BSBA in Accounting

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 47,649

Course Accredited By

THLC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

With the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting at Trine University, you’ll gain the in-depth technical accounting tools employers require and the strategic business knowledge financial leaders need.
 

The degree: Get the skills you need, and add an MBA
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting at Trine University will prepare you for the CMA or CPA exam. In addition to superior technical ability, Trine’s BSBA gives you the excellent communication and analytical skills today’s professional accountants need to succeed.
You also can get more value out of your degree. Our 3+1 and 4+1 degree paths, with 150 credit hours, prepare and qualify students to sit for the CPA exam while acquiring an MBA degree with a concentration in accounting.

The experience: Trained faculty, real-world projects

Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting, with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. Our expert faculty, with US and international corporate experience, ensure Trine graduates are prepared for a successful career.

You will work with accounting practitioners on real-world projects, gaining preparation for career success in your chosen area of focus.

The result: A successful accounting career

Trine’s extensive career planning, professional development resources and internship experiences prepare you for a successful career in areas such as:

  • Public accounting
  • Corporate accounting
  • Tax
  • Auditing

You will:

  • Acquire the 150 credit hours required to sit for the CPA exam in as little as four years through our unique 3+1 or 4+1 programs
  • Develop the knowledge and analytical and communication skills required for successful careers in accounting or finance
  • Understand the diverse career opportunities available to accounting majors with the guidance of faculty, mentors and career advisors
  • Customize your degree plan using Trine’s modular curriculum to fit your unique interests
  • Network with targeted industry leaders through classroom projects and internships
  • Develop leadership skills through coursework and our unique Fellows program that will accelerate your career long after graduation
  • Build power skills through the Accounting Club, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), internships and other opportunities

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Admission requirements for transfer students:

  • Transfer students applying to the Allen School of Engineering and Computing must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in Calculus I, Chemistry I, and College Composition.
  • Transfer students applying to the Franks School of Education must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Ketner School of Business and the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.  

High School Transcripts:

  • Request your high school to send a copy of your current transcript to Trine.
  • Transcripts can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, and e-mail.
  • Trine University is Test Optional for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. "Test-optional" means that standardized tests are not required from high school students when they are considered for admission to Trine University.  Of course, students can still choose to submit their test scores, however, those scores will be considered to be only part of the student’s overall academic record.  
  • High school students can take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine.
  • The University's code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT.  
  • Test scores can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, or e-mail and may be sent FREE from College Board to your counselor at any time.

Total Credit Hours - 120

General Education Requirements - 42 credit hours

• ENG 143 College Composition or ENG 133 Technical Communications

• HUM 203 Humanities Seminar

• SP 203 Effective Speaking

• ECO 213 Microeconomics and ECO 223 Macroeconomics

  or ECO 203 Survey of Economics and Social Science Elective

• Humanities Elective - 6 credit hours

• MA 113 College Algebra

• MA 173 Essential Calculus

• Science Elective

• MA 253 Statistics

• PSY 113 Psychology

• BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business

• General Education Elective

Business Core & Program - 35 or 36 credit hours

• BA 102 University Experience - Business or UE 101 University Experience

• BA 123 Business Concepts

• BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies

• AC 203 Accounting I

• AC 213 Accounting II

• BA 343 International Business

• BA 3113 Business Internship*

• FIN 303 Managerial Finance

• LAW 203 Business Law I

• MGT 353 Designing Operations

• MGT 363 Organizational Behavior

• MGT 453 Strategic Management

• MK 203 Marketing

Accounting Concentration - 30 credit hours

• AC 303 Cost Accounting

• AC 323 Intermediate Accounting I

• AC 333 Intermediate Accounting II

• AC 373 Accounting Information Systems

• AC 403 Advanced Accounting

• AC 423 Personal Income Tax

• AC 463 Auditing

• FIN 413 Advanced Managerial Finance

Elective 300/400 AC or FIN - 6 credit hours

Free Electives - 12 credit hours

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