Program Description



The Accounting Department is one of the first departments of the Business School which was established in September 1990. The department offers undergraduate and graduates accounting programs. The Bachelor’s Program in Accounting aims at meeting the requirements of the local, regional and global labor market with highly qualified accountants. The bachelor program consists of (132) credit hours, and the study plan was developed in the academic year 2014-2015 and in the year 2019-2020 to keep pace with the continuous development in international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and international auditing standards and keep pace with developments in the financial and business environment and meet the needs of the labor market. The qualified teaching staff of Ph.D. and MA holders in all accounting fields and specializations.

Program of Higher Diploma in Public Accounting Number of Credit Hours: 24The program aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge and specialized skills (basic and advanced) in legal Accounting. It includes different subjects in Financial Accounting, International Accounting Standards (IASs), Financial Reporting, Managerial Accounting, and International Auditing Standards. Furthermore, it enables the participants to acquire knowledge to understand the legal framework and jurisdictions related to organizations and commissions like Company Law, Income Tax Law, social security, Legal Accounting Profession (CPAs), Securities and Exchange, and Integrity and Anti -fraud.


Number Of Credit Hours

4 (1)

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements of the Bachelor degree in the Accounting program include a High School Certificate or equivalent in the following:


  • Scientific
  • Literary
  • Comprehensive Health Education
  • Informatics Administration
  • Scientific - Medical Field
  • Scientific - Pure Sciences Field
  • Commercial - 2019 and below
  • Hotel - 2019 and below
  • Hotel - 2020 and above
  • Household Economy - 2019 and below
  • Tourism - 2020 and above

Job Opportunities

  • Professional areas needed by financial institutions.
  • Practice accounting and auditing in private accounting offices.
  • Conducting financial consultations, feasibility studies and economic evaluation of projects.
  • Accounting Auditing and Tax Audit.
  • Financial and tax bodies.
  • Industrial and commercial companies

Study Plans and Program Files

Educational Objectives


Program Educational Objectives (PEO's):


  • PEO1.Graduating qualified students in the field of accounting.
  • PEO2.Developing the skills and abilities of the academic staff to keep pace with new developments and academic research.
  • PEO3.Adapting to labor market demands and keeping pace with new developments by constant updating and upgrading of academic programs.
  • PEO4.Adopting projects and starting partnerships with local community agencies.

Students Learning Outcomes (SLO's):


  • Define accounting cycle, as well, identify the International Accounting Principles and the impact of global issues.
  • Outline financial accounting topics such as business combinations, governmental accounting, partnership accounting, and advanced financial accounting.
  • Explain auditing principles and techniques, as well the international auditing standards.
  • Describe ethical dilemmas that occur in accounting.
  • Analyze appropriate managerial and business issues critical to use accounting data and other information.
  • Evaluate financial results through examination of relevant data, and prepare Tax report and return.
  • Evaluate managerial decision-making, including planning, directing and controlling activities in a business environment.


Educational Objectives with Student Outcomes:

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