Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting

Compare 69 Bachelor of Science Programs in Accounting

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Accounting is the language of business and is considered a beneficial foundation for anyone looking to pursue a career in the business world. Those who enjoy the financial aspect of business and determining a company’s bottom line and other financial matters may benefit from acquiring a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Before students decide to enroll in an accounting program, many ask, “What is a Bsc in Accounting?” This degree program provides students with information regarding the basic aspects of accounting standards, subjects, and principles. In addition to basic courses, students may also take more advanced classes covering subjects like auditing, taxes, management services, income tax preparation, and more.

One of the main benefits of obtaining this bachelor’s degree is that it qualifies students to be eligible for employment in the financial sector. Often, employers require applicants to have a minimum of this degree for consideration for the job. Not only will graduates widen their job prospects, but this degree will prepare them to pursue higher education or become a Certified Public Accountant. Once this advanced training is completed, graduates may find that they can advance in their careers faster and receive an elevated income.

The cost of acquiring a degree of this nature depends on the institution attended. The tuition and fees vary for every school based on where the school’s location, the length of the program, and a variety of other different factors.

With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, graduates can work as a public accountant, management accountant, government account, or as an internal auditor. While each of these positions has specific roles, all of them heavily deal with finances and basic accounting principles. 

 

Before starting a degree program, students should heavily consider the benefits and disadvantages of each school they wish to attend and the cost of each institution. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Cromwell UK International Education
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing. [+]

BSC ( HONS) IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENT: Grade 12th graduate/ two full A-levels (or equivalent) English Proficiency Test MODE AND LENGTH OF THE STUDY: 3 years/ Full Time NO OF CREDITS UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE: BTEC HND Diploma in Business Accounting and Finance – 240 BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance– 120 Total of 360 credit hours AWARDING BODY: Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom New Buckinghamshire University, United Kingdom PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing. It will also develop their confidence and transferable skills in areas that are sought by employers, such as communications, problem-solving, critical thinking, and professional development.... [-]


B.S. in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Bradford

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit. [+]

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit.

As an accountant, you'll do more than just track money. You will provide the analysis that will help businesses make financial decisions. And, you won't be stuck in a back room somewhere crunching numbers. Instead, you'll be front and center -- part of a management team.

As an accounting major, you'll have the chance to intern with a public accounting firm. That will look great on a resume. Once you earn your accounting degree, you'll be on track to get certified and become a C.P.A. And you'll be prepared to work just about anywhere. A small business or large corporation. For the government such as the F.B.I., I.R.S. or the D.E.A. In an accounting firm. Or, you could be a forensic accountant and help detect fraud and money laundering.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Malta Cospicua

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. [+]

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. (Accredited by N.C.F.H.E.)

How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions

We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy-to-follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement.... [-]


B.S. in Accounting

Siena College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Loudonville

The Accounting Program encourages students to seek as broad an education as possible by completing minors in the liberal arts and sciences, in such fields as computer science, international business, history or political science. After successful completion of the requisite major or certificate courses, students also fulfill basic requirements for admission to the licensing exams for Certified Public Accountancy in New York State, as well as other professional certifications. Students can sit for the CPA examination after earning 150 credit hours. [+]

Accounting students at Siena are educated in advanced principles, theories and real-world applications of accounting.

The Accounting Program encourages students to seek as broad an education as possible by completing minors in the liberal arts and sciences, in such fields as computer science, international business, history or political science. After successful completion of the requisite major or certificate courses, students also fulfill basic requirements for admission to the licensing exams for Certified Public Accountancy in New York State, as well as other professional certifications. Students can sit for the CPA examination after earning 150 credit hours.

