BBA in Accounting

BBA | Concentration in Accounting

BBA with a Concentration in Accounting

CalSouthern’s BBA With a Concentration in Accounting: Learn the “International Language” of Business

If you’re considering an online accounting degree, you owe it to yourself to explore CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in accounting. You’ll develop broad expertise in organizational management and administration—applicable to an array of leadership-oriented business careers—as well as a robust grounding in accounting, should you decide to pursue a more specialized position in that field. Accounting is akin to an international business language; an understanding of its principles is essential to making sound, reasoned fiscal decisions in any business organization.

At CalSouthern, you can earn your BBA with a concentration in accounting 100-percent online and at your own pace—as quickly as your busy schedule will allow. Without the restrictions associated with a traditional class schedule, you can study when you want, where you want, without compromising your personal and professional obligations.

To add a concentration in accounting to your CalSouthern BBA, you’ll supplement your core business courses (in subjects such as marketing, finance, business law, business communications, and management) with 15 credit hours of elective accounting-oriented courses, covering topics such as managerial accounting, cost accounting, and auditing. All courses will be taught by CalSouthern’s talented and responsive faculty. They are gifted instructors—experienced in facilitating online learning—in addition to being business leaders in their fields of specialty. They’ll supplement the latest academic theory with successful, proven, real-world business tactics and strategies while addressing actual business scenarios and case studies.

We encourage you to take the time to review our School of Business faculty bios, alumni profiles, and course descriptions. We’re confident that, as you learn more about CalSouthern, you’ll realize that it’s an excellent choice for your BBA degree. We’re an accredited university that measures its performance by your success. CalSouthern’s faculty, administration, and staff will provide you with all the tools and support you need to complete your degree program—every step of the way.

Accounting Courses

ACT 2104 Principles of Accounting II

Credits : 3
This is a continuation of ACT 2102. It examines reports and information needed by the management of a business to make good decisions. Emphasis is on accounting for corporations and partnerships. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify characteristics of corporations and their organization.
  • Explain characteristics of common and preferred stock.
  • Compute price-earnings ratio and describe its use in analysis.
  • Assess debt features and their implications.
  • Prepare entries to account for notes.
  • Identify and describe the different classes of investments in securities.
  • Describe the format of the statement of cash flows.
  • Analyze the statement of cash flows.
  • Describe standards for comparisons in analysis.
  • Explain the purpose and nature of managerial accounting.
  • Describe accounting concepts useful in classifying.
  • Compute cost of goods sold for a manufacturer.
  • Prepare job cost sheets.
  • Apply job order costing in pricing services.
  • Explain process operations.
  • Compare process cost accounting and job order cost accounting.
  • Identify bases for allocating indirect expenses to departments.
  • Assign overhead costs using two-stage cost.
  • Describe different types of cost behavior.
  • Describe the importance and benefits of budgeting.
  • Prepare each component of a master budget.
  • Prepare and interpret a flexible budget.
  • Explain the importance of capital budgeting.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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