Online Business Degrees

Accounting Concentration

The Accounting concentration is designed to prepare in learners for leadership positions in the fast growing and challenging field of accounting. Accounting professionals perform vital functions for their clients or organizations by offering an increasingly wide array of services.

The accounting concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration online degree meets the course requirements to sit for the CPA and CMA exams. Kentucky, along with most other states, requires candidates who sit for the CPA exam to have completed 150 hours of course work including a baccalaureate degree. The accounting concentration online exposes students to four significant areas of accounting including:

• Auditing procedures
• General business environment and business concepts from an accounting perspective
• General accounting principles for business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities
• Federal taxation, ethics, professional and legal responsibilities, and business law

Program Course Listing

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 37
Business Administration Major Requirements* 48
Application Software (CS 235) 3
Principles of Accounting I (BA 210) 3
Principles of Accounting II (BA 215) 3
Principles of Economics I (BA 220) 3
Leadership & Org. Behavior (BA 305) 3
Business & Org. Communication (BA 313) 3
Managerial Economics (BA 317) 3
Business Research Methods (BA 319) 3
Principles of Marketing (BA 320) 3
Managerial Finance (BA 321) 3
Business Plan Development (BA 325) 3
Principles of Management (BA 330) 3
Strategic Planning (BA 411) 3
Project Management (BA 415) 3
Human Resource Management (BA 440) 3
Business Capstone (BA 490) 3
Accounting Concentration Requirements* 18
Intermediate Accounting I (BA 370) 3
Intermediate Accounting II (BA 371) 3
Cost Accounting (BA 380) 3
Federal Tax 1 (BA 408) 3
Auditing Theory & Practice (BA 425) 3
Advanced Accounting (BA 435) 3
Electives 21
Total 124

*A minimum grade of “C” is required.

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