AAS Management

 

with Accounting

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Management with Accounting is ideally suited for individuals seeking careers in financial services either in accounting or financial management. This associate degree serves as the gateway to the bachelor’s degree programmes in accounting and financial management and also prepares students to proceed to the ACCA Level I.  All credits earned in the AAS in Management with Accounting programme will be transferred to either the BA degree in Accounting or Financial Management.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.

*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond

Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualifications may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).

 

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DURATION
2 Years (FT)
3 Years (PT)

CAMPUS
City/ South

JANUARY
Open

                                                                                                                

  COURSES IN THE MAJOR     CORE CURRICULUM COURSES  
CODE COURSE TITLE CR. CODE COURSE TITLE CR.
ACCT 126 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 WRIT 117 Fundamentals of Writing 3
ACCT 210 Cost and Management Accounting 3 COMM 118 Communication in the Workplace 3
ACCT 215 Intermediate Accounting I 3 SOC 102 Introduction to the Study of Society 3
ACCT 216 Intermediate Accounting II 3 MATH 119 Finite Mathematics 3
ACCT 230 Intermediate Cost Accounting or any Level Two or Three accounting course 3 LIBS 130 Fundamental Research Skills 3
ACCT 250 Auditing 3 Total Core Curriculum Credits 15
BUSI 120 Business Orientation 1
BUSI 203 Leadership and Ethics 3
ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 125 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENTP 210 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
FINC 205 Financial Management 3
MGMT 125 Principles of Management 3
MGMT 205 Management Information Systems 3
MKTG 205 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT 120 Fundamentals of Statistics 3
Total Credits in the Major Area of Study 46
   
   

The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.

Fees Citizens Caricom International Per
Applications: Paper-based $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 Application
Applications: Online Free Free Free Application
Registration $80.00 $80.00 $80.00 Semester
Tuition $300.00 $400.00 $750.00 Credit
Administrative Fee $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
Technology $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
Student Insurance $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 Annum
Student Guild $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Annum

Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.

All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.

The College accepts the following methods of payment:

  • Cash
  • LINX
  • Visa/Master card
  • Certified/Manager’s cheque

Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.

 

The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)

The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at:  www.moe.gov.tt

Important:
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.

The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.

For further information on the GATE programme please visit the website of the Ministry of Education.

The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.

 

Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)

The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:

  • tuition fees
  • accommodation
  • airfare and other transportation costs
  • personal maintenance costs and living expenses
  • books and related materials
  • special equipment
  • other related tertiary expenses

For further information on the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) students can visit the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt

 

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: registrar@costaatt.edu.tt

To successfully complete the Associate in Applied Science degree in Management with Accounting, students must complete 61 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:

Required courses in the major area of study 46 credits
Total courses in major area of study 46 credits
Core curriculum courses 15 credits
Total credits required for graduation 61 credits

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