King Talal School of Business Technology
Accounting

About

The Bachelor's degree in Accounting is unique in that it seeks to differentiate itself from traditional accounting programs by focusing on IT applications in various fields of knowledge of accounting and. This program is part of the ambitious plan adopted by PSUT to achieve its mission through scientific research, the development of existing study programs and the creation of new programs based on the integration of technology with different fields of knowledge. The aim of the program is to prepare qualified graduates in the fields of accounting and auditing, capable of keeping abreast of economic development and contributing to meeting the needs of local and Arab organizations. Graduates of PSUT in accounting enter the labor market highly-qualified in a range of activities, due to advanced curricula and educational programs that meet international standards, providing the students with knowledge, technology applications, and research skills related to accounting. The Accounting Department also supports its students by facilitating their attendance of professional certificate training, student exchange opportunities, and participation in local and international student competitions.

 

Departmental graduation requirements:

Within the plan of the program, the passage of (132) credit hours is required to grant this degree, which includes various fields of knowledge and skills, of which (27) credit hours are compulsory university requirements, (24) credit hours are college requirements and (81) credit hours are distributed as follows: (66) hours Accredited study as the mandatory specialization requirements, and (15) credit hours of elective specialization requirements.

 

Possible fields of work for graduates:

Financial accounting in private sectors such as banks, insurance companies, investment companies, service companies, and industrial companies; External auditing; Internal auditing; Forensic auditing; Governmental and not-for-profit accounting; Taxation; Managerial accounting; Financial analysis; Financial management.