Bachelor - Business Administration: Accounting

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American InterContinental University's Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting program is designed to help prepare students to work in business and accounting. Learn more about this program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

AIU Online's Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting program is designed to give you the chance to learn the fundamentals of accounting. You'll take general education coursework, classes in business administration, and specialization coursework in accounting. By the time you graduate, you may be able to explain economic theory, apply principles of finance, discuss operations management practices, and apply accounting principles. Coursework in accounting includes financial accounting, cost accounting, taxation, and accounting information systems.

What are the Prerequisites?

Students interested in this program may benefit from previous coursework in accounting. Strong math and analytic skills will also help applicants to this program. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

Students must complete a total of 180 credits to graduate from this program. The upper division core consists of 40.5 credits, and you must complete an additional 18 credits of specialization requirements. Some of the courses you may take include:

Business Administration Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
MKTG 305Marketing Management
BUSN 310International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
ACCT 310Managerial Accounting
BUSN 311Quantitative Methods and Analysis
FINA 310Financial Management
MGMT 415Global Operations Management
MGMT 422Advanced Entrepreneurship
MGMT 499Program Capstone

Accounting Specialization Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
ACCT 410Financial Accounting
ACCT 420Cost Accounting
ACCT 430Taxation
ACCT 440Accounting Information Systems

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

By the time you finish this program, you may have developed skills in business administration and accounting. You may be able to apply different systems and principles of accounting to solve business problems. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting assistant
  • Financial analyst

Advanced Degrees

AIU Online's Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting program may prepare you for the workforce or to continue your education. A master's degree program may allow you to hone your accounting skills or to develop new skills. Related master's degrees include:

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration