BS Accounting

The Bachelor’s in accounting degree from Queensville University is a premium degree in accountancy and it is the only undergraduate degree that is recognized in order to take up the profession of an accountant in many countries. The course curriculum of Bachelor’s in accounting degree is deeply and widely distributed among the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation. The curriculum also includes intermediate coursework in business law, general coverage of management theory and economics, and business mathematics and statistics.

Individuals who are willing to work as professional accountants will further commence with the Master of Accountancy; an accelerated and advanced program that allows additional elective work. This program is typically available to those students who have an earlier degree in a relevant subject and who want to advance their career through accountancy education later in their lives.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

The online accountancy courses offered at Queensville University of Business & Technology Management uniformly help professionals to:

  • Countless opportunities for beneficial volunteer and learning opportunities and provides accounting students with a robust career network.
  • Become familiar with accounting debits and credits as we show you how to record transactions.
  • Develop skills in research, analysis and critical thinking
  • Build credentials and meet employer necessities through the accumulation of professional certifications.
  • Well-prepared to begin the process of completing certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial
  • Manager (CFM), and Certified Financial Planner (CFA)
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Information Research Methods 1 By providing an introduction to the scholarly research process, with an emphasis on using both print and electronic information resources and services, this course is designed to help Learners develop information literacy—the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information to become independent, life-long Learners.
College Algebra 3 This course is a general purpose algebra course. It is a skill oriented course with an emphasis on the development of these skills through the use of real data. A basic understanding of high school algebra is necessary. The use of a graphics calculator or computer software which has the same capabilities is required. If the Learner has access to a graphics calculator, the Learner should use it in the completion of all course objectives and assignments. However, if a computational and graphing device must be purchased, it is recommended that MathCad software be purchased. It is recommended that the Learner contact the faculty mentor within the first week of the course for the most economical source for this software.
Modern American History 3 This course is a study of the development of American characteristics and nationality from colonial beginnings through the period of Reconstruction, emphasizing the factors and forces which produced the Revolution, the Constitution, westward expansion, sectionalism and the Civil War. It also includes a study of the social, economic, and political forces that moved the United States through changing times from the post-Reconstruction era to the present, focusing on both domestic and foreign affairs in the country’s last century of development.
World's Religions 3 Provides an introduction to the historical, geographic, mythical, ritual, psychosocial, anthropological, and doctrinal differences among the major world religions.
English Composition I 3 The purpose of this course is to guide the learner through the writing process to develop expository prose with an emphasis on effective organization and on correctness. Utilizes exercises in developing, drafting, revising, proofreading in APA writing style for attaining collegiate writing skills.
English Composition II 3 This course focuses on applied writing using references, citations, and a bibliography. This course requires the completion of an 8-10 page research paper. This research paper may be on any subject of interest to the Learner. However, cited outside sources of information (rather than just your opinion) must be used.
Introduction to Meteorology 3 An introductory course about the atmosphere environment, intended to relate one's everyday experiences to meteorological concepts and to stress the understanding and application of principles. It explains the ‘how’ and ‘why’ behind the nightly weather reports.
Controversial Environmental Issues 3 This course presents major environmental issues facing today’s world, such as: political issues; the effect of technology; waste disposal and the future of the environment. Advocates for each side of the issues present their views. The Learner is expected to analyze both sides of the controversy as well as present his/her critical opinions.
Health and Nutrition 3 Focuses on the personal responsibility of health for a lifetime of physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being
U.S. Government 3 This course is an elitist introduction to American government. Elite theory is contrasted to democratic theory and to modern pluralist political theory and includes examining the U.S. Constitution, American political history, power structures, public opinion, mass media, elections, parties, interest groups, the presidency, Congress, the bureaucracy, the courts, federalism, protest movements, and public policy.
Sociology 3 Looks into the principles and problems of group behavior, socialization, culture, and social organizations.
Psychology of Business 3 This course teaches Learners how to apply established psychological concepts to improve personal effectiveness in business situations. It demonstrates practical application of these concepts through case studies of problem situations commonly occurring in the workplace.
Introduction to Statistics 3 This is a first course in basic statistics. The design of the course is to expose the student to both descriptive and inferential statistics. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how statistics can be used to be a better informed citizen in today’s world. Much of the statistical terminology, techniques, and conclusions will be studied and learned within a context, so that the learning is more meaningful to the students in both the academic and work place settings. Emphasis will be placed on applications and the mathematical formulae will be deemphasized. Graphing of data and computer or calculator statistical analyses will be required, with hand calculations of even the most elementary computations being discouraged.
Logic and Critical Thinking 3 This course helps learners to think more clearly, critically, and competently as well as sharpen reasoning abilities when encountering new and unexpected situations. Besides the development of higher order thinking, Learners will learn to formulate, analyze, and model problems, select relevant information in order to devise plans and test solutions. This includes an introduction to the principles of correct reasoning and their application. Emphasis is on improving the skills of thinking and reading critically, analyzing and evaluating arguments objectively, and constructing sound arguments based on relevant evidence.
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Human Resource Management And Development 3 Examines methods that organizations use to meet organizational goals through influencing worker attitudes, behaviors, and performance. Topics include recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisal, and compensation.
Organizational Behavior 3 Covers concepts of human relations and organizational behavior through the study of people's behavior at work. Develop understanding, attitudes, and skills leading to increased personal effectiveness.
