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 2467 Auditing

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to generally accepted auditing standards, concepts of internal control, analysis and tracing of financial transactions, and opinions expressed on the fair presentation of financial statements by certified public accountants.

Learning Outcomes:
    • Contrast the various types of Audits and types of auditors.
    • Discuss the auditor’s responsibility for detecting errors, fraud, and illegal acts.
    • Describe the nature of ethics and ethical dilemmas.
    • Distinguish between CPA's liability under common law and under statutory law.
    • List and describe types of audit evidence.
    • Identify the factors that auditors consider in accepting new clients.
    • Define what is meant by internal control.
    • Contrast the characteristics of an information technology-based system with those of a less sophisticated system.
    • Explain the effects of changes in various population characteristics and changes in sampling risk on required sample size.
    • Identify the auditors' objectives in the audit of financial investments.
    • Describe the nature of receivables.
    • Obtain an understanding of internal control over inventories and cost of goods sold.
    • Asses the risks of material misstatement of property, plant, and equipment.
    • Describe the nature of accounts payable and other liabilities.
    • Describe the nature of debt.
    • Complete an audit program for payroll.
    • Describe the standard audit report for nonpublic entity and for public company audits.
    • Present the auditors' approach to analyzing internal control when performing an integrated audit.
    • Discuss the issuance of letters for underwriters and condensed financial statements.
    • Describe the differences among assurance services, attestation services, and audits.
    • Identify the standards for the professional practice of internal auditing
    • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
    • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
    • Access information efficiently and effectively.
    • Evaluate information critically and competently.

    Course Concepts:

    Learners will understand major concepts of... 

    · Audit technology. 
    · Audit risk. 
    · Professional conduct. 
    · Auditor responsibilities. 
    · Audit completion. 
    · Audit sampling. 
    · Audit tests. 
    · Audit reports for financial statements. 

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