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6170 Justice, Governance and Accountability in the Global South
  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6280 Directors' Duties in Discharging the Board's Accountability Responsibilities
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6555 Regulation of Canadian Banking, Clearing and Payment Systems
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses.
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Techniques of Financial Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6880 Information Technology Governance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)

Term 3 (Summer)

  • GS/FACC 6600 Accountability Issues in the Government & Not-For-Profit Sectors
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Winter term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6390 Ethics Issues Impeding Accountability in the Public Sector
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses.
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6890 Earnings Management and Forensic Accounting
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leader
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 4 (Fall)

  • FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or First Fall term)
  • GS/FACC 6800 Synthesis of Theory and Practice: Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6800 should be taken in the final term. It is a capstone course that integrates and synthesizes all the preceding curriculum.

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Charged with Governance
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Winter Start

Suggested Study Plan for Winter Start

This suggested Study Plan is for your guidance only to help you in your planning. The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option and internship option would be from the electives. If you have any questions, please contact the program office at mfacgpa@yorku.ca.

Term 1 (Winter)

  • GS/FACC 6000 Introduction to Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6000 is ideally taken in the first term. It lays the foundation for most of the succeeding courses.
  • GS/FACC 6300 Enterprise Risk Management
  • GS/FACC 6400 Research Methods and Statistical Inference
  • GS/FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or Final Winter term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6170 Justice, Governance and Accountability in the Global South
  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6280 Directors' Duties in Discharging the Board's Accountability Responsibilities
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6555 Regulation of Canadian Banking, Clearing and Payment Systems
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Techniques of Financial Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6880 Information Technology Governance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)

Term 2 (Summer)

  • GS/FACC 6100 Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
  • GS/FACC 6200 Performance Measurement Systems
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Fall term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6390 Ethics Issues Impeding Accountability in the Public Sector
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses.
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6890 Earnings Management and Forensic Accounting
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leader
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 3 (Fall)

  • GS/FACC 6600 Accountability Issues in the Government & Not-For-Profit Sectors
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Summer term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Charged with Governance
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 4 (Winter)

  • FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or First Winter term)
  • GS/FACC 6800 Synthesis of Theory and Practice: Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6800 should be taken in the final term. It is a capstone course that integrates and synthesizes all the preceding curriculum.

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6170 Justice, Governance and Accountability in the Global South
  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6280 Directors' Duties in Discharging the Board's Accountability Responsibilities
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6555 Regulation of Canadian Banking, Clearing and Payment Systems
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Techniques of Financial Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6880 Information Technology Governance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Summer Start

Suggested Study Plan for Summer Start

This suggested Study Plan is for your guidance only to help you in your planning. The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option and internship option would be from the electives. If you have any questions, please contact the program office at mfacgpa@yorku.ca.

Term 1 (Summer)

  • GS/FACC 6000 Introduction to Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6000 is ideally taken in the first term. It lays the foundation for most of the succeeding courses.
  • GS/FACC 6300 Enterprise Risk Management
  • GS/FACC 6400 Research Methods and Statistical Inference
  • GS/FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or Final Summer term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6390 Ethics Issues Impeding Accountability in the Public Sector
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6890 Earnings Management and Forensic Accounting
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leader
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 2 (Fall)

  • GS/FACC 6100 Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
  • GS/FACC 6200 Performance Measurement Systems
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Winter term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses.
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Charged with Governance
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Term 3 (Winter)

  • GS/FACC 6600 Accountability Issues in the Government & Not-For-Profit Sectors
  • GS/FACC 6700 Executive Compensation (or Fall term)

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6170 Justice, Governance and Accountability in the Global South
  • GS/FACC 6180 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GS/FACC 6190 Case Studies in Stakeholder Accountability for Sustainability
  • GS/FACC 6280 Directors' Duties in Discharging the Board's Accountability Responsibilities
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6555 Regulation of Canadian Banking, Clearing and Payment Systems
  • GS/FACC 6850 Financial Accountability Practicum (with Permission)
    The pre-requisite is FACC 6000, and the pre/co-requisite is FACC 6100. This course includes an internship and is equivalent to two elective courses.
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Techniques of Financial Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6880 Information Technology Governance
  • GS/FACC 6885 Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)

Term 4 (Summer)

  • FACC 6500 Corporate Governance (or First Summer term)
  • GS/FACC 6800 Synthesis of Theory and Practice: Accountability and Governance
    FACC 6800 should be taken in the final term. It is a capstone course that integrates and synthesizes all the preceding curriculum.

Choice of Elective Courses (pending enrolment):

  • GS/FACC 6390 Ethics Issues Impeding Accountability in the Public Sector
  • GS/FACC 6550 Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  • GS/FACC 6870 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • GS/FACC 6890 Earnings Management and Forensic Accounting
  • GS/FACC 6900 Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leader
  • GS/FACC 6990 Directed Readings (pending faculty)
  • GS/FACC 6999 Major Research Paper (pending faculty)
    The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.

Note 1: FACC 6000 must be taken in the first term. It lays the foundation for most of the succeeding courses. FACC 6800 should be taken in the final term. It is a capstone course that integrates and synthesizes all the preceding curriculum.

Note 2: The two-course reduction associated with the FACC 6850 internship option would be from the electives. FACC 6850 should be commenced in the second/third term. Students are welcome to contact miabstud@yorku.ca or Professor Paul Evans pevans@yorku.ca to be enrolled in the free FACC 6850 Pre-course on Moodle/eClass/Orbis, which provides useful employment and internship information without committing you to taking the FACC 6850 course. For the further information, please check MIAB website.

Note 3: The two-course reduction associated with the major paper option would be from the electives.