The Department of Accounting, Banking and Finance is under the College of Management and Social Sciences, Okuku Campus. The Department offers two academic programmes;
B.Sc. Banking and Finance
The philosophy of the Department of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Osun State University, Okuku Campus is to strengthen the intellectual capacity of the students in the accounting and banking and finance discipline so as to equip them with the adequate knowledge needed for an understanding and analysis of the basic issues in the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy
i) Enable students to develop the ability of using modern Accounting and Management techniques
ii) Acquire the necessary professional competences which are required by Nigerian and International Accounting bodies.
iii) Produce graduates who are generally competitive in the global village and develop entrepreneurial spirit in them capable of generating self employment to the overall economic development of the country.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
For admission into the Department of Accounting, Banking and Finance programme of the University, a candidate shall be required to possess the following minimum qualifications:
Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into the 200 level, must have at least five (5) O/L credits, two of which must be at Advanced Level or approved equivalents.
For admission into the first degree programme in Accounting, Banking and Finance, a candidate must have the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English and Mathematics to form the core subjects, with credit in any of the following: Economics, Geography, Commerce, Government, Accounts and Book-Keeping at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Direct Entry Candidates
Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into 200 level Accounting, Banking and Finance programme, must have Advanced Level passes in at least two of the following: Economics, Geography, Commerce, Government, Accounts and Book-Keeping, in addition to credit level passes in five of the subjects listed above at the SSCE or its equivalents. Candidates with ND and approved equivalents in relevant fields with at least a lower credit may be considered for direct entry into the programme.
Also candidates with ICAN ATS (Final Level) and Foundation pass of recognized professional bodies; ICAN, ACCA (London), CIMA (UK), CIBN, CITN and others who are members of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) may be considered for direct entry. Candidates with acceptable pass in the UNIOSUN Foundation Programme are also eligible for admission for entry into 200 level, provided they possess the requisite qualification for entry into the 100 level of the programme.
Post UTME Screening
All candidates seeking admission into the University irrespective of their UTME scores shall be required to pass the University Post UTME Screening Test before being admitted.
- Students shall normally complete registration at the beginning of the semester.
- Any addition or deletion from the courses for which a student is formally registered must be made with the consent of the course coordinator.
- A student may be allowed to withdraw from a course by the course administrator before a third of lectures have been given. Such a student who withdraws after this time or who fails to sit for examination without reasons shall be deemed to have failed the course. A grade point F shall be recorded for the student in the course.
- Late registration in the course may be allowed with penalty of up to three weeks after commencement of registration.
Duration of Degree Programme
The minimum number of years to be spent to be awarded a first degree in a programme of study in non-professional area in the University shall be four years (or three years minimum for direct entry candidates). Registration shall not exceed an additional 50% of the duration of the programme if the student fails to graduate within the minimum number of years.
To qualify for the award of a degree of the Osun State University, a student is required to have
- completed and passed the prescribed number of units including all compulsory courses specified by the University
- completed and met the standards for all required and optional courses.
- obtained the prescribed minimum CGPA.