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Accounting, B.B.A.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students will achieve the technical proficiency and professionalism needed to continue into graduate study or begin a rewarding career. 

The Accounting program from Texas A&M University Central Texas prepares students to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA Exam, or for entry-level careers in accounting that do not require licensure as a CPA.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate financial accounting
  • Internal and external auditing
  • Governmental and not-for-profit accounting
  • Individual and corporate taxation
  • Cost and managerial accounting
  • Accounting Information System

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in written communications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral presentations.
  • Identify how the differences in business environment between countries may impact business decisions.
  • Exhibit cross-cultural competencies that aid in working with people from different cultures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the core business disciplines.
  • Integrate knowledge across multiple business disciplines.
  • Demonstrate how technology can support business decision-making.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles and the law in accounting applications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and the application of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
  • Demonstrate the application of technology used in the accounting profession.

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 included:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Writing for Accountants
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Federal Tax Accounting 
  • Auditing
  • Management Information Systems

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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