Bachelor of Science in

ACCOUNTING

Program Description

Our Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides students with skills and knowledge required to understand and analyze current accounting issues, and to enable them to pursue successful business, management, and accounting careers in a responsible and sustainable way. Accounting is an ever-growing and necessary tool in the business world that changes with new technological developments.

The BS in Accounting is intended for students wanting to build a solid foundation for the business world that extends opportunities in entrepreneurial, government or corporate career paths.  This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA Examination as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam in several international locations.

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Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US credits / 84 ECTS ), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

Program length: 

4 years / 8 semesters.

GPA needed to earn the degree:

2.0 or higher

Credits needed to earn the degree:

120 US credists / 240 ECTS 

Degree level:

MQF Level 6

Program Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

The overall knowledge objective of this program is the acquisition of theory, principles, and procedures of the discipline and professional practice of accountancy, paired with familiarity with the many functional areas of a business and the interrelationships among the functional areas within a business. 

Technical Competence

Undergraduate accounting majors will be able to apply and explain  the application of accounting standards and regulation, and where appropriate international accounting standards.

Research Skills

Undergraduate accounting majors  will be familiar with various authoritative pronouncements in financial and tax accounting, be able to locate and conduct research using online databases, and be able to resolve accounting issues though their understanding, knowledge, and application of research methods and databases.

Ethical Awareness

Undergraduate accounting majors will be able to recognize ethical issues and, where appropriate, resolve those issues.

Teamwork

Undergraduate accounting majors will effectively contribute to the performance of a multicultural, diverse team.

Critical Thinking

Undergraduate accounting majors will be able to apply accounting knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances through a conceptual understanding of accounting policies and theory in order to make informed decisions.

Global Perspective

Undergraduate accounting majors will be able to understand global business issues in general and demonstrate an understanding of international accounting standards in particular.

Teaching & Assessment

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Competencies

  • Comply with local and international accountancy rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate with a management team to lead the financial operations of a business.
  • Guide a team in structuring accountancy processes of a business
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Teaching & Assessment

In general, the Accounting modules are taught with a mixture of theory and applied practice. Lectures, case studies, and class discussions are the primary pedagogical model. However, pedagogical approaches may vary from module to module. Assessment methods and policies vary according to each module. In general, business core modules are assessed by written examinations and homework assignments. Business major modules are assessed by written examinations, homework assignments and case studies or projects. 

Career Opportunities

  • Branch Manager at a commercial bank.
  • Financial Planner at a risk management company.
  • Forensic Auditor for court-based legal proceedings.

4-Year Degree Plan Outline

SEMISTER I

YEAR 1

ENG 101

English Composition 101

US CREDITS: 3

 

MAT 101

Introduction to Data Analysis, Probability, and Statistics

US CREDITS: 3

 

HIS 101

History of the Mediterranean

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 101

Principles of Management

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 15

YEAR 2

ACC 101

Principles of Accounting I

US CREDITS: 3

 

PHI 102

Applied Ethics

US CREDITS: 3

 

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry (with lab)

US CREDITS: 4

 

ECO 101

Microeconomics

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 16

YEAR 3

ACC 201

Intermediate Accounting I

US CREDITS: 3

 

FIN 201

Introduction to Finance

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 340

Management Information Systems

US CREDITS: 3

 

PHI 101 OR ATH 101 OR REL 101

Arts/Humanities GE

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 15

YEAR 4

ACC 301

Advanced Accounting

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 310

Principles of Marketing

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 301

Operations Management

US CREDITS: 3

 

PHY 301

Business Ethics

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 15

SEMISTER II

YEAR 1

ENG 102

English Composition 2

US CREDITS: 3

 

BIO 101

Unity of Life (with lab)

US CREDITS: 4

 

REL 101 OR ATH 101 OR PHI 101

Arts/Humanities GE

US CREDITS: 3

 

MAT 201

Business Statistics

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 13

YEAR 2

ACC 102

Principles of Accounting II

US CREDITS: 3

 

COM 101

Communication in a Multicultural Setting

US CREDITS: 3

 

ECO 103

Macroeconomics

US CREDITS: 3

 

PHY 101

Introduction to the Physical Universe (with lab)

US CREDITS: 4

 

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 16

YEAR 3

ACC 202

Intermediate Accounting II

US CREDITS: 3

 

FIN 301

Money and Markets

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 360

Organizational Behavior

US CREDITS: 3

 

SOC 201

Introduction to Sociology

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 15

YEAR 4

FIN 320

Taxation

US CREDITS: 3

 

FIN 350

Auditing

US CREDITS: 3

 

FIN 420

Research and Decision Making

US CREDITS: 3

 

MGT 350

Consumer Behavior

US CREDITS: 3

 

OPEN

Free Elective

US CREDITS: 3

TOTAL CREDIT: 15