DepartmentAccounting & Finance
Program Title /concentrationBachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program126 Credit Hours
Award (S) Granted On Completion Of The ProgramBachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

Accredited from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Program Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Financial Sciences in accounting is to provide students with knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of accounting. It aims to teach students how to utilize their theoretical knowledge and apply it successfully for business organizations.

Programs goals

  • Instill within the students the motivation and desire to follow sound moral judgment in personal and professional roles.
  • Strengthen the business judgment of graduates by providing a capability for critical thinking, creative problem solving, and innovative decision-making processes in an organizational setting.
  • Improve the students ‘abilities to utilize the management science techniques to resolve complex business problems.
  • Promote in students an understanding of the relationships among business functions and their respective roles in the overall management of the firm.
  • Strengthen the students’ abilities and skills to work effectively in teams.
  • Equip the students with the knowledge to guide their organization during periods of change.
  • Prepare the graduates to assume leadership position in organizations, locally and in multicultural organizations.

Core Program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental business principles and practices that enables firms to operate in both domestic and global environments.
  • Understand human behavior in organizations, including the ability to lead and work in a team setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex, unstructured qualitative and quantitative business problems, using appropriate tools and technology.
  • Employ critical thinking and analytical skills to solve business problems in a real-world context and make effective business decisions.
  • Develop a business model with sustainable competitive advantage and an appropriate strategic plan.
  • Conduct basic research using scholarly sources to acquire new knowledge in the business domain.

Major Program learning outcomes

  • Think critically, solve problems creatively and make innovative decisions in an organizational setting.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills required to diagnose accounting errors and problems.
  • Acquire knowledge about the theory, practice, framework, and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Critically evaluates the impact of accounting models, concepts and theories in dynamic business environment.
  • Analyze and develop models to evaluate firm’s performance.
  • Undertake critical analyses to develop plan and recommend implementation of strategic decisions based on accounting data.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2018/2019)- Study Plan

 Semester 1CHSemester 2 CH
 YEAR 1    
ENG 100English I3GEN 102Islamic Culture3
MTH 100College Mathematics3ENG 104English II3
GEN 104Man & Environment3ENG 103Study Skills3
BIT 100Introduction to Information Technology Skills3ACC 106Accounting Principles I3
BUS100Introduction to Management3BUS 201Microeconomics3
   BIT 203Management Information Systems3
 Total15 Total18
 YEAR 2    
ACC 200Accounting Principles II3BUS 306Quantitative Business Analysis 3
ENG 200Business Communications3BAF 301Introduction to Financial Management3
BUS 203Organizational Behavior3ACC 301Intermediate Accounting I3
MTH 203Business  Statistics3GEN 301Professional Ethics3
HRM 201Introduction to Human Resource Management3BUS 301Microeconomics3
GEN 201General Psychology3MKT 200Introduction to Marketing3
 Total18 Total 18
 YEAR 3    
GEN 302Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship3ACC305Governmental Accounting3
ACC 303Accounting Information Systems3ACC 310Taxation3
BUS 309Operations Management3BAF 403Financial Institutions & Markets3
BUS 307Research Methods3ACC 403Cost Accounting3
 BAF305Corporate Finance3BUS 409Strategic Management3
ACC 307Intermediate Accounting II3   
 Total18Total 15
 YEAR 4    
ACC 401Managerial Accounting3BUS 417 International Business Management3
ACC 405Auditing3ACC 415Graduation Project3
 Major Elective3ACC 413Advanced Accounting3
 Free Elective3 Major Elective3
 Total12 Total12

Bachelor Degree in General Requirements

Students applying for admission to all ECT academic programs must be graduates with a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or it’s equivalent, as stated in the admission requirements set in the Ministerial Decrees No. 200/year 2004 and No 133/year 2005.

A) Secondary School Certificate: A certified UAE general secondary school certificate, with a minimum score of 60% or its equivalent is required for admission, according to the regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. However, students with scores of less than 60% can study in the Foundation program and should pass 5 courses namely, Arabic Language, IT, Mathematics, Study Skills, and English Communication, along with a TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent before they study academic courses. Students with Industrial, Applied Technology, Commercial, and Agricultural Secondary School Certificates and with a minimum score of 65% can be admitted to ECT programs that are closely related to their fields of study and have to fulfill all other admission requirements. However, students with these certificates and with scores less than 65% can be admitted in the Foundation Program.

B) Proficiency in English: An adequate level of English language proficiency is required for admission. Applicants are required to present one of the following certificates of proficiency:

  • For English programs: (Diploma & Bachelor)
    1. Valid certified TOEFL results equivalent to 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT) or above
    2. Valid certified IELTS results band 5.0
    3. Valid certified PTE A score of (36-41) is equivalent to an IELTS score of 5.0, and a PTE A score of (44) is equivalent to TOEFL 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT). Otherwise, they may undertake a course of remedial or intensive English but must achieve the required score before they can proceed into their academic programs.
  • For the Arabic program “Mass Communication and Public Relations,” students should submit a TOEFL certificate with a score of 450 or equivalent. A student with a score of 400 can study the first year program but needs to obtain a 450 score before proceeding to the second year.
  • For Foundation Certificate Program Students who are admitted in the Foundation Program at ECT and wish to pursue their higher education also at ECT and have successfully completed the requirements of the (FP) should meet the English proficiency requirement.
  • Students who can’t provide proof of English proficiency upon admission will be required to undertake a course of remedial or intensive English provided by the ECT

Employability Scope

Throughout your Bachelor Degree Programs, you will receive career guidance from our expert staff and Students Affairs Dept. You will gain valuable new skills which prepare you for work, graduate entry into management training programs, or further study.

Professional Occupations

Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Senior Accountant
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Book Keeper
  • Internal Auditor
  • Auditor Assistant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller

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