Accounting is a distinct area of study that provides opportunities for career growth in a wide variety of sectors. Graduating students with a BSc. In Accounting degree are equipped with a broadness of knowledge and skills needed for the professional life in this vital business major.

Your expertise will be in high demand worldwide as a graduate of this program. Accounting is constantly at the core of every business activity in today's competitive market climate, and the need to learn and master these disciplines has grown internationally.

Accounting will boost your planning, strategic thinking and financial management skills, all of which will prepare you for a complex and demanding corporate environment. Accounting will also provide you with an opportunity to move forward with your accounting career and be capable of further study and earning professional accounting certificates such as CPA, ACCA, CMA, CF, and CGA.

Student during their study will complete a series of interesting courses, including Financial accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis, Auditing, Computer Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Managerial Accounting.

Concentration requirements

This degree requires 122 credit hours. 

University Requirements (Compulsory) 9 Courses (26 Cr)

ARA101         Arabic                     

CSC101          Computing Essentials                     

ENG101         English I                     

ENG102         English II                     

MAT101        Calculus I                     

SBS155          Human Rights                     

ENG201         English III : Technical Writing                     

WCS201         Cultural Studies I                     

SBS206          Bahrain Modern History                     


University Requirements (Elective) Select 2 Courses (6 Cr)

ENG220         Themes in Literature                     

GRD130         Painting                     

LIT203          Studies in American Literature                     

PHL202         Business Ethics

PHL203         Critical Thinking Skills                     

POS101          Intro. to Political Science                     

PSY201          Introduction to Psychology                     

SBS201          General Sociology                     

SBS203          Human Development                     

SBS205          Communication Skills

WCS301         Cultural Studies II                     

WMN201       Women Studies                     


Program Requirements (Compulsory) 15 Courses (45 Cr)


ACT101         Financial Accounting 1                     


BUS301         Entrepreneurship                     


MGT101        Principles of Management                     


ACT201         Managerial Accounting                     


ECO201         Microeconomics                     

ECO202         Macroeconomics                     

FIN201          Principles of Finance                     

MKT201        Principles of Marketing                     

STS201          Probability And Statistics I                     

BUS205         Business Law                     

BUS315         Internship/Practicum                     

BUS350         Business Communications                     

CIT311          Management Information Systems                     

MGT301        Organization and Management                     

MGT490        Business Policy & Strategy                     


Program Requirements (Elective) Select 4 Courses (12 Cr)

BUS251         Internet Technology                     

BUS310         Managerial Economics                     

BUS325         New Venture Creation                     

BUS435         Family Entrepreneurship Management                     

CIT231          Cloud Computing                     

CIT262          Multimedia Systems                     

FIN385          Financial Planning and Control                     

MAT102        Calculus II                     

MGT385        Tourism & Hospitality Management                     

STS202          Probability And Statistics II                     


Concentration Requirements (Compulsory) 8 courses (24 Cr)                       


ACT102         Financial Accounting II                     


ACT301         Intermediate Financial Accounting 1                     


ACT305         Intermediate Financial Accounting 2                     


ACT310         Cost Accounting                     


ACT385         Financial Reporting & Analysis                     


ACT390         Computer Accounting                     

ACT351         Auditing

ACT355         Advanced Financial Accounting                                       


Concentration Requirements (Elective) Select 1 course (3 Cr)

ACT360         Government & Fund Accounting                     


ACT362         Profit Planning and Budgeting Control                     


ACT365         Accounting Theory                     


ACT370         International Accounting                     


ACT375         Accounting Information Systems                     


ACT380         EDP Auditing                     


ACT385         Financial Reporting & Analysis                     


IBF309           Accounting for Islamic Banks                     


Free Electives (Elective) Select 2 Courses (6 Cr)