Department of Management Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance

In Pakistan, there are not many options available to pursue career in the field of Accounting and Finance. People interested in the field enroll themselves in degree programs offering courses of study in commerce or business.Joining Chartered Accountancy is a field of choice for students aspiring to adopt accounting & finance. A very well-crafted career pathway, towards becoming a chartered accountant, has been designed by Institute of chartered accountants of Pakistan (ICAP. However, becoming a CA is a long tedious journey.This need not only focus but also require a certain skill set which few students find lacking after joining the program. This further results in lower success rate which becomes a major road block for students aspiring to become a chartered account.

Providing solution, SS-CASE-IT (Federally Chartered Degree Awarding Institute) has designed Bachelor of Accounting and Finance keeping those students in mind who want to become Chartered accountant while keeping their option open. The BS (A&F) offered at SS CASE-IT is fully aligned with Syllabus prescribed by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). This means, that students registered with SSCASEIT get prepared for all the stages of CA career path, startingfrom Assessment of Fundamental Competencies stage (AFC) upto MSA - Multi Subject Assessment stage. The body of knowledge is covered in a manner that students, if desire, can appear in the exams conducted by ICAP while studying and earning through their BS(A&F) degree. BSAF is a gateway to a horizon of opportunities. One can join a variety of professional areas including but not limited to audit, tax, general accounting services, pension funds, brokerage houses, investment funds, banks, modaraba companies, telecommunications, textiles, insurance companies, actuarial services manufacturing, marketing,, operations management. Supply chain management. Sky is the limit, stretch your wings for new horizons, only thing which we need is "your passion and hard work".

In addition to recognition from HEC and government of Pakistan,the program is also recognized by a number of local and international Accounting Bodies like ICAP-PAK, ICMA-PAK, CMA-USA and CIMA-UK. Thus the graduates of SS CASE ITenjoy exemptionsfrom such organization for a number of courses studied at SS CASE IT.

Why BSAF from SS-CASE-IT?
  1. Blended with ACCA (UK), CIMA (UK), ICAP ( Pak), ICMA ( Pak),PIPA (Pak).

  2. Qualified Practicing Chartered Accountants faculty.

  3. Higher employment rate.

  4. Focused on entrepreneurship.

  5. Inculcation of Real-world skills.

  6. Rigorous internships during four years.

  7. Vast opportunities of networking with Finance professionals.

  8. Extensive Students involvements in professional societies like entrepreneurship, Accounting and leadership.

  9. Financial Aid – Achievement and Need Based.

How to Read Roadmap

This road map tries to explain the way body of knowledge of courses taught during the chartered accounting program of ICAP is covered in the course work of BS A&F. It is especially useful for those students who plan to attempt papers of CA while studying at SS-CASE-IT.

Middle column of Roadmap represents syllabus prescribed by ICAP, while First and Third Column represents BSAF 4 Years course plan offered by CASE. See First Course “AFC-1 Functional English” in ICAP’S First stage known as "Assessment of Fundamental Competencies(AFC)". Further observe that red color arrow connects AFC1 to Semester 1 Course Functional English(FE), Like wise AFC-2 Business Communicating connects with Semester 4 Course Business Communication. "AFC-3 Quantitative Methods" Joins "Introduction to Quantitative Techniques" in Semester 1. Likewise the last course of Stage 1 of ICAP i.e. "AFC-4 to Information Technology" tracks back to Semester 1 Course "Introduction to IT". In nutshell, you can clear First Stage of ICAP Once you clear Semester 4. Likewise you can easily understand further synchronization of ICAP Course content with BSAF.

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BSAF Program is tailored for the students who have completed 12 years of education (HSSC or equivalent) and are looking for Certifications of Professional accounting bodies, as well as for industry and public accounting practices. BSAF degree holders will be eligible for admission in MBA or MS/M. Phil programs. Our 4 Years BSAF Program consists of 133 credit hours in line with the policy of HEC.

Program Mission Statement

The mission of Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance (BSAF) is to strength students’ academic level by enhancing required skillset while making them understand their Professional Responsibility. Students will get an insight into real world scenarios/SSCASE-IT studies which are hall mark of our academic excellence.

Objectives

Learning Environment Objectives
To prepare students for Certifications of Professional accounting bodies, as well as for industry and public accounting practices.

Intellectual Contributions Objectives
To apply such innovative teaching methods and practices that may brighten both academic and professional growth of faculty.

