Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Limestone College offers students a variety of concentrations that accord a student a background that is broadly applicable in today’s job market. This program aims to prepare a student for entry-level positions in the business field and / or advanced degree pursuits. Students are equipped with the knowledge needed to pursue private sector jobs with multinational firms and corporations or public sector jobs for the local, state, and federal government. Choosing to continue educational endeavors such as a Master of Business Administration degree or Ph.D. is also encouraged. The Accounting concentration, along with the Economics concentration, provides students specifically with the skills deemed valuable to government positions.
Students are required to take classes that will afford them a well-rounded background in Business Administration. The core courses in this major include: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Law, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Ethical Issues in the Workplace, and Microcomputer Applications. Students also select a focus that consists of a minimum of five courses in a particular concentration. Accounting, for example, requires three of the following: Computerized Accounting Systems, Intermediate Accounting I, and Intermediate Accounting II. This major also requires two more courses from these listed: Business Law II, Income Tax Accounting, Cost Accounting, Production & Operation Management, Auditing, and a Business Internship.
Twelve general education courses from the other Academic pisions of Limestone College are required as well as twelve more General Electives. A minimum of 123 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 are needed for graduation.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Limestone College is also offered via their Extended Campus and Virtual Campus programs. These programs offer classes on eight separate campuses across South Carolina as well as on the Internet. The Extended Campus has special reduced tuition, which makes costs reasonable and affordable for non-traditional students. Students with a military background who take classes on the Internet are afforded a discounted rate in course costs.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Limestone College is a four-year, private, non-denominational Christian, liberal arts college located in Gaffney, South Carolina. Limestone was established by Dr. Thomas Curtis and his son in 1845 as the first women’s school in the state as well as in the nation. The school became completely co-ed in the 1960s.
Limestone College programs lead to associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, many of which are offered completely online.
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