Learn how to solve business challenges by helping organizations manage their finances in the online Bachelor of Science Business Studies in Accounting program. In this program you'll:
The online business and accounting degree is ideal for adults who wish to transfer college credits, switch to accounting from another field or supplement a technical background with a bachelor's in business.
At Southern New Hampshire University, you’ll use cutting-edge technology to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. The online BS Business Studies in Accounting program has been developed in consultation with business professionals to ensure students learn real-world applicable business concepts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your business and accounting degree at SNHU include:
SNHU's online BS Business Studies in Accounting program will prepare you to pursue a wide variety of business and accounting-related careers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in accounting and auditing is expected to grow 10 percent by 2026.* In addition to positions in public accounting and private industry, a bachelor's focused in accounting can help you find career opportunities at government agencies, hospitals, social service agencies, education systems and in the international arena.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at Accountants and Auditors (viewed online October 27, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
The business and accounting degree curriculum will provide you with both an accounting and general business course of study. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in business, accounting, taxation and fraud examination.
This course examines the accounting concepts and practices used in the recording, classifying and reporting of cost data. An analysis is made of the behavior of costs and its use to management in the planning and control process. Budgeting, standard cost, job order and process are examined, along with special problems in cost accounting.
This is the first of three courses in intermediate accounting. These courses are designed to extend a student's knowledge of financial accounting practices. The first course focuses on understanding the theoretical framework that provides the foundations for the development of various accounting standards, regulations and practices. This followed by a review of the accounting cycle, including adjusting, correcting, reversing, and closing entries. Students will learn how to prepare accurate and complex financial statements including required disclosures that must accompany an organization's income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows; and how time value of money impacts the recording of various transactions. The course concludes with a presentation of techniques to analyze income measurement and profitability analysis.
This is the last of two courses in intermediate accounting. Intermediate Accounting is at the core of professional accounting work as well as CPA Exam financial accounting and reporting skills tested. These courses are designed to extend a student's knowledge of financial accounting practices. The second course increases a student's understanding of how to account for a company's plant and intangible assets, investments, long-term debt, income taxes, stockholders' equity and more complex cash flow statement transactions. Other financial reporting issues discussed include the evolving GAAP on leases, accounting for post-retirement benefits and pensions, SEC reporting, and using the FASB Codification database. Throughout the course, students will develop greater technical knowledge of accounting transactions and techniques, and will learn how to record complex financial transactions and prepare financial statements and disclosures.
A detailed presentation is made of the theory and practice applicable to the preparation of federal income tax returns for individuals.
ACC - one (1) Accounting course at the 300 level or BUS 307 - Business Law II Minimum Credits: 3
Free Elective Credits: 30
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP.