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    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Course Code: Acc 1130/ Acc130

    Course Title: Accounting I

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    This course presents a comprehensive and practical approach to modern day principles of accounting. It focuses largely on the accounting for external reporting and the generation of financial information necessary for managerial decision making. This course gives students the opportunity to master accounting concepts and provides a firm foundation for further studies. This course introduces students to the conceptual structure of financial accounting in an effort to develop their ability to read, understand and interpret the general purpose of financial statements – [ Income Statement, Position Statement, Statement of Retained Earnings, Cash Flow Statements ] reported to investors and creditors of corporate business entities.

     

     

     

    Course Code: Sp MS1185/Sp MS85

     

    Course Title    :  Introduction to Speech

    Prerequisites:

     

    None

    Description:

    This course provides the students with an opportunity to study the components of a good presentation. It gradually guides candidates to prepare and introduce effective presentations. It also aims at increasing self confidence through controlling stage fright, enhancing participation skills and involving students in debates and discussion.

     

     

    Course Code: Eng 1120/ Eng20

     

    Course Title:  Exposition and Argumentation

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    This course will provide participants the opportunity to continue to develop the necessary writing skills with special emphasis on expository, descriptive, persuasive (argumentative) and narrative writing. This course will introduce advanced writing concepts and continued emphasis will be place on writing according to the rules of good essay writing.

     

    Course Code: Econ 1100/ Eco 121

     

    Course Title    : Principles of Microeconomics

     

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Description:

     

    This course covers the major concepts and subject matter of microeconomics. This course guides the students to study about the resource allocation in the household and firms, the Cost functions, and the Market mechanism.

     

     

    Course Code: Math1103/Math 3

    Course Title    :  Pre- Calculus

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    Basic principles of algebra including the number line and an introduction to equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, the quadratic formula and functions

     

       
       

    Semester II

    Course Code: Bus3209/Bus209

    Course Title    : Fundamentals of Management

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    This course provides an introduction to the management of organizations and is designed to familiarize the students with management principles, concepts, and practices. The work of the manager is studied in terms of roles, required knowledge and skills. Topics covered include managing in a global environment, planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Particular attention is given to the importance of decision making since it is the key function of the management of any sort of organization.

     

    Course Code: Acc1131/Acc131

    Course Title: Accounting II

    Prerequisites:

    : Acc 1130/ Acc130

    Description:

    This course is a continuation of Accounting 130 and deals with basic accounting aspects relating to Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships and Corporate form of organizations. It also deals with the Inventory Systems, and various methods involved in the valuation of inventory.

     

    Course Code: Phil1335/Phil35

    Course Title: Business Ethics

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    Description:

    This course is an examination of the principles of ethics and issues that guide behavior in the world of business.  The topics covered are corporate responsibility, employee rights, and the nature of the free enterprise system, environmental concern and ethical business practices

     

    Course Code: \Stat 1115/Stat115

    Course Title    :  Statistics for Business I

    Prerequisites:

     

    MATH3/MATH1103

    Description:

    This course introduces students to concepts of Statistics. A course on Statistical methodology for social and behavioral sciences. The objectives of this course give the students confidence in manipulating and drawing conclusions from the date and provide them with critical framework for evaluating study designs and results.

     

       
         

     

     

    Course Code: ENG 1160/ 60

     

     

    Course Title    : Writing & Research

    Prerequisites:

    Eng 1120 & SpMs 1185

    Description:

    Academic conventions of writing a research paper. Terminology and concepts of research: research proposal, thesis statement, bibliography, references, literature review, abstract, appendix, footnotes, acknowledgement, and table of content. The process of writing a research paper: formulation of thesis statement; writing a research proposal; follow ordering of table of contents in accordance with academic standards.

     

     

    Course Code: Psych 1101/ Psych 50

     

     

    Course Title    : Introduction to Psychology

     

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    Designed to assist the individual in developing a growing understanding of basic psychological concepts, an increased awareness of one's self, a continuous interest in human behavior, and an increased effectiveness in relating to other people.

