Bachelor of Commerce Program Offered at Jomo Kenyatta University

Bachelors Degree 4years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Jomo Kenyatta University)

About Bachelor of Commerce Bachelors Degree program.

Bachelor of Commerce in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT is intended to be modular in nature and allow for credit transfer, where necessary, in order to give flexibility to meet the needs of the business sector.


Objectives of Bachelor of Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) is intended to provide students with business; ethical and technological skills required by commerce and industry and at the same time meet the quality requirements of the University.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Commerce

Candidates wishing to study for the Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) must satisfy the minimum University and SHRD requirements for admission.
Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English. OR
Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE. OR
Be a holder of a diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate. OR
Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
Candidates who hold a diploma from in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) (see 8.3 above) will, at the discretion of the University Senate, be exempted from Year I. However, they must pass the three university core units in order to graduate.

Candidates with a Diploma from other institutions recognized by the University Senate may be exempted from year one. In addition, a student registered in another University recognized by the Senate may be allowed to transfer credit to the programme.
Candidates who are CPA/CPS/ACCA/CCP finalist will be exempted from year 1. However the candidates are expected to undertake the University core units.


Bachelor of Commerce Course Subjects

Course program in Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)


Semester I

HRD 2101 -Communication Skills

HBC 2101-Introduction to Accounting I

HBC 2102 -Introduction to Business

HBC 2103 -Mathematics for Business

HBC 2104 -Introduction to Micro-economics

HBC 2105 -Principles of Management

HBC 2106- Foundation of Computer Systems

HBC 2112 -Principles of Marketing


Semester II

HRD 2102-Development Studies and Ethics

HBC 2107-Introduction to Accounting II

HBC 2108-Organisational Theory & Development (new unit)

HBC 2109-Insurance and Risk Management

HBC 2110-Introduction to Business Statistics

HBC 2111-Introduction to Macro-economics

HBC 2204-Human Resource Management

HBC 2206-Business Law

HBC 2202-Introduction to Financial Management


Semester I

HBC 2201-Intermediate Accounting 1

HBC 2203-Cost Accounting

HBC 2205 -Intermediate microeconomic theory

HBC 2207-Principles of Auditing


2 HBC 2209 -Organisational Behaviour

HBC 2210-Operations Research I

HBC 2211-Introduction to Taxation

HBC 2212-Computer Applications for Business

HBC 2303-Strategic Management

Semester II

HBC 2208-Intermediate accounting II

HBC 2213-Intermediate macroeconomics

HRD 2401-Entrepreneurship Skills

HBC 2301-Money and Banking (new unit)

HBC 2302-Behavioural Science

HBC 2305-International Business Management

HBC 2306-Company Law

HSC 2408 -Technology and Innovation

HBC 2401-Management Accounting

HCB 2307-Industrial attachment (8 weeks)

YEAR 3 and YEAR 4

3 units Plus six (6) specialization units




About Jomo Kenyatta University

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university near Nairobi, Kenya. It is situated in Juja, 36 kilometres northeast of Nairobi, along the Nairobi-Thika SuperHighway. It offers courses in Technology, Engineering, Science, Architecture and Building sciences. The university has a strong research interest in the areas ... read more