• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut, Debbieh, Tripoli
  • Faculty: Business Administration
  • Department: Accounting

Program Description

To receive a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, a student must satisfactorily complete 100 credit hours with an overall minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 + ICDL (International Computer Driving License).

Career Opportunities: Tax Accountant - Cost Accountant - Managerial Accountant - Internal Auditor - External Auditor - Governmental Auditor - Finance Controller - Finance Director.


Chairperson Prof. Wajdi Hijazi
Associate Professor Dr. Ali ElHaridy
Assistant Professors Dr. Mohammad Mandour, Dr. Ekramy Mokhtar, Dr. Rasha Mahboub
Part-time Lecturers Mrs. Rasha Noureddine, Mrs. Rasha Bou Hamdan, Dr. Rjaa Sherif
  • Produce internationally competitive graduates capable of succeeding in their chosen profession by offering timely, relevant, high-quality educational services
  • Provide leadership supporting the accounting profession, business, government, and obtain national and international recognition in teaching, research and other services
  • Maintain curricula that are of high quality and responsive to the needs of our stakeholders
  • Foster interaction among internal and external stakeholder
  • Prepare students for different careers in the field of accounting
  • Provide students with knowledge and understanding of accounting and auditing theory and practice
  • Provide a foundation in the methods and applications of internal and external accountin
  • Equip students for further academic and / or professional studies

a. Knowledge and Understanding

  • Understand the basics and foundational concepts related to accounting.
  • Analyze how accounting may provide information that help managers in carrying out their jobs.
  • Follow innovative accounting practices.
  • Understand the different aspects of internal and external accounting.

b. Intellectual Skills

  • Analyze and evaluate accounting information for decision making
  • Evaluate the role of accounting in manufacturing, merchandizing (trading), services, governmental and non-profit organizations.
  • Develop effective communication skills

c. Practical and Professional Skills

  • Conduct research through the creation, extraction and analysis of different theories and current practices.
  • Apply relevant software and programs in order to better analyze accounting information for internal and external users.
  • Formulate and implement operating and financial budgets.

d. General and Transferable Skills

  • Communicate verbally.
  • Deliver presentations on various accounting topics.
  • Analyze financial statements in an organized form.
  • Make effective use of IT tools in the field of accounting.
  • Undertake effective financial presentation for external and internal users.
  • Engage in different seminars and workshops.

The credit hours required to earn a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Accounting Major) is 100 credit hours + ICDL.

Graduates may seek employment in different settings, since accounting and auditing are necessary for a wide variety of businesses, Government, tax authority, auditing firms (CPA firms) and banks. Hence, our graduates may find careers in accounting, internal auditing, corporate governance, external auditing, budgeting preparation, product costing and cost control, financial accounting, and managerial accounting.

Some career options include:

Tax Accountant; Cost Accountant; Managerial Accountant; Internal Auditor; External Auditor; Governmental Auditor; Finance Controller; Finance Director.

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BACC201 Principles of Accounting I 3 3 Lec Major R
BECO201 Microeconomics 3 3 Lec Major R
BMTH201 Business Math 3 3 Lec Major R
BUSN201 Business Law 2 2 Lec Major R
BUSN203 Business Communications 2 2 Lec Major R
BUSN204 Business Ethics 2 2 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 3 3 Crs Major E
Second Semester
BACC202 Principles of Accounting II 3 3 Lec Major R
BECO202 Macroeconomics 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT202 Principels of Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BMTH202 Business Statistics 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 3 3 Crs Major E
Third Semester
BACC301 Intermediate Accounting I 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT301 Organizational Behavior 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT302 Operations Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BMIS301 Management Information Systems I 3 3 Lec Major R
BMKT301 Principles of Marketing 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 4 4 Crs Major E
Fourth Semester
BACC302 Intermediate Accounting II 3 3 Lec Major R
BFIN302 Financial Management 3 3 Lec Major R
BFSC302 Taxation Systems 3 3 Lec Major R
BMGT304 Strategic Management 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
Fifth Semester
BACC401 Corporation & Partnership Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
BACC403 Cost Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
BACC405 Accounting Information Systems 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
------- Major Electives 6 6 Crs Major E
Sixth Semester
BACC402 Auditing 3 3 Lec Major R
BACC404 Managerial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
BACC406 Tax Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
BACC410 Senior Project & Internship 3 3 Lec Major R
------- Major Electives 2 2 Crs Major E
------- University Requirements 3 3 Crs CUR

Major Electives (Major E)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BACC411 Governmental Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
BACC412 International Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
BACC413 Advanced Cost & Managerial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
BACC414 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
BACC415 Cost Accounting for Restaurants & Hotels 3 3 Lec Major E
BACC416 Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
BECO406 Managerial Economics 3 3 Lec Major E
BMGT404 Entrepreneurship & Venture Management 3 3 Lec Major E
BMIS302 Management Information Systems II 3 3 Lec Major E
BUSN420 Corporate Social Responsibility 3 3 Lec Major E