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Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (BSBA), University of Colorado Denver Business School, CU Denver

Business School, University of Colorado Denver
 

BS In Business Administration: Accounting Emphasis


BS in Business Adminsitration: Accounting Emphasis

​Accounting Career Options

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting provides the foundation for beginning a career as a professional accountant—including auditing, tax preparation and consulting, financial statement preparation and consulting, and a lengthy list of accounting-specific occupations in most businesses, non-profits, and government (e.g. fixed-assets accounting, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, etc.) Graduates accept employment in public accounting, government, and in every imaginable industry.

Accounting courses are offered in several fields of professional accountancy. These courses provide preparation for accounting practice in auditing, financial, government, information systems, managerial , oil and gas, tax, teaching and research.​

Accounting Emphasis

There are three parts to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting emphasis

The courses for the Accounting emphasis may include
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Systems and Data Processing
  • Income Tax
  • Auditing
​You may further specialize with a more specific topic area.
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting and Information Systems ​

Please see the course catalog for course descriptions.​​​​​​​


​Becoming a CPA in Colorado

Until July 1, 2015, the state of Colorado will continue to license CPAs who have bachelor’s degrees and who meet the required education and experience requirements. 

New education and experience requirements take effect beginning July 1, 2015. These new requirements include 150-semester hours of higher education, including specific accounting and business courses, plus specific work experience.

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