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Welcome to the College of Accountancy

Nature of the Field of Study:

This is the program that provides general accounting education to students wanting to pursue a professional career in Accountancy in general and in Public Accounting in particular. Further, this is the program that complies with the latest competency framework for professional accountants issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) through their International Education Standards. Thus, this qualifies the graduate of this program to take assessments leading to certifications in Accountancy given by the Professional Regulatory Commission – Board of Accountancy (PRC-BOA) and other global professional Accountancy organizations.

Program Goals:

The primary goal of accounting education is to produce e competent and ethical professional accountants capable of making a positive contribution over their lifetimes to the profession and society in which they work. In the face of increasing changes that they will meet later as professional accountants, it is essential that students develop and maintain an attitude of learning to learn, to maintain their competence later as professional accountants.

Specific Professions/ Careers/Occupations for graduates:

The field of accounting offers simulating and challenging work that is constantly evolving. The BSA program seeks to prepare the student for an Accountancy career.

Specific sample job opportunities are the following:

A. Entry-level jobs

    1. Public Practice: Junior Analyst, Consulting Staff
    2. Commerce and Industry: Cost Analyst, Investment Analyst, Accountancy Staff, Tax Accounting Staff, Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Credit Analyst, Cost Accountant.
    3. Government State Accounting Examiner: NBI Agent, Treasury Agent, State Accountant, LGU Accountant, Revenue Officer, Audit Examiners, Budget Officer, Financial Services Specialist./
    4. Education: Junior Accounting Instructor

After obtaining sufficient meaningful experience, the graduate of the BSA program can assume any of the following positions:

B. Middle-level positions

    1. Public Practice: Senior Consulting Manager/Financial Advisory Manager
    2. Commerce and Industry: Controller/Comptroller, Senior Information Systems Auditor, Senior Loan Officer, Senior Budget Officer
    3. Government: State Accountant V, Director III, and Director IV, Government Accountancy and Audit, Financial Services Manager, Audit Services Manager, Senior Auditor
    4. Education: Senior Faculty, Accounting Department Chairman

C. Advanced positions

    1. Public Practice: Partner, Senior Partner, Senior Consultant/Financial Advisor
    2. Commerce and Industry: Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer.
    3. Government: National Treasurer, Vice President for Finance /CFO (for GOCCs), Commissi9oner, Associate C commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, (COA, BIR, BOC)

Program Outcomes:

 1. Common to all programs in all types of schools

The graduates have the ability to:

  1. Articulate and discuss the latest developments in the specific field of practice. (PQF level 6 descriptor)
  2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino.
  3. Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
  4. Act in recognition of profession l, social, and ethical responsibility
  5. Preserve and promote “Filipino historical and cultural heritage” (based on RA 7722)

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

The curriculum for BS in Accountancy Program is designed to support aspiring professional accountants to develop the appropriate entry-level technical competence, professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes to successfully complete their studies, pass their professional certification assessment/examination, and the practical experience period. It is composed of a minimum of 173 units, including the required General Education (GE) curriculum, and covers all major areas required by the profession such as: Accounting: finance and related knowledge, Organizational and business knowledge and, Information technology, knowledge, and competencies.

The BS in Accounting Technology is a four-year degree program that centers on the basic accounting skills, business, and finance skills that will help students pursue careers in bookkeeping, auditing, tax preparation, and business analysis. Accounting technicians are the skilled support staff working in accounting and finance. They generally maintain systematic records of business transactions, verify and record them, use computers to calculate, prepare and process financial records.



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