The Accounting Program is part of the School of Business which subscribes to practical and academic excellence.
The Program’s motto is “Spirit of Excellence” and thus seeks to cater to the needs of students who want a career in accounting, while at the same time inculcating values of diligence, honesty, economy, temperance, ethics and purity. All of these values contribute to making a total person by providing pedagogical services leading to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting (BBA).
The Program of Accounting exists to prepare practical business students for the diverse business sectors through the rigors of case study, problem-solving and theory, discerned from qualified, competent and experienced lectures, and through industrial attachment and consultations with firms or organizations that enhance students’ career choices. The aim is to relentlessly strive for business leadership through quality graduates while continually upgrading itself through research and scholarship.
Excellent accounting skills is what the accounting program is designed to offer the business student. Realizing that students of accounting may work in management related areas; the program also nurtures students’ management skills. The objectives of the Program are:
1. To address the needs of the public and private sectors by producing graduates who are practical
2. To prepare students for graduate and professional studies
3. To develop students’ analytical, inductive, adaptive and communication skills
4. To imbue students with Christian values and ethics
A BBA graduate in this area could work in a number of areas such as: Cashier, Financial Accountant, Payroll Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant, Tax Advisor, Investment Banker, Auditor and Banker.
To be eligible for graduation, students are required to have successfully completed a minimum of 128 quarter credits. These credits include:
General Education Requirements 25
Core Requirements 58
Concentration Requirements 42
Cognate Requirements 9
Total Contact hours 134