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Accounting - General Accounting Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Orem, UT, United States
This Bachelor in Accounting - General Accounting Emphasis at Utah Valley University offers a balanced theoretical and applied approach to study a broad range of business and accounting disciplines. This includes business topics of marketing, finance, law, operations, and strategy. 
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Following a study of the primary accounting disciplines of financial, managerial, audit, information systems, and tax, students can engage in a more specialized study of internal audit, management accounting, tax, or public accounting/graduate school. 

Students enrolled in the Bachelor in Accounting - General Accounting Emphasis, offered by Utah Valley University, also develop important business skills in communication, critical thinking, team building, and computer applications. 

Employment Opportunities

Every organization needs an accountant to navigate financial decisions. Accountants are needed in times of prosperity as well as in times of financial distress; therefore, the opportunities for employment remain strong. Accountants are employed to perform a variety of critical tasks related to businesses and individuals. Areas of employment in accounting include:

  • Analysis of economic events, recording financial information, summarizing and reporting financial information, and assisting in decisions based on the financial information presented.
  • Auditing, or independent verification of financial and non-financial information, to lend credibility to the information presented.
  • Development, analysis, and monitoring of internal controls which assure protection of assets, accuracy of financial reporting, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Tax consulting for individuals, businesses, and other entities including proper reporting to taxing entities such as state and federal governments.
  • Business consulting particularly related to financial decisions and internal controls.

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:

  • Personal health & wellness/Fit for Life
  • American Institution list
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Ethics and Values
  • Macroeconomics (Fulfills the Social/Behavioral Science Distribution)
  • Microeconomics
  • Cost Management
  • Business Law
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Formulation and Implementation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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