Philosophy & Objectives


The Department of Accounting & Finance offers two programmes leading to the award of B.Sc. degree with Honours.


The general philosophy of the programme is aimed at developing the total being of the students. In this connection, the curriculum develops the mind and imparts theoretical and practical knowledge that will encourage self-reliance in the individual. It also enables the student to understand, exploit, and if necessary change his/her environment.


The objectives of the B.Sc. (Accounting) degree programme are to provide courses of instruction which are designed to prepare students for careers in both the public and private sectors of the economy. Specifically, the objectives are to:

i. provide basic knowledge needed for an understanding and analysis of problems related to the management or administration of industrial, commercial, public and other human organizations;

ii. equip students with the skills needed for recognizing and defining problems and taking appropriate decisions using scientific techniques and tools;

iii. inculcate in students the awareness and sensitivity to environmental factors and conditions and their impact on managerial/administrative practices and decisions: and

iv. develop in students leadership and inter-personal relations skills which are needed for working in organizations.