ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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. 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).

General Outcomes

    Apply knowledge in the business and humanities environment

    Understand and appreciate the importance of the impact of globalization and diversity in modern organizations

    Display professional and ethical responsibilities; and comply with regulations and code of ethics

    Effectively use information technology

    Effectively communicate and work within multi-disciplinary teams

    Prepare and interpret reports.

    Analyze, infer and use of scientific thinking

    Employ critical thinking skills in business situations

    Effective time management

    Self-management and control

    Apply continuous improvement concepts

Specialization outcomes

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

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

    Plan effective external, internal, or information systems audits.

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

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

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

    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.