BS – Accounting and Finance Program
BS (Honors) Accounting and Finance is a four-year program, which covers intensive Accounting and Finance Syllabi. There are total 126 credit hours including internship. The program is a mix of strong accounting and finance conceptual framework and soft skills needed to excel in these areas. This program also improves technical and interpersonal skills of students.
Syllabus coverage of the courses allows the students not only to attain the BS (Hons.) degree but also to attempt ACCA (UK) papers, within the four years. At the end of this time period, a candidate may become a graduate and a professional qualification holder. ACCA offers exemption of first 9 papers to the graduates of UCP, BS (Honors) Accounting and Finance Program. This is the first degree in Pakistan provided by the University of Central Punjab that has been awarded with exemption of 9 papers of ACCA (UK). Under ‘Accelerate’ program ACCA exempts Registration Fee, First Annual Fee,and Exemption Fee of the 9 courses to the graduates
of BS Accounting and Finance. To complete ACCA qualification graduates just have to pass last 5 papers of ACCA.
This program has two semesters every year and there are total 8 semesters.
Affiliation with the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP)
Study programs of SAF are affiliated with IBP. This provides a unique opportunity to our students to have good exposure of banking industry of Pakistan during their studies. The students go through supervised internships at different banks arranged and evaluated by IBP. Institute of Bankers Pakistan is working primarily for the capacity building and human resource development in the financial service industry for the last 60 years. The qualifications offered by IBP has exceptional importance in the banking sector and is considered of high value. On the basis of these qualifications, rewards and incentives are given to bankers. IBP has collaborated with a few of universities in Pakistan to produce graduates with better knowledge and understanding of banking.
Paradigms is a recognized journal by HEC in the fields of Business, Commerce, Economics and Social Sciences. It is a peer reviewed journal published once a year since 2006. The aim of Paradigms is to publish research related to the specified areas i.e. Business, Economics and Social Sciences to contribute to the relevant literature. Academicians, researchers, post graduate students and other contributors are invited to send their work for publishing in the journal. The journal promotes research in Pakistan and helps to acknowledge the work of researchers in the country in addition to foreign authors. The journal also provides a platform for sharing diverse research work in the specified field to pure and applied researchers. Paradigms is an open access journal available online. Research students can get their research articles published in this journal.