Bsc Accounting and Finance

Why the Accounting Specialisation?

The universal language of business, commerce and finance, accounting is perfect for students with a good head for numbers and analysis, a driving interest in business and a keen eye for detail. Accounting degrees involve learning how to measure, process, analyze and communicate financial information about an organization to a variety of concerned parties, including investors, creditors, management, regulators and the general public in order to facilitate improvements and adherence to established rules and guidelines.

What to expect from undergraduate accounting specialization degrees?

Accounting students will gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance; master computational and calculation skills and techniques used in professional accounting practice; learn how to use specialized accounting software; and gain a broad understanding of the accounting, finance and commercial sectors, often within an international context.

Objectives of Accounting and Finance Specialisation

a.      To create for the students of our College an additional avenue of self-employment and also to benefit industry by providing them with suitably trained persons in the field of Accounting & Finance

b.      To prepare students to exploit opportunities being newly created in the accounting & finance field.

c.       To provide adequate basic understanding about Accounting & Finance education to the students.

d.      To give adequate exposure to the operational environment in the field of accounting & finance

e.      To inculcate training & practical approach by using modern technology amongst the students in the field of Accounting & Finance.

Those applying to study accounting are usually required to demonstrate a strong background in mathematics, while those who have taken courses in statistics or business will be at an additional advantage. The College will allow students to switch between accountancy programs after their second year, to choose a track that best matches their interests and abilities, following their general introductory courses.

Students generally work towards completing a major research project, with other assessment methods including examinations, reports, and group presentations. Teaching is usually classroom-based, involving individual and group exercises, case studies, lectures, seminars including the use of accounting software.

The College provides teaching staff with professional experience in the accounting and finance sectors, also students are allowed to spend the summer vacations after the fourth and sixth semesters of the programme on an industrial placement, thus, gaining valuable work experience, language and accounting skills, and professional contacts.

Detailed Course Structure TRIMSESTER SYSETEM (Evening Program 5:00pm to 8:00pm)

Section 1 ( 1st week in March to 3rd week in May) INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Mathematics for Management I

3

Tuesday

Computer Studies I

3

Wednesday

Elements of Economics

3

Thursday

English Language I

3

 

 

12

 

 

Section 2 ( 3rd week in June to 1st week in September) INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Mathematics for Management II

3

Tuesday

Computer Studies II

3

Wednesday

English Language II

3

Thursday

French I

3

 

 

12

Section 3 (3rd week in September to 2nd week in December INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Organisational Environment

3

Tuesday

African Studies

3

Wednesday

Introduction to Business Administration

3

Thursday

Macro  Economics

3

 

 

12

 

Section 4  ( 1st week in March to 3rd week in May) ) INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Principles of Management

3

Tuesday

Introduction to Human Resource Management

3

Wednesday

Introduction To Public Administration

3

Thursday

Quantitative Methods

3

 

 

12

 

 

Section 5  ( 3rd week in June to 1st week in September) INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Financial Accounting  I

3

Tuesday

Business Law I

3

Wednesday

Introduction to Marketing 

3

Thursday

Economy of Ghana

3

 

 

12

 

Section 6  (3rd week in September to 2nd week in December) INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Financial Accounting  II

3

Tuesday

Business Law II

3

Wednesday

Introduction to Operations Management

3

Thursday

French II

3

 

 

12

 

          the above courses are compulsory for all management students but the following course are for only Accounting students.                                       

                                         ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

 

Section 7  ( 1st week in March to 3rd week in May)ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Human Behaviour in Organizations

3

Tuesday

Managerial Economics

3

Wednesday

Financial Accounting III

3

Thursday

Entrepreneurship

3

 

 

12

 

 

Section 8  (3rd week in June to 1st week in September) ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Business Finance I

3

Tuesday

Research Methods 

3

Wednesday

Business Communication

3

Thursday

Financial Accounting IV

3

 

 

12

 

 

Section 9  (3rd week in September to 2nd week in December) ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Taxation

3

Tuesday

Business Finance II

3

Wednesday

Business Ethics

3

Thursday

Materials Management

3

 

 

12

 

 

 

Section 10  ( 1st week in March to 3rd week in May) ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Project Work I 

3

Tuesday

Money & Banking

3

Wednesday

Financial Accounting V

3

Thursday

Cost Accounting I

3

 

 

12

 

 

 

Section 11  (3rd week in June to 1st week in September) ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Financial Markets

3

Tuesday

Strategic Management

3

Wednesday

Public Finance

3

Thursday

Cost Accounting II

3

 

 

12

 

 

 

Section 12  (3rd week in September to 2nd week in December) ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION

Days

Course

Credit Hours

Monday

Project Work II 

3

Tuesday

Auditing

3

Wednesday

Computer Applications

3

Thursday

Industrial Relations & Labour Law

3

 

 

12