Department Accounting And Finance in Brief

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MISSION

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VISION

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General Philosophy

Nigeria’s yearning for economic development must be met through increased accountability and transparency of financial resources. This accountability and transparency is required in both public and private sector organizations in order to maximize their potential contribution to national development. To achieve increased accountability and transparency in the use and management of financial resources requires skills of qualified and professional accountants. The general philosophy is based on the belief that training in this discipline will develop the mind, impart both theoretical and practical knowledge on the individual student, develop self-confidence, help to be innovative and self-reliant in the field of Accounting. The Programmes are designed to produce high level accounting personnel that can contribute to the development of accounting and banking practice.

Nomenclature of Degree in View

The Department shall for now provide three undergraduate academic programs. The nomenclature of the degrees in view shall be: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Microbiology; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Plant Science and Biotechnology; and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Zoology.

Justification

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OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Department are:

  1. To provide basic knowledge and skills needed for the understanding and analysis of problems related to the management and administration of industrial, commercial, public and other human organizations;
  2. To equip students with knowledge and skills of decision making; especially the analytical skills needed for recognizing, defining and solving problems; and
  3. To prepare prospective candidates to pursue further studies at academic and professional levels in the field of accounting, banking, finance and related disciplines.
Admission Requirements
  1. Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Accounting or Economics at ‘O’ level and any other two relevant subjects are required by UTME & DE.
  2. Candidates must score the minimum points in the UTME in the following subjects: Principles of Accounting or Economics, English, Maths and any other subject.
  3. DE requirement: IJMB A-Level in Accounting/Economics and any other two subjects. OND in Accounting, Business Administration, Banking and Finance or other relevant courses.
  4. Candidates must in addition to above satisfy the University Matriculation requirements.
Duration Of Programmes

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Courses Classification
Courses

100 Level

Course Code Course Title Unit Semester
GST 101

Communication in English I

2 1st
GST 103

Information and Communication Technology

1 1st
GST 105

Use of Library and Study Skills

1 1st
PAD 101

Introduction to Public Administration

3 1st
ACC 101

Book Keeping and Accounts

3 1st
BUS 101

Introduction to Business 

3 1st
BUS 103

Business Mathematics I 

2 1st
ECO 101

Economics Theory and principles I

3 1st
ACC 102

Book Keeping and Accounts II

3 2nd
BUS 102

Business Mathematics II

3 2nd
ECO 102

Economics Theory and Principles II 

3 2nd
GST 104

Nigerian Peoples and Culture 

2 2nd
GST 106

Communication in French, or

2 2nd
GST 108 Communication in Arabic 2 2nd
  Total Units 36  
   

200 level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
GST 211

Communication in English II

2 1st
GST 213

History and Philosophy of Science

2 1st
EDS 201

Entrepreneurship Studies I

2 1st
ECO 201

Introduction to Microeconomics

2 1st
ECO 203

Introduction to Macroeconomics

2 1st
BUS 201

Business Statistics I

3 1st
ACC 201

Financial Accounting I

3 1st
ACC 203

Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting

3 1st
ACC 205

Taxation

2 1st
GST 212  Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 2nd
GST 214

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolutions

2 2nd
BUS 203

Business Communication

2 2nd
BUS 202

Business Statistics II

3 2nd
BUS 204

Introduction to Business II

2 2nd
ACC 202

Financial Accounting II 

3 2nd
ACC 204

Introduction to Finance 

3 2nd
  Total Units 41  
   
  Electives (3 – 6 units)    
BUS 207

Elements of Marketing 

3 1st
BUS 208

Elements of Management

3 2nd
PAD 204

Public of Administration in Islam

3 2nd
       

300 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
GST 311

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

2 1st
PAD 311

Elements of Government

3 1st
BUS 301

Management Theory

3 1st
BUS 307

Entrepreneurship Studies II

2 1st
ACC 301

Corporate Accounting

3 1st
ACC 303

Management Accounting

3 1st
ACC 305

Auditing and Investigation I

3 1st
ACC 307

Public Finance

2 1st
ACC 311

Commercial Law I

3 1st
GST 312

Venture Creation and Growth

2 2nd
BUS 304

Research Methods

3 2nd
ACC 302

Cost Accounting

3 2nd
ACC 304

Taxation and Tax Management

3 2nd
ACC 306

Corporate Finance

3 2nd
  Total Units 39  
 

Electives (2-6 units)

 
BUS 303

Islamic Business Ethics

2 1st
BUS 308

Money and banking

2 2nd
PAD 303

Human Resource Management

3 1st

400 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
ACC 401

Advanced Financial Accounting

3 1st
ACC 402

Advanced Management Accounting

2 2
ACC 403

Public Sector Accounting

3 1st
ACC 404

Advanced Taxation

2 2nd
ACC 405

Auditing and Investigation II

3 1st
ACC 406

International Accounting and Finance

2 2nd
ACC 407 Quantitative Techniques 3 1st
ACC 408 

Oil and Gas Accounting

2 2nd
ACC 409

Management Information System

3 1st
ACC 410

Accounting Theory

3 2nd
BUS 401

Business Policy and Strategy I

3 1st
BUS 402 Business Policy and Strategy II 3 2nd
BUS 403

Analysis for Business Decision

3 1st
ACC 499

Research project

6 1st
  Total Units 41  
 

Electives (2-6 units)

 
BUS 404 

Islamic Banking and Finance

2 2nd
BUS 406

Nigerian Economy

2 2nd
BUS 407 Corporate Planning 3 1st
Registration

The minimum and maximum credit load permissible for full time students of the Federal University, Gusau per student academic session is shown in the table below:

LevelMinimumMaximum
1003048
2003048
3003048
4003048
Total120192

NB:-The minimum number of units excludes carry over courses and the maximum number of units a student can register in a session is 48

Staffs
Dr. M. Y. Abubakar (HOD)

Qualification: OND Accountancy (SSP, B/Kebbi), B.Sc. Accounting (BUK), M.Sc. Accounting & Finance (UDUS), Ph.D. Accounting and Finance (UDUS)

Profile: Reader (Associate Professor)

Usaini Muhammad

Qualification: M. Sc. Financial Economics, B. Sc.  Accounting and Ph.D. Accounting (in View)

Profile: Lecturer II

Abdulkarim Umar Farouk

Qualification: M.Sc. Accounting and Finance, B.Sc. Accounting and

Ph.D. Accounting and Finance (in view).

Profile: Assistant Lecturer