Accounting IV. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Concentration in Accounting

Description

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Concentration in Accounting programme is designed to ensure that students acquire the relevant disciplinary knowledge and competencies appropriate to accounting. In addition, this programme seeks to ensure that students acquire effective accounting-related skills and are able to demonstrate knowledge of appropriate decision-support tools and apply them to business decision-making.

Programme Objectives

Programme Objectives for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration:

  1. Students will be able to explain the principal concepts, theories, and practices in and describe the interrelationships among the functional areas of accounting.

  2. Students will be able to evaluate theory and practice across various functional accounting disciplines in the analysis of business-related problems and challenges.

  3. Students will be able to apply accounting-related quantitative methods and tools to the formulation of business decisions.

  4. Students will be able to produce and present effective oral and written forms of business communication.

  5. Students will be able to evaluate legal and ethical principles in accounting and apply them to organizational decision-making.

  6. Students will be able to work effectively with diverse colleagues in team situations.

  7. Students will be able to explain the major concepts and practices in accounting information systems and demonstrate fluency in their use.

  8. Students will be able to construct coherent oral and written forms of communication and present them in a professional context.

Programme Length

The programme is four years for full-time students. Years 1 & 2 are completed at the associate degree level.

Years 3 and 4 (60 Credits)

cOURSE NUMBER

COURSE NAME

CREDIT HOURS

ACC 121

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

3 CREDITS

BUS 205

BUSINESS LAW

3 CREDITS

COM 110

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN BUSINESS

3 CREDITS

ENG 101

COLLEGE COMPOSITION I

3 CREDITS

ENG 102

COLLEGE COMPOSITION II

3 CREDITS

MAT 111

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

3 CREDITS

ACC 201

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3 CREDITS

BUS 201

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS

3 CREDITS

MGT 260

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3 CREDITS

BUS 280

BUSINESS IN ACTION

3 CREDITS

MGT 201

INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT

3 CREDITS

ECO 221

PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

3 CREDITS

ECO 222

PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

3 CREDITS

ENG 231

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

3 CREDITS

MAT 215

BUSINESS STATISTICS

3 CREDITS

PSY 101

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3 CREDITS

OR

SOC 101

SOCIOLOGY I

3 CREDITS

PSY 202

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

3 CREDITS

OR

SOC 202

SOCIOLOGY II

3 CREDITS

ELECTIVES

12 CREDITS

MINIMUM REQUIRED:

69 CREDITS

BSc in Business Administration (Accounting) – Route to CPA Exam preparation

The following table illustrates the four parts of the CPA examination and existing UCCI courses with relevant content that should prepare students for various components of the Uniform CPA Exam. Course numbers in bold are considered of high importance for the related parts of the CPA exams.

CPA Parts

Existing Courses with Related Content

Financial Accounting and Reporting

ACC 201, 202, 300, 301, 402, 404

Auditing and Attestation

ACC 403 and 405

Regulation

ACC 401, 409, BUS 205, ACC 333

Business Environment and Concepts

BUS 201, FIN 301, ACC 302, ECO 221

and 222, COM 411 and COM 110

The following sequence is suggested for all full-time BSc  ̶ Accounting students. If this recommended sequence is not followed, the student is not guaranteed to graduate on time

Fall II

Spring II

Summer

Fall III

Spring III

ACC 300

ACC 301

ACC 302

ACC 401

BUS 280

 

ENG 301

 

ACC 406

 

ACC 402

ECO 222

ECO 321

FIN 301

ACC 403

ELECTIVE 3

MAT 311

MKT 300 or

300 Elective

MGT 432

ELECTIVE 4

MGT 331

MGT 405

ELECTIVE 5