Bachelor of Business Administration
with a minor in Accounting

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The Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in Accounting is for students who would like to add value to their degree with a specialization in Accounting. The accounting minor will help students develop skill sets for the Georgia CPA exam. At the end of the program, students will demonstrate competency in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Internal Controls, Full Cycle Close (Month-end close) and Financial Analysis. Students who enroll in this program will be able to obtain and sustain entry-level and mid-level positions that would form a starting platform for growth in the field of accounting and should see career success beyond their initial job placement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in accounting will demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

Business Knowledge

  • PLO#1: Organize and examine knowledge of business administration concepts and quantitative controls in the business environment by satisfactorily completing specific course work.
  • PLO#2: Investigate business opportunities/problems, develop alternative solutions, and formulate plans.
  • PLO#3: Demonstrate knowledge of current information, theories and models, techniques, and practices in the accounting concentration.

Technology

  • PLO #4: Utilize information technology and computer software to organize data for business analysis and to locate relevant and accurate information.

Communication

  • PLO#5: Use written, and oral communication guidelines based upon APA style and accepted business practices to clearly express ideas, concepts, and demonstrate the ability to apply in the appropriate business setting.

Ethics

  • PLO#6: Demonstrate an appreciation and knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.

Program Completion Timeline

A full-time student who takes courses in the summer can expect to complete this program in four (4) years. This student would be eligible for the MBA One Advantage program and may be eligible to earn a scholarship to complete the MBA program at Beulah Heights University. For most students, this program can take anywhere from four (4) years to seven (7) years to complete.

Accounting Internship (Acct 450)

The internship for the BBA with minor in accounting is a 15-week experience (15-week seminar accompanied by 15 weeks of on-the-job-training) requiring placement in a local organization. Students will be expected to assume full responsibility within their assigned roles. The internship will be offered each academic year in the Spring semester. Students are expected to attend an information session in the Fall semester of the year they expect to complete the internship. This Fall seminar will provide instructions that will allow students to prepare for the Spring internship experience. Internship placement must be secured and approved in the Fall semester.

Bachelor of Business Administration with Accounting Minor Curriculum

General Studies Requirements (36 credits)

  • E 101 English Grammar
  • E102 English Composition (Prereq: E101)
  • Sp 107 Effective Oral Communication
  • SS 112 Interpersonal Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Ath 115 Foundations for University Life and Ministry
  • Math 117 Basic Concepts of Mathematics
  • Hist 253 Survey of World History
  • SC 260 Basic Computers and Word Processing
  • E 351 Literature of the Western World
  • SC 366 Principles of Science
  • Bus 121 Business Writing and Communication
  • Hist 228 Survey of American History

Bible/Theology Requirements (15 credits)

  • Bi 117 Biblical Literature
  • Th 203 Systematic Theology I
  • Th 213 Systematic Theology II
  • Th 313 Systematic Theology III
  • Th 325 Apologetics

Business Administration Core Courses (48 credits)

  • Acct 101 Accounting I
  • Acct 102 Accounting II (Prereq Acct I)
  • Econ 204 Principles of Microeconomics
  • Econ 214 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • LS 205 Enhancing Leadership and Management through Technology
  • Math 202 Business Statistics
  • Bus 300 Business Law
  • BUS 325 Business Ethics
  • BUS 435 Entrepreneurship
  • HRA 310 Human Resources Management
  • Bus 315 Corporate Finance (Prereq Econ 204 and Econ 214)
  • MKT 220 Introduction to Marketing
  • Bus 350 Organizational Behavior
  • HRA 450 Employee and Labor Relations and Compensation
  • Bus 400 Strategy: Innovation and Global Competition
  • Bus 455 International Market and Trade Agreements (Prereq Bus 305)

Accounting Specialty Courses (30 credits)

  • Acct 220 Financial Accounting
  • Acct 230 Managerial Accounting
  • Acct 315 Intermediate Accounting I (Prerequisites: Acct 102, SC 260)
  • Acct 316 Intermediate Accounting II
  • Acct 330 Cost Accounting
  • Acct 340 Introduction to Taxation
  • Acct 415 Principles of Auditing
  • Acct 416 Accounting Information Systems
  • Acct 435 Financial Statement Analysis
  • Acct 450 Accounting Internship

Accounting Specialty Course Descriptions

Acct 220 Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting is a specialization of accounting that tracks the financial transactions of companies. In this course, students will learn how to prepare statements that show the financial performance and position of the company. Students will also focus on income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement, and statement of retained earnings following GAAP and IFRS standards.

