FOR REAL-WORLD CAREERS

An online BBA in accounting degree will allow prepare you to:

  • Understand accounting concepts, practices, and federal tax codes applicable to operating a business and reporting financial results
  • Develop proficiencies in research and analysis, bookkeeping, processing accounts, and preparing financial reports
  • Use relevant business software, including Excel and Peachtree, to provide accounting information for organizations
  • Record journal entries and prepare and evaluate financial statements
  • Solve problems relating to personal and business federal income taxes
  • Execute personal and corporate federal income tax returns
  • Explore the relationship between accounting information, inventory planning and control, and cost distribution

 

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,465

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ONLINE BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • ACC 206 - Accounting II

    Learn to become a successful communicator, a key skill for upper and senior-management positions. This course will focus on the areas of clarity, confidence, persuasion and passion, teaching students how to apply these traits to both their spoken and written words, as well as posture and body language.

  • ACC 307 - FEDERAL TAXATION

    Study in depth the types of taxes imposed by federal, state and local authorities. Topics include income realization, property and depreciation, tax deductions and credits, and rules related to capital gains and losses.

  • BUS 315 - COST AND PRICE ANALYSIS

    Learn how businesses can establish and administer equitable pricing arrangements for goods and/or services. Analyze the total price (cost plus profit) and the individual elements of cost (labor, materials, indirect costs and profit). Learn techniques for determining proper prices and estimating. Discuss methods of pricing research and development, and the selection of hardware and services.

  • ACC 306 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR ACCOUNTANTS

    Prerequisite: ACC 206

    This course covers the use of Peachtree Complete Accounting for Windows, Microsoft Excel, and the interface between the two software packages, as well as the functions and applications available under Peachtree and Excel.

  • ACC 350 - COST ACCOUNTING

    Examine accounting procedures relating to the job costing system, cost-volume-profit analysis, activity- based costing, the master budget, flexible budgets, responsibility accounting, variance analysis, inventory costing and capacity analysis.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • BUS 302 - MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

    Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.

  • BUS 309 - BUSINESS ETHICS

    Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.

  • BUS 475 - BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

    Explore the role of primary and secondary stakeholders, both within and outside organizations. Investigate ethics and social responsibility and review where organizational activities fall within different continua. Examine the broad forces in business, society and globalization and how stakeholders can influence results in both business and society.

  • BUS 499 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE

    Examine the processes by which organizations formulate strategy, implement policy, and evaluate outcomes in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Focus on the ethical implications of strategic choices throughout the course. Exercise your analytic, integrative, decision-making and business communications skills through the use of case analysis and decision making.

  • ECO 100 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

    Get a basic overview of macro- and microeconomic principles and concepts. Understand the economic dynamics of market forces affecting competition, different economic systems, the role of government in the economy and economic aspects of international trade. Discusses the labor market, interest rates and the supply of money, and the performance of a national economy. Apply economics to business decisions, considering such principles as opportunity costs, diminishing returns and the marginal principle.

  • LEG 100 - BUSINESS LAW I

    Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

  • MKT 100 - PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

    Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.

ADDING CONTEXT TO THE EQUATION

Crunching numbers is second nature to you, but you want to formalize your business education and develop a richer understanding of the accounting principles and practices that will allow you to accelerate your career.

 

We have the right program for you. Strayer University’s BBA in accounting program combines technical coursework with broad business topics to help you frame accounting in a larger business context.

 

Explore core accounting principles, concepts, and assumptions and how they impact business operations. You’ll spend time building your repertoire of skills, including the technical must-

haves to complete the job at hand — bookkeeping, research and analysis, and financial statement and report preparation.

 

Strayer’s BBA in accounting program leverages software and technologies favored by real accountants. Our coursework combines tactical and technical knowledge with a healthy mix of problem-solving skills to make you a nimble, pragmatic, and knowledgeable professional prepared for any number of business situations.

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