College of Business Administration

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY (BSA)

A four-year curricular program that provides general accounting education to students wanting to pursue a professional career in accountancy in general and in public accounting in particular. This program complies with CMO No. 27 series of 2017, qualifying the graduate to take assessments leading to certifications in Accountancy given by the Board of Accountancy and other global professional Accountancy organizations.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO) for BSA

    The UE BSA Program envisions its graduates to:

  1. Actively engage in any of the four sectors of the Accounting profession, namely Academe, Commerce and Industry, Government, and Public Practice;
  2. Develop an awareness and knowledge of the role of ethics in the accounting profession and in accounting business practices, and adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics in the practice of the Accountancy profession;
  3. Work effectively as individuals or as a team to accomplish tasks in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams in the national and global settings;
  4. Continuously acquire and maintain professional competence through related work experience and continuing professional development (CPD);
  5. Adhere to the core values of integrity, professionalism, teamwork, transparency, accountability and social responsibility; and
  6. Render valuable community service and outreach through various extension services.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR BSA

    A UE graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy should be able to:

  1. Resolve business issues and problems, with global and strategic perspective using knowledge and technical proficiency in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, cost accounting and management, accounting and control, as well as taxation and accounting information systems;
  2. Conduct accountancy research through independent studies of relevant literature and appropriate use of accounting theory and methodologies;
  3. Employ technology as a business tool in capturing financial and non-financial information, generating reports and making decisions;
  4. Apply knowledge and skills that will enable them to successfully respond to various types of assessments (including professional licensure and certifications); and
  5. Confidently maintain a commitment to good corporate citizenship, social responsibility and ethical practice in performing functions as an accountant.

Career Opportunities

The field of accounting offers stimulating and challenging work that is constantly evolving. The BSA program seeks to prepare the student for a general accounting career and eventual entry to any of the four major fields of accountancy: public practice, commerce and industry, government, and education.

A.Entry-level jobs

  1. Public Practice: Junior Auditor/Audit Staffer, Tax Staffer, Consulting Staffer
  2. Commerce and Industry: Cost Analyst, Investment Analyst, Financial Accounting and Reporting Staffer, Management Accounting Staffer, Tax Accounting Staffer, Internal Audit Staffer, Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Credit Analyst, Cost Accountant.
  3. Government: State Accounting Examiner, NBI Agent, Treasury Agent, State Accountant, LGU Accountant, Revenue Officer, Audit Examiner, Budget Officer, Financial Services Specialist
  4. Education: Junior Accounting Instructor

B. Middle-level positions

  1. Public Practice: Audit Supervisor, Senior Audit Manager, Senior Tax Manager, Senior Consulting Manager/Financial Advisory Manager
  2. Commerce and Industry: Comptroller, Senior Information Systems Auditor, Senior Loan Officer, Senior Fraud Examiner, Senior Forensic Auditor
  3. Government: State Accountant V, Director III and Director IV, Government Accountancy and Audit, Financial Services Manager, Audit Services Manager, Senior Auditor
  4. Education: Accredited Accounting Teacher, Program or Department Chair

C. Advanced positions

  1. Public Practice: Partner, Senior Partner, Senior Consultant/Financial Advisor
  2. Commerce and Industry: Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer
  3. Government: National Treasurer, Vice President for Finance/CFO (for GOCCs), Commissioner, Associate Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner (COA, BIR, BOC)
  4. Education: Associate Dean, Dean.

CONTACT DETAILS

College of Business Administration

Prof. VERONICA N. ELIZALDE
Dean

Prof. ANGELITO C. DESCALZO
Associate Dean

Prof. OFELIA R. NILO
College Secretary

UE Business Administration Dean’s Office

(632) 8735-54-71 loc 354 – 355 – 356
Direct Line: (632) 8735-85-32

UE Business Administration email address:
veronica.elizalde@ue.edu.ph;
angelito.descalzo@ue.edu.ph; ofelia.nilo@ue.edu.ph

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.