BSBA in Accountancy

General

Program Description

This undergraduate degree provides a solid foundation for students planning to pursue a variety of accounting careers in industry, government, or public accounting. Students completing this academic plan may apply for the competitive MBA-ACC program, one of several avenues for a student to complete the 150 units needed for the CPA exam.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy?

Accounting is recognized as one of the world's leading professions, offering many opportunities for a rewarding career. By enrolling in the Professional Program in Accounting (PPA), you will be ideally poised to take advantage of the growing market demand for accounting graduates and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidates. You will also join a comprehensive, quality accounting program that is cost-efficient. You'll study in The W. A. Franke College of Business building on the spacious, forested south campus. This complete learning environment includes classrooms, study areas, computer facilities, faculty offices, and a student lounge.

The goal of our program is to prepare our graduates for their first position in the field of accounting and to give them the skills to continue to progress throughout their career. We actively promote and enhance employment opportunities for our graduates.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Credit management
  • Financial analysis

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • FBI agent
  • Corporate and Industry accounting
  • Not for profit organization accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Managerial Accountant
  • IRS agent

University Requirements

To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.

  • All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
  • At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
  • At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff
Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experi ... Read More

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited