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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals

4 years

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Register by: Jun 16, 2021

When it comes to numbers, an organization’s activity is tracked, analyzed and verified by qualified professionals. Prepare to be one of them with our Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals. You’ll earn an associate degree on the path to your bachelor’s, so you can demonstrate your knack for numbers, before you even graduate.

  • Record and communicate measurable business activities to stakeholders

  • Analyze financial statements to help your organization make decisions

  • Ensure accounting activities follow ethical, legal and professional standards

  • Apply accounting principles to domestic and international transactions, taxation and auditing



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Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Auditing and taxation
  • Accounting technology, such as Intuit® QuickBooks®
  • Accounting law
  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS®)

Program Purpose Statement

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC) promotes identification with, and orientation to, the accounting profession and is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary to an accounting career. This program is consistent with generally accepted accounting principles, including the accounting processes and knowledge areas that lead to professional certification.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals?

A BSACC-BFA can prepare you to be an: 

  • Accountant
  • Accounting manager
  • Accounting supervisor
  • Auditor
  • Examining officer
  • Tax examiner
6 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for accountants and auditors is projected to be average between 2018 and 2028.


Paying for school

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships

Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy

Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.


Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

Our BS in Accounting has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

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Chief Executive Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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