Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting

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 major in Accounting must fulfill the general BBA degree requirements, plus follow the course of study listed in the UH Course Catalog.


The BBA in Accounting program teaches graduates how to work with financial information and how to communicate this information ethically and concisely.

Students in this program may concentrate in the areas of internal auditing or oil & gas accounting, or they may accelerate their academic path through the Professional Program in Accountancy (PPA).

Students have the option to complete their degree online in the Online BBA in Accounting through UH Extend. For more information, email

Accounting at the University of Houston