Accountant, audit associate, controller, fiscal analyst, tax auditor—an accounting degree can lead to a host of careers, but to really excel in any, you need strong analytical, communication, technological and teamwork skills. That’s why we emphasize each here at Siena College, a high-impact learning institution located in the heart of New York’s Capital Region. Whether you think you’d like to work right away in the accounting field or pursue a master's, Siena has you covered.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The University of Law Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting and finance. [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting and finance. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future

Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of accounting and finance alongside the fundamentals of business. Years 2 and 3 gives you in-depth knowledge of how companies use accounting and finance to make decisions, report performance under conditions of uncertainty and risk. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a professional career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Business I Accounting

Peru State College
Campus September 2019 USA Peru

The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in government and private industry. [+]

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The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in government and private industry.

Students who wish to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination will need to complete the additional requirements for the Public Accounting/CPA Focus.

General Studies Requirements BUS 201 | Organizational Communications (3 credit hours)Students study communication foundations, the writing process, and communicating through letters, memoranda, and e-mail messages. The culminating activity permits students to understand the report process and research methods, manage data and use graphics, and organize and prepare reports and proposals for the design and delivery of business presentations.Components:LectureAttributes: Collegiate Skills – Effective Communication CMIS 101 | Information Systems Concepts and Applications (3 credit hours)This course is an introduction to basic computer concepts and Windows-based spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics software currently used in industry. Development of problem-solving and proficiency using selected commercial software packages is stressed.Components: LectureAttributes: Technology & Its Application ECON 221 | Principles Of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)Consideration is given to the microeconomic concepts of wages, interest, rent and profits, personal distribution of income, consumption, monopolies, agriculture, government taxation and expenditures, international trade and comparative economic structures.Components:LectureAttributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science ECON 222 | Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)This course presents elementary concepts of macroeconomics with an emphasis on equilibrium analysis, monetary and fiscal policy, banking, developmental economics, and comparative economic systems.Components:LectureAttributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema –... [-]

BSc in Accounting

American University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Washington

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. [+]

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. Requirements include university writing, mathematics, and General Education courses, the Kogod School of Business (K.S.B.) undergraduate business core, advanced-level accounting courses, and sufficient electives to permit students to pursue a minor, or other areas of interest. Students successfully completing the requirements for the BS in Accounting should be well prepared to sit for the Uniform C.P.A. Examination and for additional study required for professional licensure.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Arden courses at GISMA
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. The overall aim of the program is to enable students to acquire the skills relating to key inter-connected disciplines applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors. By the end of the three years, students should have developed a range of transferable skills that will assist them throughout the careers they choose.

The program is structured across three levels and ensures that students gain a basic understanding of the world of business throughout the three years. The first year will tackle modules such as developing personal and management skills, financing accounting and cost accounting. You will also learn to develop essential decision-making skills which best support the growth of enterprise. Level 5 will teach students about increasingly important business law and key ethical issues facing businesses today. Other areas covered include the British tax system, management accounting and decision making skills. In their final year, students will learn the importance of audit, financial management and professional, statutory and current accounting issues.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA)

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. On successful completion, you will be equipped with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance.

The award has been designed to provide ACCA exemptions and our application for this accreditation is pending. This course is subject to validation.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.... [-]


BSc Hons in Accounting and Management

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. [+]

BSc in Accounting and Management

UCAS course code:79N6

Level of study: Undergraduate degree

Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £9,250 International – £10,000

Entry requirements: Grades BCC at A Level, or international equivalent. Grade B in GCSE Maths, or equivalent.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Mode of study: Full-time classroom

Duration: 3 years

Assessment method: A combination of coursework and examination or by coursework only

Student finance: Available

Location: London

Start dates: September

About this course

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in theory and practice, and an excellent foundation for becoming a Qualified Accountant. It also provides an opportunity to secure exemptions from all of the major Professional Accountancy Bodies, whilst keeping many options open to successful graduates to pursue other careers involving Accounting, Business, and Finance. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and insight in the following areas:... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Madison Teaneck + 1 more

Our undergraduate Accounting program is rated a Top 10 Best Undergraduate Accounting Program in New Jersey by Accounting Degree Review, and several of our faculty have been deemed Outstanding Educators by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). Most SCB Accounting majors graduate with a job offer in hand. [+]

BS in Accounting Degree Requirements include seven required courses for the major, fulfillment of the University and Business Core Curriculum and a minimum of 121 total credits.

