Bachelor of Science (Accounting & Finance) Program Structure

The BSAF program, as approved by the Academic Board, comprise of:

 Courses  Semesters  Duration
40 8 4 years


 

 

Course category

Courses

Credit hours

University core courses

4

12

Accounting core

6

18

Accounting elective

6

18

Finance core

5

15

Finance elective

7

21

Non-specialization courses

12

36

Experiential learning project (6 hrs)*

1*

6

 

*ELP is a project, equivalent to 2 courses of 6 credit hours, that will also be incorporated in CGPA.

University Core:

1. English Grammar and Composition
2. Speech Communication
3. Pakistan History
4. Socioeconomic Philosophy of Islam / Philosophy, Logic & Ethics*

*All Muslim students are required to register for SEPI. Non-Muslim students may take either SEPI or PLE.

Accounting Core & Electives

Accounting Core

Accounting Electives (6 to be selected)

1.       Principles of Accounting

2.       Management Accounting

3.       Financial Accounting

4.       Taxation

5.       Business Law

6.       Auditing

(1-6 are Required for ICAP and ACCA exemption)

1.       Advanced Managerial Accounting

2.       Financial Reporting

3.       Corporate Law

4.       Advanced Financial Reporting

5.       Advanced Taxation

6.       Advanced Auditing

7.       Corporate Governance

8.       Business Analysis & Decision Making

9.       Legal & Regulatory Environment

7.       Strategic Management

8.       Accounting Information System (SAP)

10.   Data Warehousing

11.   Database Systems

12.   Competition Law (or Anti-Trust Law)

13.   Legal Aspects of mergers and acquisitions

14.   International Business

 

Finance Core & Electives

Finance Core

Finance Electives (7 to be selected)

1.       Introduction to Business Finance

2.       Financial Institutions & Markets

3.       Regulations & Financial Markets

4.       Financial Management

5.       Financial Modeling

1.       Investment Banking

2.       Treasury & Fund Management

3.       Financial Risk Management

4.       Advance Portfolio Management & Wealth Planning

5.       Corporate Finance

6.       Financial Econometrics

7.       Public Finance

8.       Alternative Investments

9.       Real Estate Investments

10.   International Banking

11.   Behavioral Finance (Lab – 4 credit hours)

12.   Venture Capital & Finance of Innovation

13.   Buyouts & Acquisitions

14.   Corporate Restructuring

15.   Empirical Research in Finance

16.   Fixed Income Investments

17.   Branch Banking

18.   Lending  - Products, Operations, Risk Management

19.   Finance of International Trade & related treasury operations

20.   Marketing of Financial Services

21.   Information Technology in Financial Services

22.   International Finance

23.   Security Analysis

24.   Derivatives

25.   Portfolio Management (Lab – 4 Credit)

26.   Advanced Corporate Finance

27.   Islamic Banking & Finance

28.   Financial Economics

 

2.4 Non Specialization Core and Electives

Non Specialization (NS) Core

NS Electives (4 to be selected)

1 must be Social Science(note 1)

1.       Introduction to Statistics

2.       Statistical Inference

3.       Introduction to Computer Applications

4.       Introduction to Economics

5.       Management & Organizational Behavior

6.       Principles of Marketing

7.       Calculus with application – 1

8.       Business Communication + workshops (Personal Effectiveness)

Any course except Accounting (note 2) and Finance (note 3) courses.

 

Note 1: Social Science course means a course offered by Social Science Department, including languages.

Note 2: Accounting course means a course offered by Accounting & Law department

Note 3: Finance course means a course offered by Finance department