License in Accounting

Objective

Accounting is the science used to record, collect, measure and assess financial data so as to determine an organization’s profit or loss through tracking efforts. Accounting is an essential function, one which is used to show the well-being and efficiency of businesses, non-profit and governmental organizations, and as such, is considered the backbone of the firm. In sum, accountants ensure that firms operate efficiently; they also analyze budgets and provide financial planning.

The License in Business Studies with accounting emphasis grounds you in the decision-making process and prepares you for beneficial careers in accounting across all industries. It is also an excellent step toward graduate studies, such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Master of Science (MS) degree, as well as recognized professional certificates such as the CPA.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this program you will be able to Identify and explain Stock brokerage transactions.
Analyze operational risks and accounting valuation enterprises.
Analyze the profitability of projects and assets,
Analyze constructor and profitability of investments.
Develop a business plan.

Career Prospects

Accounting is a major that is highly demanded in the market and continues to grow. Accounting-related jobs exist at all levels in the company, from entry level to top management.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that this is a growing field for, at least, the next ten years.
The following are five careers in accounting:
Internal Auditor
Compliance Executive
Financial Analyst
Staff Accountant
External Auditor

Curriculum description

Business core requirements (30 Credit Hours):

Course Title Credit hours
MGT 101 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 202 Financial Accounting I 3
ACC 205 Financial Accounting II 3
MIS 201 Principles of MIS 3
MGT 301 Principles of Management 3
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 208 Managerial Accounting 3
MGT 401 Interpersonal Communication Skills and Human resources management 3
FIN 202 Principles of Corporate Finance 3
MGT 301 Production Management 3

Non-Business required courses (30 Credits Hours)

Course Title Credit hours
ECO 101 Principles of Micro-economics 3
MAT 101 calculus I 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing I 3
CSC 101 Principles of computer Science 3
STA 101 Business Statistics I 3
LAW 202 Introduction to Business Law 3
ECO 108 Principles of Macro-economics 3
MAT 202 calculus II 3
STA 202 Business Statistics II 3
ENG 201 Academic Writing II 3

BUSINESS AREA OF EMPHASIS (21+9 CREDIT HOURS)

A. Required Courses: (21 credit hours)
Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 300 Intermediate Accounting I 3 Credits
ACC 310 Intermediate Accounting II 3 Credits
ACC 350 Cost and Management Accounting 3 Credits
LAW 350 Business Law 3 Credits
ACC 430 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 Credits
ACC 480 Auditing 3 Credits
ACC 490 Accounting Internship 3 Credits
B. Elective Courses:(9 credit hours) In addition students must also take three of the following courses(9 credit hours):
Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 360 Accounting Information Systems 3 Credits
ACC 385 Advanced Auditing 3 Credits
ACC 390 Accounting Ethics 3 Credits
ACC 370 Taxation I 3 Credits
FIN 460 Real Estate Investment Analysis 3 Credits
ACC 395 Taxation 2 3 Credits
ACC 350 Fraud Examinations 3 Credits
ACC 400 Accounting for Government and Non-profit Organizations 3 Credits
ACC 420 Advanced Cost Management 3 Credits
ACC 425 Financial Statement Analysis 3 Credits
ACC 450 Corporate Financial Reporting 3 Credits

NON BUSINESS ELECTIVE COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)

Students must select any 10 courses from the following list :
Course Title Credit Hours
PHI 101 Principles of Philosophy 3 Credits
PHI 110 Philosophy of Ethics 3 Credits
SOC 101 Principles of Sociology 3 Credits
PSY 101 Principles of Psychology 3 Credits
SOC 101 American Culture 3 Credits
COM 101 Communication 3 Credits
ENG 300 Modern American Literature 3 Credits
MUS 101 Modern American Music 3 Credits
DAN 101 Modern American Dance 3 Credits
DRA 101 Modern American Drama 3 Credits
MOV 101 Modern American Movies 3 Credits
GEO 210 Principles of Geography 3 Credits
ITT 201 Principles of Information Technology 3 Credits
POL 301 International Politics 3 Credits
ECO 301 International Economics 3 Credits
POL 301 International Relations 3 Credits
ENG 410 International English Literature 3 Credits
COM 400 International Communication 3 Credits
GEO 400 International Geography 3 Credits
ANT 101 Principles of Anthropology 3 Credits
HIS 300 Contemporary World History 3 Credits
ECO 300 Intermediate Micro-economicsII* 3 Credits
ECO 310 Intermediate Macro-economicsI* 3 Credits
POL 201 Self awareness and Personal Development 3 Credits

Business Electives (15 credit hours)

Minors : AUNA offers an opportunity to its students to select a minor in any of the following fields:

  • Finance
  • Digital Business Management
  • Marketing

Students desiring to have a minor MUST earn 15 prescribed credits within the selected minor filed. They MUST fill out a “Prescribed Minor Form” and obtain the permission of their Academic Advisor and Department Chair housing their major for the approval of a minor.

Students would be allowed to earn 15 credits in their minor field on the top of 60 business credits making business credit hours up to 75. Considering students taking courses in minor field, their Non-Business Elective Courses credits would drop to 15 credits hours.

This provision only applies to students seeking minors in one of the aforementioned business fields.

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