B.S. in Accounting

  • Total Credit Hours: 122-123
  • Time to Completion: 12 - 24 months*
  • Tuition: $374 per credit hour**

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Program Overview

The fully online Bachelor of Science in accounting program from Husson University is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers within the business world. The curriculum gives students valuable skills to create, analyze and use financial information effectively, improving outcomes across the enterprise. Husson’s online accounting degree also includes a fifth-year MBA option, so you can pursue advanced business education and prepare for the CPA exam.

Required internships give you the opportunity to gain real-world experience, and coursework in key areas like economics, auditing, information systems and more. These “learn by doing” experiences help you develop valuable skills for direct application in the workplace. Electives are built into the curriculum, allowing you to focus your education on your specific career goals. The B.S. in accounting is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and features a 95-percent job placement rate. You can be confident you’re earning the right credential for ongoing career success.

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Admission Requirements

The following is required for admission to Husson’s undergraduate degree programs:

  • Completed application
  • Graduation from an approved high school or credentials indicating equivalent preparation
  • All previous college transcripts (even if no credit was earned or grades received)
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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Course Map

General Education Courses [38 hours]

EH 123 Rhetoric and Comp I: 3
EH 124 Rhetoric and Comp II: 3
HE 111 Husson Experience: 1
IT 111 Intro to Microsoft Office: 3
IT 214 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications: 3
Math elective: 4
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3
PY 111 General Psychology: 3
Lab science elective: 3
CM 100 Speech: 3
Foreign culture elective: 3
Fine arts elective: 3
Global elective (BA 111, BA 334, BA 434, BA 437 or BA 490): 3

Accounting [42 hours]

AC 121 Principles of Accounting I: 3
AC 122 Principles of Accounting II: 3
AC 201 Intermediate Accounting I: 3
AC 202 Intermediate Accounting II: 3
AC 301 Advanced Accounting I: 3
AC 302 Advanced Accounting II: 3
AC 352 Forensic and Investigative Accounting: 3
AC 331 Cost Accounting: 3
AC 371 Accounting Info Systems: 3
AC 441 Federal Taxation I: 3
AC 442 Federal Taxation II: 3
AC 251 Internship: 3
AC 461 Auditing Concepts and Methods: 3
AC 471 Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations: 3

Business Course [18 hours]

BA 202 Business Law II: 3
BA 211 Microeconomics: 3
BA 212 Macroeconomics: 3
BA 310 Organization and Management: 3
BA 362 Financial Management I: 3
BA 245 Marketing Fundamentals: 3

Open Electives [18 hours]

Depending upon transfer credits and courses taken, students may need additional open electives to complete 120 hours required for the B.S. degree.

Fifth Year MBA [36 hours]

Instead of taking open electives as listed above, take:

AC 483 Financial Accounting and Reporting Advanced Problems or open elective: 3
AC 484 Accounting and Reporting and Consolidation Advanced Problems or open elective: 3
BA 600 Research Methods: 3
BA 601 Managerial Economics: 3
BA 605 Managerial Communications: 3
BA 625 Global Strategic Management: 3
BA 643 Strategic Change Management: 3
BA 620 Financial Management or BA 644 Legal Environment of Business: 3
Graduate Business Electives (4): 12

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*Based on a full-time student transferring 60-90 credits.

**All rates are subject to change.