The College of Economics and Social Development (CESD) is a liberal arts college with graduate and undergraduate programs in the areas of accountancy, management & law, education, economics, media studies and psychology. Research is a core competence of CESD. The program is designed to help students build a solid foundation in general business principles and skills. It requires completion of 144 credit hours of course work and 2 credit hours of internship of at least six weeks in a firm approved by the College. Students graduating with a CGPA of 2.5 automatically qualify for MBA program offered by CBM in a weekday full-time program. Students may take a maximum of six courses per semester with Summer as an optional semester. This program will lead to MBA or a professional accountancy qualification.The BS (Hons.) Accountancy, Management and Law degree has been accredited by two of the world renowned accountancy bodies, namely, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom. Students opting for the ICAP qualification may get exemption from all four papers of Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) and the first four papers of Certificate in Accounting and Finance (CAF).

Required Courses

Accounting Law Economics Communication Finance and Banking

ACC102
Introduction to  Accounting I (ICAP-CAF-1)
ACC103
Introduction to Accounting II (ICAP – CAF-1)
ACC202
Taxation I (ICAP – CAF-6)
ACC203
Financial Accounting I (ICAP – CAF-5)
ACC204
Taxation II (ICAP – CAF-6)
ACC303
Financial Reporting I (ICAP – CAF-7)
ACC304
Financial Accounting II (ICAP – CAF-5)
ACC306
Financial Reporting II (ICAP – CAF-7)
ACC307
Cost and Management Accounting I (ICAP – CAF-8)
ACC308
Cost and Management Accounting II (ICAP – CAF-8)
ACC405
Internal Auditing
ACC414
Auditing I (ICAP – CAF-9)
ACC416
Auditing II (ICAP – CAF-9)
ACC417
Corporate Reporting
ACC418
Performance Measurement and Decision Making
ACC501
Advanced Financial Accounting
ACC502
Advanced Managerial Accounting

LAW105
Mercantile Law (ICAP-CAF-3)
LAW106
Company Law (ICAP-CAF-3)
LAW301
Intellectual Property, Patents, Copyrights
LAW400
Company Secretarial Practices
LAW404
Arbitration
LAW407
Statutory Compliance

ECO202
Introduction to Economics and Finance I(ICAP-CAF-2)
ECO203
Introduction to Economics and Finance II  (ICAP-CAF-2)
ECO204
The Pakistan Economy
COM103
Functional English I  (ICAP – AFC-1)
COM104
Functional English II (ICAP – AFC-1)
COM402 Business Communication (ICAP – AFC-2)

FIN201
Introduction to Business Finance
FIN202
Financial Management
FIN511
Analysis of Financial Statements
FIN601
Strategic Financial Analysis & Design
Human Resource Management Management Information Systems Marketing Social Sciences
HRM301
Human Resource Management
HRM502
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
MAN101
Principles of Management
MAN403
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
MAN411
Project Management
MAN416
Corporate Governance
MIS413
Information Technology-I
MIS416
Information Technology-II
MKT301
Principles of Marketing
MKT404
Methods in Business Research
SSC103 Behavioral Studies
SSC202
Environmental Studies
SSC401
Business Ethics
Statistics Religious Studies Logistics and Supply Chain Management Language
STA101
Quantitative Methods-I
STA102
Quantitative Methods-II
REL101
Islamic Studies
SCM301
Introduction to ERP Systems
LAN 10*
Foreign Language I
*1 = Introduction to Arabic
*2 = Introduction to French
*3 = Introduction to Spanish
*4 = Introduction to German
*5 = Introduction to Japanese
*6 = Introduction to Italian
*7 = Introduction to Russian
*8 = Introduction to Chinese

Course Structure

Semester One Semester Two Semester Three Semester Four
Functional English I
Quantitative Methods I
Information Technology I
Introduction to Economics and Finance I
Introduction to Accounting I
Mercantile Law I
Introduction to Economics and Finance II
Introduction to Accounting II
Islamic Studies
Quantitative Methods II
Functional English II
Behavioral Studies
Financial Accounting I
Taxation I
Financial Reporting I
Company Law
Cost and Management Accounting I
Auditing I
Cost and Management Accounting II
Financial Accounting II
Financial Reporting II
Auditing II
Information Technology II Taxation II
Semester Five Semester Six Semester Seven Semester Eight
Introduction to Business Finance
The Pakistan Economy
Principles of Marketing
Business Communication Intellectual Property, Patents, Copyrights
Principles of Management

Human Resource Management
Financial Management Introduction to ERP Systems*
Business Ethics
Internal Auditing
Advanced Financial Accounting

*Includes Introduction to concepts of Supply Chain Management

Company Secretarial Practices
Project Management
Methods in Business Research
Advanced Managerial Accounting
Corporate Reporting
Analysis of Financial Statements
Strategic Financial Management
Statutory Compliance
Arbitration
Performance Measurement and Decision Making
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Introduction to a Foreign Langauage Corporate Governance 
Environmental Studies