Bachelor of Commerce

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This programme provides a general coverage of business management encompassing all aspects of business, finance, management and IT. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on project work, building problems solving and critical thinking skills needed by professionals in the corporate world. By the end of the programme the graduate should exhibit strong business orientation and knowledge, execute ethical and demonstrate adequate research and industrial exposure. Students can choose an area of specialization in any of the six areas: Finance, Accounting, Banking, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, and Marketing.

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  • Finance,
  • Accounting,
  • Banking,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
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This programme is suitable for anyone seeking practical knowledge of business fundamentals. It is a flexible business programme with a wide range of study areas for those who are looking for a wider variety of career options

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  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.
Duration & Structure Of The Programme
  • 3 years (9 trimesters
Mode of Delivery of The Programme/Course
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
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Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • CUU 1003: Communication Skills
  • ICT 1101: Introduction to Information Systems
  • ACC 1101: Introduction to Accounting I
  • BAM 1101: Business Studies
  • BAM 1102: Principles of Management
  • MAT 1102: Management Mathematics I
  • CUU 002 : Information Literacy
  • CUU 0001: Health Awareness &Life Skills
  • BAM 1204: Business Law I
  • BAM 1205: Development Studies and Ethics
  • ACC 1202: Introduction to Accounting II
  • ECO 11201: Introduction to Microeconomics
  • MKT 1101: Principles of Marketing
  • MAT 1203: Management Mathematics II
  • ACC 1303: Introduction to Taxation
  • ACC 1304: Intermediate Accounting I
  • FIN 1301: Business Finance
  • STA 1305: Business Statistics I
  • ECO 1302: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • HRM 1302: Introduction to Human Resource Management
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Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • ICT 2104: E-Commerce
  • ACC 2101: Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • FIN 2101: Insurance and Risk Management
  • STA 2101: Business Statistics II
  • HRM 2102: Organizational Behavior
  • FIN 2102: Financial Management
  • BAM 2 201: Total Quality Management
  • BAM 2202: Company Law
  • BAM 2204: Strategic Management
  • BAM 2205: Project Management
  • ICT 2203: Computer Application Software
  • BAM 2206: Career Management
  • ENT 2306: Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
  • BAM 2313: International Relations
  • BAM 2314: International Business Strategy
Accounting Specialization units
  • ACC 2302: Introduction to Management Accounting
  • ACC 2303: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 1304: Auditing I I
Finance Specialization units
  • FIN 2303: Financial Modelling and Forecasting
  • FIN 2304: Financial Statement Analysis
  • FIN 2305: International Finance
Marketing Specialization units
  • MKT 2307: Public Relations
  • MKT 2308: Marketing Communication
  • MKT 2307: Marketing Research
Human Resource Management Specialization units
  • HRM 2309 Compensation and Reward Management
  • HRM 2310 Industrial Safety and Health
  • HRM 2311 Training and Development
Entrepreneurship Specialization units
  • ENT 2301 Ideation
  • ENT 2302 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 2303 Creativity and Innovation
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Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Accounting Specialization units
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • ACC 3101: Advanced Accounting I
  • ACC 3102: Auditing II
  • ACC 3103: Advanced Taxation
  • ACC 3104: Financial Accounting Theory
  • CFU 3100: Research Methodology
  • ACC 3105: Advanced Management Accounting
  • ACC 3209 Advanced Accounting II
  • ACC 3207 Computer Auditing and Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 3208 Auditing and Investigation Theory
  • CFU 3204 Research Project (6 credit hours)
  • Electives (choose one)
  • ACC 3210 Specialized Accounting Techniques
  • ACC 3211 Advanced Cost Accounting
  • CFU 3301: Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)
Finance Specialization units
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • FIN 2101: Portfolio and Investment Analysis
  • MAT 2101: Operation Research
  • ACC 3103: Advanced Taxation
  • FIN 3104: Development Finance
  • CFU 3100: Research Methodology
  • FIN 33207 Financial Institutions and Markets
  • CFU 3204 Research Project - 2 units
  • STA 3201Introduction to Econometrics
  • Electives (choose one)
  • FIN 3208 Financial Risk Management
  • FIN 3209 Public Sector Finance
  • CFU 3301: Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)
Marketing Specialization units
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • MKT 3102: Business-to-Business marketing
  • MKT 3103: Sales Management
  • MKT 3104: Consumer Behaviour
  • CFU 3100: Research Methodology
  • MKT 3105: E-Marketing
  • MKT 3217 Marketing Management
  • MKT 3214 Service Marketing
  • CFU 3204 Research Project - 2 units
  • Electives (choose one)
  • MKT 3218 Brand Management
  • MKT 3216 Retail Marketing and Merchandising
  • CFU 3301: Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)
Human Resource Management Specialization units
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • HRM 3118 Labour Laws &Economics
  • HRM 3108 Human Resource Planning
  • HRM 3123 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • CFU 3100 Research Methodology
  • HRM 3119 Human Resource Information Systems
  • HRM 3221 Global HRM
  • HRM 3215 Performance-Based Management
  • CFU 3204 Research Project - 2 units
  • Electives (choose one)
  • HRM 3211 Employee Relations
  • HRM 3217 Leadership and Team Building
  • CFU 3301: Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)
Entrepreneurship Specialization units
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • ENT 3101: Enterprise Culture and Climate
  • ENT 3102: Social Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 3103: Entrepreneurial Market Research
  • ENT 3104: Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Economic Development
  • CFU 3100: Research Methodology
  • ENT 3201 Business Development
  • ENT 3202 Enterprise Consultancy
  • ENT 3203 Enterprise Ethics
  • Electives (choose two)
  • ENT 3204 Corporate Social Responsibility
  • ENT 3205 Global Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 3206 Intellectual Property
  • ENT 3210 Enterprise Risk Management
  • CFU 3301: Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)
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    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
Course Overview

This programme provides a general coverage of business management encompassing all aspects of business, finance, management and IT. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on project work, building problems solving and critical thinking skills needed by professionals in the corporate world. By the end of the programme the graduate should exhibit strong business orientation and knowledge, execute ethical and demonstrate adequate research and industrial exposure. Students can choose an area of specialization in any of the six areas: Finance, Accounting, Banking, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, and Marketing.

Specialization
  • Finance,
  • Accounting,
  • Banking,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
Who Can Join

This programme is suitable for anyone seeking practical knowledge of business fundamentals. It is a flexible business programme with a wide range of study areas for those who are looking for a wider variety of career options

Entry Qualifications

  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.
Duration & Structure Of The Programme
  • 3 years (9 trimesters
Mode of Delivery of The Programme/Course
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Year (2)
Year (3)
Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • CUU 1003: Communication Skills
  • ICT 1101: Introduction to Information Systems
  • ACC 1101: Introduction to Accounting I
  • BAM 1101: Business Studies
  • BAM 1102: Principles of Management
  • MAT 1102: Management Mathematics I
  • CUU 002 : Information Literacy
  • CUU 0001: Health Awareness &Life Skills
  • BAM 1204: Business Law I
  • BAM 1205: Development Studies and Ethics
  • ACC 1202: Introduction to Accounting II
  • ECO 11201: Introduction to Microeconomics
  • MKT 1101: Principles of Marketing
  • MAT 1203: Management Mathematics II
  • ACC 1303: Introduction to Taxation
  • ACC 1304: Intermediate Accounting I
  • FIN 1301: Business Finance
  • STA 1305: Business Statistics I
  • ECO 1302: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • HRM 1302: Introduction to Human Resource Management