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Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Business: Accounting (BBA)

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For some, working with numbers can be tricky. For you, it’s as easy as 1-2-3. So, when you graduate with an accounting degree from DSU, you’ll be entrusted with the financial aspects of your business. You will also be highly educated in the social and ethical responsibilities of the business world.

Our program lets you focus on the logistics of accounting. Technology-supported approaches, like QuickBooks, Sage 50, and tax preparation software’s will be used. You’ll also interpret financial statements, identify complex business operations, and analyze a revenue stream, using revenue recognition standards.

Next Steps

College of Business and Information Systems

Get your future accounted for

These highly valuable skills are in demand for today’s employers, within a variety of accounting areas. Auditing, taxes, and accounting information systems are just a few specializations you could go into.  

Having a degree in accounting will open many doors for you. But if you want to further your knowledge even more and become a certified public accountant (CPA), check out our professional accountancy program. Or, continue your education with our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the B.B.A. degree with Accounting specialization, students will be able to:

  • Research and analyze external and internal factors to make informed business decisions.
  • Demonstrate effective, compelling, and logical oral communication in business environments.
  • Demonstrate effective, logical writing in business communications.
  • Utilize quantitative. technology-supported approaches to analyze business issues.
  • Integrate the principles of ethics and social responsibility in business decision-making.
  • Identify the complexity of business operations in a global environment.
  • Analyze a revenue stream using revised revenue recognition standards.
  • Analyze and interpret selected financial statements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding the assignment of direct and indirect costs to a product, department, product line, or service.

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