This syllabus provides a foundation for further study of Accounting at pre-professional and professional levels. It provides opportunities for individuals to acquire relevant competencies, attitudes and values for the work environment and to develop an awareness of the social and ethical responsibilities of accountants and users of financial information regionally and internationally.
Associate of Arts Business Studies – Accounts
Candidate MUST have Five (5) subjects at CXC General Proficiency including Mathematics,English and Accounts.
AWARDS OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
Students are required to pass all three modules of EACH course taken. A minimum of two 2-Unit courses must be taken in order to qualify for CFBC certification.
A single Certificate is provided for each examination sitting. Note well: CAPE certification does not qualify students for CFBC graduation.
To qualify for the CAPE Diploma, six CAPE Units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including Caribbean Studies. Units for the CAPE Diploma are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.
CAPE ASSOCIATE DEGREE
To qualify for the CAPE Associate Degree, at least eight units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including the General Education (Compulsory) courses—Integrated Mathematics, Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies. Units for the Associate Degree are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.
General Education Requirements
COMM1001 Module 1 - Gathering and Processing Information
COMM1002 Module 2 - Language and Community
COMM1003 Module 3 - Speaking and Writing
CCST1181 Module 1 - Caribbean Society and Culture
CCST1182 Module 2 - Issues in Caribbean Development
CCST1183 Module 3 - Investigating Issues in the Caribbean
CMTH1331 Module 1 - Foundations of Mathematics
CMTH1332 Module 2 - Statistics
CMTH1333 Module 3 - Calculus
Financial Accounting Unit 1
ACCT1011 Module 1 - Accounting Theory, Recording and Control Systems
ACCT1012 Module 2 - Preparation of Financial Statements
ACCT1013 Module 3 - Financial Reporting and Interpretation
Cost and Management Accounting Unit 2
ACCT2011 Module 1 - Costing Principles
ACCT2012 Module 2 - Costing Systems
ACCT2013 Module 3 - Planning and Decision Making
Management of Business Unit 1: Management Principles and Processes
MGMT1121 Module 1 - Business and its Environment
MGMT1122 Module 2 - The Management of People
MGMT1123 Module 3 - Business Finance and Accounting
Management of Business Unit 2: Application in Management
MGMT2121 Module 1 - Production and Operations Management
MGMT2122 Module 2 - Fundamentals of Marketing
MGMT2123 Module 3 - Small Business Management