BS in Accounting: Tax Accountancy

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Students who enroll in Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program have an opportunity to study auditing, advanced accounting, and other relevant topics. If you're interested in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program, read on.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program at Kaplan University is designed to equip students with the skills needed to see how corporations, businesses, and partnerships are impacted by tax laws. Some of the major courses students will take include business math, accounting, federal tax, business law, and macroeconomics. Emphasis area courses include auditing, intermediate accounting, advanced corporate tax, and advanced accounting.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Potential students of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program at Kaplan University should have solid math and problem-solving skills. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, applicants should have access to a computer. Some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program is comprised of 180 credits. This credit total includes 33 credits in core requirements, 99 credits in major requirements, and 48 credits in electives. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Emphasis Area in Tax Accountancy Requirements

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Federal Tax
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Analysis
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Business Law
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Bachelor's Capstone in Accounting
  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professional Presence
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Tax Accountancy Requirements

  • Intermediate Accounting III
  • Auditing
  • Advanced Tax - Corporate
  • Advanced Accounting

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Accounting with an emphasis in tax accountancy program have the opportunity to pursue entry-level jobs in the field. Potential employers may include financial firms, government agencies, and businesses and corporations.

Some possible job titles could include:

  • Internal auditor
  • Accountant
  • Compliance auditor

Advanced Degrees:

Though a bachelor's degree is generally sufficient for those seeking entry-level positions, a master's degree might be a requirement for career advancement to executive or management positions. Students might choose to pursue an advanced degree. Some master's degree programs allow students to choose from among a list of concentration areas. This option may allow you to focus on a particular area of interest in the field.

Some possible master's degree programs include:

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