Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management

Campus Locations Boston, Online
Also available 100% Online Yes
Other Format(s) Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management
Credits Required for Graduation 120
Entry Terms Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Semester
Meets International Visa Requirements Yes

Overview

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To achieve their financial goals, companies rely on qualified finance professionals to make important economic decisions. The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program is designed to prepare you to leverage assets, manage budgets, achieve financial efficiencies, and maximize investments. With courses ranging from financial reporting and analysis to international finance and investments, this bachelor’s degree program in finance and accounting management provides you the opportunity to develop your analytical and quantitative capabilities—equipping you to pursue a career in the field of finance or accounting.

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Formats: The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is also available in an 18-month, Fast-Track format if you're transferring into the College of Professional Studies with an associate degree or equivalent credits. For more information, visit our Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management page.

Career Outlook

Increasing globalization and economic growth are expected to drive demand for accountants and financial professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for accountants and auditors are outstanding, with faster-than-average growth expected over the next ten years. While job opportunities are expected to be favorable overall, individuals with professional certifications, especially certified public accountants (CPAs) or certified financial analysts (CFAs), are likely to enjoy the best opportunities in the finance and accounting field.

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Curriculum

Please note: The College of Professional Studies undergraduate programs will operate on a semester academic calendar in fall 2016. Read more...

Students who started this program prior to Fall 2015 should follow the curriculum reflected on their manual degree audit, which can be obtained by contacting their academic advisor.


General Foundation Courses (24 s.h.)

ENG 1105 College Writing 1 3 s.h.
ENG 1106 College Writing 1 Lab 1 s.h.
ENG 1107 College Writing 2 3 s.h.
ENG 1108 College Writing 2 Lab 1 s.h.
ENG 3107 Writing for the Professions-Business & Social Sciences 3 s.h.
ENG 3108 Writing for the Professions-Business & Social Sciences Lab 1 s.h.
  Natural and Designed World 3 s.h.
  Exploring Creative Expression and Innovation 3 s.h.
  Engaging Difference and Diversity 3 s.h.
  Interpreting Culture 3 s.h.

 

Business Foundation Courses (42 s.h.)

MTH 1100 College Algebra 3 s.h.
ECN 1100 Principles of Microeconomics 3 s.h.
ECN 1200 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 s.h.
MTH 2300 Business Statistics 3 s.h.
ITC 1000
   or
ITC 2016
Computer Applications
   or
End User Data Analysis Tools
3 s.h.
MGT 1100 Introduction to Business 3 s.h.
MGT 2330 Business Law 3 s.h.
PHL 2100 Business Ethics 3 s.h.
ACC 2100 Financial Accounting 3 s.h.
ACC 2200 Managerial Accounting 3 s.h.
FIN 2105 Introduction to Corporate Finance 3 s.h.
MKT 2100 Principles of Marketing 3 s.h.
MGT 2210 Information within the Enterprise 3 s.h.
MGT 2310 Organizational Behavior 3 s.h.

 
Major Required Courses (28 s.h.)

ACC 3103 Cost Accounting 3 s.h.
ACC 3201 Financial Reporting & Analysis 1 3 s.h.
ACC 3202 Financial Reporting & Analysis 2 3 s.h.
ACC 3410 Principles of Taxation 3 s.h.
FIN 3310 Financial Institutions and Markets 3 s.h.
FIN 3330 Risk Management and Insurance 3 s.h.
FIN 3340 Investments 3 s.h.
ACC 4320 Financial Statement Analysis 3 s.h.
MGT 4850 Business Strategy 4 s.h.


Major Elective Courses (9 s.h.)

Choose three of the following courses:

ACC 4330 Principles of Auditing 3 s.h.
ACC 4410 Advanced Taxation 3 s.h.
ACC 4420 Advanced Accounting 3 s.h.
FIN 4220 Working Capital Management 3 s.h.
FIN 4230 International Finance 3 s.h.
FIN 4240 Personal Financial Planning 3 s.h.
FIN 4250 Real Estate Finance 3 s.h.


Open Electives (17 s.h.)

 

Required minimum credit hours: 120 s.h.

 


Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
  • Transfer credit documentation: should be submitted with your application material
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
      • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
      • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
    • Military evaluation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Undergraduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $60,480.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of semester hours. Most courses are 3-4 semester hours. See Undergraduate Tuition Rates for details.

Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

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Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2016-17 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.


Student Profile

Who Will Your Classmates Be?

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management program is designed for students who desire to work in accounting- and finance-related positions. Careers to consider include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial specialist
  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Real estate appraiser or assessor
  • Budget analyst
  • Cost estimator
  • Claims adjustor/examiner
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Loan officer
  • Management analyst
  • Financial advisor
  • Tax examiner
  • Revenue agent

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Specialized Knowledge

    Investigate and solve complex problems or challenges in diverse business settings and cultures, drawing on current research, theories, practices, tools, and technologies in the field of business.

  2. Broad and Integrative Knowledge

    Frame and evaluate a business problem or challenge in a wider social or global context drawing on theories, tools, and methods from business and other fields of study.

  3. Intellectual Skills

    Incorporate relevant information resources, diverse perspectives, and ethical reasoning to craft coherent arguments or solutions and communicate them effectively to diverse stakeholders.

  4. Applied  and Collaborative Learning

    Apply business knowledge and skills to real-world problems outside the classroom, involving both individual and group effort, in the context of local, national, and international markets.

  5. Civic and Global Learning

    Integrate business knowledge and skills to develop an approach to a civic, social, environmental, or economic issue at local, national, or global level.

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  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 6, 2016 (15- and 7 1/2-week classes)
    Oct 26, 2016 (7 1/2-week classes)
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    Sep 19, 2016 (12- and 6-week classes)
    Oct 31, 2016 (6-week classes)

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