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Accounting, B.A.

Designed with professionals in mind

Your APU accounting degree demonstrates commitment to professionalism in a fast-growing career.

BA students add a capstone senior project to demonstrate problem-solving skills in areas like information systems and financial and managerial accounting.

Work with your academic adviser to learn more about our emphasis area in nonprofit management for courses like grant writing and fundraising, among others.

Our faculty, your mentors

Learn from faculty who draw on public and private sector experience to design relevant courses that advance your goals. Accounting students graduate with a professional network and in-demand skills ranging from oral and written communication to ethical social behavior in professional practice.

Our students compete successfully for:

  • employment with government and private sector agencies statewide
  • careers in nonprofit management at places like Name One and Name Another
  • certification in specialized accounting, including CMA and CPA

BA Major Studies

  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Intermediate Accounting III
  • Strategic Cost Analysis
  • Business Systems Thinking
  • Auditing
  • Seminar in Taxation
  • Macro and Micro Economics
  • Law and Citizenship
  • Business Finance
  • Statistical Foundations
  • Statistical Research
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Values and Ethics in the Workplace
  • Senior Project
  • Electives

Application Date Requirements

1 month prior to the start of block, session, or module class