Freshman year, you’ll take introductory courses in business, management information systems and mathematics along with the core curriculum and courses in the humanities and social sciences.

Your second year, you’ll take introductory accounting courses and business courses in various disciplines. Heavy concentration in accounting major courses begins in your third year.

Why Study Accounting at FDU?

Did You Know...

FDU accounting students have scored #1, 3 and 5 on the Certified Public Accountant Exam in New Jersey. Most accounting majors receive job offers one year before they graduate. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) awards scholarships to FDU students. Three FDU faculty have been honored with NJSCPA Outstanding Educator Awards. Certified Public Accounting firms are restricting recruiting only to colleges like FDU that qualify students for the Certified Public Accountant exam. Students in the 4+1 Combined Degree Program can graduate with a BS and MS degree in five years. Required Courses ACCT3241 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT3242 Intermediate Financial Accounting II ACCT3243 Costing Accounting: Measurement and Control ACCT3390 Accounting Information Systems ACCT4261 Advanced Accounting ACCT4263 Auditing Concepts ACCT4267 Fundamentals of Federal Taxation ... [-]

BS in Accounting

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Denver

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines. [+]

BS Accounting

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines.

Enlightened Practice means ensuring that our graduates understand the theory and practice of accounting and its ramifications on society, the profession and organizations. Professional Achievement includes accomplishment at each level of one’s career and commitment to lifelong learning, competence and integrity. Knowledge Creation means scholarship which improves our understanding of accounting, the practice of accounting and the process of educating future accountants. Commitment to Community is the process of giving of oneself both to the community that supports one’s efforts and achievements and to the community at large. Commitment to Community is a vital aspect of the accounting profession and is critical to the School’s ongoing success. ... [-]

B.S. in Accounting

The State University of New York at Geneseo
Campus Full time 4 years Open Enrollment USA Geneseo

The accounting major provides a thorough understanding of modern accounting principles and procedures within the broader context of a quality undergraduate liberal arts education. [+]

The accounting program at Geneseo is housed within our AACSB, internationally accredited School of Business—the highest level of accreditation or approval possible for an accounting or business degree program. Only 35% of all business schools in the United States hold this distinction. It is a clear indication that experts from the corporate world and other universities regard Geneseo’s programs as truly excellent.

We are also extremely proud of our students' success. Nearly all of our accounting students are employed two months prior to graduation. We have several international student alumni working for the BIG Four and national accounting firms across the U.S., particularly in New York City.... [-]


BSc Accounting and Finance

University of Exeter Business School
Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom Exeter

Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accountancy, finance or business, including those students going on to obtain professional accounting qualifications. [+]

Summary

Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accountancy, finance or business, including those students going on to obtain professional accounting qualifications. A key benefit of this degree is that once you graduate you may be able to gain exemptions from certain professional accountancy exams, depending on the modules you studied and the marks you attained.

The programme itself gives you an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables you to be conversant in the technical languages and practices of the accounting sector in a market economy. These include measurement and disclosure in financial statements, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, and corporate finance.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Mechanicsburg

Prepare to become a Certified Public Accountant; enter the financial, corporate, personal or tax accounting field; or pursue auditing – all within a Christian perspective. [+]

Accounting at Messiah College

Prepare to become a Certified Public Accountant; enter the financial, corporate, personal or tax accounting field; or pursue auditing–all within a Christian perspective.

As a Messiah College accounting graduate, you will be in high demand by public accounting firms and national corporations, as well as small businesses. In fact, like more than 70 percent of our graduates, you may even find yourself accepting a job offer early in your senior year.

Why study accounting?

As an accounting major, you will develop competencies essential to maintaining, auditing and inspecting the financial records of individuals and businesses. You will also learn the skills necessary for preparing financial and tax reports. Just open your favorite job search board and you'll find a long list of job opportunities for accountants. Nationwide, large corporations and public accounting firms, as well as small businesses and individuals, reflect this demand for trained accountants.... [-]