ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRACK

Accounting and Information Technology Track

This track provides a comprehensive education in accounting and information technology to produce graduates who possess the skills needed in the global business environment. The program addresses the need for professional accountants and auditors with information technology expertise and combines theory, integrated applied projects, and paid co-op work terms.

Specialization Outcomes:

a.Recommend to management appropriate accounting and financial techniques for planning and control in domestic or international settings.

b.Assess operating and financial policies that are legally compliant, adhere to accounting and control standards, and are ethically, culturally and economically appropriate.

c.Plan effective external, internal, or information systems audits.

d.Assess employee and organizational information and administration systems through the effective use of information technology which is culturally, legally and ethically appropriate.

e.Recommend initiatives geared towards improving effectiveness, efficiency and economy of processes, functions, employees, or businesses.

f.Assess programs, policies, and practices for alignment with overall organizational goals and objectives in both domestic and international contexts.

g.Demonstrate essential employability skills including: ability to collaborate with others, ability to integrate information cross-functionally, critical and creative thinking, self-evaluation of own performance and professional development needs, and leadership.

 

PROGRAM COURSES

The weight of the requirements of this track is equivalent to 38 credit hours. Eight compulsory courses (24 Credit Hours), and Two elective course (6 Credit Hours each) in addition two compulsory Senior Project (Internship) (8 Credit hours).

Compulsory Courses (24 Credit Hours)

Code Course Name CR. Hr.
ACC231 Intermediate Accounting (1) 3 Credit Hours
ACC241 Intermediate Accounting (2) 3 Credit Hours
ACC352 Structural Programming 3 Credit Hours
ACC362 Analysis and Design of Business Information Systems 3 Credit Hours
ACC363 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 Credit Hours
ACC471 Database Design and Management 3 Credit Hours
ACC481 Advanced Management Accounting 3 Credit Hours
ACC482 Auditing Computerized Systems 3 Credit Hours

 

Two Specialization Elective Course (6 Cr. Hr.)

Code Course Name CR. Hr
ACC484 Financial Statement Analysis 3 Credit Hours
ACC485 Lean Accounting 3 Credit Hours
ACC486 Software Tools 3 Credit Hours
ACC487 Accounting Information Systems 3 Credit Hours
ACC488 ICT for Social Good 3 Credit Hours

(More elective courses may be added when necessary)

Senior Project (Internship):

ACC 472/483 Senior Project (Internship) (8 Credit hours)