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BS In Business Administration: Accounting

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 Major

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

The courses for the Accounting major may include
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • 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.

Optional Specialization in Information Systems

You may add an optional specialization in Information Systems. To learn more, please contact an advisor.

For more information, contact advising at or call 303-315-8100

Becoming a CPA in Colorado

New education and experience requirements took effect 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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