BBA Finance and Accounting

BBA Finance and Accounting

The Accounting Programme is designed to meet the expectation of academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy. The curriculum places much emphasis on understanding and application of basic accounting concepts, standards and approaches to prepare financial statements, suitable for the service, manufacturing and some specialized organizations. The programme further aims at preparing students to effectively apply the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS), the Ghana Companies’ Code, and any other financial regulation in preparing financial statements for companies.

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) – FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

 

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Programme Requirements Credit Hours (Normative 4 year) Level 100 Advance Standing 1

Level 200

Advance Standing 2

Level 300

General Education (BGE) 16 12
Professional Core (BCC) 60 32 24
Laweh Requirements (BLR) 12 12 12
Specialization and Electives (BAC) 40 40 40
Project Work 8 8 8
Maximum Credit Allowed 136 104 84
Major 32 32 32
Minor Optional Optional Optional
Minimum Credit Pass for graduation 124 92 72

 

NB       Advance Standing 1 represents students who enter at level 200

Advance Standing 2 represents students who enter at level 300

 

  • Employment:

List the areas in which the students are likely to be employed

The target market is students already in employment, however, upon completion students could be employed in the following strategic areas;

  • Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)
  • Local Government Institutions (Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies)
  • Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Manufacturing Enterprises
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Media Houses
  • International Governmental Organizations
  • Financial Institutions
  • Educational Institutions
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Construction and Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Security Agencies
  • Consultations:

State the levels of consultations for the design of the programme including consultations with the appropriate professional and/or relevant supervisory body where applicable.

The programmes were developed in consultation with industrial practitioners, partnership institutions as well as the mentoring institutions. These programmes are already being run by the mentoring institutions and they have a lot of experience in this field, hence substantial part of the content was provided by the mentor institution.

 

  • Components of the programme:

Provide details of the curriculum and mode of delivery to include the following:

  1. Required (core) course(s)
  2. Elective course(s)
  3. Research component
  4. Practical training, industrial attachment, internship, clinical experience, etc.
  5. Semester-by-semester structure/schedule of course, showing the credit value of each course

 

Details of the Curriculum

 

This is a normative 4-year Programme taken over 8 semesters. It consists of core courses, prescriptive mandatory courses, research component, competency-based learning, practical-based learning and problem solving components incorporated into specific courses. General skills are also assessed through the interim and final assessments.

 

Below is the structure of the Programme

 

Programme Structure for BBA Finance and Accounting

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (GE: 20 Credits)

 

  Course Code Course Title Course Code
  1. 1
BGE 102 Communication Skills 4

 

BGE 104 Political and Social Development of West Africa 4
BGE 106 Introduction to Psychology 4
BGE 107 Business Statistics 4
Total 4 Credits for each course           16

 

  Course Code Course Title Course Code
BLR  101 Principles of Leadership Development 4
BLR 103 Digital Fluency 4
BLR  105 Scholarly Writing 4
Total 4 Credits for each course               12

LAWEH REQUIREMENTS (LR: 12 Credits)

 

PROFESSIONAL CORE (PC: 60 Credits)

  Course Code Course Title Course Code
BCC 207 Quantitative Methods 4
BCC 108 Principles of Management 4
BCC 201 Principles of Microeconomics 4
BCC 203 Business Law 4
BCC 205 Business Finance 4
BCC 208 Organizational Behaviour 4
BCC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
BCC 204 Principles of Marketing 4
BCC 206 Principles of Accounting 4
BCC 301 Management Information System 4
BCC  302 Entrepreneurship and Business Planning 4
BCC 303 Managerial Economics 4
BCC 305 Research Methods 4
BAC 313 Company and Partnership Law 4
BCC 404 Business Policy and Strategy 4
Total 4 Credits for each course           60

SPECIALIZATION AND ELECTIVES (ET: 40 Credits)

1.         BAC 302 Financial Management 4
2.         BAC 304 Financial Accounting 4
3.         BAC 306 Auditing  and Assurance 4
4.         BAC 307 Cost and Management Accounting 4
5.         BAC 309 Financial Reporting 1 4
6.         BAC 311 Taxation I 4
7.         BAC 405 Financial Reporting II 4
8.         BAC  406 Taxation II 4
9.         BAC 408 Public Sector Accounting 4
10.      BAC 412 Computer Application for Accounting 4
  Total 4 Credits for each course 40

 

(g) Practical training, industrial attachment, internship, clinical experience, etc

 

  Course Code Course Title Total Credits
1. BCC 410 Project Work 8
  Total Credits hours  

 

(h) Structure of the Programme: (Semester-by-Semester schedule/structure of course, showing the credit value of each course).

 

The BBA Programme Structure is in a format of semester by semester as presented below.

 

  Course Code Course Name Credit
  Level 100 First Semester
1.         BLR 101 Principles of Leadership Development 4
2.         BLR103 Digital Fluency 4
3.         BLR 105 Scholarly Writing 4
4.         BGE 107 Business Statistics 4
  Level 100 Second Semester
5.         BGE 102 Communication Skills 4
6.         BGE 104 Political and Social Development of West Africa 4
7.         BGE 106 Introduction to Psychology 4
8.         BCC 108 Principles of Management 4
  Level 200 First Semester
9.         BCC 201 Principles of Microeconomics 4
10.      BCC 203 Business Law 4
11.      BCC 205 Business Finance 4
12.      BCC 207 Quantitative Methods 4
  Level 200 Second Semester
13.      BCC 202 Principle of Macroeconomics 4
14.      BCC 204 Principles of Marketing 4
15.      BCC 206 Principles of Accounting 4
16.      BCC 208 Organisational Behaviour 4
  Level 300 First Semester
17.      BCC 301 Management Information System 4
18.      BCC 303 Managerial Economics 4
19.      BCC 305 Research Methods 4
20.      BCC 307 Company and Partnership Law 4
  Level 300 Second Semester
21.      BAC 302 Financial Management 4
22.      BAC 304 Financial Accounting 4
23.      BAC 306 Cost and Management Accounting 4
24.       BAC 308 Auditing  and Assurance 4
  Level 400 First Semester
25.      BAC  403 Financial Reporting 4
26.      BAC 405 Taxation I 4
27.      BAC 407 Public Sector Accounting 4
  Level 400 Second Semester
28.      BCC 410  Project Work (Field Practice) 8
29.      BAC 404 Taxation II 4
30.      BAC 406 Financial Reporting II 4
31.      BAC 412 Computer Applications for Accounting 4
  Total Credit hours           136

 

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