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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 will be used. You’ll also interpret financial statements, identify complex business operations, and analyze a revenue stream, using revenue recognition standards.

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 a Business Accounting specialization, students will:

  • Analyze business information to provide business strategies that are viable and evidence-informed.
  • Deliver effective oral communications for a variety of business purposes.
  • Produce credible written communications for a variety of business purposes.
  • Apply data analytical tools to inform decision-making about business issues.
  • Integrate the principles of ethics into corporate social responsibility business decision-making.
  • Analyze the complexity of business operations in a global environment.
  • Analyze a revenue stream using revised revenue recognition standards.
  • Analyze selected financial statements.
  • Analyze the assignment of direct and indirect costs to a product.


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