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BBA in Accounting and Finance

BBA IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

 

INTRODUCTION

The Bachelor of Business Administration program in Accounting and Finance is designed to developing an understanding of the students in functional & operational areas, assessing and managing risks of organizations. Accounting and finance being an important area of business with multiple stakeholders, the importance of ethical behavior is adequately emphasized in the program. With UAE becoming a financial hub, the program is intended to address the need of conventional accounting and financial systems, Islamic finance and derivatives. The major also emphasizes the role of information technology in developing problem solving, decision - making skills in the effective discharge of responsibilities. 

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Accounting and Finance - Goals

  1. To develop understanding the functions of accounting & auditing and processes of ethical financial decision making.
  2. To develop understanding of the functions and roles of financial markets & financial institutions.
  3. To develop analytical and evaluating skills relating to corporate finance, taxation, portfolio investments and Islamic finance.

Accounting and Finance - Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the major, student will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and functioning of financial system including Islamic Finance.
  2. Comprehend and explain the importance of ethics in discharging accounting and finance functions.
  3. Demonstrate skills of preparing, presenting and analyzing financial statements, and auditing books of accounts.
  4. Demonstrate the use of technology in the areas of accounting.
  5. Analyze financial management issues with respect to the organizational perspective.
  6. Evaluate investment decisions, capital structure and working capital management.

COURSE CURRICULUM

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

CORE COURSES

CODE COURSE CREDITS PREREQUISITE COURSE TYPE
FIA3110 Financial Markets and Investment strategy 3 FIA2103 Core Course
FIA3111 Corporate Finance 3 FIA2103 Core Course
FIA3112 Intermediate Accounting 3 FIA2102 Core Course
FIA4113 Taxation : Principles and Practice 3 FIA2102 Core Course
FIA4114 Cost and Management Accounting 3 FIA2102 Core Course
  Total Core Courses credit 15   Core Course


CAPSTONE COURSES

CODE COURSE CREDITS PREREQUISITE COURSE TYPE
FIA4216 Financial Statement Analysis(C,S) 3 Senior Status,  FIA2102 Capstone and Senior Status course


ELECTIVE COURSES - CHOOSE ANY ONE

CODE COURSE CREDITS PREREQUISITE COURSE TYPE
FIA4115 Auditing (E) 3 FIA3112 Elective Course
FIA4117 Accounting Information System (E,P) 3 FIA2102 Elective and Protected Course
FIA4118 Islamic Finance (E) 3 FIA3111 Elective Course
Total Credits required in Finance Major 21    

S – Senior Level, C – Capstone, E – Elective
E, P – Elective & Protected P– Protected

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The need for finance professionals is everywhere, as every business needs to manage budgets, funds, and investments deliberately at all times. This field of study is essential in determining gains and losses of various establishments and is therefore one of the most sough-after programs today. Skyline’s BBA in Finance covers various techniques, finance strategies, and principle that are beneficial in pursuing this career.

Possible Careers:

Corporate Financial
Analysts Financial Planners
Commercial Banker
Financial Analyst or Advisor
Personal or Commercial Loan Officer
Investment Analyst or Advisor
Stock Broker
Financial Planner

   

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