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Islamabad Campus

BS Accounting & Finance

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SZABIST (Islamabad) offers a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degree to students nationwide. It provides a phenomenal opportunity to all ambitious students who want to develop an extensive corporate skillset focusing on the application of theory to real business situations.  BS Accounting & Finance program enables students to introduce and practice innovative business thoughts to serve in the corporate sector.

BS ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROGRAM AT SZABIST ISLAMABAD

SZABIST Islamabad offers a bachelor’s degree program in Accounting and Finance to students. The corporate sector considers accounting and finance as the key components for its successful functioning as the economic health of all the organizations depend on these two financial management areas. An efficient financial management system enables organizations to achieve their desired goals and objectives. Highly unpredictable economies, unstable market conditions, unforeseen threats, and competition to acquire financial resources have raised the demand for proficient finance managers in the industry. This program is designed in a manner to develop quantitative and diagnostic skills to produce knowledgeable and competent financial managers to serve the corporate industry. At the successful completion of the course requirements, students are awarded a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degree. BS (A&F) is a successful program in Islamabad and will continue to facilitate its students with the best combination of teaching facility and learning environment.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BS (ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE) AND BBA

The core difference between these two business programs is the focus on accounting and financial management. BBA focuses on a wide range of business-related subjects whereas accounts and finance are the core subjects of the program BS Accounting and Finance. This eventually leads to the difference in the career path.

TO CHOOSE BETWEEN BS (ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE) AND BBA

Both degrees provide knowledge and skills to the students to serve the corporate sector. However, the Career path is the main idea behind deciding which degree to choose between these two. If you are more focused on accounting and finance then BS accounting and finance helps you to acquire the specific accounting and finance-related position in the organization whereas as a graduate of business administration, a wide range of career opportunities are available in the corporate sector.

CAREER SCOPE OF BS (ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE)

The BS (Accounting and Finance) program has a great scope in the industry. There are a variety of fields where graduates of Accounting and Finance can serve through their knowledge and skills as auditor, budgeting specialist, data analyst, economist, accountant, finance manager, and tax specialist. The e-commerce business has also increased the demand for accounting and online audit specialists.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

BS (AF) Program here in SZABIST intends to

  1. Develop strong competency in accounting and finance for business optimization
  2. Pursue research and innovation to provide solutions to industry
  3. Develop critical thinking, problem-solving, leadership, teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills for corporate and entrepreneurial activities
  4. Promote ethics and active citizenship behavior for societal contributions

 

BS (Accounting & Finance)

SZABIST offers a four-Year BS(AF) degree with specialization in Accounting and Finance. BS(AF) program consists of (8 semesters) 48 courses (6 courses per semester) and a final project, with a total of 144 credit hours. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship.

Those who complete BS (A&F) from SZABIST will get an exemption in ACCA papers F1 through F9 (except F6).

The Maximum Duration to complete this degree is Six Year

Eligibility:
  • Intermediate (50% marks)

OR

  • Equivalency from IBCC (In case of foreign boards).
  • An entrance test, and group discussion / interview at SZABIST.

Course Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

 

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 1101 Business Mathematics
2 AF 1102 Computer Concepts and Applications
3 AF 1104 Introduction to Financial Accounting
4 AF 1105 Pakistan Studies
5 AF 1203 Communication Skills
6 AF 1205 Islamic Studies/Humanities

Spring SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 1103 English Comprehension
2 AF 1201 Advanced Financial Accounting
3 AF 1207 Business Management and Ethics
4 AF 2303 Introduction to Psychology
5 AF 2304 Introduction to Sociology
6 AF 2405 Principles of Microeconomics

SECOND YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 1202 Calculus for Business Studies
2 AF 1206 Principles of Marketing
3 AF 2302 Cost Accounting
4 AF 2305 Organizational Behavior
5 AF 3505 Principles of Macroeconomics
6 AF 4703 Introduction to Business Finance

Spring SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 2301 Business and Technical English Writing
2 AF 2401 Management Accounting
3 AF 2402 Management Information Systems
4 AF 2404 Money and Banking
5 AF 2406 Statistics and Porbability
6 AF 3501 Accounting and Financial Information Systems

THIRD YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 3511 Auditing-I
2 AF 3506 Statistical Inference
3 AF 3507 Financial Institutes and Markets
4 AF 3606 Taxation
5 AF 3607 Corporate Accounting
6 AF 3608 Islamic Banking and Finance

Spring SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 2403 Marketing Management
2 AF 3605 Financial Reporting
3 AF 3609 Business Research Methodologies
4 AF 3611 Auditing-II
5 AF 4701 Business and Labor Law
6 AF 4702 Financial Management

FOURTH YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 1204 Introduction to Human Resource Management
2 AF 3603 e-Commerce
3 AF 4707 Company Law
4 AF 4801 Corporate Finance
5 AF xxxx Finance Elective-I
6 AF xxxx Accounting Elective-I

Spring SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 AF 2306 Pakistan Economic Policy
2 AF 3504 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
3 AF 4808 Final Project
4 AF xxxx Accounting Elective-II
5 AF xxxx Finance Elective-II

All courses may not be offered in every semester. Elective courses may vary from time to time. Alternative courses may be substituted as and when required. Full-time academic load is 18 credit hours. All students are required to register for full load in the first semester.

INTERNSHIP
The internship is scheduled for summer at the end of third year. Aftercompletionof the 6-week internship,all studentsarerequiredto submita comprehensive report, giving details of their experience and learning

ELECTIVES

Accounting
AF 4721 Advance Audit and Assurance
AF 4722 Advance Performance Management
AF 4723 Forensic Accounting
AF 4821 Public Sector Accounting
AF 4822 Strategic Business Reporting

Finance
AF 4724 Advanced Financial Management
AF 4725 Analysis of Investment and Management of Portfolios
AF 4726 Behavioral Finance
AF 4727 Dynamics of Banking
AF 4728 Financial Modeling
AF 4823 Financial Risk Analysis
AF 4824 Financing of SME
AF 4825 International Finance
AF 4826 Quantitative Data Analysis

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
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