Acct 230 Managerial Accounting

This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. This course will introduce students to business concepts and methods used to report managerial performance information to internal users and managers to assist in making sound business decisions.

Acct 315 Intermediate Accounting I (Prerequisites: Acct 102, SC 260)

In this course, students will be able to apply financial accounting principles that are common in a corporate setting. Topics to be explored include revenue and expense recognition, income statement and balance sheet analysis, cash management receivables, inventories and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, and intangible assets. Students will need know EXCEL before taking this class.

Acct 316 Intermediate Accounting II (Prerequisite: Acct 315)

This course goes beyond the accounting basics as it focuses on advanced time value issues. There will be an in-depth study of accounting for current and noncurrent liabilities, stockholders’ equity, and investments. This course will cover the following topics: bonds, pensions, leases, the equity method of accounting, earnings per share, deferred taxes, other fixed and non-current assets, and liabilities.

Acct 330 Cost Accounting

Cost accounting is an essential management tool designed to uncover profitability improvements and provide support for key business decisions. In this course, students will be introduced to cost accounting concepts and procedures. Students will learn to develop qualitative and quantitative methods for analyzing raw data that supports inventory costing. In this course, students will improve their understanding of the costs of any business.

Acct 340 Introduction to Taxation

This course will guide students through the basics of tax principles and tax planning techniques. Students can expect to develop an understanding of the objectives of the U.S. federal tax system. Course topics will include income the tax treatment of business entities and income tax treatment of individuals.

Acct 415 Principles of Auditing

This course will introduce students to the principles and practices used by public accountants and internal auditors. Students will develop knowledge of auditing standards, ethics and legal environment, statistical audit tools, and audit reports.

Acct 416 Accounting Information Systems (Prerequisite: Acct 316)

This course will introduce students to internal control procedures. The course will cover revenue and expense cycles, documentation techniques, flowcharting, responsibilities of accountants as they use and develop information technology. The course will also explore accounting software.

Acct 435 Financial Statement Analysis

In this course, students will focus on the arcane accounting rules and procedures that make up GAAP. The course will provide a focus on the development of how robust analytical financial data are used for various types of decisions and learn how to avoid misusing financial statements.

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

Acct 101 - Accounting I

Math 117 - Basic Concepts of Mathematics

Bi 117 - Biblical Literature

E 101 - English Grammar

E 102 - English Composition

Math 117 - Basic Concepts of Mathematics

Sp 107 - Effective Oral Communication

SS 112 - Interpersonal Cross-cultural Communication

Th 203 - Systematic Theology I

Bi 117 - Biblical Literature

Acct 102 - Accounting II

 

Ath 115 - Foundations for University Life and Ministry

Th 203 - Systematic Theology I

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

LS 205Enhancing Leadership and Management Through Technology

Sc 260Basic Computers / Word Processing

Econ 214Principles of Macroeconomics

Acct 220Financial Accounting

Bus 300Business Law

Hist 253Survey of World History

Econ 204Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 214Principles of Macroeconomics

 

Hist 228Survey of American History

Hist 253Survey of World History

 

Math 202Business Statistics

Th 213Systematic Theology II

 

 

Acct 230Managerial Accounting

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

Th 313Systematic Theology III

Acct 316Intermediate Accounting II

BusBusiness Ethics

Bus 315Corporate Finance              

HRA 310Human Resources Management

BUS 121Business Writing and Communication

E 351Literature of the Western World

Mkt 340Introduction to Marketing

 

BusBusiness Ethics

Sc 366Principles of Science

 

Acct 315Intermediate Accounting I

BUS 121Business Writing and Communication

 

 

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

Bus 350Organizational Behavior

Acct 415Principles of Auditing                         

Bus 350Organizational Behavior

Th 325Apologetics

Bus 455International Market and Trade Agreements

Bus 400Strategy: Innovation & Global Competition

HRA 450Employee and Labor Relations and

Compensation

Acct 416Accounting Information Systems

 

Acct 340Introduction to Taxation             

Bus 400Strategy: Innovation & Global Competition

 

Acct 435Financial Statement Analysis

Acct 450Accounting Internship

 

 

 

 
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