B.B.A. Accounting



Accounting is often described as the language of the business. The function of accounting is to measure a company’s economic activities and communicate the results of those activities to decision-makers. The BBA in Accounting program prepares students for a broad range of accounting competencies to add value, drive business performance, and utilize accounting practices within organizations. Graduates of the BBA in Accounting program are prepared for a career in all areas of accounting, including public accounting, private industry, federal, state, and local governments, and non-profit organizations.

BBA Accounting students are also eligible to complete a micro-credential as part of their degree program.  Please speak to an advisor for more information about micro-credentials.    

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in written communications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral presentations.
  • Exhibit cross-cultural competencies that will aid in communicating and working with people from different cultures.
  • Design and defend a reasoned resolution to an ethical challenge.
  • Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the core business disciplines and integrate across multiple business disciplines.
  • Make decisions through business data analysis.
  • Demonstrate the application of accounting principles and standards.

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Program Requirements

Refer to the General Education Core Requirements page for more information on the CORE REQ coursework. The Field of Study (FOS) courses are listed in the footnotes (if applicable). At least 120 credit hours are required for the degree.

First Year
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
MATH 1324Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences (CORE REQ (020) 13
CORE REQ Life and Physical Science (030)3
CORE REQ Creative Arts (050)3
ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting (CORE REQ (090) 13
CORE REQ Language, Philosophy, and Culture (040)3
CORE REQ Life and Physical Science (030)3
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics (CORE REQ (080) 13
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting (DEG REQ) 13
BCIS 1305Business Computer Applications (DEG REQ) 13
Second Year
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics (DEG REQ ) 13
Any Level Elective 19
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
Third Year
BUSI 3301Professionalism and Communication in Business3
ACCT 3301Accounting and Finance Data Analytics 13
ACCT 3303Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 3310Accounting Information Systems3
BUSI 3311Business Statistics3
or BUSI 2305 Business Statistics
MKTG 3301Marketing3
FIN 3301Financial Management I3
ACCT 3302Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3304Intermediate Accounting II3
MGMT 3350Management and Organizational Behavior3
Approved upper level Accounting or COBA electives 23
Fourth Year
BUSI 3332Legal Environment of Business3
or BUSI 2301 Business Law
ACCT 3305Governmental Accounting3
ACCT 4305Federal Tax Accounting I3
FIN 4307Analysis of Fin Statements3
Approved upper level Accounting or COBA electives 23
BUSI 4301Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility3
ACCT 4324Auditing3
CIS 4350Management Information Systems3
BUSI 4359Business Strategy3
BUSI 4090Business Capstone Assessment0
Approved upper level Accounting or COBA electives 23
Total Credit Hours120

Lower Level Electives, Any Level Electives, Component Area Options, or Degree Requirements (DEG REQ) may consist of the FOS courses:  MATH 1324, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, BCIS 1305, ACCT 2301, ACCT 2302, BUSI 1301, BUSI 2305.


Please see your advisor for information on recommended micro-credential course offerings.