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The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Specialization in Accounting provides the student with a broad understanding of business fundamentals and a deep knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. The combination of core business courses and focused, practical courses on accounting methods and principles allows the student to develop a broad knowledge of business fundamentals along with specialized accounting skills.

  • Next Start Date

    November 10, 2014

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  • Specialization Credits


  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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    Completion of the AIU Bachelor of Business Administration Program with a Specialization in Accounting can provide the student with a broad understanding of business fundamentals and the knowledge of accounting principles and practices they need to meet the tasks and challenges of contemporary business environments. In this curriculum, students can learn how to:

    • Understand the relationship between macro and microeconomic concepts and their application in the management of domestic and global organizations.
    • Utilize accounting principles and concepts in solving real-world accounting related issues.
    • Plan and control operations through budgets, responsibility centers and cost management.

    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
    The business administration degree programs at AIU are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Accounting includes general core business courses and specialized accounting courses taught by accounting industry professionals.


    • Principles of Financial Accounting
    • Intermediate Accounting I
    • Intermediate Accounting II
    • Cost Accounting
    • Taxation
    • Auditing
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Government/Institutional Accounting
    • Business and Professional Ethics for Accountants
    • Professional Accounting
    • Risk Management
    • Budgeting


    Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with a Specialization in Accounting is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in business fundamentals and an in-depth study and real-world focus on application of accounting principles and concepts to make effective decisions in today's dynamic business environments.

    Students will acquire communication, team building and leadership skills, and be able to recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts. They will understand the importance of harnessing the power of current technology within organizations to improve businesses and be able to use mathematical, statistical and research techniques to analyze contemporary accounting practices.

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