Bachelor in Accounting and Management Information Systems

General

Program Description

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Objectives

The program aims to prepare specialists with higher education in accounting and management information systems, both the curriculum and the syllabus being designed to develop students' entrepreneurial spirit, and to ease their integration in the actual business environment after graduation. Internship programs add value to the program by putting to use the theoretical issues learned throughout courses, labs, and seminars, all within the context of the economic environment. The program helps students to develop their knowledge, abilities, and skills in order to become competent accountants, able to successfully face the challenges of a dynamic business environment.

Contents and structure

The program has a curriculum that covers topics focusing on accounting and management information systems, structured so as to develop students' abilities to apply accounting regulations for various types of organizations, to measure performance and assess organizations' competitive positions, as well as to contribute to the development of financial-accounting and fiscal strategies and policies within companies. The curriculum also provides students with competencies related to carrying out economic analyses, syntheses, forecasts, and evaluations, handling financial-accounting and management information systems, developing and analyzing financial statements and other financial reports with the purpose of supporting the decision-making process, as well as understanding and undertaking the profession's Code of Ethics and Conduct.

Career perspectives

The program prepares students to become professional accountants. It covers theoretical and conceptual accounting matters and teaches them the accounting skills necessary to make them employable in a variety of settings. Thus, after graduation, students can aim for positions within private and listed companies, public institutions and non-profit organizations. Potential jobs may include: certified accountant, financial auditor, assessor, fiscal consultant, certified financial analyst, internal auditor, cost-price analyst, management controller, budget consultant, accounting inspector, credit administrator, banking officer, censor, liquidator, financial guard commissar, financial-banking counselor, financial-accounting specialist, counselor in economic management, databases administrator, IT consultant in financial reporting, programmer analyst etc. Moreover, the program provides the starting point for students' accession to professional bodies in the area such as those representing accountants, auditors, and assessors.

International perspectives

Graduates have the opportunity to obtain the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) certification for professionals in accounting and finance, within the faculty's CIMA program. Obtaining a certification from CIMA offers graduates the opportunity to enjoy a much better job, companies that employ economists holding CIMA certification usually being multinational companies. Moreover, students enrolled in the program can study one semester at prestigious universities outside Romania, within the framework of the university's various Erasmus inter-institutional agreements, or other inter-institutional agreements allowing students exchange, or international internship programs for students.

Curriculum

1st Semester (30 credits)

  • Microeconomics
  • European Economics
  • Mathematics Applied to Economics
  • Management
  • Public Finance
  • Fundamentals of Services
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Physical Education

2nd Semester (30 credits)

  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
  • Basic Accounting
  • IT for Business
  • Basic Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Physical Education

3rd Semester (30 credits)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Databases and Programs
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Business Ethics
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elective Course 1 from:
    • Economic History
    • Economic Doctrines
    • Taxation
    • Introduction to Computer Programming
    • Corporate Management
    • Introduction to Scientific Research Methodology
    • Logics

4th Semester (30 credits)

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Applied Accounting
  • Financial Control
  • Financial Reporting
  • Internship - Financial Accounting
  • Applied Specialized Language (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elective Course 2 from:
    • International Tourism
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Introduction to International Economic and Diplomatic Practice
    • Financial Markets
    • Banking
    • Algorithms and Data Structures
    • Integrated Information Systems (EAS/ERP)
    • Human Resource Management
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Mathematical Modeling
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Politology

5th Semester (30 credits)

  • Controlling
  • Business Valuation
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Accounting for Credit Institutions
  • Financial Analysis
  • Elective Courses 3 and 4 from:
    • Accounting in Agriculture and Environmental Protection
    • Accounting for Associations and Foundations
    • Commerce Marketing
    • Agricultural and Rural Development Policies
    • Economics and Regional Development Policies
    • Public Budget and Treasury
    • Programming and Development Environments
    • Project Management
    • Marketing Policies
    • Basic Econometrics
    • Economic Forecasting
    • Operational Research
    • Business Communication (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
    • Economic Sociology

6th Semester (30 credits)

  • Financial Auditing
  • Development of Management Information Systems
  • Accounting for Public Institutions
  • Ethics, Accounting and Tax Expertise
  • Elaboration of Graduation Thesis
  • Elective Courses 5 and 6 from:
    • Accounting for Non-banking Financial Institutions
    • Compared Accounting Systems
    • Agrotourism
    • Waste Management
    • International Economic Transactions
    • Insurance and Social Security
    • International Finance
    • Management Information Systems
    • Internet for Business
    • Total Quality Management
    • Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Management
    • Promotion Tools and Techniques
    • Elements of Games Theory
    • Business Communication (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)

Last updated November 2019

About the School

Babeş-Bolyai University (UBB) is currently the largest Romanian university, hosting around 47.000 students enrolled in Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Faculty of E ... Read More

Babeş-Bolyai University (UBB) is currently the largest Romanian university, hosting around 47.000 students enrolled in Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FSEGA) of UBB is the best Romanian higher education institution in Economics and Business. Read less