Business Administration with Concentration in Accounting

Business Administration with Concentration in Accounting


The mission of the South College School of Business is to prepare students to become successful professionals capable of functioning in a diverse, dynamic, global economy. The programs offered emphasize teaching excellence and a learning environment that contributes to student development. The School seeks to contribute to the business community through professional involvement and applied intellectual contributions.

Student Outcomes

Through completion of one or more of the programs offered by the South College School of Business, students will:

  1. Analyze and develop financial statements, journals, and ledgers as part of the accounting cycle.
  2. Independently design a manual and computerized accounting system utilizing all of the steps in the accounting cycle.
  3. Examine current management practices and compose business correspondence necessary for communication and policy implementation in organizations.
  4. Evaluate business policies and strategies for effective organizational decision making.
  5. Apply substantive auditing tests and tests of controls in the revenue cycle, expenditure cycle, payroll cycle, conversion cycle, and financing cycle to audit financial statements.


The Bachelor of Business Administration program prepares students to enter the continually evolving world of business, government, and industry. Building on a foundation of liberal education in areas such as oral and written communication, mathematical reasoning, and social science, the business foundation and upper division courses expose students to the realms of accounting, management, finance, economics, and marketing. Students choosing the accounting concentration gain knowledge and training necessary to become entry level accountants for small businesses, large corporations, and CPA firms providing accurate, timely, and relevant financial information needed in today's business environment.

Admission Requirements

All students must minimally meet the requirements for general admission to South College. General admission to South College does not guarantee admission to the accounting or business programs. Program admission is not granted until the following is met.

The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting requires successful completion of 60 hours of the required curriculum, earning the minimum grades required by the program.

Upper division courses in this program include:

  • Management & Organizational Behavior
  • Managing Business Ethics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managing Financial Investments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managerial Economics
  • Government & Business Economics
  • Financial Reporting for Corporations
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Principles of Auditing I
  • Principles of Auditing II
  • Governmental Accounting or Accounting Internship

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* Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student. *

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