Online BBA in Accounting

Online BBA in Accounting

Awarded Colleges of Distinction 2017-2018

Accounting BBA Online

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 2017

Online BBA Program

AACSB Business Education Alliance Member 2017

Online BBA in Accounting

Provide Financial Clarity and Sustainability

Walsh University’s online BBA with a specialty in accounting gives students the expertise needed to prepare for a career as a Certified Public Accountant or Managerial/Corporate Accountant. Build a deep understanding in the areas of managerial and financial accounting, tax, and auditing, gaining the foundation needed for an accounting career. Learn basic business processes and the impact of solid accounting practices on an organization's profitability and sustainability. View accounting practices through a global and ethical lens.

Learn more by getting your program guide.

Online BBA in Accounting Fast Facts

  • 100% online
  • 124 credits
  • Students may transfer in up to 92 credits
  • Six intakes per year

Walsh University Recognition

  • #49 (tie) in Regional Universities Midwest (U.S. News and World Report)
  • #29 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans (U.S. News and World Report)
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • AACSB Business Alliance member
  • Top 50 Accelerated Program for 2017 (Affordable Colleges Online)
Online BBA Program Curriculum - Core Curriculum

Below is a sample list of courses you will take while enrolled in the online BBA in Accounting program. For a full list, including accounting-specific curriculum, please download a brochure.

Careers and Outcomes

Jobs for Accounting bachelor’s degree graduates include:

  • Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Management Accounting
  • Public Accounting
  • Internal Auditing
  • Tax Preparation and Planning
  • Management Consulting
  • Credit Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Non-profit Accounting
  • Government Accounting

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals with their bachelor’s degree earn around $300 per week more than individuals with an associate’s degree and more than $400 per week compared to those with a high school diploma. The median annual pay for individuals in accounting is more than $60,000 per year.

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In-Class Option also available.

 

BUS 110 – Integrated Bus Experience I 3 sem. hrs.

BCP I

This course introduces students to the global aspects of management and marketing, in both the classroom and experiential learning environments. The relationship between management and marketing is addressed, focusing on how both disciplines are part of a larger system that is responsible for the sustainability of an organization.

BUS 371 – Intermediate Accounting I 3 sem. hrs.

This course is a study of the advanced theory and problems in financial accounting. The income statement and items on the balance sheet will be studied. The specific topics include cash, accounts receivable, inventory and long-term assets.

Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 230.

BUS 111 – Integrative Bus Experience II 3 sem. hrs.

BCP I

This course introduces students to the global aspects of accounting and finance, in both the classroom and experiential learning environments. The relationship between accounting and finance will be addressed, focusing on how both disciplines are part of a larger system that is responsible for the sustainability of an organization.

BUS 372 – Intermediate Accounting II 3 sem. hrs.

This course is a continuation of BUS 371, Intermediate Accounting I. It is the study of the advanced theory and problems on the balance sheet. The specific topics covered include investments, short-term liabilities, bonds, leases and deferred taxes.

Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 371.

BUS 373 – Managerial Accounting 3 sem. hrs.

This course includes the study of costing systems-jobs, process, and activity-based, breakeven points, inventory costing systems absorption and variable costing, master budgets, standard costs and variance analysis, and relevant costs and decision-making.

Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 230.

BUS 423 – Federal Tax I, Individual 3 sem. hrs.

This course is the study of the federal tax law as it applies to the individual. Topics include income and exclusion, deductions, losses, credits, and property transactions.

Prerequisite: BUS 212 with a grade of C or better or BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better, BUS 372 for AA.

BUS 424 – Federal Tax II, Corporate & Partner 3 sem. hrs.

This course studies the federal tax law as it applies to corporations, partnerships and estates. It emphasizes the preparation of corporate, partnership and estate tax returns, the formation of corporations, earnings, and profit calculations and gift tax.

Prerequisite: BUS 423 with a C or better.

BUS 230 – Financial/Managerial Accounting 3 sem. hrs.

BCP I

This course builds on financial accounting concepts, providing emphasis on cash, accounts receivable, inventories, and fixed assets. The class also introduces the student to managerial accounting. Prerequisite: BUS 111.

BUS 434 – Auditing 3 sem. hrs.

The purpose of this course is to integrate auditing concepts, professional standards and rules of conduct into practical aspects in a logical manner to assist students in understanding audit decisions and evidence accumulation.

Prerequisites: BUS 212 with a grade of C or better, or BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better.

BUS 470 – Advanced Accounting I 3 sem. hrs.

This course is a study of advanced financial accounting issues. The course emphasizes information on business combinations and consolidated financial statements as well as accounting for partnerships.

Prerequisites: BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better.

BUS 232 – Information Analysis 3 sem. hrs.

BCP I

This course introduces and applies the statistical methods and analytical skills needed to address real-world business and economic decision making. Emphasis is placed on how to obtain data, interpret data, and use computer applications to supplement data analysis and reporting.

Prerequisite: MATH 155, Excel Competency.

BUS 471 – Advanced Accounting II 3 sem. hrs.

This course is a continuation of BUS 470, Advanced Accounting I. It emphasizes advanced topics in accounting, including accounting for not-for-profits, government accounting, and foreign currency financial statements.

Prerequisite: BUS 470 with a grade of C or better.

BUS 362 – Global Information Systems 3 sem. hrs.

BCP II

This course presents the management of information technology resources in the context of global business organizations addressing strategic, technological, and organizational issues to support the effective integration of information systems.

Prerequisite: BCPII Status.