BBA in Accounting with MBA

Program Requirements

Entrance requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and Master of Business Administration (MBA) combined degree are:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Junior Standing

Freshman – Junior Requirements

Students will complete all the area F courses and the Principles of Management, Principles of Marketing, Global Business, and Corporate Finance from the Business core.

Senior Standing Requirements

Students will complete 9 credit hours of approved graduate-level business courses in their final 2 semesters along with their remaining undergraduate coursework.

The student must submit the following to Graduate Admissions during their senior year: graduate application and transcripts from all institutions attended

Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) Requirements


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 Accounting3
ACCT 2102Principles Managerial Accounting3
BLAW 2106Legal Environment of Business3
BUSA 1105Introduction to Business3
CPTG 2201Advanced 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 4850Accounting Internship/Cooperative Education3
or ACCT 4851 Accounting Internship/Cooperative
or ACCT 4852 Accounting Internship/Cooperative
or ACCT 4853 Accounting Internship/Cooperative
Accounting Major Electives
Choose one from the following:3
Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program
Taxation of Business Entities
Advanced Financial Accounting
Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting
Forensic Accounting
General Electives 29
Business Capstone3
MGMT 4750Strategic Management3
Total Credit Hours120

Students should select nine (9) hours of MBA core courses for the General Electives area (if course pre-requisites are met).

 Master of Business Administration Requirements

MBA Core Requirements *24
ACCT 5000Accounting Concepts2
ACCT 5200Accounting for Managerial Deci3
BUSA 5000Decision Concepts1
BUSA 5200Decision Making-Uncertainty3
FINA 5100Corporate Finance for MBA3
MGMT 5101Org. Development and Change3
MGMT 5111Leadership and Organizational3
MKTG 5200Marketing Management3
Capstone Requirement (3 credit hours)
MGMT 5750Global Strategic Management3
Choose one concentration from the following:
Total Credit Hours33

Once students transition fully into the MBA program, select courses which were not completed as General Electives while in the BBA program.

Please note: This is a suggested course sequence only. 

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I Core Area A1 3
MATH 1101 Intro to Mathematical Modeling Core Area A2 3
Communication or Foreign Language course Core Area B2 3
BUSA 1105 Introduction to Business 3
Fine Arts or Intermediate Foreign Language coures Core Area C2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENGL 1102 English Composition II Core Area A1 3
Science Course with Lab Core Area D1 4
ACCT 2101 Principles of Financial Acct. 3
BLAW 2106 Legal Environment of Business 3
Math, Science or Technology course Core Area D2 3
 Credit Hours16
First Semester
ACCT 2102 Principles Managerial Acct. 3
Science Course without Lab Core Area D1 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CPTG 2201 Adv. Computer Applications 3
Literature, Philosophy or Foreign Language coures Core Area C1 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HIST 1111
Survey-PreModern World History Core Area E2
or Survey of Modern World History
or Critical Trends and Issues
or Intro to Global Issues
CRIT 1101 Critical Thinking 3
BUSA 3101 Business Statistics 3
ACCT 3361 Intermediate Financial Acct. I 3
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
SCML 3102 Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt 3
MGMT 3120 Managerial Communication 3
ACCT 3362 Interm. Financial Acct. II 3
ACCT 3110 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
POLS 1101 American Government Core Area E1 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGMT 3101 Mgmt. Prin. & Org. Behavior 3
ACCT 3250 Taxation of the Individual 3
MKTG 3101 Principles of Marketing 3
ACCT 3363 Intermediate Fin ACCT III 3
HIST 2111
Survey of US History to 1877 Core Area E3
or US HIST Since Reconstruction
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
MKTG 3420 Global Business 3
ACCT 4330 Accounting Information Systems 3
FINA 3101 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 5101 Org. Development and Change 1 3
Accounting Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGMT 4750 Strategic Management 3
ACCT 4852 Accounting Internship/Co-op 3
ACCT 4480 Auditing & Assurance Services 3
MKTG 5200 Marketing Management 1 3
MGMT 5111 Leadership and Organizational 1 3
 Credit Hours15
Fifth Year
First Semester
ACCT 5000 Accounting Concepts 2 2
BUSA 5000 Decision Concepts 2 1
Concentration Elective 2,3 3
Concentration Elective 2,3 3
Concentration Elective 2,3 3
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
ACCT 5200 Accounting for Managerial Deci 2 3
BUSA 5200 Decision Making-Uncertainty 2 3
FINA 5100 Corporate Finance for MBA 2 3
MGMT 5750 Global Strategic Management 2 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours145

Dual Credit-Course counts toward both degrees.


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