Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Accounting

Degree Plan Details

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The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Accounting prepares students for entry level positions in business administration and management accounting that require a broad business competency of the management-level skills needed to add value, drive business performance, and build quality financial practices within organizations. Graduates of the BBA Management Accounting program are prepared for career specialty areas in financial analysis, budget preparation, financial management, management accounting, government, finance, and consulting. The program is offered in the campus-based classroom lecture mode only.

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Accounting will be able to:

  • Demonstrate specific knowledge based skills necessary for an entry level accounting position of an organization.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate financial information and understand broad based knowledge of business concepts and practices.
  • Apply the technical and cognitive skills necessary to remain relevant in contemporary accounting and business practices and issues.

The minimum requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Accounting are:

  • 33 semester hours must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 42 semester hours must be at the 3000/4000 level, 27 of which must be completed at Amberton University and applicable to the degree.
  • 120 semester hours for a degree.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. General Education Requirements45 Hours
Behavioral Science (Psychology or Sociology) 3 hours
Communication (must include oral communication skills)
Selected from: COM3401 or COM4405
3 hours
Computer Concepts (fundamentals course) 3 hours
English (ENG 1001, 1002 plus 6 hours of writing)
Six (6) hours of writing may be selected from: COM3461 or COM4441 or ENG2006
12 Hours
History and/or Government 6 hours
Humanities 3 hours
Mathematics (1021 and 1022 or the equivalent) 6 hours
Natural Science 6 hours
Religion 3 hours
II. General Electives15 Hours
III.Major Requirements60 Hours
A. Business Core 30 hours
Accounting Principles (ACC) 6 hours
Economics Principles (ECO) 6 hours
Finance (3000/4000 level) (FIN) 3 hours
Marketing (3000/4000 level) (MKT) 3 hours
BUS3101 Business Law 3 hours
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
Advanced Business Administration Courses
6 hours
B. Accounting Core 15 hours
ACC3114 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hours
ACC3115 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hours
ACC3117 Cost Accounting 3 hours
ACC4123 Consolidations & Mergers 3 hours
ACC4124 Governmental/Special Topics 3 hours
C. Advanced Business Administration Courses 15 hours
(3000/4000 level ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS, MKT)
Totals:120 Hours