Structure of the Program

Structure of the Program

The Accounting undergraduate program has three components:

University Requirements

23 Credits

College Requirements

61 Credits

Program Requirements

45 Credits

Non-Business Electives

6 Credits

TOTAL

135 Credits

ACCOUNTING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED COURSES IN ENGLISH
COURSE # TITLE CRS
ENG 101 INTENSIVE ENGLISH WRITING 3
PSY 101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
COM 201 COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS 3
SUBTOTAL 9
REQUIRED COURSES IN ARABIC
COURSE # TITLE CRS
ARAB 101 ARAB WRITING I 2
ARAB 103 ARAB WRITING II 2
ARAB 203 ARAB WRITING III 2
ISC 101 ISLAMIC ETHICS 2
ISC 103 ISLAMIC ECONOMIC SYSTEM 2
ISC 105 HOLY QURAN SCIENCES 2
ISC 203 NEW FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS 2
SUBTOTAL 14
TOTAL 23

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS / PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS / NON-BUSINESS ELECTIVES

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL BUSINESS COURSES
BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
ECON 101 MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS 3
ECON 103 MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS 3
IS 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2
STAT 271 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 3
ENG 103 RESEARCH WRITING TECHNIQUES 3
SCI 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCES 3
STAT 101 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY 3
MATH 101 FINITE MATH 3
PE 1xx PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
PE 1xx PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
ETHC 301 BUSINESS ETHICS 3
SUBTOTAL 31
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS
ACC 111 INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
ACC 222 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3
BUS 201 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 3
BUS 231 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
BUS 351 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3
BUS 373 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
BUS 495 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3
CS 202 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS 3
FIN 301 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE 3
MKT 301 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3
SUBTOTAL 30
ACCOUNTING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
INTERNSHIP OPTION
ACC 213 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3
ACC 315 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3
ACC 224 COST ACCOUNTING 3
ACC 317 CORPORATE AND REPORTING GOVERNANCE  3
ACC 453 ZAKAT AND TAX TRACK I 3
ACC 356 ZAKAT AND TAX ACCOUNTING 3
ACC 430 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS 3
ACC 339 INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING STANDARDS 3
ACC 421 MANAGERIAL CONTROL AND DECISION MAKING  3
ACC 454 ZAKAT AND TAX TRACK II 3
ACC 348 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE  3
ACC 490 INTERNSHIP IN ACCOUNTING 3
ACC 455 ZAKAT AND TAX TRACK III 3
ACC 472 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND ETHICS IN ACCOUNTING  3
FIN 360 CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND FINANCING 3
NBX xxx NON-BUSINESS ELECTIVE I 3
NBX xxx NON-BUSINESS ELECTIVE II 3
SUBTOTAL 51
TOTALS 112

MINOR IN ACCOUNTING

General rules for students from other major who intend to minor in Accounting:

  • Students should complete a minimum of 60 credit hours before they could declare to do a minor.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 out of 4.00 when applying or declaring for a minor.
  • Students are allowed to study only one minor that must be within the other major disciplines in CBA and not in the tracks of the actual main specialization (major) of the student.
  • The student must complete a total of (15 hours) of the certified courses at Prince Sultan University in minor at a minimum.
  • In order to complete the requirements of a minor in the College of Business Administration (Finance major and Marketing and Aviation & Management Majors, students must take FIVE (5) mandatory courses, as follows:

Finance Major (Minor in Accounting)

No. Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Remark
1. ACC 315 FINANCIAL MEASUREMENT AND DISCLOSURE II ACC 213 Semester I
2. ACC 224 STRATEGIC COST ANALYSIS ACC 222 Semester I
3. ACC 356 ZAKAT AND TAX ACCOUNTING ACC 213 Semester I
4. ACC 317 CORPORATE REPORTING AND GOVERNANCE ACC 315 Semester II
5. ACC 348 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE ACC 213 Semester II

Finance Major (Minor in Accounting: Zakat and Tax)

No. Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Remark
1. ACC 315 FINANCIAL MEASUREMENT AND DISCLOSURE II ACC 213 Semester I
2. ACC 356 ZAKAT AND TAX ACCOUNTING ACC 213 Semester I
3. ACC 453 VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT) ACC 356 Semester II
4. ACC 454 INTERNATIONAL TAXATION ACC 356 Semester II
5. ACC 455 CASES IN ZAKAT AND TAX ACC 356 Semester II

Marketing and Aviation & Management Majors (Minor in Accounting)

No. Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Remark
1. ACC 213 FINANCIAL MEASUREMENT AND DISCLOSURE I ACC 111 Semester I
2. ACC 224 STRATEGIC COST ANALYSIS ACC 222 Semester I
3. ACC 315 FINANCIAL MEASUREMENT AND DISCLOSURE II ACC 213 Semester II
4. ACC 356 ZAKAT AND TAX ACCOUNTING ACC 213 Semester II
5. ACC 348 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE ACC 213 Semester II
  • he student must complete all the prerequisite courses before taking any course of the minor program. The student must get a minimum score of C in the entry level courses in order to proceed with the subsequent courses (i.e. FIN301 for Finance minor, MKT301 for Marketing minor, and ACC101 for Accounting minor.
  • The minimum grade for a minor course is a D. If a student fails a compulsory minor course, the student needs to repeat that course. However, in the event that the failed course is a minor elective, the student has the option to take another elective course to replace the elective course that the student has failed.
  • The student is required to fulfill the requirements of Cooperative Education Program in the major-specialization only and is not permitted to fulfill another Cooperative Education Program of the minor.
  • The minor is mentioned in the academic record of the student in addition to the major specialization. To be eligible for a mention on the transcript/certificate, the student must achieve an average GPA of 2.00 in the minor courses, in addition to maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.00 for the major program, and the overall GPA of 2.00 to graduate.