The Bachelor of Commerce programme will prepare candidates for any career in Accounting; Finance; Human Resource; Marketing and Management Science. Graduates will also be equipped to work as public accountants in commercial or government administration, or in private practice.
B.Com positions itself with a strong foundation for continued career growth. It combines conceptual knowledge in key disciplinary areas with strong technical knowledge required for workplace performance. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on project work thus building the problem solving and critical thinking skills needed by B.Com professionals.
Courses in this programme will have focus on accounting, financial planning, decision-making and control in organizations. Candidates will examine the fundamental principles of commerce and the business environment, and learn how to apply business principles to contemporary business practices.
The proposed Lukenya University took time to study the needs of the locals and the surrounding community through convening barazas with the community leaders, educationists, politicians, NEMA officials and even prospective students. The purpose of having these meetings was to establish academic programme requirements that would be relevant to the residents of Makueni County and the country in general. During these interactions, there was a strong feeling that the proposed university develop programmes which are responsive to the needs of arid and semi- arid areas. The B.com programme will be supportive to the core areas of study by equipping students with knowledge and skills in areas such as finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, business management among others.
To be eligible for admission into the university, an applicant must be a holder of: