Adding context to the equation

If you’re a numbers person who wants formalize your business education, you’ve come to the right place. Strayer University BBA in Accounting combines tactical and technical knowledge with a healthy mix of problem-solving skills to make you a nimble, pragmatic, and knowledgeable professional.

You’ll build your repertoire of skills with software and technologies favored by real accountants. Gain the technical credibility to complete the job at hand—bookkeeping, research and analysis, and financial statement and report preparation.

AT-A-GLANCE

Fall Classes Start:

October 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,480

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Save up to 25% on your tuition

Earn one tuition-free class for every three you successfully  complete. Strayer’s Graduation Fund rewards you for good work!
 

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Transfer up to 28 classes & save

Our simple transfer process  rewards you for the hard work you’ve already done, by letting you transfer credits for up to 28 bachelor’s classes.
 

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Online BBA in Accounting courses

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • ACC 206 - Accounting II

    Provides an understanding of accounting concepts, assumptions, and principles. Progresses to evaluation of accounting data for plant assets, current liabilities, deferrals and accruals, intangibles, payables, and payroll. Introduces accounting for corporations as related to stocks, bonds, and corporate earnings. Introduces partnership accounting and the statement of cash flows.

  • ACC 307 - FEDERAL TAXATION

    Provides a comprehensive study of the types of taxes imposed by federal, state and local authorities. Concepts covered include income realization, property and depreciation, tax deductions and credits, and rules related to capital gains and losses.

  • BUS 315 - COST AND PRICE ANALYSIS

    Covers establishment and administration of equitable pricing arrangements for goods and/or services. Analyzes the total price (cost plus profit) and the individual elements of cost (labor, materials, indirect costs, and profit). Emphasizes techniques for determining proper prices and estimating. Discusses methods of pricing research and development, and the selection of hardware and services.

  • ACC 306 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR ACCOUNTANTS

    This course covers the use of QuickBooks Accountant, Microsoft Excel, and the interface between the two (2) software packages, as well as the functions and applications available under QuickBooks and Excel.

  • ACC 350 - COST ACCOUNTING

    This course covers 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

    Provides a survey of fundamental management concepts and techniques. This information contributes to effective management and provides a foundation for the continued study of management applications. Emphasis is placed 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. The course will also highlight the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. The communication process, motivation, and operations (production) management are also presented.

  • BUS 309 - BUSINESS ETHICS

    Examines the applications of ethical principles through consideration of typical problem areas encountered in organizations. The course focuses 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. The analysis of case situations will 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

    Examines the legal environment of today's businesses, the sources of American law, and ethics and corporate social responsibility. Provides an overview of constitutional, statutory, administrative and common law, tort law, agency, contracts, cyber law and privacy, LLCs, corporations, and bankruptcy, intellectual property, securities, consumer protection and environmental law, intellectual property, real property, international law, and the federal and state courts.

  • 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.

What you’ll learn with an online BBA in Accounting

An online BBA in Accounting is a versatile degree that can provide skills not only in accounting concepts, but how it relates to inventory planning and control and cost distribution. Use your ability to assimilate concepts, practices and federal tax codes and how they apply to business operations. Use Excel and Peachtree software to conduct research and analysis, bookkeeping, account process and preparing financial reports that help keep companies solvent.

Career outcomes for BBA in Accounting graduates

Related job titles to explore:

  • Accountant/CPA
  • Auditor
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Consultant
  • Controller/Comptroller

Bachelor’s degree admissions

In order to apply for admission to a Strayer undergraduate certificate, degree, or diploma program, you need a high school diploma from an approved high school or its equivalent. To get started, please provide:

  • A completed application form and enrollment agreement, as applicable
  • Documentation of high school graduation from an approved high school or its equivalent
  • A valid, current, legible government-issued photo identification

Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.

Why choose Strayer?

A world of opportunity is waiting—for you

Discover how Strayer can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Save up to 25% on tuition

Pass three classes, earn one on us in your last year. The Strayer Graduation Fund helps you save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Enrollment is automatic, so you start working toward earning credits as soon as you complete your first class.

Transfer your credits, finish your degree

You can transfer up to 28 classes into a bachelor’s degree program. How many hours of credit you can transfer depends on which program you want to start. Here’s a breakdown of the maximum number of credits you might be eligible for:

  • 28 courses toward a bachelor’s degree
  • 14 courses toward an associate degree
  • 5 courses toward a diploma program

Flexibility to match your lifestyle

We offer online learning that lets you work at your own pace. It’s designed to give you the best possible student experience while freeing you from a classroom schedule. You’ll pick up real-world skills on your own time, where and whenever classwork fits into your life. And our programs run all year round, four quarters a year.

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