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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Houston, TX, United States
The UHD Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at the University of Houston Downtown prepares graduates for careers in public accounting and accounting in business, government or the nonprofit sector.
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Overview

Graduates have flexibility in career choices due to the wide variety of accounting specializations and the breadth of accounting applications. An Accounting education also serves as an excellent background for students who plan to pursue graduate studies or careers in law.

The UHD BBA in Accounting program at the University of Houston Downtown provides students with everything required for him or her to sit for the Texas CPA Examination.

The Accounting Program also provides the basic courses related to preparing for the Certified Management Accountants exam, as well as other specialized accounting certification examinations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Accounting for Non-Business Majors
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • a baccalaureate degree with any major;
  • two basic accounting courses, plus an additional 30 hours of accounting;
  • 20 hours of business-related courses;
  • an approved accounting or tax research and analysis course;
  • an approved 3 semester-hour ethics course; and
  • a total of 150 unduplicated college transcript hours.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2859 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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