     

    Semester III

    Course Code: Econ 1175/

    Eco 75

     

    Course Title    :  Economic Development in the Gulf States

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    Description:

    Principles  and concepts of economic growth and development; theories of economic development, economic development since1990s , factors of growth and development in the Gulf countries, employment, health, education, training, entrepreneurship and its role in the development of the region; natural resources and its role in Gulf region.

     

     

     

    Course Code:

    Acc 2220/ Acc 220

    Course Title    : Accounting by Computer

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1130& Acc 1131

    Description:

    The course covers the need and use of computer in accounting; rationale behind the computerization accounting. Process of computer accounting, chart of accounts, coding, processing and various documents and reports which can be generated with the help of computer; inputs, outputs and security data.

     

    Course Code: Bus 3220/ Bus320/ Acc 230

    Course Title    : Management Accounting Systems

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1130& Acc 1131

    Description:

    Management accounting has been designed to enable the student to acquire management accounting techniques. This course deals with the theory and practice of Management accounting. Topics include financial reporting and analysis. Evaluating liquidity, Merchandising operations, standard costing, cost behavior analysis, Budgeting, Performance management and evaluation.

     

     

    Course Code: Acc 4307/

    Acc 307

     

    Course Title    : Intermediate Accounting

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1130& Acc 1131

    Description:

    The course concentrates and emphasizes on a deeper understanding of Management and Control of Cash and Cash flows, aspects relating to Receivables and Notes Receivables, Acquisition and Disposal of Properties, Treatment of Depreciation / Depletion / Impairments and Accounting for Intangible Assets and their impairments and amortization

                                      

    Semester IV

    Course Code:    Phil 2120/

    Phil 212

    Course Title    :  Ethics for the Computer Usage

     

    Prerequisites:

    Phil 1335

    Description:

    The course familiarizes the students with the fundamental concepts and principles of Computer Ethics. Topic covered includes the Philosophical Ethics, Professional Ethics, Property Rights of Computer Software, Accountability and Computer and Information Technology, Social implication and Social Values.

     
     

    Course Code: Acc4120/Acc312

    Course Title    :  Cost Accounting

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1130

    Description:

     In this course students will be introduced to Costing for the first time.  Cost Accounting is accounting done to ascertain cost information and help management to make decisions within a business. It is internal accounting, which is done voluntarily by a business entity. The course covers introduction, need for cost accounting, objectives and applications of cost accounting. Students will be introduced to the different categories of cost, and their analysis for decision-making and future planning

     

    Course Code:  Bus 4252/ Bus 252

    Course Title    : Financial  Management 1

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1131

    Description:

    Financial Management is concerned with planning and controlling of financial aspects of a business concern. This course focuses on financial decision making techniques with an eye on creation of wealth. The main chapters include Time value of Money, Valuation and characteristics of Bonds and Stocks. Capital Budgeting and risk analysis, Working Capital Management etc.

     

    Course Code: Stat 1116/ Stat 116

    Course Title    : Statistics for Business II

    Prerequisites:

    STAT115/STAT1115

    Description:

     This course introduces students to concepts of Statistics. A course on Statistical methodology for social and behavioral sciences. The objectives of this course give the students confidence in manipulating and drawing conclusions from the date and provide them with critical framework for evaluating study designs and results.

     

    Semester V

    Course Code: Mkt 3311/ Bus251 / Mkt311

    Course Title    : Marketing

    Prerequisites:

    Bus 3209

    Description:

    Marketing is the most critical business discipline in many organizations, providing the integrative element that binds together disparate business activities and ensures that the focus is where it should be - on the needs of customers.Introduce students to the field of marketing management: analysis, planning and implementation of marketing strategies as the means for achieving an organization's objectives. Students analyze cases and participate in workshops that focus on key marketing management tasks: marketing research, consumer behavior, segmentation and targeting, sales forecasting, products and brand management, distribution channels, pricing, and promotion and advertising strategies.

