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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Odessa, TX, United States
Accountancy is an excellent discipline involving quantitative and qualitative information essential to the decision-making functions required in every type of organization. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Accountancy affords the opportunity for students to prepare for careers in managerial, governmental and not-for-profit accounting.
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Overview

Students who wish to pursue the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) designation need 150 credit hours to meet Texas Certification requirements. Students seeking to become a CPA are advised to follow the BBA in Accountancy with a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) degree or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. 

The programme

For more information on this degree, please refer to the appropriate section of the Graduate Catalog. BBA students should work closely with an academic adviser in preparing for the MPA or MBA degree in order to avoid additional courses. A Dual Degree Program leading to concurrent BBA and MPA is available for qualified students. The Dual Degree program description and requirements follow the BBA requirements below.

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:

  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Cost Accounting Principles
  • Federal Income 
  • Introduction to Auditing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 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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