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Accounting (BBA)

A degree in accounting produces diverse career opportunities for graduates.

Accountants are skilled financial problem-solvers and critical thinkers who use accounting information to make informed and ethical business decisions.

Every industry and sector — businesses and organizations of all sizes — needs accountants, so it’s no surprise that accounting-related careers will grow faster than average through 2024, according the United States Department of Labor.

The accounting major at ACU will prepare you for this in-demand, diverse profession.

Program Overview

Credit hours University Requirements: 56 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 63 credit hours
+ Electives: 9 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Tracks N/A
Department Accounting and Finance
School/College College of Business Administration


You’ll take courses such as:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Income Tax
  • Fundamentals of Auditing
  • Business Law
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What fields are available after graduation?

  • Corporate Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • External Auditor
  • Tax Professional
  • Tax Examiner/Revenue Agent
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Long-Term: Chief Financial Officer
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Experiential Learning Opportunities

College of Business Administration students, including accounting majors, can participate in a number of relevant learning and networking activities including:

  • Student Accounting Organization
  • Study abroad
  • Originally known as STAR (Student Trading and Research), FIN 439: Student Managed Fund, is an incredible opportunity for students to manage part of ACU’s endowment and earn college credit. Currently, students manage over $900,000
  • Domestic short trips to New York City in the heart of the financial district

About the College of Business Administration

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The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration at ACU equips emerging leaders through academic excellence, faith infusions, global experience and career readiness. The Mabee Business Building is a 55,000-square-foot space with 17 state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, common areas (including the bright and airy atrium), a cafe and computer lab.

The College houses two departments: Accounting and Finance and Management Sciences, and the School of Information Technology and Computing.

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AACSB Accreditation Information

Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.