Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Accounting

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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:

  • Communicate the principles and concepts of financial information used in business decision-making.
  • Employ problem-solving skills to resolve accounting or business issues using appropriate framework.
  • Apply the quantitative and technological skills to analyze data and interpret results to improve business performance.
  • Understand the ethical implications in financial reporting and strategies to address 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 36 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
Business Administration Courses (3000/4000 level)
12 hours
B. Accounting Core 24 hours
ACC3114 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hours
ACC3115 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hours
ACC3117 Cost Accounting 3 hours
ACC4125 Auditing 3 hours
ACC4036 Ethics for Accountants 3 hours
BUS4113 Accounting and Finance for Managers 3 hours
MGT4199 Business Administration & Policy 3 hours
MGT4192 Business Ethics 3 hours
Totals:120 Hours

*PLEASE NOTE: Students seeking certification through the Institute of Management Accountants should review the requirements at

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