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Foundation program
Undergraduates
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (BAE)
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)
Bachelor of Business Administration (HRM)
Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing)
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration(Intl. Business)
Bachelor of Business Administration(Intl. Economics)
Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Interior Design (BID)
Bachelor of Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE)
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE)
Bachelor of Urban Planning (BUP)
Graduates
Master in Engineering Management (MEM)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
 
Programs Accreditation Details
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
BBA-Accounting

ALHOSN University’s four-year Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (BBA - Accounting) is an integrated, multidisciplinary degree program with an emphasis in the accounting area. Compared to other undergraduate business accounting programs which emphasize a high level of specialization in accounting specific courses, this program is unique in that its principal strength is its combination of business, liberal arts and social science courses.  As such the focus of this program is to develop business leaders and managers having well-balanced personality, strong business acumen and comprehensive knowledge of accounting theory and practice, sensitive to diverse cultural values, amidst the challenges and advancement in the global business.


 
Goals
The main goal of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (BBA - Accounting) program is to develop students’ general business management knowledge and skills. This program enables students to think critically and strategically and to develop their analytical skills. More specifically, it aims to develop students’ interpersonal and leadership skills. This is achieved by providing students with accounting knowledge in quantitative, analytical and communication skills, while grounding students in applied theory and practice across the major accounting and business management disciplines.

 
Objective
  1. Equip students with skills and competencies in the core functional areas of Accounting.

  2. To provide students with the fundamental concepts and theory of business practice in the major functional areas and the understanding of the interrelationships among them.

  3. To provide students the opportunities to develop their critical and strategic thinking skills.

  4. To enhance student skills in using the library and computer resources both to gather and present business and accounting information.

  5. To develop students with the ability to source, analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures.

  6. To develop students with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional business situations.

  7. To develop students with the ability to interact appropriately and effectively with others in business settings.

  8. To develop students with the basic but comprehensive knowledge of accounting theory and practice in a curriculum consistent with the standards and appropriate for entry level accounting positions at the bachelor degree level or preparation for graduate studies in accounting and related disciplines.


 
Outcomes
The main goal of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (BBA - Accounting) program is to develop students’ general business management knowledge and skills. This program enables students to think critically and strategically and to develop their analytical skills. More specifically, it aims to develop students’ interpersonal and leadership skills. This is achieved by providing students with accounting knowledge in quantitative, analytical and communication skills, while grounding students in applied theory and practice across the major accounting and business management disciplines.

 
Curriculum

The BBA-Accounting curriculum requires a minimum total of 126 credit hours. Out of these 126 credit hours, 33 hours are courses under the University General Requirement in which 27 are compulsory and 6 are electives. The compulsory courses are: FAS 100, FAS 101, FAS 102 or 109, FAS 103, FAS 130, FAS 230, FBA 103, FBA 104 and FES 150. The other six hours could be completed by taking any two of FAS 300, FAS 310 and FAS 320.  Sixty-nine of the total credit hours are Faculty Requirement courses.  Another 24 hours of the total are designated as Program Requirement (21 compulsory and 3 electives). The student is also required to complete an internship (industrial training) program, which carries six credit hours, as early as in the third year of the program. 

The following table shows the courses according to the semesters they are offered.



Course No.
Description
LECT.
LAB.
Credits

Freshman Year (I)

First Semester (Fall)

ECN 101
Introduction to Microeconomics
3
0
3
FAS 101
Communication Skills (English)
3
0
3
FBA 103
Algebra
3
0
3
MGT 100
Introduction to Business
3
0
3
MIS 101
Mgmt Info Systems: Concepts & Techniques
3
0
3
 
Total
15
0
15
Second Semester (Spring)
ACT 210
Financial Accounting I
3
0
3
ECN 102
Introduction to Macroeconomics
3
0
3
FAS 102/109
Communication Skills (Arabic) or Human Rights in Law & Shari'ah
2
1
3
FBA 104
Calculus
3
0
3
MGT 200
Principles of Management
3
0
3
 
Total
14
1
15
Sophomore Year (II)

First Semester (Fall)

ACT 220
Financial Accounting II
3
0
3
ACT 250
Cost Accounting
3
0
3
FAS 100
Creative Thinking
3
0
3
FIN 201
Principles of Finance
3
0
3
MGT 102
Management Communications
3
0
3
Total
15
0
15

Second Semester (Spring)

ACT 260
Management Accounting
3
0
3
FAS 103
Islamic Culture
3
0
3
MGT 201
Organizational Behavior
3
0
3
MKT 201
Principles of Marketing
3
0
3
QNT 201
Statistics I
3
0
3
 
Total
15
0
15
Junior Year (III)

First Semester (Fall)

ACT 310
Intermediate Accounting I
3
0
3
FAS 130
Introduction to Sociology
3
0
3
MGT 301
Business Law
3
0
3
MGT 304
Human Resource Management
3
0
3
QNT 301
Statistics II
3
0
3
Total
15
0
15

Second Semester (Spring)

ACT 320
Intermediate Accounting II
3
0
3
FIN 301
Corporate Finance
3
0
3
MGT 303
International Business
3
0
3
QNT 401
Operations Management
3
0
3
QNT 402
Research Methodology
3
0
3
Total
15
0
15

Summer Junior Year

MGT 499
Industrial Training/ Internship
6
0
6
Senior Year (IV)

First Semester (Fall)

ACT 402
Auditing
3
0
3
ACT 405
Accounting Information Systems
3
0
3
FAS 230
Introduction to Psychology
3
0
3
FES 150
Natural Sciences
3
0
3
MGT 401
Strategic Management
3
0
3
Total
15
0
15

Second Semester (Spring)

ACT 403
Taxation
3
0
3
ACT 404
Advanced Accounting
3
0
3
FAS 300/320/330
Choose one from Social Sciences Electives
3
0
3
FAS 300/320/330
Choose one from Social Sciences Electives
3
0
3
 
Choose one from Business Elective Courses
3
0
3
Total
15
0
15
  Minimum Credit Hours:
 
 
126

 

Business Elective Courses
ACT 450
Special Topics in Accounting
ECN 453
Public Finance
FIN 452
International Finance
FIN 453
Islamic Banking and Finance

Social Sciences Electives
FAS 300
Industrial Psychology
FAS 310
Human Behavior in Cross Cultural
FAS 320
Sociology of Work

 
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