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PROGRAMME DEPARTMENT

Business & Technology

TOTAL # OF CREDITS

67

PROGRAMME LENGTH

24 Months

PROGRAMME MODE OF STUDY

Face to Face

# OF GENERAL ED COURSES

25

# OF CORE COURSES

21

# OF MAJOR OF COURSES

21

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Programme Description:

The accounting programme is designed for students preparing for careers in public, private, and government accounting. The curriculum and related courses are designed to provide students with the accounting background necessary for understanding the broad operational aspects of a business organization, as well as an in-depth understanding of accounting theory and concepts, preparation and interpretation of financial statements, and techniques of financial analysis.

The Associates Degree in Accounts program requires the satisfactory completion of the specified curriculum, because in business, the numbers tell the story and nobody understands the numbers better than an accountant. That’s the bottom line. If you have an aptitude for numbers, enjoy problem solving and want a financially rewarding career, accounting is an excellent field for you.

Programme Goal/Objectives:

To provide prospective accounting and finance students with a body of knowledge which will;

Increase their employment opportunities; Prepare them for careers in the field of accountancy, Provide them with a qualification which will enable them to progress to supervisory positions at a later stage in their careers.

Employment Opportunities and Job Outlook

As well as providing a route into financial professions, a degree in accountancy and finance develops skills that are useful in a range of sectors

Jobs Directly Related to Your Degree Include:

  • Chartered accountant
  • Chartered certified accountant
  • Chartered management accountant
  • Chartered public finance accountant
  • Company secretary

Jobs Where Your Degree Would Be Useful Include:

  • Actuary
  • Business development manager
  • Data analyst
  • Economist
  • Management consultant
  • Purchasing manager
  • Retail banker

General Education Course Requirements

CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT
SCS 100 STUDENT COLLEGE SUCCESS 1
ENG 101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I 3
ENG 110 ENGLISH  COMPOSITION II 3
MAT 115 COLLEGE  ALEGBRA I 3
MAT 116 COLLEGE  ALEGBRA II 3
PSY 101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
BIO 101 INTRO TO BIOLOGY 3
CIS 101 COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS (COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE) 3
FLG 120 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE) 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 25

Core Course Requirements

CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT
ECO 101 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 3
BUS 145 BUSINESS LAW 3
BUS 219 BUSINESS ETHICS 3
BUS 220 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
MKT 101 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3
ACC 130 ACCOUNTING THEORY & APPLICATION 3
ACC 145 COMPUTERIZE ACCOUNTING 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 21

Major Course Requirements

CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT
ACC 135 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
ACC 145 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I 3
ACC 245 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II 3
ACC 222 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3
ACC 225 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3
ACC 250 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3
ENT 260 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS PRACTICE 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 21

RECCOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE

FIRST SEMESTER

SCS 100                STUDENT COLLEGE SUCCESS

ENG 101               ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

CIS 101                 COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

MAT 115                COLLEGE ALGEBRA I

SECOND SEMESTER

MAT 116                COLLEGE ALGEBRA II

PSY 101                                INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLIGY

BIO 101                 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY

ENG 110               ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

THIRD SEMESTER

FLG 120                                FOREIGN LANGUAGE I

ECO 101               INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

BUS 145                BUSINESS LAW

BUS 219                BUSINESS ETHICS

SUMMER BREAK

(SUMMER SEMESTER)

FOURTH SEMESTER

BUS 220                BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

MKT 101                PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

ACC 130               ACCOUNTING THEORY & APPLICATION

ACC 145               COMPUTERIZE ACCOUNTING

FIFTH SEMESTER

ACC 135               FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

ACC 145               PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

ACC 222               INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I

ENT 260                ENTREPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS PRACTICE

SIXTH SEMESTER

ACC 225               INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II

ACC 245               PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II

ACC 250               MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

SUMMER BREAK

(SUMMER SEMESTER)