The Associate Degree in Commerce is a regular 2-year degree program which has been designed to equip the students with adequate knowledge and skills which would help them taking an early start of their professional career. The courses are designed to cover diverse areas from field of commerce including accounting, finance, taxation, law auditing and E-Commerce. This program will build professional work force with high employment value. The graduates holding Associate Degree can continue towards respective BS 4-year degree program in future with advance standing.

Admission Requirements

  • Students having secured 45% at the intermediate level are eligible to apply.
  • CUST Admission test/ NTS test/HEC test.

Degree Requirements

The candidate is required to complete 66 Cr. Hrs. as per following details, :

Area Cr. Hrs.
General Education 39
Discipline Specific Requirements:
i.  Foundation Courses
ii. Elective Courses
21
06
Practical Learning Lab 00
Internship 00
Community Services 00
Total 66

General Education (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
English Ⅰ ACM1013 3
Mathematics ACM1113 3
Introduction to Computing ACM1213 3
Economics ACM1313 3
Language Ⅰ ACM1413 3
Pakistan Studies ACM1513 3
English Ⅱ ACM1023 3
Statistics and Probability ACM1123 3
Analytical Reasoning ACM1223 3
Intro to Psychology ACM1323 3
Language Ⅱ ACM1423 3
Islamic Studies ACM1523 3
English Ⅲ ACM2033 3

Discipline Specific Requirements

1. Foundation Courses (21 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Principle of Management ACM2613 3
Business Finance ACM2673 3
Principles of Accounting ACM2633 3
Business Information System ACM2643 3
E Business ACM2653 3
Business Communication ACM2663 3
Entrepreneurship and Innovation ACM2693 3

2. Elective Courses (06 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Cost Accounting ACM2663 3
Business Law and Taxation ACM2683 3

Internship and Practical Learning Lab

Each student is required to complete internship and practical learning labs before 4th semester for the award of the degree.

Community Service

Each student is required to complete 65 hours community work, usually after 2th semester which would be a prerequisite for the award of degree.
Duration:
This is a two-year degree program comprising of 4 semesters. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The maximum duration to complete the ADP (Accounting and Finance) is 3 years.

CGPA Requirement

A student is required to earn a minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA on the completion of degree requirements.

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ACM 1013 English-I 3 0 3
ACM 1113 Mathematics 3 0 3
ACM 1213 Introduction to Computing 3 0 3
ACM 1313 Economics 3 0 3
ACM 1413 Language I 3 0 3
ACM 1513 Pakistan Studies 0 3 1

Semester-2

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ACM 1023 English-II 3 0 3
ACM 1123 Statistics and Probability 3 0 3
ACM 1223 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
ACM 1323 Intro to Psychology 3 0 3
ACM 1423 Language Ⅱ 3 0 3
ACM 1523 Islamic Studies 3 0 3

Semester-3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ACM 2033 English-Ⅲ 3 0 3
ACM 2613 Principle of Management 3 0 3
ACM 2673 Business Finance 3 0 3
ACM 2633 Principles of Accounting 3 0 3
ACM 2643 Business Information System 0 3 1
PLLC 2710 Practical Learning Lab- Ⅰ 0 3 3

Semester-4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ACM 2653 E Business 3 0 3
ACM 2663 Cost Accounting 3 0 3
ACM 2683 Business Law and Taxation 3 0 3
ACM 2693 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 0 3
PLLC 2720 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅱ 3 0 3