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B.A Accounting and Business Information Systems

Programme Philosophy and Objectives

The BSc (Hons) Accounting with Information Systems aims at providing students with the knowledge, understanding and skills relating to accounting practices and theory but with an added emphasis on information systems. This programme has been designed to provide extensive practical experience and theoretical knowledge of computer based business systems.

Employment Prospects of Graduates

The programme will equip the graduate with skills that will help him/her handle the management of information efficiently for the purposes of decision-making and control. The graduate will also be well prepared for various Accounting and Audit assignments..

Programme Structure

Year One

Semester One

Course Code Course Title T P C
AURC 101 English Language I 2 0 2
AURC 103 French Language I 2 0 2
AURC 115 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
AUBS 101 Elements of Economics I 3 0 3
AURC 105 German Language I* 2 0 2
AURC 109 Information Technology Foundation 3 0 3
AURC 113 Studies in African Development 2 0 2
AURC 111 Technology, Innovation and Society 3 0 3
AUBS 103 Quantitative Technique 3 0 3
 Total Credits 21
Cumulative

Year One

Semester Two

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUBS 102 Principles of Accounting I 3 0 3
AUBS 104 Principles of Management I 3 0 3
AUBS 106 Elements of Economics II 3 0 3
AURC 104 English Language II 2 0 2
AURC 106 French Language II 2 0 2
AURC 110 Logic and Critical Thinking 2 0 2
AURC 108 German Language II* 2* 0* 2*
AUBS 108 General Principles of Business Law 3 0 3
AUBS 110 Communication Skills 2 0 2
 Total Credits 20
Cumulative

Year Two

Semester One

Course Code Course Title T P C

AUAC 201

Financial Accounting I

3

0

3

AUAC 203

Company and Partnership Law I

3

0

3

AUIT 207

Object Oriented Programming with C++

1

4

2

ARSE 201

 Introduction to Ethics

2

0

2

AUIT 207

Database Mgmt. Systems

1

2

2

AUAC 205

Accounting in Business

3

0

3

AUIT 201

Introduction to Computing

1

2

2

PHIL  201

Logic and Critical Thinking

2

0

2

19

Year Two

Semester Two

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUAC 202  Financial Accounting II 3 0 3
AUAC 204  Company and Partnership Law II 3 0 3
AUIT 424  Spreadsheet Modelling for Business Decisions 1 4 3
AUHR 302  Human Resource Management 3 0 3
AUAC 206  Management Accounting I 3 0 3
AUIT 201 Management Information System 2 0 2
AUAC 208 Strategic Management 3 0 3
 Total Credits 20
Cumulative

Year Three

Semester One

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUAC 301 Financial Reporting I 3 0 3
AUAC 303 Financial Management I 3 0 3
AUAC 305 Management Accounting II 3 0 3
AUAC 307 Leadership & Ethics in Business 3 0 3
AUIT 303 Information System Analysis & Design 2 2 3
AUMA 203  Organizational Behaviour      
ARSE 301  Christian Ethics 2 0 2
 Total Credits 20
Cumulative

Year Three

Semester Two

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUAC 302 Financial Reporting II 3 0 3
AUAC 304 Financial Management II 3 0 3
AUAC306 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
AUBF 308 Investment Management 3 0 3
AUAC 302  Business Research Methods 3 0 3
AUAC 310 Industrial Attachment 0 8 1
AUAC 312 Applied Software Dev. Project 3 0 3
AUAC 314 Cost Accounting 3 0 3
 Total Credits       19
Cumulative        

Year Four

Semester One

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUAC 401 Performance Management 3 0 3
AUAC 403 Audit and Assurance I 3 0 3
AUAC 405 Taxation 3 0 3
AUAC 407 Accounting Info. Systems Dev. 3 0 3
AUAC 409 Financial Management III 3 0 3
AUAC 411 Dissertation I 0 12 3
ARSE 402 Business and Professional Ethics 3 0 3
 Total Credits       21
Cumulative        

Year Four

Semester Two

Course Code Course Title T P C
AUAC 402  Auditing and Assurance II 3 0 3
AUAC 404  Dissertation II 0 12 3
AUAC 406  Info. Systems Audit & Control 3 0 3
AUAC 408  E-Commerce & Information Security 3 0 3
AUAC 410  Dev. of Business Portfolio 0 4 1
AUAC 412 Risk Management and Insurance 3 0 3
AUAC  414 Govt. & Non-Profit Accounting 3 0 3
 Total Credits 19
Cumulative

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