Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Accountancy

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The College of Accountancy is one of Polytechnic University of the Philippines foremost college. It boasts of having produced topnotch in CPA Licensure Examination and accounting graduates who are holding prestigious and prominent positions in various companies, privates and government, all over the country and government, all over the country and even overseas. College of accountancy and Law has the highest enrollment among the colleges, institutes and schools of PUP. Besides, it is as old as the institutions for it can trace its roots to the technical/vocational course is bookkeeping which the Manila Business School (MBS). Polytechnic University of the Philippines’ initial stage, had offered its foundation in 1904. In 1908, when the Manila Business School was made into an insular (national) and accordingly renamed as Philippine School of Commerce (PSC), accounting started to be offered as a 2-year technical/vocational course. In 1957, the PSC received from the Philippine Educational System a plaque of distinction for “Bold and Successful Pioneering in Vocational/ Business Education”, accounting began to be offered as a 2-year basic curriculum. In June 1952, the PSC was granted college status, per Republic Act No. 778, and renamed Philippine College of Commerce (PCC). As much, it broadened it program offering with the inclusion of undergraduate courses in commerce and related fields. But it was only in school year 1960-1961 that the PCC, through its Department of Office Education (DOE), initially offered the 4-year program in Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC) major in Accounting in night school. The first graduates were from graduates of Batch 1963-1964, Rellita Dulay, a 4th placer. In SY 1962-1963, PCC started offering the BS Commerce- Accounting program to enrollees in the day school. Subsequently, the DOE formed department of Accountancy and Law (DAL). The first graduates of the day school were in SY 1964-1965 with seven graduates; which passed and one is...
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