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:

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

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
SCML 3102Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt3
Required Accounting Major Courses24
ACCT 3110Managerial Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3250Taxation of the Individual3
ACCT 3361Intermediate Financial Acct. I3
ACCT 3362Interm. Financial Acct. II3
ACCT 3363Intermediate Fin ACCT III3
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
or ACCT 4853 Accounting Internship/Cooperat
Accounting Major Electives
Choose one from the following:3
Advanced Managerial Cost Acct.
Volunteer Income Tax Prep.
Taxation of Business Entities
Advanced Financial Accounting
Govern. and Non-Profit Acct.
Forensic Accounting
General Electives9
Business Capstone3
MGMT 4750Strategic Management3
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).