Department of Finance was established in response to the decision of the
Council of Higher Education No. 27/66/1432 in the year 1432 for restructuring
the College of Science &Arts in
Alkamil , into three colleges, one is the Faculty of business. It includes seven
scientific departments: The Department of Management Information Systems, The
Department of Human Resources Management, The Department Accounting, The Department
of Finance, The department of Marketing, the Department of Health
Administration, and the Department of Law. The royal order was issued on18.11.1432
No. 54727 for approval.The programs are offered within the faculty are regarded
as the most important disciplines required in the labor market, both in the
Kingdom and worldwide. Finance is considered as the lifeblood of the business
sector at all levels for small, medium-sized and large enterprises. It is
simply known as money management due to business expansion and projects that
are being implemented, and the acceleration demand of specialized personnel in
the financial field in recent years to support national development plans and
to deal with the rapid economic changes. The graduates of finance will have the
ability to absorb and use modern ideas in the application of modern
quantitative methods. The department graduates will be able to improve and
develop the required skills needed to make investment decisions, and to
identify ways of financing and the use of modern information technology.
the learning environment and setting up high academic standards to achieve a
prominent position among the finance departments in universities.
department of Finance seeks to create a dynamic environment of academic
excellence through the provision of high quality programs and services, and to
support research, education and public mission of the university. It also aims
to provide innovative solutions to the public and private sectors and
contribute to the development of the local community.
The Department aims at achieving the following objectives:
1. Shaping students’ characters, their scientific, practical and
research abilities in a scientific manner.
2. Delivery and construction of modern knowledge related to the specialization
of finance scientifically and practically in terms of the methods of analysis
3. Contributing to meet the needs of the Saudi labor market in the
field of finance.
4. Focusing on the practical aspects of finance.
The Linkage of the Department with the Objectives and Mission of the College:
Faculty of Business at King Abdul Aziz University aims to qualify students
enrolled with basic knowledge in many disciplines with a focus on quality
through modern and developed curricula based on authentic scientific theories
and practical applications related to the environment. It also seeks to supply
the Kingdom of its needs of specialists in different fields. The department of
Finance is at the forefront in the present time, where it has attracted the
focus most business colleges in developed countries. The department of Finance
was established to
up with recent developments in curriculum and the urgent need to link the
administrative aspects with the financial aspects. The department of Finance
aims to provide the business
establishments with financial tools through consistent administrative system to
achieve integration between management, financial and investment environments,
and it enables the Department to achieve its objectives.
also contributes to the research field concerning with the problems of society
at different stages of gathering information from sources, analyzing,
publishing and circulating to take advantage of them, which is in accordance
with the goal of the college to develop scientific research environments and
contribute to the provision of scientific advice and field studies of society
in the relevant areas.
Department’s Admission Requirements (general conditions):
the procedures adopted in the faculty for admissions and distribution of
students on scientific departments.
Obtaining good grades in English language and
computer courses for the first year for scientific track only.
are selected based on grades obtained in the first year and the possibilities
of acceptance in the department in terms of the number of students.
Student at the Department of Finance must pass
128 credit hours distributed as follows:
26 Credit hours of University Requirement.
36 Credit hours of college requirements.
51 Credit hours of compulsory courses.
credit hours of optional courses.
credit hours of free university requirements
(from outside and inside the college).
Graduations’ Employment Opportunities:
Finance administration in public and private
banks, Islamic banks, specialized banks, investment banks and central Bank.
(Finance, Planning, Economy ...).
sector finance securities.
of small projects.
and specialist in finance.
Code and numbering system:
code (BFIN) refers to Finance in English language
digit denotes the academic year.
digit denotes specialties within the department.
denotes subject serial number.
scores (Tens) in the study plan of finance department.
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