1.      OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM     

The objectives of the program are to:

·         respond to the needs of the country for higher-level accountants, auditors and financial managers;

·     spot and resolve practical organizational problems and enhancing the standards of the profession by actively involving instructors and students in applied research;

·      support the efforts of organizations in designing and/or improving their accounting and internal control systems and in upgrading the skills and knowledge of their employees by conducting short-term training  and giving consultation services;

·   enable students to be equipped with the relevant analytical and critical thinking, oral and written communication skills which are relevant to their field of study;

·      expose students with new developments in Information Technology relevant to prospective position they are expected to assume in the world of work in the area of accounting, auditing and finance;

·   help students become responsible citizens of the nation committed to all sorts of efforts meant for enhancing the economic welfare of the country, Ethiopia;

·       ensure the curriculum meets the requirements of stakeholders and maintains its international standards of the field, and contributes for the development of the profession;

·       promote faculty’s competency through professional development schemes so as to help them compound their service to the community

2.      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for admission to the Bachelor degree program in Accounting must satisfy one of the following criteria:

·    A successful completion of the two year preparatory program with the minimum University Entrance Examinations result set for admission by Ministry of Education for the entry year

·     Completion of Diploma program (12+2), (10+3, Level 4) with two years relevant work experience after graduation and Center of Competency (COC) certified and who pass the University colleges entrance examination

·         A degree program student from other accredited Higher Education Institutions who with drawn for non – academic problems

·         A first degree graduate in any field of study from accredited Higher Education Institutions

·      These minimum requirements can be scaled up when there is high competition for admission or when the senate of the University College wants to scale it up

When there is high competition for admission, grade point average at graduation, additional training after graduation, service year, gender and supporting letter from their employers shall be consider to offer the limited opportunities.

3.      DURATION OF THE PROGRAM

 

The normal duration of the BA degree will be 9 semesters (3 years) for distance mode. A total of 111 credit hours of course work and graduate project over the period mentioned above is normally regarded as a full load.

4.  LIST OF COURSES

Major Courses:

Course code

Course title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Acct 201

Principles of Accounting I

3

-

Acct 202

Principle of Accounting II

3

Acct 201

Acct 301

Financial Accounting I

4

Acct 202

Acct 302

Financial Accounting II

4

Acct 301

Acct 311

Cost & Management Accounting I

3

Acct 202

Acct 312

Cost & Management Accounting II

3

Acct 311

Acct 321

Financial Management I

3

Acct 202

Acct 322

Financial Management II

3

Acct 321

Acct 331

Financial Markets and Institutions

3

Acct 302

Acct 332

Operations Research

4

Mgt 212

Acct 341

Risk Management &  Insurance

3

-

Acct 342

Business Research Methods

3

-

Acct 401

Advanced Accounting I

3

Acct 302

Acct 402

Advanced Accounting II

3

Acct 401

Acct 411

Auditing I

3

Acct 302

Acct 412

Auditing II

3

Acct 411

Acct 421

Public Finance & Taxation

3

Acct 302

Acct 422

Project Analysis and Evaluation

3

Acct 321

Acct 431

Seminar in Accounting

3

Acct 302

Acct 432

Government and NFP Accounting

3

Acct 302

Acct 441

Accounting Information System

3

Acct 302

Acct 442

Computerized Accounting

       3(2lec+3lab)

Acct 201

 Acct 212

Acct 451

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

3

-

Acct 452

Research project

3

Acct 342

                                                     Total

75+3Lab

 

 

 

 

Related Courses

Course code

Course title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Mgt 201

Introduction to Management

3

-

Mgt 202

Administrative & Business communication

3

-

Mgt 222

Business Law

3

-

Mgt 211

Mathematics for Management

3

-

Mgt 212

Statistics for Management

3

Mgt 211

Mgt  402

Operations Management

3

           -

Mkt 201

Principles of  Marketing

3

-

Econ. 201

Microeconomics I

2

-

Econ. 202

Microeconomics II

2

Econ. 201

                                                                     Total

25

 

 

 

 

 

Common Courses

Course code

Course title

Cr.hrs.

Prerequisite

ICT 201

Basic Computer skills

3 (2+3lab)

-

Eng 201

Sophomore English

3

-

Psy 201

General Psychology

2

-

Civ. 201

Civics & Ethical Education

3

-

                     Total

11