Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting

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BBA in Accounting Overview

Studies in Accountancy & Taxation prepare students for measuring and analyzing the income, costs, sources and uses of funds of an organization on the basis of certain generally accepted principles. Such measurements and analyses are helpful to those directly responsible for attaining production, marketing and financial objectives.

The goals of the undergraduate program in accounting are to provide graduates with the ability to…

  1. Record, analyze, and interpret financial and other information,
  2. Identify and diagnose accounting problems,
  3. Communicate business information in a clear and concise manner,
  4. Recognize ethical and regulatory dilemmas, and
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of accounting and financial concepts

Careers are available in corporate, non-profit and government organizations, as well as in the field of public accounting.

Students wanting to graduate with a concentration in Accounting must fulfill the general BBA degree requirements, plus follow the course of study listed in the UH Course Catalog.

BBA in Accounting Information Session

If you are interested in declaring Accounting as your major, attend the BBA Accounting Info Session to find out more about the Accountancy and Taxation Department, as well as opportunities in the field of accounting.

Pre-Business students should attend an info session before declaring accounting as a major or meeting with an accounting advisor, so be sure to attend if you are considering accounting.

To RSVP for the next BBA Accounting Info Session, please click here.

Internal Audit (IA) Certificate

BBA Accounting students also have the opportunity to learn the most up to date theory and practice in the field of Internal Auditing through the Internal Audit Certificate. Students who focus in this area may be eligible to receive a certificate in Internal Audit and work toward eligibility to become a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Oil & Gas Certificate (O&G)

BBA Accounting students also have the opportunity to learn the most up to date theory and practice in the field of Oil & Gas/Energy Accounting through the O&G Certificate. Students who focus in this area may be eligible to receive a certificate in Oil & Gas Accounting and work toward employment in that field.

Professional Program in Accountancy (PPA)

Although there are several options for preparing for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam, the 5 years Professional Program in Accountancy (PPA) degree is specifically designed to prepare students in this way.