Bachelor of Business Administration - Major in Accounting

Each BBA degree consists of:

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.

Program-Specific Requirements

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.

Major Requirements

Core Curriculum
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
First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
ECON 1100, KINE 2115, NGLI 1101, or MCOM 11301Component Area V 3
ENGL 130113BUAD 1305 or CSTE 13303
HIST 130123ENGL 130213
MATH 132433HIST 130223
 14 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV 3ACCT 23023
ACCT 23013BANA 23723
BUAD 2321 or COMS 238243BUAD 23013
ECON 230153ECON 23023
POLS 230563POLS 230663
 15 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ACCT 33133ACCT 33143
ACCT 33243ACCT 33473
BANA 33633ACCT 33533
MGIS 33103FINC 33203
MGMT 33103MKTG 33103
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ACCT 43153ACCT 43163
BUAD 33353ACCT 43723
BUAD 33553Electives6
ECON 43573MGMT 43903
MGMT 33703 
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area I (Communication).

2

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VI (U.S. History).

3

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area II (Mathematics).

4

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

5

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

6

Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).