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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

    June 8, 2015

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  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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    Successful completion of the BBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship can provide students with an applicable foundation of industry-related knowledge and skills, including:

    • The legal environment and various challenges of managing modern organizations.
    • The main responsibilities of manager or supervisor to lead their teams and to provide the motivation and skills to achieve organizational goals.
    • The social implications and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.
    • Negotiation tactics and strategy, ethical work environments and legal compliance.
    • Contracting and procurement activities within a global supply chain organization.
    • Evaluate and use common microcomputer software packages and be aware of the social implications of technology.
    • Know the factors that ensure an ethical work environment and legal compliance.

  • In this specialized curriculum, students can learn the key components of the entrepreneurial process, including starting and scaling an enterprise from a business plan into a company while analyzing the business decisions entrepreneurs face.

    This real-world specialization offers the opportunity for in-depth study, with more than half of the courses dedicated to Entrepreneurship. It can help students develop a focused, industry specific knowledge base common to entrepreneurial professionals in today's business environments. For example:

    • In Advanced Entrepreneurship, students can learn to effectively organize, develop, create and manage a business. The main objective of the course is to experience the challenges of starting and financing a new company. Students will examine and explore the entrepreneurial process and analyze business decisions that entrepreneurs face.
    • In Budgeting, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of budgeting the budget process and how to prepare financial budgets.
    • In Taxation, students can learn the fundamentals of individual income taxation. A background of accounting courses is not essential for this course. Topics include exemptions, exclusions and deductions available to the individual. These concepts will aid the student in the preparation of individual tax returns.


    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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