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The Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting transfer concentration program from Ashford University is designed to provide you with a foundation in the various elements involved in enterprise management. Read more about this online business major here.
If you enroll in the online Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting transfer concentration program, you'll have the chance to integrate your previous training or work experience in accounting to help you better understand business strategizing methods. You'll have the opportunity to learn about integral concepts in marketing and visual communications, economics, finance, personnel management, and professional ethics. In addition, courses are designed to develop your understanding of how to lead and motivate diverse teams. The program is also intended to cover standard accounting concepts, including budget development, fiscal analysis, and financial reporting.
You should have a knack for working with numbers and may have a desire to learn techniques for managing business operations. In addition, you may be currently working as a bookkeeper or an accounting clerk and seek the educational background needed to undertake a wider variety of workplace duties. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.
This bachelor's degree program requires the completion of 120 credit hours, including 45 in the business administration major, 35 credits in elective courses, and the remainder in general education courses. Depending on your eligible transfer credits, you may be required to take one or both of the introductory courses listed below.
Introductory Course Requirements
|Course Number||Course Title|
|EXP 105||Personal Dimensions of Education|
|PSY 202||Adult Development and Life Assessment|
Major Course Requirements
|Course Number||Course Title|
|CGD 218||Visual Literacy in Business|
|MGT 330||Management for Organizations|
|BUS 330||Principles of Marketing|
|MGT 415||Group Behavior in Organizations|
|MGT 435||Organizational Change|
|ACC 205||Principles of Accounting I|
|ACC 206||Principles of Accounting II|
|BUS 311||Business Law I|
|ECO 203||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECO 204||Principles of Microeconomics|
|BUS 303||Human Resources Management|
|BUS 308||Statistics for Managers*|
|PHI 445||Personal and Organizational Ethics|
|BUS 401||Principles of Finance|
|BUS 402||Strategic Management and Business Policy|
Accounting Course Requirements
Students can transfer up to 12 approved credits of applicable coursework to qualify as their accounting concentration in the Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting program.
After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting transfer concentration degree, you could go on to pursue opportunities within bookkeeping, management, or other organizational business departments. Opportunities could be sought with accounting agencies, financial consulting firms, businesses, retail corporations, or government departments. You could take on responsibilities in financial recording, accounts analysis, performance tracking, or leadership.
With this Ashford University degree, you could go on to work as a(n):
Individuals who complete this program, could opt to continue their training and enroll in continuing education courses to keep abreast of changes in business and accounting laws and regulations. Another option could be to enroll in a related master's degree program, which could allow you to gain a firmer grasp of fiscal and organizational management theories and practices.
Master's degree options include, but are not limited to: