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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Columbus, GA, United States
The Accounting program at Columbus State University prepares students for a career in accounting with the foundation coursework required to pursue post-graduation professional certificates or licenses such as the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or the Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 
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Overview

The program in Accounting from Columbus State University also prepares students to pursue graduate coursework in accounting. The accounting major includes 24 upper division required hours of accounting. Students are offered a variety of required and elective courses designed to meet the needs of today's working professional in accounting and with other core business courses are prepared to be a confident and prepared professional. 

Courses are offered on a rotating basis during the day, at night or online. In addition, students may join an affiliated club and network with local and regional professionals.

Learning Outcomes

Students receiving a BBA degree from the Turner College of Business will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making in a business context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key business disciplines and concepts.
  • Recognize and analyze ethical issues in a business context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global business concepts and cultural diversity in a business context.
  • Communicate effectively in a business context.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using information technology in a business context.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Quantitative Analysis 
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Information Tech Mgmt
  • Managerial Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) showing a minimum paper-based score of 550, a minimum computer-based score of 213, or a minimum Internet based score of 79, or
  • Official results of the ILETS exam showing a minimum of 6.5, or
  • An SAT Critical Reading score of 440 or an ACT English score of 17, or
  • Successful transfer coursework of English 1101 and 1102 from a U.S. accredited institution of higher learning

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2185 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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