BS (Joint) Honors in Accounting and Finance prepares graduates for professional careers in finance and accounting in the corporate sector and the financial. It requires completion of 144 credit hours of course work and 2 credit hours of audit and finance internship of at least six weeks in an approved firm. The program offers 84 credit hours of business and social sciences courses with an intensive coverage of 60 credit hours of Finance and Accounting related courses designed to develop well rounded professionals who are regarded as go-getters in industry. There are 28 business and social science courses with 5 Accounting core courses and 5 Finance core courses. Students then select 5 economics electives and 5 Finance elective courses to complete degree requirements.
To promote lifelong learning at IoBM, the program emphasizes Experiential Learning (EL) and the developing of readers and writers. The college’s mission is reflected in courses designated with a suffix R, W or E in the program structure:
Students opting for the ACCA qualification may get exemption from the following 8 subjects:
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*Students must take a minimum load of twelve credit hours (four courses) or a maximum load of eighteen credit hours (six courses) in a semester. In order to obtain the BBA (Honors) degree in four years, they need to complete twelve courses in a year. Full load of six courses can be taken each in the Fall and Spring semesters with an option for fewer courses in the latter and making up the shortfall in the summer session.