Graduate Degrees

Associate of Arts degree in Accounting

 Associate of Arts degree in Accounting focuses on entry-level accounting skills including communication needed in today’s business environment. The program provides a basic understanding of not only essential business skills but also addresses the unique skills needed by an entry-level accountant. Accounting topics include: financial accounting, federal taxation, and the use of basic accounting software.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its goals:

Identify basic accounting/tax concepts and standards

Prepare basic financial statements

Use common business and accounting software applications at a basic level

Use professional communication skills in the preparation of documents and presentations

Identify components of regulatory and ethical business practices

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:

Accounting Major Courses ( 24 credit hours )
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Information for Business Decisions 3.0 credit hours
Business Law 3.0 credit hours
Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
Integrated Accounting 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours
Principle of Taxation 3.0 credit hours

Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Lower Division General Education Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )



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July 2024