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    ASSOCIATE PROGRAM 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.

     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. 

    Courses and Credit Hours’ Distribution  

       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)

    Total Credits: 63