Accounting & Finance
College of Business Management
BS (Joint) Honors in Accounting and Finance prepares graduates for professional careers in finance and accounting in the corporate and financial sectors. It requires the completion of 144 credit hours of course work and relevant internship of at least nine weeks in an approved firm. The program offers 66 credit hours of business and social sciences courses with intensive coverage of 78 credit hours of Finance and Accounting related courses designed to develop well-rounded professionals who are regarded as go-getters in the industry. Graduates of this program are usually recruited in the field in investment, portfolio, debt and equity market, audit, banking, research as well as other fields offered by financial institutions.
Students are required to complete 13 general education courses in first four semesters otherwise the student will not be allowed to proceed to the fifth semester. Four hours of lab session are required every week for four semesters in order to complete the requirement to graduate. BS (ACF) is a double major program in which students are required to take six major elective courses of Accounting and 6 major elective courses of Finance. Students of this program can avail up to eight module exemption in ACCA from ACCA Accelerated Program with IoBM.
The curriculum is also mapped with CFA Institute USA. Students can avail CFA scholarship given under the University Affiliation Program of CFA Institute.Furthermore, ICAP recognizes IoBM as Relevant Degree Awarding Institute (RDA) enabling students to get exemption from all four papers of Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) and the first four papers of Certificate in Accounting and Finance (CAF).