Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting

Colorado Technical University strives to develop accounting professionals with the tactical acumen and specialty craft to hit the ground running. CTU's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting is designed to offer students the opportunity to learn a variety of accounting and business skills that provide flexibility to pursue their own unique business interests.

Employment of accountants and auditors in both the public and private sectors is expected to grow by 11 percent from 2014 through the year 2024.1

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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  • Total Credits 

    180
  • Program Availability

    Colorado Springs

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  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
     
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    or
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
     
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    or
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
     
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    MATH301Data Driven Statistics4.5
    MATH451Data Driven Decision Making4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications4
    ECON310Global Managerial Economics4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT440Managing Organizational Change4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    MGM255Management Fundamentals4
    MGM316International Business Communications4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM355International Business Practices4
    MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4
    MGMT235Business Law I4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MGMT495Business Capstone4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:86
    Courses: Accounting Concentration
    ACC340Financial Accounting4
    ACCT210Computerized Accounting4
    ACCT300Intermediate Accounting I4
    ACCT305Intermediate Accounting II4
    ACCT351Cost Accounting4
    ACCT460Accounting Capstone4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    Total Credit Hours:28

    Total Credit Hours: 180

    Accounting courses at CTU align to the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

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    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting include:2

    • Business Analyst
    • Program Manager
    • Management Analyst
    • Store Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Production Manager

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Colorado Springs - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2009 and 10/15/2009 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 27%

This Graduation Rate includes both Colorado Springs and Pueblo campus locations.

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Graduation Rate

A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

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1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Accountants and Auditors, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm (visited February 19, 2016). This is a national estimate and conditions in your location may vary.

2http://burning-glass.com/job-market-data/; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.