Offered By: Colangelo College of Business
Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
With Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. Offered through G.C.U.'s Colangelo College of Business, you learn the core foundations of accounting principles and procedures, and qualify to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.) exam. You may also qualify to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) Examination in most states, while continuing to work toward the 150 credit hours required for licensure.
Become an Accountant
Your coursework for the bachelors of accounting degree includes a focus on accounting principles and theories necessary for preparing financial statements in the U.S. and for decision-making. Explore auditing standards, the procedures involved in the auditing process and ethical issues faced by auditors. You also study the theories and practices of preparing income taxes of corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and individuals. In addition, you examine the principles of cost accounting, including job order systems, process costing, activity-based costing, and budgeting.
What You Will Learn
Prepare for an Accounting Career
G.C.U.'s B.S. in accounting degree provides courses in the following topics:
- Financial accounting
- Managerial accounting
- Ethical and legal issues in business
- Organizational behavior and management
- Business statistics
- Business finance
- Cost accounting
- Production and operations management
- Strategic management
Explore Accounting Career Options
Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, you will have the skills needed to work in a variety of careers, such as a public accountant, corporate accountant, financial analyst, tax preparer or auditor.
You may also opt to further your education beyond your bachelor’s in accounting degree. G.C.U. offers a variety of master’s degrees in business including a Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA with an Emphasis in Accounting and a Master of Science in Leadership.
Join Grand Canyon University’s vibrant and growing campus community, with daytime classes designed for traditional students. Immerse yourself in a full undergraduate experience, complete with a curriculum designed within the context of our Christian worldview. New modern classrooms, suite-style residence halls, popular dining options, resort-style swimming pools and a focus on creating a dynamic student life make G.C.U. a top choice for high school graduates and transfer students. Exciting events, well-known guest speakers, and Division I athletics round out the traditional student experience. Our welcoming campus community is the perfect place to find your purpose.
Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. G.C.U. offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.
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Last updated November 28, 2017