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Bachelor of business administration in accounting and finance.

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Bachelor of Business Administration, in Accounting and Finance.

The College of Business Administration established the Accounting and Finance program in order to provide students with a gateway towards future opportunities for professional and academic development. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance will provide students with numerous potential employment opportunities across various specialized industries ranging from book-keeping, accountancy, banking, investment, financial advising, general management and administration. Students will also be exposed to opportunities in a variety of institutions, including public, private, international and non-governmental organizations.

The Accounting and Finance Department operates a 3 credit hour course system, which is based on the US credit hour curriculum model. Students are required to accumulate 66 credits hours a by passing 22 courses (each is a 3 credit hour course) in order to graduate with a Diploma in Business Administration, with an Accounting and Finance specialization. For a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance, students are required to accumulate 123 credit hours by passing 41 courses. The program requires students to enroll in 21 University required credit hours which include general courses such as Arabic Language, English Communication Skills, Sociology, etc.

The Accounting and Finance Department aims to prepare students to be able to complete professional qualifications such as Associated Chartered Certified Accountant "ACCA”, and Certified Management Accountants (CMA). In addition, students will gain practical exposure to information technology that is currently used in the accounting industry. Training sessions featuring software applications such as Tally ERP9 , will enable students to apply theoretical accounting concepts in a pragmatic setting. Internships are currently available to students in the Bachelor’s degree program who have completed 81 credit hours of study. This program will allow students to gain experience through interaction with professional employees in a real-life office environment. Throughout the semester, trips to local institutions will be offered to students as a means of familiarizing them with the day-to-day operations of major financial institutions within the Sultanate of Oman.

 

UNIVERSITY ELECTIVES: 

Reading in Arabic literature
Omani History
Professional ethics
Social problems

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students seeking admission to this program must fulfill the following minimum entry requirements: 
a. The student should have successfully passed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or its equivalence.
b. The student should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the General Foundation Program.

ATTENDANCE
Students can complete the program in 8 semesters (four years) on achieving 123 credit hours of study.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
The program facilitates entry to job and work opportunities in a number of markets and industrial settings such as:
o    An accountant 
o    Management accountant
o    Internal Auditors  
o    Financial analysts 
o    Cost system designers 
The graduate from this program can also pursue postgraduate studies and improve their academic qualifications by pursuing a Master’s degree.
 

University Requirements


Arabic 
Islamic Civilization
English Communication Skills I
English Communication Skills II
Sociology 
Introduction to Logic (Philosophy) 
Entrepreneurship
 

Major Requirements


Intermediate Financial Accounting 
Intermediate Managerial Accounting 
Accounting Information Systems 
Auditing and Accountability 
Accounting Theory 
Financial Management, Reporting and Analysis 
Management Investment Portfolio 
Financial Institutions and Markets 
Corporate Finance 
Summer Internship* 
Research Project* 
 

College Requirements


Introduction to Business 
Principles of Microeconomics 
Principles of Macroeconomics 
Introduction to Financial Accounting 
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Business Mathematics 
Business Research Methods 
Introduction to Management Information Systems 
Principle of Marketing 
Principle of Finance 
Business and Society 
Strategic Management 
Introduction to Business Communications 
Introduction to Management Science 
Services Marketing