     

    Course Code:  Acc4308/Acc308

    Course Title    : Intermediate Accounting-II

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 4307

    Description:

    This course is a continuation of ACC 307. It deals with advanced accounting aspects in liabilities, owner’s equity, income taxes, pension accounting etc., Topics include current liabilities, preferred stock dividends, pretax financial income and Taxable income, pension and post retirement health care benefits etc.,

     

    Course Code:  Eng 1600/ Eng 65

    Course Title    : Technical Writing

    Prerequisites:

    ENG 1160

    Description:

    This course deals with writing that occurs in the workplace and allows the reader to take an action. It will equip students with the necessary range of skills to write in a range of technical documents. Students will analyze and produce texts appropriate to the communication of scientific, technological and business data.

     

    Course Code: Math 1212/ Math 12

    Course Title    : Calculus for Accounting & Business

    Prerequisites:

    Math 1103 & Stat 1115

    Description:

    Calculus for Bus. & Mgt. Sys, Econ & Finance, or Info. Sci. & Tech; also possibly Bio. Sci, Soc. Sci. or Humanities. Derivatives, optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration, multivariate functions, partial derivatives, Lagrange multipliers, applications.

     

    Semester VI

    Course Code: ACC 240

    Course Title    : Business Law For Accounting

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1131

    Description:

    Topics include introduction to the legal system, constitutional and criminal law governmental regulation of business: antitrust, employment and environment law, contracts, sales, real and personal property and international law.

     

    Course Code:

    IST 50/IST 1750

    Course Title    : Introduction to Management Information Systems

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    This course familiarizes the students with the fundamental concepts and principles of management information systems. Topics covered include the strategic role of IT, decision support systems, database anddatawarehouse,enterprise applications, mobile applications, and social and ethical issues related to information systems

     

    Course Code: ECO 211/

    Course Title    : Introduction to Economic Statistics

    Prerequisites:

    Eco1100/Eco1200 & Math 1212

    Description:

    This course covers the econometric and statistical methods used in economics and statistics; econometric techniques for the analysis of economic data; estimation of demand and cost functions using linear and non-linear equations, hypothesis testing and forecasting.

     

    Course Code: Econ 2100 or 2200/Eco221/222

    Course Title    : Intermediate Micro / Macro Economics

    Prerequisites:

    Eco1100/Eco1200

    Description:

    This course covers the key theoretical issues in micro economic decision making. This course broadly deals with the key problems in the allocation of resources, the forces of demand and supply, Markets in action, Theories of consumer behavior, Production, Cost and Market structure Emphasis on efficiency attainment.

    This course covers the key issues in Macroeconomics such as the  measurement of key macro economic variables; The phenomenon of business cycles; Unemployment- The effectiveness of Stabilization policies; The determination of equilibrium income, savings, investment; multiplier accelerator analysis; consumption –investment theories;  The concepts of money supply and money demand; Inflation and Interest rates

     

    Course Code: Hist 1100/ Hist111

    Course Title    : Western Civilization

    Prerequisites:

     

    Description:

    A study of selected leading figures of Western Civilization in the fields of science, medicine, art, music, literature, politics and technology.

    Semester VII

    Course Code: Acc4350/Acc350

    Course Title    : Introduction to Taxation

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1131

    Description:

    Introduction to the theory and practice of taxation as applied to individuals and businesses, current laws, rules and regulations, basic definitional tax concepts of income, deductions, credit, gain or losses, tax research methodology and tax planning issues.

     

    Course Code: Econ 4230/ Eco320

    Course Title    :  Money and Banking

    Prerequisites:

    Eco 2100

    Description:

    This course introduces the student to the functions of money and banks and the working of the money and financial markets. This course broadly deals with the following topics: What is money? The functions of money; The Financial and money market instruments; Money supply process; Credit creation; Theories behind the Demand for money& Meaning and determination of Exchange rates.

