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Bachelor of Science in Accounting


The Bachelor of Science program in Accounting offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance was approved and launched in 1991. It educates students to function effectively in a wide range of accounting careers in all types of economic organizations. The program is designed to prepare graduates for accounting careers in industry, public accounting, government, not-for-profit organizations or for an academic accounting career. The program stresses basic conceptual knowledge in all fields of business administration as an essential foundation for an effective accounting career. The program includes financial accounting, accounting information systems, cost accounting, managerial accounting, advanced accounting, auditing, as well as practical training in accounting. The focus of the program is on the principles, concepts, and procedures of measuring, analyzing, and communicating economic information for decision making.

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program of Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting is designed to graduate students who are expected to attain (within a few years) of graduation the following PEOs:

  1. Ability to communicate business ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
  2. Ability to apply interpersonal and collaborative abilities effectively as a member or a leader of a team in performing group task in business and professional organizations.
  3. Analytical/ quantitative abilities to make sound business decisions.
  4. Ability to develop integrative and applied learning skills.
  5. Ability to recognize ethical and multicultural issues and assess their impact on organizations.
  6. Ability to apply concepts and theories from business functional areas appropriately.
  7. Awareness and understanding of accounting principles, concepts, and theories.
  8. Ability to apply accounting principles, concepts, theories into variety of business situations.
Student Outcomes

The Accounting (BS) students by the time of graduation will have the ability to:

  1. Students will be able to explain accounting theories, principles, concepts and techniques and their relevance to business situations.
  2. Students will be able to apply accounting principles, standards and technologies to financial reporting and auditing practices locally and internationally.
  3. Students will be able to apply management accounting information and techniques to a variety of planning, decision-making and financial control situations