The Department houses two programmes, namely; B.Sc. Degree in Accounting and B.Sc. Degree in Banking and Finance. The two are among the foundational programmes that the University took off with when it was established in the year 2007. The Department took off impressively with a handful of students who are doing well today in their chosen career paths. The Department also runs a Conversion programme where holders of Higher National Diploma (HND), Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and National Certificate in Education (NCE) are being admitted into 200 Level of the Degree programmes. The certificates qualifying the applicants for admission into the respective programmes must be obtained in the related fields in addition to satisfying the basic minimum ordinary level requirements as approved by the University.
The philosophy and mission underlying the Accounting and Finance programmes is to produce accountants and financial experts capable of making valuable contributions to the development of accounting and finance practices and the Nigerian economy in general.
College of Management and Social Science
Candidates for admission into the four –year degree in Accounting should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes, at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UTME.
In addition to the ‘O’ level requirement of five (5) credits including Mathematics and English Language, candidates on a three-year programme must have: GCE ‘A’ Level or H.S.C. Passes in Economics and Accounting; OR Ordinary National Diploma (O.N.D) in Accountancy of approved Polytechnic or College of Technology with a grade not lower than the equivalent of Lower Credit; OR National Certificate of Education (N.C.E) in Accounting with distinctions or Credit/Merit passes or Accounting Technician Scheme West Africa (ATSWA) or Grade II Teachers’ Certificate which include English Language and Elementary Mathematics; OR an acceptable grade at the Fountain University Degree Foundation Programme.
We equip the students with necessary skills and competence for recognizing, defining and taking appropriate decisions to solve management and accounting problems of an organization.