BS Accounting and Finance

Details & Semester Outlines for BS Accounting and Finance

BS Accounting & Finance BS (A&F) is a four year (eight semesters) program and consists of 144 credit hours of teaching. Students are required to complete 46 courses and a 6 credit hours of final year project (to be offered over last two semester) along with six weeks of internship to graduate. The maximum duration to complete this degree program is six years. Graduates of BS (A & F) will get exemptions in nine papers of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK. BSAF students are exempted from all 13 courses of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification, and are only required to pass three case studies. Whereas, BSAF alumni will be exempted from all 13 courses and operational level case studies and will only attempt two case studies. SZABIST also offers 2.5-year Bachelor of Science (Accounting & Finance) program exclusively for CAF qualified students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). CAF qualified students are exempted from 60 credit hours (20 course) of course work and have to complete 78 credit hours (26 courses) of course work and a 6 credit hours Research Project (to be offered over last two semester.

First Semester

Fall Semester

AF 1101 Business Mathematics*

AF1102 Computer Concepts and  Applications*

AF1104 Introduction to Financial Accounting*

AF 1105 Pakistan Studies

AF 1109 English Comprehension & Oral Communication*. AF 1205 Islamic Studies/Humanities

Spring Semester

AF2301 Business and Technical English Writing*

AF 1211 Business Management*

AF1201 Advanced Financial Accounting*

AF2303 Introduction to Psychology

AF 2304 Introduction to Sociology AF 2405 Principles of Microeconomics*

Second Semester

Fall Semester

AF 1202 Calculus for Business Studies

AF 1212   Essentials of Marketing

AF 2302 Cost Accounting*

AF 2305 Organizational Behavior*

AF 3505 Principles of Macroeconomics* AF 4703 Introduction to Business Finance*

Spring Semester

AF2409 Personal Management and Professional  Development

AF 2401 Management Accounting

AF3501 Accounting and Financial Information Systems

AF 2408 Business Analysis & Forecasting

AF 2404 Money and Banking AF 2406 Statistics and Probability*


Third Semester

Fall Semester

AF 3607 Corporate Accounting*

AF 3511 Auditing -I*

AF 3506 Statistical Inference

AF 3507 Financial Institutes and Markets

AF 3606 Taxation* AF 3608 Islamic Banking and Finance

Spring Semester

AF 3611 Auditing-II*

AF 3503 Business Ethics

AF 3605 Financial Reporting*

AF 4701 Business and Labor Law*

AF 4702 Financial Management AF 3609 Business Research Methodologies

Fourth Semester

Fall Semester

AF 4xxx Accounting Elective-I

AF 4707 Company Law*

AF 4801 Corporate Finance

AF 4xxx Finance Elective-I

AF4711 Ecommerce & Management Information System AF 4709 Final Project-I

Spring Semester

AF 1204 Introduction to HRM

AF 2306 Pakistan Economic Policy

AF3504 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

AF 4xxx Accounting Elective-II

AF 4809 Final Project-II AF 4xxx Finance Elective-II

Program Electives


AF 4722 Advanced Performance Management

AF 4721 Advanced Audit and Assurance

AF 4822 Strategic Business Reporting

AF 4723 Forensic Accounting

AF 4821 Public Sector Accounting

AF 4831 Forensic Analytics

AF 4732 Tax Crime and Fraud Investigation

AF 4735 Accounting for Islamic Finance


AF 4725 Analysis of Investment and Management of Portfolios

AF 4825 International Finance

AF 4824 Financing of SMEs

AF 4823 Financial Risk Analysis

AF 4826 Quantitative Data Analysis

AF 4724 Advanced Financial Management

AF 4727 Dynamics of Banking

AF 4728 Financial Modeling

AF 4726 Behavioral Finance

AF 4828 Treasury and Funds Management

AF 4829 Fintech

AF 4832 Financial Data Analytics

AF 4729 Financial Econometrics

AF 4733 Alternative Investments

AF 4734 Financial Derivatives

AF 4833 Investment Banking

AF 4731 Fraud and Risk Management in Financial Institutions

AF 4834 Islamic Insurance- Takaful