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BBA - Accounting Processes

Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting Processes

If you desire a career in general accounting or corporate/management accounting rather than public accounting with a CPA designation we offer the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Processes.

The degree allows you to enter the accounting profession, providing a firm foundation in accounting while also allowing flexibility to enroll in several non-accounting courses to fulfill degree requirements.  This program is not for students planning on taking the CPA exam, but rather prepares students to sit for the Certified Management Accountant and Certified Financial Manager Examinations. 


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CPA Requirements
Under a new public law in Michigan passed in 2010, persons wishing to be designated as certified public accountants (CPAs) no longer have to have one year (2000 hours) of experience working at a certified public accounting firm. This is good news if you wish to develop a career path which includes becoming a CPA but not limited to working at a CPA firm. For more information, visit www.walshcollege.edu/cpa.

BBA - Accounting Processes Program Format
Earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree Accounting Processes requires a total of 127 semester credit hours.

  • Including the transfer of up to 82 credit hours and a minimum of 45 credit hours (15 courses) taken while in residence at Walsh
  • Completion of all courses in the professional and major core.

The * courses are typically transferred from a community college or another accredited educational institution. Additional transfer equivalencies may be established, depending on the course taken and the transfer tuition.

 Professional Core
ACC 201
ACC 202
ACC 310
BIT 305 
BIT 335
BL 420
MGT 461
COM 210
COM 300
COM 320
COM 340
ECN 201
ECN 202
FIN 310
FIN 315
MGT 201
MGT 303
MKT 202
QM 202 
QM 301
Principles of Accounting I*
Principles of Accounting II*
Managerial Accounting* 
Business Computing Tools*
Foundations of Business Information Technology
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Strategy and Policy
Principles of Business Communications*
Communications Essentials**
Business Communication Methods
Professional Communication 
Principles of Economics I*
Principles of Economics II* 
Financial Markets
Financial Management
Principles of Management*
Behavioral Management*
Principles of Marketing* 
Statistics Methods for Business*
Statistical Inference for Management Decisions
Any 400 level course at Walsh College not already required

**COM 300 is required of all students who score  below 4 on the Walsh College communications placement exam.

 Core Courses

ACC 301      Intermediate Accounting I 
ACC 406      Accounting Information Systems 
ACC 419      Advanced Managerial Accounting 
TAX 495       Tax and Business Taxation I




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