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BS in Business Administration - Accounting

Students interested in a career combining knowledge of business practices with an understanding of accounting principles could prepare for this professional goal by enrolling in Post University Online's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting. Learn more about this online bachelor's degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Post University Online

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to this Post University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have an associate's degree or completed some college
  • Complete at least 16 college preparatory program credits

Program Description:

Post University Online's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting offers a diverse liberal arts and business education while focusing on accounting concepts and processes. Topics covered in area of concentration courses include cost accounting systems and practices, financial statements, cash statements, inventory control, and federal income taxation. Financial analysis within various organizational structures and managerial accounting are also addressed in core accounting courses. The program's business curriculum provides a fundamental education in other areas of business including marketing, finance, business law, management, and communications. In addition, students have the opportunity to build writing, computer, and time management skills.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid:

Students could be able to qualify for financial aid in the form of grants and loans. Contact Post University Online's Office of Student Finance for more information.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in

Accounting:

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

General Education Core (60 credits)

Common Core

  • ENG 110: College Writing (3 credits)
  • ENG 120: College Writing II (3 credits)
  • COM 107: Intro to Communications (3 credits)
  • CIS 112: Introduction to Computing (3 credits)

Liberal Arts

  • Students select eight electives (24 credits)

Math

  • MAT 120: College Algebra (3 credits)
  • MAT 220: Statistics (3 credits)

Science

  • Students select 1 elective (3 credits)

Unrestricted Electives

  • Students select five electives (15 credits)

Major, Core and Concentrations

Designated Writing Course

  • BUS 311Managerial Communications (3 credits)

Business Core

  • ACC 111: Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ECO 201: Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • MGT 105: Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MKT 101: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • FIN 201: Principles of Finance (3 credits)

Major Requirements

  • ACC 211: Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • IBA 301: Principles of International Business (3 credits)
  • ECO 202: Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • BUS 204: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 411: Business Policy Seminar (3 credits)
  • MAT 230: Quantitative Analysis (3 credits)

Accounting Concentration

  • ACC 301: Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACC 303: Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 330: Federal Income Taxes (3 credits)
  • Select two ACC electives (6 credits)

Unrestricted Business Electives

  • Students select 1 elective (3 credits)

Career and Self-Awareness Courses

  • CSS 101: Learning Across the Lifespan (3 credits)
  • PSS 301: Work Life and Career Development (3 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Upon completion of Post University Online's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting, graduates could be eligible to enter a master's degree program. Many companies might require a graduate degree for those interested in obtaining an upper management or executive position.

Master's degree options for graduates include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Career Paths:

Graduates of Post University Online's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting could seek positions in the accounting or finance departments of nearly any type of industry. They could assume payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or auditing responsibilities.

Positions that graduates could be able to pursue include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Cost Accountant
  • Payroll Clerk

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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