BSBA Accounting


The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with the pathway to Accounting combines the core principles of business administration with a specialized focus on accounting.

This program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of business operations, financial management, and accounting practices.

The program focuses on developing students' skills in financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting information systems.

Students develop skills in financial planning, budgeting, and decision-making, enabling them to contribute to the financial success of organizations.

The program fosters critical thinking and analytical skills to enable students to identify and solve complex business and accounting problems.

Admission Criteria
  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent
  • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level
  • Students presenting a valid score of 5-5.5 in IELTS or 65-79 in internet based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the English program
  • Students will need to go through Mathematics and IT placements tests to determine their levels of proficiency in these subjects as they are part of the GFP or possible exemption
  • Mathematics placements tests will determine whether Basic Mathematics (MATH 10) and Pure Mathematics (MATH 21) can be exempted, or students will be given both or one of them
  • IT placement test will determine whether students will require to take the Information Technology foundation course (COSC 10)
Program Structure

Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years

Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester

Internship: Placement on a 3-month internship

Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.

Core Courses27
Communication skills09
Social Sciences18
Math/Computer skills09
Natural Science03
Non-Business Electives09
General Business requirements33

Core Courses (27 Credits)

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ACT 140Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ACT 145Managerial Accounting3
ACT 340AFinancial Accounting and Reporting I3
ACT 340BFinancial Accounting and Reporting II3
ACT 341Financial Accounting and Reporting III3
ACT 344Computer Applications in Accounting3
ACT 345Cost Accounting3
FIN 204Financial Management3
BUS 250Business Statistics3

Career Opportunities

Graduates of a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Accounting have diverse career opportunities in various industries and sectors.

Some common career paths include:

  1. Accountant
  2. Financial Analyst
  3. Auditor
  4. Tax Specialist
  5. Cost Accountant
  6. Financial Manager
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Required English Prerequisites

Department Contact

Contact Program Chair Dr. Rene Paquibut for more information.