Bachelor of business administration (accounting)
BBA in Accounting programs combine the fundamentals of a business program with concentrated coursework in accounting. Some of these programs can be quite competitive to get into, and many schools require students to meet specific GPA requirements before taking upper-level courses
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
The accounting concentration gives the student a theoretical understanding of how accounting principles work within a business context. Some schools advise that students gain practical experience through internships. Course offerings may include:
- Financial accounting
- Marketing fundamentals
- Federal income taxation
- Business ethics
- Operations management
Popular Career Options
In addition to being prepared for advanced study, graduates qualify to fill entry-level accounting positions in private and public sectors. Potential job titles include:
- Public accountant
- Management accountant
- Government auditor
Bachelor of science business administration ( accounting)
A bachelor of science in business administration in accounting program provides study in financial and managerial accounting principles to prepare students for careers managing personal, business and corporate finances. Business administration in accounting programs may prepare students to take the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination to become a Certified Public Accountant.
BSBA in Accounting
Individuals with interest in math and business may find that a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting can help combine those interests. Students learn about the principles of accounting, taxation and auditing. The program educates students in U.S. and international accounting practices, as well as finance principles. Students gain fundamental business knowledge in business law, marketing and business policy. General education courses, such as English, humanities, social science and mathematics, are included. Coursework in accounting may explore:
- Financial statement analysis
- Income taxation
- Accounting information systems
- Public accounting
Popular Career Options
A bachelor's degree in accounting is the first step toward many careers in the financial world. Whether individuals want to help other people and organizations keep track of their bills or plan for the future, common careers can include:
- Certified public accountant (CPA)
- Financial manager
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business.
Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective. You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing practical quantitative and financial skills.
Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, selfdiscipline, working in teams and communicating effectively.
This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant.
- You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes, with Mathematics in Grade 12 with at least 50%.
- Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. MGI will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation.
- Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme.
- And you need at least 25 MGI admission points.
- Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
- Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
- Fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK). As a graduate of this degree, you may apply for exemption for all ACCA fundamental-level modules (F1 - F9), you may proceed to the ACCA postgraduate degree and become a Chartered Certified Accountant.
- Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). As a graduate of this degree, you will be exempted from seven CIMA module exams as from 2016.
The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate, are varied and employment options include:
- Accounting: Chartered, financial, cost and management
- Financial management
- Tax consulting
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