Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
The University of the Southwest offers a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting that is well suited for students who wish to enhance their knowledge in accounting in the business administration field. Graduates of this degree will gain skills in problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and decision making. Students may find employment in public accounting as tax specialists, auditors, and consultants. Graduates may also work in private firms, governmental firms, and non-profit agencies. This program provides individuals with the opportunity to increase their salary, become eligible for certification, and gain job security. Accounting is a growing field with many positions available in the workforce for graduating students.
The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting Program consists of 120 total credit hours that may be completed in four years. Students are required to complete general education courses, institutional coursework, major coursework, and accounting emphasis coursework. General education topics students will cover include fine arts, humanities, social science, science labs, mathematics, computer applications, economics, composition, literature, and speech. Major level coursework that students are required to complete include principles of accounting I & II, business law, principles of finance, principles of management, ethics, organizational behavior, creating a business plan, and principles of marketing. Students will also complete accounting emphasis courses. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment within the accounting career field.
All courses for this program are available online. The online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. In order to graduate, students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.0 scale) in the accounting emphasis area and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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