Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting Concentration

Effective January 1, 2016, this program is no longer available for future enrollments 

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration provides students with foundational business knowledge, linking industry concepts with real-world examples that foster applied learning to prepare students for their chosen career. Students develop proficiency in business tools/techniques and the principles/skills of management. The program builds on technical skills and soft skills to support the student’s professional growth.

BSBA-ACCT Program prepares the student to:

  • Apply business skills and analytical problem-solving to support organizational objectives
  • Summarize how management knowledge and skills support organizational performance
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the functional areas of accounting

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (BSBA-ACCT) is designed to prepare graduates for a career as an accountant. Students will develop proficiency in accounting and management.

BSBA-ACCT program competencies:

  • Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace.
  • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions.
  • Explain how managers assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt to continuous change.
  • Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective.
  • Resolve accounting issues ethically
  • Analyze accounts for a small to medium-size organization
  • Prepare financial statements according to GAAP
  • Interpret financial statements for business according to US GAAP; and use accounting tools for decision making
  • Use accounting tools for decision making

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

or

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

 

ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics

4.5

ECON212Principles of Microeconomics

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

 

GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs

4.5

or

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

 

LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

MATH301Data Driven Statistics

4.5

MATH451Data Driven Decision Making

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Core

ACCT201Accounting I

4

ACCT202Accounting II

4

BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications

4

ECON310Global Managerial Economics

4

FINC225Financial Statement Analysis

4

HRMT215Management of Human Resources

4

HRMT440Managing Organizational Change

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

MGM255Management Fundamentals

4

MGM316International Business Communications

4

MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles

4

MGM355International Business Practices

4

MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

4

MGMT235Business Law I

4

MGMT345Operations Management

4

MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies

4

MGMT495Business Capstone

4

MKTG225Introduction to Marketing

4

MPM210Introduction to Project Management

6

SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

4

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:86

Courses: Accounting Concentration

ACC340Financial Accounting

4

ACCT210Computerized Accounting

4

ACCT300Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT305Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT351Cost Accounting

4

ACCT460Accounting Capstone

4

FINC225Financial Statement Analysis

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Total Credit Hours: 180

Accounting courses at CTU align to the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.