Principles of Marketing 3 Emphasizes decisions made in developing both strategic and tactical marketing plans. Uses computer simulations, experiential learning assignments, and marketing plan development to demonstrate principles of market segmentation, product development, pricing, distribution planning, and promotion.
Business Statistics 3 Introduction to basic concepts and methods of probability and statistics, including the following topics: collection, description and presentation of data, probability, random variables, sampling, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and selected non-parametric techniques.
Introduction to Business 3 Introduction to planning, organizing, decision-making, leadership and control in a business. Business disciplines of accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations are introduced, along with discussions of business ethics and social responsibility.
Basic Business law 3 Provides an understanding of the legal basis of contracts and their enforcement in the areas of general contracts, contracts of commercial sales and of agency, and commercial paper.
Principles of Economics 3 An introduction to economics. The microeconomics portion covers consumer choice, the firm, value and price theory, and distribution theory. The macroeconomics portion covers national income analysis, fiscal policy, money and monetary policy, the commercial banking system, and the Federal Reserve System.
Business Process Analysis 3 Studies business decision management discipline using business rules, process models (e.g. flowcharts, unified modeling language, swim lanes), and information systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Emphasis on industry standards and business process management used to increase productivity.
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Accounting Principles I 3 Introduction to basic principles, concepts, and theoretical framework of financial accounting with the emphasis on its use by economically rational decision makers. Topics include the decision-making environment and the accounting cycles, processes, and statements.
Accounting Principles II 3 Emphasizes the role of accounting information within a firm. Topics include budgeting, responsibility accounting, cost allocations, cost behavior, decision models, capital budgeting, and an introduction to product costing in manufacturing and service sector firms.
Accounting Theory/Practice I 3 Studies the theory, concepts, and practices underlying financial reporting and measurement. Primary focus is on income measurement, and the valuation of assets, like cash, receivables, inventory, and long-lived assets, as well as multinational issues.
Accounting Theory/Practice Il 3 A continuation of ACC 3000 with theories, concepts, and practices underlying financial measurement and reporting. Focuses on the measurement and reporting of liabilities and equities, and includes multinational issues.
Managerial/Cost Accounting I 3 The primary emphasis is on traditional and contemporary product costing techniques, cost allocation practices, and basic cost-management issues. Topics include process costing, standard costing, activity-based costing, cost allocation issues, balanced scorecard, strategic profitability analysis, and the role of accounting in contemporary management practices.
Foundations of Taxation 3 Introduction to basic principles, concepts, and theoretical framework of taxation systems, emphasizing income taxation and its impact on decision making. Topics include tax planning and compliance for individuals, corporations, and partnerships.
Advanced Accounting 3 The theory and practice of financial accounting and reporting pertaining to business combinations and consolidated financial statements, accounting for partnerships, and related business forms, foreign currency transactions, and financial statement translations, and other advanced accounting topics.
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Accounting Systems 3 Introduction to the basic principles, concepts, and theoretical framework for the design and operation of accounting information systems, emphasizing its use to enhance decision making. Topics include system design, internal controls, the use of databases, and electronic commerce.
Principles of Finance 3 Introduction to the principles of finance. Topics include financial mathematics, the capital investment decision, financial assets valuation, and the risk-return relationship
Managerial/Cost Accounting II 3 Emphasizes information requirements of contemporary management decision-making and strategic-planning processes. Covers contemporary control and evaluation practices (such as activity-based management), determining the costs of quality, and productivity analysis in the context of accounting information systems.
Intellectual Property Management 3 Covers principles of intellectual property lawy, addressing managerial and policy issues in copyright, trademark, trade secret, and patents. Readings and discussions also cover how these property and legal systems impact the balance between property exclusivity, technological innovation and public access.
Attestation and Assurance 3 Auditing procedures and techniques associated with public accounting and with internal auditing for business entities. Topics include auditor's responsibilities, professional ethics, generally accepted auditing standards, purpose and types of audits, objectives, internal control, evidence, organization within the public accounting profession, the audit program, and auditing procedures and techniques.
Applied Portfolio Management 3 Covers issues in the managment and administration of investments in an institutional setting. Students form a new investment firm and manage a real portfolio of financial assets.
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3 Develops a framework to make intelligent investment decisions and achieve successful investment results through a global outlook. Covers the theoretical and technical concepts involved in investing in marketable securities. A framework for making intelligent investment decisions and achieving successful investment results is developed
Advanced Financial Management 3 Advanced topics in managerial finance: Advanced capital budgeting, project analysis, capital acquisition, capital structure and dividend policy, and other topics.
Derivatives and Financial Engineering 3 Covers the pricing and use of options, financial futures, swaps, and other derivative securities.
Financial Risk Management and Financial Engineering 3 Detailed analysis of the measurement of financial risk and the tools and techniques available to manage financial risk. Topics include financial disasters, risk measurement (market, default, currency exchange, value-at-risk) and the hedging of these risks.
Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 3 focuses on Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting Environment and Characteristics, The Use of Funds in Governmental Accounting, Budgetary Considerations in Governmental Accounting, An Introduction to General and Special Revenue Funds, General and Special Revenue Funds, Capital Projects Funds, Debt Service Funds, and Permanent Funds, Proprietary-Type Funds, Fiduciary Funds, Reporting Principles and Preparation of Fund Financial Statements, Government-Wide Financial Statements, Federal Government Accounting and Reporting, Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations, Accounting for Health Care Organizations, Analysis of Financial Statements and Financial Condition, Fundamentals of Accounting
Global Finance 3 Studies international financial systems and markets. Covers the principle of comparative advantage, balance of payments, exchange rate systems, theories of international finance, identification of international risk exposures, the management and treatment of risk, and special topics of international finance.
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Graduation Research Project 3 Examines a topic chosen by the learner in order to develop and broaden professional or personal skills and knowledge, especially in applying skills learned in coursework to a specific business or industry.