Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting is accredited
by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
Because the accountant plays a key role in management decisions, the accounting field is one of the fastest growing in education and business. The accounting program is designed to prepare the student for a professional career in industrial, public or government accounting.
Accounting students become proficient at using the accounting model and developing the statement of financial position, the income statement, the statement of changes in owner's equity, and the cash flow statement. This basis will enable students to make decisions about the presentation of financial data, the analysis of managerial and cost data, auditing and the reliability of data, and the preparation of personal and simple business tax returns. To be effective in these activities, students will develop their oral and written communication skills, their critical thinking skills, and their numerical skills.
To receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting, the accounting major must successfully complete the business core and the accounting curriculum of 33 hours. The student must complete work applied to the major with a minimum of a 2.25 cumulative grade point average. Any specific business course completed by the student outside the business core may not be counted toward more than one business major or minor.
Students planning to sir for the CPA exam in the state of Kentucky should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that all requirements have been met before graduation.
Accounting Major Requirements- Business Core and the following 33 credits:
Course Number - Course Title - Credits
ACC 305 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I - 3
ACC 306 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II - 3
ACC 307 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III - 3
ACC 330 - MANAGERIAL COST ACCOUNTING - 3
ACC 352 - TAXATION OF INDIVIDUALS - 3
ACC 354 - TAXATION OF BUSINESS ENTITIES - 3
ACC 401 - ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING - 3
ACC 421 - AUDITING - 3
ACC 431 - RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING THEORY - 3
MGT 354 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS - 3
MGT 424 - BUSINESS ETHICS - 3