Department of Management Sciences

Associate Degree Program in Accounting & Finance
(2 Years)

Introduction

The AD (A&F) is proposed to be a 2-year Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance. It suits those students who have passed 12 years of education (HSSC or equivalent) and are looking for short-duration education in Accounting & Finance. This may be due to financial reasons or time constraints. Enrolling in an Associate degree program, keeps the door open of earning a Bachelor degree in the future by completing the remaining two years. Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance holders will be eligible for continuing their education by taking admission in the fifth semester of the 8-semster BS (Accounting & Finance) degree program. The curriculum is designed in line with the HEC recommendations, while at the same time it takes care of the needs of the industry. This should ensureeasy employability of Associate Degree graduates.

Eligibility

Must have passed HSSC or an equivalent examination.

Degree Requirements

For the award of Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance, a student must have:

  1. 1. Must pass 72 credit hours of courses, as per tentative study plan.
  2. Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00
  3. 3. Should undertake a 9-week internship, at a convenient time after their first semester, or a work attachment for a total of up to 360 hours during their course duration.
Tentative Study Plan

Code

 

Semester 1

CHs

Pre Req.

 

BC

Fundamentals of Accounting

3 (3-0)

 

 

DC

Mercantile law

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Business Mathematics

3 (3-0)

 

 

GE

Introduction to IT

3 (3-0)

 

 

GE

Functional English

3 (3-0)

 

 

GE

Introduction to Psychology

3 (3-0)

 

 

 

Total

18 (18-0)

 

Code

 

Semester 2

CHs

Pre Req.

 

GE

Pakistan Studies

2 (2-0)

 

 

DC

Principles of Taxation

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Financial Accounting

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Business Statistics

3 (3-0)

 

 

DC

Company Law

3 (3-0)

 

 

GE

Islamic Ideology/ Ethics

2 (2-0)

 

 

 

Total

16(16-0)

 

Code

 

Semester 3

CHs

Pre Req.

 

GE

Presentation skills

2 (2-0)

 

 

DC

Financial Reporting

3 (3-0)

 

 

DC

Introduction to Audit

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Cost Accounting

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Micro Economics

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Fundamentals of Management

3 (3-0)

 

 

 

Total

17 (17-0)

 

Code

 

Semester 4

CHs

Pre Req.

 

DC

Management Accounting

3 (3-0)

 

 

DC

Introduction to Business Finance

3 (3-0)

 

 

DC

Advanced Audit

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Business Communication

3 (3-0)

 

 

BC

Principles of Marketing

3 (3-0)

 

 

 

Total

15 (15-0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domain

Credits

 

 

 

Business Core (9 courses)

27 (27-0)

 

 

 

Domain Core (8 courses)

24 (15-0)

 

 

 

General Education Courses (6 courses)

15 (24-0)

 

 

 

TOTAL

66 (66-0)