Accounting

The mission of the Bachelor in accounting is to provide undergraduate students with the fundamentals needed for the accounting profession through maintaining high academic standards and an excellent learning environment, which would prepare the accounting students for careers as professional accountants in public practice industry as well as for postgraduate studies and other areas.

  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in basic and advanced accounting concepts and apply the learned accounting skills and knowledge.
  • Communicate business information effectively and ethically, both verbally and in written forms.
  • Develop the technological competency required in the field, as well as integrate technology in problem solving in a variety of academic and market-related areas.
  • To acquire an understanding the market and the general business environment
  • To practice within the professional, ethical, and legal parameters of the accounting and business profession
  • To show an understanding of sophisticated and advanced accounting topics.
  • To demonstrate the importance of the accounting profession in society
  • To differentiate the needs of various users of accounting data
  • To acquire the ability to analyze and prepare financial statements
  • To acquire the ability to read and understand research papers and study cases in accounting, as well as the ability to prepare research papers and presentations on various accounting topics.
  • To analyze financial and non-financial data in order to become well informed decision makers.
  • To communicate financial data and provide knowledgeable recommendations effectively.
  • To communicate non-financial data and provide knowledgeable recommendations effectively
  • To employ IT skills in solving accounting problems and in preparing assignments.

Graduates from the Accounting program are highly sought by employers both locally and abroad. Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers in various institutions, including:

Accountancy and professional services - Ernst and Young, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers - as well as other graduate level employers such as BDO.

Finance and banking –Bank of Palestine, Arab Bank, Amman Cairo Bank, the National Bank, Palestine for Credit and Development (Faten), Al-Ahliyya insurance, as well as many other companies in similar fields.

Government –Ministry of finance, Palestine Monetary authority, as well several other local governmental offices.

Plus – Jawwal, Paltel, Al-Wataniyya,Unipal, Padico,Masrouji, and various other companies.

The Academic plan consists of 120 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirement  Type

Credit Hours

University Requirements

21

Business and Economics Faculty Requirements[1]

29-32

Specialization Requirements

57

Elective courses [2]

10-13

Total

120

Specialization Requirements (57 credit hours):

A. Compulsory Courses:

42 credit hours, compromised of the following courses:

Course Number

 

Perquisite

ACCT230 | FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 2

ACCT130

ACCT331 | COST ACCOUNTING

ACCT230

ACCT332 | PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION

ACCT230

ACCT333 | MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

ACCT331

ACCT335 | INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING 1

ACCT230

ACCT336 | INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING 2

ACCT335

ACCT339 | AUDITING 1

ACCT335

ACCT432 | ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

ACCT336

ACCT434 | ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

ACCT331

ACCT437 | SEMINAR IN ACCOUNTING

ECON235 and Fourth Year Standing

BUSA230 | PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

BUSA130

BUSA3301 | INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW

BUSA230

ECON132 | PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

ECON131

FINN230 | PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

FINN130, ACCT230

B. Elective courses:

15 credit hours from the following courses:

Credit Hours

Course Number

Perquisite

 

 

6 credit hours from the following courses:

ECON3311 | ANALYTICAL MICROECONOMICS 1

ECON132, MATH2351

ECON3321 | ANALYTICAL MACROECONOMICS 1

ECON132, MATH2351

ECON3361 | INTERNATIONAL TRADE

ECON3311

ECON3362 | INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

ECON3321

ECON338 | MONEY AND BANKING

ECON132

ECON434 | PUBLIC FINANCE

ECON3311

ECON438 | PROJECT EVALUATION

ECON3311

3 credit hours from Business Administration or Marketing courses

6 credit hours from Accounting courses


[1] 32 Credit hours for high school students (Tawjihi)/Art and Commercial streams

    29 credit hours for high school students (Tawjihi)/Scientific stream

[2] 10 credit hours for high school students (Tawjihi)/Arts and Commercial streams

    13 credit hours for high school students (Tawjihi)/Scientific stream