Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting

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Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting

Kent State University
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  • 120
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  • Bachelor
  • 4 years


The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in accounting theory and practice necessary for entry-level accounting positions and career advancement. It encompasses a common body of concepts, conventions, principles and theories essential to the professional competency of the certified public accountant, controller, industrial accountant, institutional accountant and governmental accountant.

In addition, students may apply toward a five-year program that leads to both the B.B.A. degree in Accounting and the Master of Science in Accounting degree. The two-degree, five-year program meets the requirements for admission of graduates to the Uniform CPA Examination. Requirements differ in different states, and students should check with the state board of accountancy for requirements.

Admission Requirements

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score, minimum 48 PTE score or minimum 100 DET score; or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. 

Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Given a defined financial accounting transaction, identify and analyze the issue, record the transaction in the books of original entry, and prepare the financial statement disclosure.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of managerial and cost accounting with the ability to identify and analyze information useful in decision making.
  3. Gain a functional understanding of taxation of individuals.
  4. Understand financial statement auditing.
  5. Assemble, cleanse and analyze the information provided by information systems, and prepare summary reports useful for business decision-making.

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