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B.S in Accounting

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The undergraduate Accounting Major is an ACCA Accredited Programme. It is designed to prepare you for ACCA or CPA certification. It provides a solid foundation of critical analytical skills, promotes ethical awareness, enhances communication and networking skills, and introduces regulatory compliance. Accounting is a framework of successful business operations and the programme offers a well-balanced education that emphasizes fundamentals as well as a practical application that prepares the student to become a professional in the accounting profession. Degree Requirements: A. General Education Requirements (51 credits) B. Courses required for the Business Core (42 credits) C. Courses required for the Major in Accounting (27 credits) D. Courses required for the Cognate (08 credits) TOTAL = (128 credits) Below is a cross-section of courses required for successful completion of the programme.

  • Credits required for programme completion
    128
  • Length of programme
    4 years
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  • ACCT121 Fundamentals of Accounting I
    In this course, the emphasis will be placed on understanding the accounting cycle and its content. The preparation of financial statements is also a major focus with emphasis on each section of these financial statements. Areas like Inventory, Internal Controls, Cash, Fixed Assets, Current Liabilities, and Bonds are all studied in detail.

  • ACCT122 Fundamentals of Accounting II
    This section of accounting focuses mainly on cost and managerial concepts like job order costing, process costing, budgets, short-term business decisions, breakeven analysis, etc... A proper understanding of the financial statements is also emphasized as students would be required to do a basic financial analysis.

  • ACCT330 Cost and Managerial Accounting
    This Cost Accounting course treats accounting and managerial aspects in cost concepts, including job order, process cost systems, flexible budgets, joint by-product costs, break-even points, differential cost, variances, etc. It also involves principles and procedures, with emphasis on problems of cost.

  • ACCT465 Auditing
    This course provides a further study of accounting for business combinations, and the preparation of consolidated financial statements; foreign currency transactions and the translation of foreign currency financial statements: SEC reporting.

  • ACCT476 Accounting Information Systems
    Focuses on planning and operation of electronic data-processing systems in accounting, and the use of the information generated for financial reporting and control. Prerequisite: ACCT122 and junior class standing.

  • ACCT485 Accounting Theory and Practice
    Accounting Theory and Practice is a comprehensive and wide-ranging course. It provides a theoretical framework for the understanding of accounting and an appreciation of the purpose of various accounting practices. Topics include a theoretical framework, financial accounting practice, periodic measurement, financial reporting for alternative valuation, and extension of disclosure of accounting information.

Regular Admission

Five (5) CXC or O'level passes

Or three (3) CXC or O'level passes & Two (2) A'level passes 

Adult Admission 

Three (3) CXC or O'level passes* 

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