Accounting (Bachelor of Business Administration)
The work of the accountant encompasses a wide range of activities including auditing, accounting, financial planning, budgeting and management consulting. All students majoring in Accounting can obtain exemptions from examinations of the following professional bodies:
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB)
Certified Accounting Technicians (CAT)
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
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- to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively
- to develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to community and country;
- to develop the student’s analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations;
- to build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements;
- to provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement.
- To provide students with a foundation in Business in general and Accounting in particular.
- To prepare students for careers in industry, public accounting, government and various institutions.
- To enable students to respond positively and effectively to the role that the accountant fulfils in the reporting and analysis of financial data.
- To center attention on the skills and knowledge required by the profession of Accounting and to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills in a systematic way.
- To assist the students in developing leadership capabilities, which can be used in reaching solutions to problems of Business in general, and Accounting in particular.
Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in business situations through speaking, writing, and by use of electronic media.
Demonstrate their ability to build teams and work effectively within them.
Demonstrate awareness and capability of analysis of environmental (economic, social, political, legal, and ethical) trends and their impact on individuals and businesses.
Describe the application of manual and computer-based quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies in identifying and solving problems and making decisions in business situations.
Critically evaluate and apply concepts, techniques, strategies, and theories from any appropriate discipline in business contexts.
Be aware of the regulatory environment and professional bodies that impact the accounting profession
Appreciate and demonstrate the capacity to apply International Standards and practices
Demonstrate the use of current accepted technical language of accounting and accounting practice internationally
Recognize the limitations and uncertainties of practice and alternatives offered, within the discipline of accounting
Understand and apply accepted techniques to the recording of business transactions and the preparation of financial statements
Appraise the performance and financial situation of organizations
Select and apply management accounting techniques to practical situations
Critically evaluate contemporary theories and empirical evidence in accounting
Have the opportunity to complete the degree as part-qualified Chartered Certified Accountants arising from the significantly greater degree recognition/credit afforded to the degree programme by the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants.
All students pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting must complete the following requirements:
|General Education Requirements||42||76|
|Business Core Requirements||42||78|
|General Education Requirements||42 Credits||76 ECTS|
|ECO101||Principles of Microeconomics||3||5|
|ECO102||Principles of Macroeconomics||3||5|
|English and Communication||12||21|
|ENG103||Instruction in Expository Writing||3||6|
|General Education Elective||3||5|
|N/A||General Education Elective||3||5|
|Humanities & Social Sciences||18||35|
|N/A||Anthropology, Philosophy,Political Science, History, Psychology or Sociology||9||18|
|Business Core Requirements||42 Credits||78 ECTS|
|ACC112||Introduction to Financial Accounting||3||5|
|ACC113||Introduction to Managerial Accounting||3||5|
|BUS101||Introduction to Business||3||5|
|BUS111||Finite Mathematics for Business||3||5|
|BUS401||Business Policy and Strategic Management||3||6|
|CSC190||Computer Fundamentals and Applications||3||5|
|FIN101||Essentials of Financial Analysis||3||6|
|LAW101||Business Law I||3||5|
|MAR101||Introduction to Marketing||3||5|
|MGT101||Principles of Management||3||5|
|Major Requirements||39 Credits||76 ECTS|
|ACC103||Principles of Accounting||3||6|
|ACC201||Intermediate Accounting I||3||5|
|ACC204||Intermediate Accounting II||3||6|
|ACC211||Tax Framework or||3||6|
|ACC303||Introduction to Auditing||3||6|
|ACC306||Advanced Financial Reporting/Consolidations||3||6|
|ACC309||Advanced Cost & Management Accounting||3||6|
|ACC406||Performance Management I||3||6|
Students select five (5) of the following courses)
|ACC211||Tax Framework or||3||6|
|ACC308||Computer Applications in Accounting||3||6|
|ACC310||Advanced Financial Reporting||3||6|
|ACC311||Advanced Business Taxation||3||6|
|ACC403||Advanced Audit and Internal Review||3||6|
|ACC405||Special Topics in Financial Accounting||3||6|
|ACC407||Performance Management II||3||6|
|ACC409||Financial Management and Control||3||6|
|Free Electives||6 Credits||10 ECTS|
- The General Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Elective Courses can be found in the booklet courses of instruction
- No more than two courses can be taken from a discipline unless otherwise specified.
- The Accounting Electives must be selected from the following courses: ACC 211, ACC 213, ACC 308, ACC 310, ACC 311, ACC 403, ACC 405, ACC 409, ACC 410.