Accounting, BBA

Consistent with the mission of the College of Business, the mission of the Accounting Discipline is to prepare students for professional careers in Accounting. In addition to the BBA Learning Outcomes, upon successful completion of the program, Accounting majors will be able to demonstrate:

  1. Employ technical competence in the Discipline’s functional areas of:
    1. Financial Accounting and Reporting
    2. Managerial Cost Accounting
    3. Income Taxation
    4. Accounting Information Systems
    5. Auditing and Assurance Services
  2. Develop skills in application of accounting software and other business software for processing accounting information.
  3. Apply knowledge of ethical concerns and recognition of other ongoing issues and practices in the accounting profession.
  4. Demonstrate career readiness.

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E)42
All Core Curriculum requirements for the Accounting degree are shown under Core Curriculum in the Graduation Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog.
Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F)18
ACCT 2101Principles of Financial Acct.3
ACCT 2102Principles Managerial Acct.3
BLAW 2106Legal Environment of Business3
BUSA 1105Introduction to Business3
CPTG 2201Adv. Computer Applications3
ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics 13
or ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
Upper Division Core Requirements21
BUSA 3101Business Statistics3
FINA 3101Corporate Finance3
MGMT 3101Mgmt. Prin. & Org. Behavior3
MGMT 3120Managerial Communication3
MKTG 3101Principles of Marketing3
MKTG 3420Global Business3
MGMT 3102Performance/Quality Management3
Required Accounting Major Courses21
ACCT 3110Managerial Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3250Taxation of the Individual3
ACCT 3351Intermediate Financial Acct. I3
ACCT 3352Interm. Financial Acct. II3
ACCT 4330Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 4480Auditing & Assurance Services3
ACCT 4850Acct. Intern./Cooperative Educ3
or ACCT 4851 Accounting Internship/Cooperat
or ACCT 4852 Accounting Internship/Cooperat
Accounting Major Electives
Choose two from the following:6
Advanced Managerial Cost Acct.
Volunteer Income Tax Prep.
Taxation of Business Entities
Advanced Financial Accounting
Govern. and Non-Profit Acct.
Forensic Accounting
Choose three credit hours from the following: 23
Advanced Managerial Cost Acct.
Volunteer Income Tax Prep.
Taxation of Business Entities
Advanced Financial Accounting
Govern. and Non-Profit Acct.
Forensic Accounting
Selected Topics in Accounting
Acct. Intern./Cooperative Educ
Accounting Internship/Cooperat
Accounting Internship/Cooperat
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Intermediate Business Law
Bus. Ethics/Corp. Social Resp.
Selected Topics in Business
Internship/Cooperative Educati
Internship/Cooperative Educati
Internship/Cooperative Educati
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Indep. Study/Directed Research
Monetary Economics
Economics of Innovation
International Economics
Entertainment & Sports Economi
Managerial Economics
Selected Topics in Economics
Personal Financial Management
Investments
Intermediate Finance
Money-Bank.: Domestic & Intnl.
Human Resource Management
Organizational Behavior
Leadership
Women in Leadership
Entrepreneurship
Creativity & Mgmt. of Change
International Management
Legal Issues in Human Resource
Selected Topics in Management
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Personal Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Services Marketing
Negotiation and Conflict Mgmt.
Marketing Research & Analysis
Advertising and Promotion Stra
Sports Marketing
Professional Selling
Sales Management
Business to Business Sales
International Marketing
Retailing
Entertainment Marketing
Marketing Management
Selected Topics in Marketing
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Internship/Cooperative Educ.
Intro to Transportation & Log.
Principles-Supply Chain Mgmt
Operations and Warehouse Mgmt
Global Sourcing in SCM
Financial Issues in SCM
Performance Measurement in SCM
Subtotal171
Business Capstone3
MGMT 4750Strategic Management3
Non-Business Courses6
Choose six hours of non-business electives. 3
Total Credit Hours120

Students are encouraged to check the Georgia State Board of Accountancy (https://gsba.georgia.gov/) for information regarding CPA requirements. (Please check the FAQ section of GSBA website for more details).