Accountancy

BACHELOR DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING

Overview

Accounting program enables the students to get professional qualification at the diploma and degree level. Students acquire Accounting skills that can be applied in a variety of environments in the areas of Public Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Financial Services and Corporate Finance.

Who should enroll?

  • The students who want to become Accounting professionals
  • Those who are interested in professional courses like CA/ CPA/ CMA/ ACCA
  • Those who want to turn to teaching Accounting.
  • Those who have an aptitude to learn Accounting

Minimum Eligibility

  • Those who have the Secondary High School Omani Certificate or its equivalent approved by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • After completing 63 credit hours the student can move to the Bachelor Program in Accounting or take an Associate Degree in Accounting.

Opportunities

The course offers many opportunities to the students:

  • To become independent Accounting professionals
  • To take up exciting higher professional courses
  • To serve in any organization as Accountant
  • To work as Management Consultants, Auditors and the like.

Course Plan for Bachelor Degree in Accounting

Courses and Credit Hours’ Distribution

A- Accounting-Associate Degree Program (63 Credit Hours)

   1st Year                 Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Acc 130 Accounting I 3  
Sp MS 85 Introduction to Speech 3  
Eng 20 Exposition and Argumentation 3  
Eco 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
Math3 Pre- Calculus 3  
 

1st  Year               Spring Semester (18 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Bus 209 Fundamentals of Management 3  
Acc 131 Accounting II 3 Acc 130
Phil 35 Business Ethics 3  
Stat 115 Statistics for Business I 3  
Eng 60 Writing & Research 3 Eng 20, SpMs 85
Psych 50 Intro to Psychology 3  
 

2nd Year             Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Eco 75 Economic Development in the Gulf States 3  
Acc 220 Accounting by Computer 3 Acc 130& Acc 131
Bus320/ Acc 230 Management Accounting System 3 Acc130 & Acc 131
Acc 307 Intermediate Accounting 3 Acc 130& Acc131
  Elective 1 3  

*SpMs 150 or Eco 122(Prerequisite Eco121)

2nd Year               Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Phil 212 Ethics for the Computer Usage 3 Phil 35
Acc 312 Cost Accounting 3  
Bus 252 Financial  Management 1 3 Acc130 , Eco121
  Elective 2 3  
Stat 116 Statistics for Business II 3 Stat 115
 

** Eng 205/Bus 256/Psych 212(Prerequisite Psych 50)

B- Accounting-4 Year Degree Program (63+ 57=120 Credit Hours)

3rd Year               Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Hrs. Prerequisite
Bus251 / Mkt311 Marketing 3 Bus 209/Bus 211
Acc 308 Intermediate Accounting-II 3 Acc 307
Eng 65 Technical Writing 3 Eng 60
Math 12 Calculus for Accounting & Business 3 Stat 115
  Bus/Eco Elective 1 3  
 

3rd Year               Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Acc 240 Business Law for Accountants 3 Bus 209, Eco 121
IST50 Introduction to Management Information System 3  
Eco 211 Introduction to Economic Statistics 3 /Eco121/Eco122& Math12
Eco 222/221 Intermediate Macro / Micro economics 3 Eco 121& Eco 122
Hist 111/112  Western Civilization 3  
 

4th Year               Fall Semester (12 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Acc 350 Introduction to Taxation 3 Acc 131
Eco 320 Money and banking 3 Eco 222
Pol  90 American Government 3  
  Business / Eco  Elective 2 3  
 

4th Year               Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Acc 351 Government Accounting & Budgeting 3 Acc 307
Acc 352 Theory and Practice of Auditing 3 Acc 308 & Acc 230
Fin250 Corporate Finance 3 Eco 221/Eco 222
  Free Elective 1 3  
  Free Elective 2 3  
 

Total Credits: 120