Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting (BBA)

Accounting Major Overview

Undergraduate Program specializing in the field of Accounting comprises a balance of various elements as given under six semesters in progression, case studies to enable practical applications in business situations from the real world, various methods of continuous assessment for each subject, students’ supervision and monitoring by our high competent staff & training professional sessions to improve our graduates’ qualifications and competences.

Program Description

The minimum credit hours required to earn a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting is 98 credit hours consisting of:

  • University General Requirement:  2 Courses  6 Cr.
  • English Requirement:  3 Courses 9 Cr.
  • Business Common Requirement: 14 Courses  43 Cr.
  • Major Requirement: 10 Courses 28 Cr
  • Major Elective: 3 Courses  9 Cr
  • Free Elective  1 Course 3 Cr.

The cumulative GPA grade must be at least 2.00 in order to attain the relevant academic degree. Otherwise, students must repeat one or more courses to increase the cumulative GPA to at least 2.00.

In order to graduate with Honor, students must attain a GPA of 3.50 and above.



Continuing Education:


As we are always looking for the best to the Accounting students, we encourage our Accounting graduates to continue their education by enrolling in one of the following degree or certificates:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Lebanese Association for Certified Public Accountants (LACPA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certifies Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Academic Staff

Chairperson: Dr. Imad Faour

Chairperson Assistant: Ms. Mariam Takkoush

AUL Branches’ Coordinators        

Jadra Branch Mrs. Nazleh Moussa

Dekweneh Branch Dr. Rabih Zotti

Sin El Fil Branch Dr. Shadia Sawaya

Tripoli Branch Dr. Shadia Sawaya

Kaslik Branch Mrs. Cynthia Sfeir

Chtoura Branch Mrs. Salma Rehimi






Career Opportunities:


Since accounting and auditing are necessary for a wide variety of institutions such as: government, banks, accounting & auditing firms, a Bachelor Degree in Accounting can prepare students for employment in profit, non-profit organizations or, government agencies. Graduates may work in an accounting and auditing firms (CPA Firms including the big 4) or Financial Institutions such as banks and insurance companies. Accounting graduates are qualified to work as:

  • Public accountants
  • Tax examiners
  • Internal auditors
  • External auditors
  • Government accountants
  • Product Costing & Cost Controllers
  • Financial Accountants
  • Managerial Accountants

Courses & Requirements

General Requirements
Code Name Credits
CST201 General Education I 3
CST 202 General Education II 3
Required Credits: 6
Description: Courses required for all AUL Students
English Requirements
Code Name Credits
ENG203 English for Academic writing 3
ENG204 Advanced Eng. Academic Writing 3
ENG206 Business Communication Skills 3
Required Credits: 9
Description: three courses are required (ENG203, ENG 204, ENG206)
Business Common Requirements
Code Name Credits
ACC210 Accounting I 3
ACC211 Accounting II 3
BUS210 Business Law 3
BUS319 Business Ethics 3
ECO210 Microeconomics 3
ECO211 Macroeconomics 3
FIN210 Managerial finance 3
HRM210 Human Resource Management 3
MAT212 MAT212-Business Math 3
MAT213 Business statistics 3
MGT210 Introduction to management 3
MGT410 Business Research 3
MIS210 Management Information System 3
MKT210 Introduction to Marketing 3
Required Credits: 43
Major Courses
Code Name Credits
ACC320 Business Software Application 3
ACC321 Intermediate Accounting 3
ACC322 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACC323 Financial Statement Analysis 3
TAX324 Tax Accounting 3
ACC421 Advanced Accounting 3
ACC422 Auditing 3
ACC423 Special Topics in Accounting & Taxation 3
ACC425 Accounting Practical Training 1
ACC426 Accounting Senior Project 3
Required Credits: 28
Major Elective
Code Name Credits
ACC430 International Accounting Standards 3
FIN321 Corporate Finance & Budgeting 3
TAX233 Public Finance 3
TAX421 Applied Tax Accounting 3
TAX422 Corporate Tax Accounting 3
Required Credits: 9
Description: Choose three of the following courses (ACC430, FIN321, TAX233, TAX421, TAX422)
Free Elective
Code Name Credits
FRE-I Free Elective 3
Required Credits: 3

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