Accountancy

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