Bachelor of Business AdministrationAccounting

16

Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in the Twin Cities

4,500+

Enrollment (1,400 on-campus undergraduates)

10

average number of student events per week

10 minutes

travel time to downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul

1893

the year Concordia was founded

Program Overview
Credit Hours: 66

Majoring in Accounting involves the study of financial transactions. You’ll learn to gather, record, analyze and communicate financial information for individuals and organizations. What do investors need to know to assess performance? What reporting issues do low-income taxpayers face? How are lost funds traced? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any business or organization as you take 66 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Business Administration degree that will prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is available with an Accounting major. Because the BBA requires more business courses than a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, it is considered the degree of choice for students planning a career in accounting, better preparing students to excel in the business world. Accounting majors benefit from close contact with instructors who have extensive practical experience in the business world. The classroom structure stresses ethics and the practical application of accounting knowledge. The major will prepare students to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.