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Accreditation :

The Accounting Program at Dammam Community College is accredited by the National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment for the period May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2022 and agrees to uphold the NCAAA Standards for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Higher Education Programs. The NCAAA is an independent body responsible for the accreditation of postsecondary education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Program Mission:

The Accounting program is committed to providing a broad range of accounting skills designed to meet student aspirations and the needs of the business community. This program endeavors to help students attain their highest educational goals and to provide them a firm foundation in accounting practices and a firm value based foundation for lifelong learning and a career in accounting.

Program Objectives:

The Associate Degree in Accounting has the following educational objectives:

  • To prepare highly qualified graduates in accounting.

  • To prepare quality graduates to obtain positions in business, industry and government.

  • To prepare graduates in pursuing their education to obtain a higher degree.

  • To prepare graduates to communicate clearly and work in teams effectively.

  • To prepare graduates with high ethical and Islamic values.

  • To enhance graduates ability to engage in lifelong learning.

  • To serve the community through providing training programs and short courses

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the role of accounting functions within the organization.

  • List and describe the main activities and functions of the accounting profession.

  • Recognize different accounting standards as defined by Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Perform basic accounting tasks to maintain accurate accounting systems for organizations.

  • Collect and process financial data from source documents.

  • Analyze and interpret financial information to help produce financial statements.

  • Demonstrate technological proficiency to perform basic accounting transactions and produce reports.

  • Apply mathematical skills to perform accounting calculations.

  • Use critical thinking skills to make decisions that reflect legal and ethical standards within the accounting profession.

  • Show responsibility and ethical behavior within and outside organization.

  • Demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills effectively.

  • Communicate effectively with use of ICT tools.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in numerical calculations of accounting figures.

Professional Occupations:

After completing the program, students may take up any professional accounting occupation such as:

  • Junior Accountant

  • Junior Auditor

  • Bookkeeper

  • Inventory Controller

  • Financial Data Analyst

  • Payroll Administrator

  • Cost Clerk

  • Bank Teller

  • Purchasing Agent

  • Procurement Assistant

Program Faculty:



Mr. Ali Abdullah Musabbeh
musali C-274-1
Mr. Haider S. Alsaeedi
Lecturer, ACCT Program Coordinator
saeedihs C-270-4
Mr. Jassim S. Alyousif
jsyousef C-274-4

Curriculum Overview:

The Objectives of the Associate Degree in Accounting are achieved through a curriculum made up of courses in the following four areas:

    General Courses
    ENGL101     English Composition I
    ENGL102     English Composition II
    IAS111        Belief and its Consequences
    IAS201        Objective Writing
    MATH121    Introduction to Applied Calculus
    Basic Courses
    ACCT 101     Principles of Accounting I
    ACCT 102     Principles of Accounting II
    ACCT 200     Accounting Information Systems
    ACCT 201     Intermediate Accounting I
    ACCT 202     Intermediate Accounting II
    ACCT 251     Cost Accounting
    ACCT 252     Managerial Accounting
    ACCT 253     Auditing
    BA 101          Introduction to Business
    BA 200          Business Communications
    BA 221          Business Law
    CIT 101          Introduction to Microcomputers
    CIT 140          Computer Applications I
    CIT 141          Computer Applications II
    Each student is required to take two (2) of the following elective courses:

    ACCT 203      International Accounting
    ACCT 204      Accounting for Governmental and Non-Profit Organizations
    ACCT 205      Computer Applications in Accounting
    ACCT 254      Internal Auditing
    MKT 101        Principles of Marketing
    MGT 201        Principles of Management
    Accounting Summer Internship
This is a summer internship experience for accounting students. Under the instructor’s supervision, each student must participate in a structured period of eight weeks in the accounting section in a selected economic organization. The course is designed to provide each student with the necessary education, technical, and people skills to be successful in an accounting position. The student must write a report about his summer internship.
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