Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting
Each BBA degree consists of:
- the University Core Curriculum
- the Business Core 1
- courses required for the major
- a speech communications course (BUAD 2321 or COMS 2382) that also satisfies a University core requirement
- a computer literacy course (BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330)
Note: Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.
1 The Business Core is made up of the following courses:
|ACCT 2301||Principles of Financial Acc||3|
|ACCT 2302||Principles of Managerial Acc||3|
|BANA 2372||Business Analysis||3|
|BANA 3363||Inter Business Analysis||3|
|BUAD 2301||Business Legal Environment||3|
|BUAD 3335||Business Communication||3|
|ECON 2301||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2302||Principles Of Microeconomics 1||3|
|ECON 3000-4000 level 2|
|FINC 3320||Business Finance||3|
|MGIS 3310||Principles of MIS||3|
|MGMT 3310||Principles Of Management||3|
|MGMT 3370||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 4390||Strategic Management & Policy||3|
|MKTG 3310||Principles Of Marketing||3|
Satisfies a University core requirement
Specific course may be specified by the major.
Minimum GPA Requirement for a BBA in Accounting
A cumulative (SHSU and transfer) minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for students to graduate with a BBA in Accounting.
Minimum Grades in Accounting Courses
Accounting majors must make a minimum grade of "C" or better in all accounting (ACCT) courses taken to graduate with a BBA in Accounting.
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics)||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts)||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Component Area III||4||Component Area III||4|
|ECON 1100, KINE 2115, NGLI 1101, or MCOM 11301||1||Component Area V||3|
|ENGL 13012||3||BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330||3|
|HIST 13013||3||ENGL 13022||3|
|MATH 13244||3||HIST 13023||3|
|Component Area IV||3||ACCT 2302||3|
|ACCT 2301||3||BANA 2372||3|
|BUAD 2321 or COMS 23821||3||BUAD 2301||3|
|ECON 23015||3||ECON 2302||3|
|POLS 23056||3||POLS 23066||3|
|ACCT 3313||3||ACCT 3314||3|
|ACCT 3324||3||ACCT 3347||3|
|BANA 3363||3||ACCT 3353||3|
|MGIS 3310||3||FINC 3320||3|
|MGMT 3310||3||MKTG 3310||3|
|BUAD 3335||3||ACCT 4317||3|
|MGMT 3370||3||ACCT 4372||3|
|Restricted Electives (Select 3 Courses)7||9||MGMT 4390||3|
|Any 3000-4000 Level ECON Course||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area I (Communication).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area II (Mathematics).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
Select 3 Restricted Elective courses from the list below.
|Restricted Elective Courses|
|ACCT 4325||Emerging Technology in Accounting||3|
|ACCT 4336||Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting||3|
|ACCT 4360||Oil And Gas Accounting||3|
|ACCT 4363||Fraud Examination||3|
|BUAD 3355||Business Law||3|
|FINC 3330||Financial Spreadsheet Modeling||3|
The BBA in Accounting is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
- Measurement Analysis and Interpretation: Our graduates will identify and apply appropriate, reliable, and verifiable measurements to analyze data for a given purpose and intended use.
- Reporting:Our graduates will identify the appropriate content and communicate clearly and objectively to the intended audience, the work performed and the results as governed by professional standards, required by law or dictated by the business environment.
- Research: Our graduates will identify, access and apply relevant professional frameworks, standards, and guidance, as well as other information for analysis and to make informed decisions.
- Risk Assessment, Analysis and Management: Our graduates will assess, analyze and manage risk using appropriate frameworks, professional judgment and skepticism for effective business management.
- Systems and Process Management: Our graduates will identify the appropriate businesses processes and system(s) and the related framework and controls to assist in the design and use of systems for efficient and effective operations.
- Technology and Tools: Our graduates will identify and utilize relevant technology and tools to analyze data, efficiently and effectively perform assigned tasks as well as support other competencies.