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Accounting

Program Mission:

The Associates in Accounting degree program aims to provide students with the knowledge of current accounting theories and practices, general business concepts, global business issues, and technology-based applications with an emphasis on ethical responsibilities to prepare them for higher-level education and successful accounting careers in the public and private sector within their respective communities.

Program Vision:

Our vision is to produce a higher level of professional accountants that will adhere to and preserve the highest standard of integrity and competence in the accounting profession in Belize. 

Program Goals:

Provide professional training for students to develop professional skills and competencies in the following areas of professional practice:

  • Application of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in preparing financial reports for for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.
  • Promotion and utilization of technology-based (accounting software) accounting to improve the quality of financial reports
  • Analysis of financial transactions and reports in identifying possible fraud in organizations.
  • Application of tax laws and regulations in the country of Belize.
  • Demonstrate positive attitudes, strong moral and ethical values and principles in professionalism, work ethics, and commitment to lifelong learning.

Key Courses Offered

The Accounting program prepares students by offering the following courses: 

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Computer Applications
  • Accounting Software
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Macroeconomics
  • Belizean History
  • Math of Finance
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Accounting for Non-Profit & Government
  • Business Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Managerial Accounting II
  • Taxation and Auditing
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