Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy is a four-year program that prepares the student for the Certified Public Accountants’ Board Exam which encompasses subjects in Accounting, Audit, Business Law and Taxation. It prepares students for job opportunities in the Accounting profession and helps them be ready in coping the problems they will be facing as Professional Accountants. BS Accountancy prepares students solve problems that needs logical thinking, reasoning, analytical skills, and effective communication skills in order to succeed in the program. Professional values such as Commitment, Patience, and hard work are integral in becoming a Professional Accountant.
BS Accountancy also provides students with the knowledge of what accounting is about and its role in business and its fundamental concerns and concepts. It broadens the ability of the students to analyze, interpret and evaluate relevant accounting problems and apply them in real world of work scenarios.
It also develops the students’ accounting skills to perform such duties as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, auditing and tax preparations. And lastly, it provides students with stimulating academics design to develop their skills and capabilities in areas that will assist in their personal and professional growth.
BSA Program Learning Outcomes:
A graduate of BS Accountancy should be able to:
1. Resolve business issues and problems, with a global and strategic perspective using knowledge and technical proficiency in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, cost accounting and management, accounting and control, taxation, and accounting information systems;
2. Conduct accountancy research through independent studies of relevant literature and appropriate use of accounting theory methodologies;
3. Employ technology as a business tool in capturing financial and non-financial information, generating reports and making decisions,
4. Apply knowledge and skills to successfully respond to various types of assessments; and (including professional licensure and certifications); and
5. Confidently maintain a commitment to good corporate citizenship, social responsibility and ethical practice in performing functions as an accountant.
Student Learning Outcomes
By the time of graduation, BSA students will be able to:
1. understand the ethical and regulatory environment for accountants and the role accountants play in society to provide and ensure the integrity of financial, managerial and other information.
2. apply the critical thinking and analytical skills that support professional skepticism, assessment, and assurance of accounting information.
3. develop communication skills that will allow them to effectively communicate financial and non-financial results.
4. record, analyze, and interpret historical and prospective financial and non-financial information.
5. use technology as appropriate to analyze financial and non-financial information.
6. demonstrate an understanding of tax policy, strategy and compliance.
7. understand international accounting issues and practices, including roles and responsibilities played by accountants within a global context.
Specific Professions/Careers/Occupations for BSA graduates:
Graduates of this course may be any of the following:
In Commerce and Industry
- Audit staff
- Tax office staff
- Management services staff
- Consulting staff
- Audit manager
- Financial accounting and reporting staff
- Management accounting staff
- Tax accounting staff
- Internal audit staff
- Financial analyst
- Junior accounting instructor
- Senior faculty
- Accounting department chair
- Vice-president for Academic Affairs
- LGU accountant
- Revenue accountant
- Budget analyst
- Financial services specialist
- State accountant