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:

In addition to University and School requirements, the student must successfully complete 81 credit hours, distributed as follows: 66 credit hours of compulsory 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.