The combination of accounting and business courses in the BS Accounting program helps the students develop skills in book-keeping, preparing and analyzing financial statements, besides establishing emphasis on financial reporting under the IFRS covering the areas of recognition, measurement, and disclosure decisions. Specialization in Accounting provides students with a wide range of business administration skills while also enriching the students’ knowledge in accounting practices, financial reporting, tax planning, etc.
The courses have been designed and subject to constant modification to ensure that the gap between accounting theory and practices is appropriately bridged. Graduates will be capable of planning and providing accounting systems and services relating to taxation and the financial dealings of organizations and individuals and advise on associated record-keeping and compliance requirements.
Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: Placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.
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Core Courses (42 Credits)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|ACT 140||Fundamentals of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACT 145||Managerial Accounting||3|
|ACT 340A||Financial Accounting and Reporting I||3|
|ACT 340B||Financial Accounting and Reporting II||3|
|ACT 341||Financial Accounting and Reporting III||3|
|ACT 342||Advanced Financial Accounting||3|
|ACT 343||Accounting for Governmental and Non-Profit Organizations||3|
|ACT 344||Computer Applications in Accounting||3|
|ACT 345||Cost Accounting||3|
|ACT 349||Business Income Taxation||3|
|ACT 436||Financial Statement Analysis [ Advanced]||3|
|ACT 4399||Accounting Projects (Major)||3|
|FIN 204||Financial Management||3|
Graduates of this program have diverse opportunities in various sectors, including public accounting firms, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
Graduates may find employment in the following roles:
Additionally, some graduates may choose to pursue professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) to enhance their career prospects and increase earning potential.
Contact Program Chair Dr. Rene Paquibut for more information.