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BBA - Accounting

Students enrolled in Strayer University's Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program have an opportunity to study cost accounting, federal taxation, and other relevant topics.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

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Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Strayer University's Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting should have an interest in business and accounting, along with have the ability to think critically and solve problems. They should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

This program is divided into five major components. These include concentration courses, electives, general studies courses, major business courses, and a core course sequence. Some of the concentration topics covered in the curriculum include federal taxation, microcomputer applications for accountants, cost and price analysis, and cost accounting. Business topics include business law, principles of management, business and society, and principles of marketing.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

180 credits.

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Business Administration - Concentration in Accounting:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area 1: Core Component (27 credits)

  • ACC 100: Accounting I
  • BUS 100: Introduction to Business
  • CIS 105: Introduction to Information Systems
  • ENG 115: English Composition
  • FIN 100: Principles of Finance
  • MAT 104: Algebra With Applications

Area 2: Major Component (31.5 credits)

  • BUS 302: Principles of Management
  • BUS 309: Business Ethics
  • BUS 475: Business and Society
  • BUS 499: Business Administration Capstone
  • ECO 100: Principles of Economics
  • LEG 100: Business Law I
  • MKT 100: Principles of Marketing

Area 3: Concentration (22.5)

  • ACC 115: Microcomputer Applications for Accountants
  • ACC 206: Accounting II
  • ACC 307: Federal Taxation
  • ACC 350: Cost Accounting
  • BUS 315: Cost and Price Analysis

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates who complete this program have an opportunity to pursue a master's degree in the field. Master's degree programs in accounting typically take two years to complete, but some may take longer. Accounting courses that may be offered include cost accounting, financial auditing, accounting information systems, statistics, and economics.

Graduates could pursue degree programs that include:

  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Master of Arts in Accounting

Career Paths:

Prospective employers may include accounting firms, businesses and corporations, and government agencies, such as the Internal Revenue Service. Graduates who are interested in becoming certified as a public accountant are encouraged to check with their state's requirements.

Graduates could pursue careers that include:

  • Public accountant
  • Internal auditor
  • Management accountant

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