1 General Objectives
The accounting curriculum is designed with sufficient flexibility to prepare students for the many career options available to accounting graduates. Among the principal career options are public accounting, private accounting, not for profit accounting and other business consulting or finance flavored careers. That is, the program aims at developing graduates who are capable of handling current and future accounting, auditing and finance practices in private and public institutions and other economic sectors of the country.
The program also aims at developing all-rounded and responsible citizens who are capable of enhancing the well-being of the country. More over the program aims at developing the competence and creativity of graduates in establishing and running their own professional firms to render public accounting services.
2 Specific Objectives
The centrality of accounting in business practice makes it an ideal field within the business curricula. Thus, the program is particularly designed:
1.To respond to the needs of the country for higher-level accountants, auditors and financial managers
2.To spot and resolve practical organizational problems and enhancing the standards of the profession
by actively participating instructors and students in applied research.
3.To support the efforts of organizations in designing and/or improving their accounting and internal
control systems and in upgrading the skills and knowledge of their employees by conducting short-term
training for their employees and by giving consultation services.
4.To enable students to be equipped with the relevant analytical and critical thinking, oral and written communication skills which are relevant to their field of study.
5.To expose students with new developments in Information Technology relevant to prospective position
they are expected to assume in the world of work in the area of accounting, auditing and finance.
6.To help students become responsible citizens of the nation committed to all sorts of efforts meant
for enhancing the economic welfare of the country, Ethiopia.
7.To ensure the curriculum meets the requirements of stakeholders and maintains its international
standards of the field, and contributes for the development of the profession.
8.To promote faculty’s competency through professional development schemes so as to help them
compound their service to the community.