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BSBA Accounting - Online

Trine University, United States


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 11,970

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  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

 The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting Major provides you with practical, hands-on experience in the accounting field. 

The Experience

As a student in this online accounting program,  you will learn from our expert faculty who have both national and international corporate experience. You will gain valuable skills using software such as Peachtree and QuickBooks while you study modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam.

The Results

As a graduate of this bachelor's degree in accounting, you will use your valuable experiences from internships to secure an accounting positions. Our graduates are working for companies ranging from manufacturing organizations and CPA firms to energy companies.

Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination Candidates

Indiana and many other states require that a first-time Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Examination candidate must have at least 150 semester hours of college education, including a baccalaureate or higher degree, with an accounting concentration or its equivalent. If you wish to meet this requirement, be sure to plan an individualized program with your academic director or assigned faculty advisor. This program will encompass an additional 42 semester hours of course work in humanities, mathematics, social sciences, business and accounting.

You also have an option to earn graduate credit toward an MBA or Master of Science in Business Analytics while working on this bachelor's degree. Through this combined degree program, you can finish both degrees in just four years and save up to $8,625!

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • August 2024

To be admitted to Trine University's TrineOnline, you need to submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts showing evidence of graduation from an accredited high school or
  • acceptable score on the General Education Development (GED) exam
  • Official transcripts from ALL post–secondary schools attended
  • You will be contacted by a director of admission to help guide you through the process and help you secure your transcripts. 

Total Credit Hours - 120

General Education - 42 credit hours

• ENG 143 College Composition

  or ENG 133 Technical Communication

• HUM 203 Humanities Seminar

• Humanities Electives - 6 credit hours

•SP 203 Effective Speaking

• ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics

  or ECO 203 Survey of Economics

• ECO 223 Principles of Macroeconomics

  or Social Science Elective

• MA 113 College Algebra

• MA 173 Essential Calculus

• MA 253 Statistics

• Science Elective - 3 credit hours

• BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business

• COM 213 Business Communication

• PSY 113 Principles of Psychology

Business Core - 35 credit hours

• AC 203 Accounting I

• AC 213 Accounting II

• BA 123 Business Concepts

• BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies

• BA 343 International Business

• FIN 303 Managerial Finance

• LAW 203 Business Law

• MGT 353 Designing Operations

• MGT 363 Organizational Behavior

• MGT 453 Strategic Management

• MGT 473 Capsim Business Simulation

  or BA 3113 Business Internship

• MK 203 Marketing

• UE 111 Online Learning Orientation

Major in Applied Management Requirements – 18 credit hours

• Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours

• Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours

• Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours

Technical Specialty - 9 credit hours

This major is for students who have already gained a set of skills in a specific discipline from another institution or from specialized training. Students will be eligible to enter the BSBA AM program only if transferring in 9 hours of a “technical specialty”. The technical specialty should be a specialty in an area that Trine does not already offer a degree in. If a student cannot transfer in all 9 hours, the student will be advised to select another program.

Additional Program Requirements - 25 credit hours

• BA 113 Business Applications

  or Computer Litaracy elective - 3 credit hours

• Free Electives - 21 credit hours

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