     

    Course Code: Soc 1100/ Pol 90/ SOC 100

    Course Title    :  Omani Society

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Description:

    This course is intended to provide the students with an understanding of the Omani Society and provide an overview of the different sectors of Oman, its geography and history, institutions and policies, access to law, values of society and culture

     

    Course Code: / MNGT4325 Mngt325

    Course Title    :  Entrepreneurship

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 1130

    Description:

    This course is interdisciplinary, it is designed to help students unfold and develop their personal attributes required to become a successful entrepreneur through case studies, and creative problem solving. Students will identify, discuss and grow an idea about a business they might start.

    Semester VIII

    Course Code: Acc 4351/ Acc351

    Course Title    :  Government Accounting & Budgeting

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 4307

    Description:

    Every accounting issue that affects govt. has its counterpart in the business sector. But the distinction between accounting for Goats. And for business are so marked that the two disciplines warrant separate statements of concepts and separate accounting principles and practices. The chief focus of the course includes. Introduction to accounting for state and local governments and for not-for-profits entities, including healthcare providers, colleges and universities, voluntary health and welfare organizations. Principles of fund accounting, budgeting, budget control, auditing and analysis and interpretation of financial statements.  

     

    Course Code:

    Course Title    :  Theory and Practice of Auditing

    Prerequisites:

    Acc 4308 & Bus 3220

    Description:

    Introduction to the objectives, theory and practices of financial auditing, application of generally accepted auditing standards, the importance of well-written and comprehensive audit reports and other auditing services such as compilation, review and other attestation functions.

     

    Course Code: Fin2150/Fin250

    Course Title    :  Corporate Finance

    Prerequisites:

    ACC1130

    Description:

    This course focuses on the need for funds in business and the techniques of analysis used to determine how effectively these funds are invested with in the firms. It also explains the

    Different types of institutions, instruments for raising funds and the capital markets.

     

    Course Code: Fin5160/Fin350

    Course Title    :  Corporate Finance 2

    Prerequisites:

    Fin2150/ Bus4252

    Description:

    Corporate Finance is concerned with the way companies handle their own financial affairs. Measuring and controlling risk are the core themes of mastering finance. The chief chapters of this course include Risk and Portfolio Diversification Capitals Structure Planning and Dividend decisions.

     

    Course Code: Fin5260/ Fin 360

    Course Title    :  Investment I

    Prerequisites:

    Fin2150/ Bus4252

    Description:

    Introduction to fundamental elements of investment analysis. Students learn financial tools and gain necessary knowledge to select among alternative financial assets. Real world experience includes stock analysis, portfolio stimulations and interactions with professionals in the securities industry.

     

    Course Code: Econ4720/ Econ323

    Course Title    :  International Finance

    Prerequisites:

    Econ4710/ Fin2150/ Bus4252

    Description:

    Examination of the international monetary system, the balance of Payments, the foreign exchange market, futures and options markets, foreign exchange and other risk management for firms, financing from a global perspective and direct foreign investment.

     

    Course Code: Econ4710/ Econ322

    Course Title    :  International trade

    Prerequisites:

    Econ2200

    Description:

    This course covers the theories of international trade; analysis of gains from trade; effects of trade restrictions on trade flow and income distribution; arguments for restricting trade; effects of trade on economic development, employment and human capital development

     

    Course Code: Econ2114/ Econ223

    Course Title    :  Managerial Economics

    Prerequisites:

    Econ1200

    Description:

    This course brings together those topics in micro theory that can be applied to business decision making. The course will enable the students to understand the business objectives and how market economic forces create opportunities for making profit. It includes the study of the firm’s Cost function, Production function, Market structure, pricing, optimum output decisions etc.

     

    Course Code: Bus4357/ Bus 357

    Course Title    :  E-Commerce

    Prerequisites:

    IST 1750 & IST 1551

    Description:

    The course aims at introducing and giving overview of e-commerce to the students of business administration .Topics include developing online strategies for launching and organizing a site, planning and overseeing the transaction system etc.

     

    Course Code: ERP2210

    Course Title    :  Introduction to ERP

    Prerequisites:

    IST1750.

    Description:

    Fundamentals of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems concepts,and the importance of integrated information systems in an organization. The focus of this course is on illustrating procurement, production, andsales business processes using ERP software. Use of SAP as an exampleERP system