Accounting

Accounting

About Accounting

The Accounting Program prepares graduates for rewarding accounting and professional careers. Our educational programs furnish the solid knowledge base and conceptual infrastructure our graduates will need to make immediately valuable and lasting contributions as business professionals in local and global economy.

Mission:
To graduate knowledgeable & skillful professionals to lead in the national and international financial environment with an ethical perspective and commitment to lifelong learning.
 

Program Objectives

Prepares future Accounting professionals

Provide students with the knowledge and skills in all areas of accounting practices: financial reporting, cost management, planning, decision-making, accounting information systems, zakat (alms) and taxation, and auditing

Develop students’ ability to direct and manage financial resources of private and public companies

Support the professional and personal skills that allow students to keep abreast with labor market requirements

Prepare students for professional and specialized examinations such as CMA, CPA as well as enhancing students’ capabilities to enter Saudi Organization of Certified Public Accountants Examinations (SOCPA)

Program Details

Program Name Accounting
Final Awarded Degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting
Program Code BSBA MGT
Credit Hours 127
Language of Instruction English
Mode of Study Full Time
Duration 4 Years
Number of Levels 8 Levels
Number of Weeks/Levels 15 Weeks
Graduation Requirements GPA 2.0/4.00

 

Job Market and Opportunities

Students may want to specialize their career in one of the following disciplines: 
- Audit and assurance
- Financial accounting 
- Forensic accounting
- Financial management
- Zakat and Tax
- Consultation 

 

Main Courses

ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting
ACCT 312 Financial Accounting and Reporting
ACCT 322 Cost Accounting
ACCT 431 Tax Accounting
ACCT 441 Auditing
ACCT 422 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 452 International Accounting

Graduate Attributes

- Knowledgeable in a broad range of accounting field.

- Critical thinkers in the field of accounting, auditing, and taxation.

- Skillful Entrepreneurs

- Effective and influential contributors to the Society.

- Proficient communicators.

- Work effectively as a member and leader in a team.
 

College Requirements

All students enrolled in all Bachelor of Science programs in the College of Business Administration should study all of these courses.

ECON 101 Introduction to Micro-economy
CS 115 Introduction to Computing for Business
MATH 111 Applied Calculus I
ENGL 101 First Year Composition
ECON 102 Introduction to Macro-economy
MGT 101 Introduction to Management
MATH 112 Applied Calculus II
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
STAT 211 Statistics for Business I
PHSC 113 Physical Science
ENGL 201 Technical Writing
ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
MGT 222 Organizational Behavior
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing
MIS 201 Management Information Systems
MGT 311 Legal Environment of Business
MGT 331 Business Communication
FIN 301 Financial Management
STAT 311 Statistics for Business II
MGT 312 Operations Management

Accounting Framework

Requirements Courses Type Number of Credit Hours
General Compulsory 06
  Elective 12
  Free Elective 03
College Compulsory 64
Major Compulsory 21
  Supporting 06
  Professional Elective 12
  Field Training 03
Total Credits: 127
Requirements
General
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 06
Elective 12
Free Elective 03
Requirements
College
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 64
Requirements
Major
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 21
Supporting 06
Professional Elective 12
Field Training 03

Total of program Credit Hours

127

Accounting Study Plan

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ECON 101 Introduction to Micro-economy 3  
CS 115 Introduction to Computing for Business 3 PCS 001
MATH 111 Applied Calculus I 3 MATH 012
ENGL 101 First Year Composition 3 ENGL 005
GHAL xxx Humanities, Arts and Languages Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ECON 102 Introduction to Macro-economy 3 ECON 101
MGT 101 Introduction to Management 3  
MATH 112 Applied Calculus II 3 MATH 111
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing 3 ENGL 101
GDMC xxx Diversity and Multiculturalism Elective 3  
  Total 15  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3  
STAT 211 Statistics forBusiness I 3 MATH 112
PHSC 113 Physical Science 4 MATH 111
ENGL 201 Technical Writing 3 ENGL 102
GIAS 101 Islamic Culture 3  
MIS 201 Management Information Systems 3  
  Total 19  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 ACCT 201
MGT 222 Organizational Behavior 3  
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing 3  
ENT 201 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3  
GIAS 102 Arabic Language Skills 3  
  Total 15  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting 3 ACCT 202
MGT 331 Business Communication 3 ENGL 201
FIN 301 Financial Management 3 ACCT 201
STAT 311 Statistics for Business II 3 STAT 211
GSOS xxx Social Sciences Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
MGT 312 Operations Management 3 MGT 101, STAT 311
ACCT 312 Financial Accounting and Reporting 3 ACCT 201
ACCT 322 Cost Accounting 3 ACCT 202
ECON 362 Economy of Saudi Arabia 3 ECON 102
MGT 311 Legal Environment of Business 3 MGT 101
  Total 15  
ACCT 394 Summer Field Experience 3 Credits  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 431 Tax Accounting 3 ACCT 321
ACCT 441 Auditing 3 ACCT 321
BUS xxx BUS Elective I 3  
BUS xxx BUS Elective II 3  
XXXX xxx Free Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 422 Accounting Information Systems 3 ACCT 321
ACCT 452 International Accounting 3 ACCT 321
ACCT xxx Professional Elective I 3  
ACCT xxx Professional Elective II 3  
GIAS xxx Islamic Studies Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Total Credit Hours Required: 127

The English courses ENGL 111 and ENGL 112 can be taken as an elective within any of the areas: GHAL, GDMC or GSOS

Faculty

DR. SANAA S. ASKOOL

Assistant Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Dean of College of Business Administration
College of Business Administration

Dr. SALMAN BIN BARRAK

Assistant Professor
College of Business Administration