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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
Learn to interpret and apply concepts and techniques used to measure business activities and record financial data with the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting​ in Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

Overview

Program Overview

The Accounting 124-credit undergraduate degree at Temple University provides students with a broad general education and intensive study in preparation for professional careers in consulting, government, nonprofit institutions and public accounting, or to continue their studies with a Master of Accountancy degree and/or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Due to rising demand for workers with accounting skill sets, Temple has created a program aimed at preparing graduates to operate on the cutting edge of the ever-changing accounting landscape.

The innovative Accounting Major curriculum is designed to acquaint students with and help them form expertise on the conceptual framework and theory of accounting, leading to broader views of asset management, financial reporting, liabilities, owners' equity and transactional analysis.

Coursework also explores topics such as

  • accounting information systems,
  • auditing techniques,
  • consolidated financial statements,
  • cost analysis and control,
  • ethics,
  • foreign operations and
  • taxation.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cost Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Federal Taxes on Income
  • Advanced Accounting

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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General Requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript
  • Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify)
  • Essay
  • Extracurriculars

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)
  • Apply as an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18804 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18804 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    20616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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