Service Objectives
To serve society, academia and business world through active participation and dynamic leadership.

Program Eligibility

At least 45% marks in HSSC or an equivalent examination.

Program Selection Criteria

    Admission on the basis of :

  1. Merit List calculations are based upon 20% for matric/O levels marks, 40% for intermediate (F.A, F.Sc. I.Com or A levels) marks and 40% of NAT or SS-CASE-IT Admission Test.

  2. Cut-off marks to be determined by the University.

Program Degree Requirements

    For the award of BBA degree, a student must have:

  1. Passed courses totaling at least 133 credit hours.

  2. Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00

  3. Completed business internship of 6-8 weeks.

Program Duration
  1. Minimum: 4 years (8 semesters)

  2. Maximum: 6 Years (With One Year Extension)

Semester - I
Code Title Credit Hour
HU‐1215  Mercantile Law 3
HU‐1003 Functional English3
HU‐1216 Introduction to  Psychology3
SC‐1405 Quantitative  Techniques3
AF‐1107 Fundamentals of  Accounting 3
MS‐1407 Introduction to IT3
Total Credit Hours 17
Semester - II
Code Title Credit Hours
AF‐1109  Principles of Taxation3
HU‐1104 Islamic Studies and  Ethics 2
HU‐1217 Introduction to  Economics3
SC‐1406 Advanced Quantitative  Techniques3
AF‐1108 Financial Accounting3
HU‐1218 Company Law3
Total Credit Hours 18
Semester - III
Code Title Credit Hours
HU‐2403 Presentation Skills3
AF‐2110  Financial Reporting‐13
AF‐2111 Introduction to Audit3
AF‐2112 Cost Accounting3
AF‐2113 Intermediate Taxation3
MS‐2117 Fundamentals of  Management3
Total Credit Hours 18
Semester - IV
Code Title Credit Hours
AF‐2114  Management  Accounting3
AF‐2115 Financial Reporting‐23
HU‐2404  Report Writing3
HU‐2219 Introduction to  Sociology3
AF‐2116 Advanced Audit 3
HU‐2405 Business  Communication3
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester - V
Code Title Credit Hours
HU‐3220 Intermediate  Economics3
MS‐1313  Principles of Marketing3
AF‐3210  Introduction to  Business Finance3
MS‐3211 Organizational  Behavior3
AF‐3117  Advanced Financial  Reporting‐1 3
HU‐3221 Research Methods3
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester - VI
Code Title Credit Hours
AF‐3211 Financial Management3
MS‐3212 Human Resource  Management3
AF‐3119 Internal Control  Systems 3
AF‐3118  Advanced Financial  Reporting‐2 3
Elective Course ‐13
Total Credit Hours 18
Semester - VII
Code Title Credit Hours
MS‐4118 Project Management3
MS‐4119 Entrepreneurship3
Elective Course ‐23
Elective Course ‐3 3
MS‐4904 FYP‐1 2
Total Credit Hours 14
Semester - VIII
Code Title Credit Hours
MS‐4120 Strategic Management 3
HU‐4105 Pakistan Studies2
Elective Course‐43
Elective Course‐5 3
MS‐4905 FYP‐24
Total Credit Hours 15
Elective Courses for Semester VI
Stream/Specialization Code Title
AccountingAF‐3120Forensic Accounting
AF‐3121 Advance Taxation 1 
FinanceAF‐3212Investment and  Portfolio Management
AF‐3213 Financial Econometrics
AF‐3214  Financial Modeling
Elective Courses for Semester VII
Stream/Specialization Code Title
Social SciencesHU‐4223 Advance Company Law  ‐2 (S8) 
HU‐4224 Business Ethics (S8)
FinanceAF‐4218Corporate Governance  Law  
AF‐4219 Corporate Finance
AF‐4220 Hedge Funds and Alternative  Investments
Elective Courses for Semester VIII
Stream/Specialization Code Title
Social SciencesHU‐4222 Advance Company Law  ‐1 (S7) 
AccountingAF‐4122Advance internal  Control 
AF‐4123 Accounting Applications  With SAP/Oracle 
AF‐4124 Advance Taxation 2
AF‐4125 Business Analysis and  Decision Making 
FinanceAF‐4215Strategic Financial  Management
AF‐4216 Financial Derivatives
AF‐4217 Case Studies in  Financial Management