BBA+MBA in Accounting

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The BBA/MBA Accounting degree is an accelerated program that prepares graduates for careers as professional accountants.  Successful graduates will demonstrate competence in accounting, analytics, business, ethics, and management.  The program meets the education requirements of the Texas State Board of Accountancy necessary to register for the Certified Public Accountant examination.  The 150-credit hour program requires students to complete a total of 45 hours of accounting courses in earning the BBA Accounting and MBA Accounting.  The dual program can be completed through a combination of on-campus and on-line courses.

 

Students who complete the Amberton University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Business Administration in Accounting meet the education requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.  However, each student should carefully review the current state requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for changes and updates. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy provides clear guidelines and requirements to take the CPA exam and in applying for a new licensure. It is the sole responsibility of each student to satisfy each of the requirements of the State of Texas, including the in-seat-hours educational requirement.  Questions regarding licensure should be directed to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. http://www.tsbpa.state.tx.us/exam-qualification/examination-overview.html 

 

A graduate with a BBA/MBA in Accounting will be able to demonstrate the competencies of both the BBA in Accounting and the MBA in Accounting, in addition to satisfying the academic requirements for becoming a CPA in the State of Texas.  See the University Catalog for more information.

Degree Plan

B.B.A. - Accounting
I. General Education Requirements45 Hours
Behavioral Science (PSY3735) 3 hours
Communication (must include oral communication skills)
Selected from: COM3401 or COM4405
3 hours
Computer Concepts (MIS2110 - fundamentals course) 3 hours
English (ENG1001ENG1002, 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 (HIS1011HIS1012) 6 hours
Humanities (HUM1015) 3 hours
Mathematics (MAT1021 and MAT1022 or the equivalent) 6 hours
Natural Science (SCI1026 and SCI1027) 6 hours
Religion (REL2000/3000 Level) 3 hours
II. General Electives15 Hours
III.Major Requirements60 Hours
A. Business Core 30 hours
Accounting Principles (ACC2111ACC2112) 6 hours
Economics Principles (ECO2131ECO2132) 6 hours
Finance (3000/4000 level) 3 hours
Marketing (3000/4000 level) 3 hours
BUS3101 Business Law 3 hours
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
Business Administration Electives
 
Six Hours from the following:
BUS3305BUS3310BUS4113MGT3172MGT4192MGT4650
6 hours
B. Accounting Core 15 hours
ACC3114 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hours
ACC3115 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hours
ACC3117 Cost Accounting 3 hours
ACC3120 Survey of Federal Income 3 hours
ACC4036 Ethics for Accounting 3 hours
ACC4124 Governmental/Special Topics 3 hours
ACC4125 Auditing 3 hours
ACC4450 Advanced Accounting 3 hours
C. Bridge Courses 6 hours
MGT5203 Operations Management 3 hours
BUS5110 International Business 3 hours
Totals:120 Hours

M.B.A. - Accounting
I. Required Graduate Studies6 Hours
ACC6165 Tax Planning and Research 3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making 3 hours
II. Major Requirements24 Hours
COM5469 Managerial Communication 3 hours
*BUS5110 International Business 3 hours
*MGT5203 Operations Management 3 hours
ACC6120 Accounting Information Systems 3 hours
ACC6130 Financial Statement Analysis 3 hours
ACC6135 Data Analytics for Accountants 3 hours
ACC6155 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 hours
MGT6203 Strategic Management 3 hours
III. Electives6 Hours
Business Administration Electives

Selected Six hours from the following courses:
BUS5425ECO6140ECO6250FIN6290FIN6186MGT5670  
6 hours
Totals:36 Hours


* BUS5110 and MGT5203 are courses completed in the Dual Degree B.B.A. AND M.B.A. Accounting program and do not need to be repeated by the student.


PLEASE NOTE:  Students who complete the Amberton University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting AND Master of Business Administration in Accounting meet the education requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.  However, each student should carefully review the current state requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for changes and updates. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy provides clear guidelines and requirements to take the CPA exam and in applying for a new licensure. It is the sole responsibility of each student to satisfy each of the requirements of the State of Texas, including the in-seat-hours educational requirement.  Questions regarding licensure should be directed to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. http://www.tsbpa.state.tx.us/exam-qualification/examination-overview.html  



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