Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Degree Completion
The Accounting degree completion program concentrates on core accounting and business theory with special attention to decision making and situational analysis. The program also includes financial accounting curriculum in taxation, auditing and research. This program is designed for students with previous college credit who are interested in finishing their bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Course Listings
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree is a 46-credit degree completion program, enabling students to apply fundamental principles of accounting and finance. Coursework has specifically been designed to provide the foundational elements of accounting while incorporating the virtues of a liberal arts education. Students will learn how to interpret and apply the concepts of accounting, reporting, auditing and federal taxation. It is designed for students who wish to work in the accounting field within public and private firms.
Main areas of study:
- Accounting concepts
- Business theory and application
- Methods for appraising organization performance
- Federal taxation and auditing
- Accounting information systems
- Leadership and ethics
An accounting major can work for companies that range in size from a sole practitioner to small partnerships to international firms. Accounting careers include both jobs that involve extensive interpersonal contact and those that involve very little. Other careers could be in the fields of financial planning and investment analysis. This major preps students with the minimum requirements for certifications in certified management accounting (CMA) and certified financial accounting (CFA).
It is recognized that students desiring to become Certified Public Accountants (CPA) must complete 150 credits and a specified set of courses. In most cases, students working toward meeting the CPA requirements will combine a 124-credit undergraduate degree with a graduate degree program, a second degree or additional hours leading to a certification. To sit for the CPA examination, a student needs all courses in this revised Accounting program along with two additional courses, including production management and an advanced law course.
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