Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting gives students a broad-based business background and provides a solid foundation for careers in public accounting, private accounting, and accounting for government or non-profit organizations. The program also provides a foundation for graduates to pursue additional professional certification, particularly the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification.
The BBA in Accounting is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the CBPP Bachelor of Business Administration Requirements.
- Complete the following major requirements with a minimum grade of C:
|ACCT A301||Intermediate Accounting I 1||3|
|ACCT A302||Intermediate Accounting II 1||3|
|ACCT A342||Managerial Cost Accounting||3|
|ACCT A409||Individual Income Tax||3|
|or ACCT A410||Corporate and Partnership Income Tax|
|BA/JUST A241||Business Law I||3|
|MATH A221||Applied Calculus for Managerial and Social Sciences||3-4|
|or MATH A251||Calculus I|
|Complete 9 credits from the following upper-division accounting electives:||9|
|Individual Income Tax 2|
|Corporate and Partnership Income Tax 2|
|Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting|
|Complete one of the following:||3|
|Statistics for Business and Economics|
Upper-division ECON elective
These courses may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements.
A total of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 48 credits must be upper-division.
Licensure and/or Certification
Students who complete UAA's Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting meet the educational requirement to sit for the examination for certified public accountants in the State of Alaska. Additional coursework is required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Alaska. Visit the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Board of Public Accountancy’s website for the complete list of requirements for licensure in Alaska.
Please go to UAA's Authorization by State website for information about licensure or certification in a state other than Alaska. Requirements to become a CPA are unique to each state. Visit the website for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) for more information.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting will be able to demonstrate:
A baccalaureate content knowledge of the Accounting discipline.
Knowledge of local, state, and global perspectives in business.
Ability to apply analytical thinking.
Skills in professional interactions and human relations.