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 2452 Intermediate Accounting II

Credits : 3

This is the second of two in-depth financial accounting courses. This course continues accounting principles and theory with emphasis on accounting for fixed assets, intangibles, corporate capital structure, long-term liabilities, and investments. Theories, concepts, and applications are stressed. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Distinguish between current and long-term liabilities.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate accounting treatment for contingencies, including unasserted claims and assessments.
  • Summarize the accounting treatment of notes, including installment notes, issued for cash or for noncash consideration.
  • Describe the disclosures appropriate to long-term debt in its various forms.
  • Identify and describe the operational, financial, and tax objectives that motivate leasing.
  • Record all transactions associated with operating leases by both the lessor and lessee
  • Explain how a change in tax rates affects the measurement of deferred tax amounts.
  • Measure income tax amounts when multiple temporary differences exist.
  • Distinguish among the accumulated benefit obligation, the vested benefit obligation, and the projected benefit obligation.
  • Explain how the obligation for postretirement benefits is measured and how the obligation changes.
  • Describe the components of shareholders’ equity and explain how they are reported in a statement of shareholders' equity.
  • Record the issuance of shares when sold for cash, noncash consideration, and by share purchase contract.
  • Explain and implement the accounting for stock award plans, stock options, stock appreciation rights, and employee share purchase plans.
  • Describe how options, rights, and warrants are incorporated in the calculation of EPS.
  • Differentiate among the three types of accounting changes.
  • Formulate and apply the four-step process of correcting and reporting errors, regardless of the type of error or the timing of its discovery.
  • Explain the usefulness of the statement of cash flows.
  • Identify transactions that are classified as investing activities or financing activities.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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