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Estimated Completion

120 credit hours (4 years)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University - Undergraduate Studies


Locations Available

  • 1Admission to the off-campus locations such as Fort Worth, Midlothian, Waco, and Online require a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours, a 2.0 GPA and that a student be TSI complete.



B.B.A. in Accounting


The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting is intended to provide a high-quality, innovative, and relevant education. This will prepare graduates for successful careers in fields such as public accounting, industry accounting, and accounting for governmental or non-profit organizations.

Designed With You in Mind

Accounting is a versatile degree that provides ample career opportunities for graduates. Students who graduate with a B.B.A. in Accounting will find jobs in a variety of business related areas including: 

  • Sales
  • Production Management
  • Client Management
  • Product Development
  • Procurement
  • General Management
  • Banking
  • Financial Planning

And much more!


Related Programs

Not what you were looking for? Tarleton State University offers over 100 different degrees and certifications that may be of interest to you, including:

Plan Your Future

Accounting Jobs

Career Opportunities

Excellent career opportunities exist in public accounting, financial institutions, and the government at the federal, state, and local levels. Job opportunities include:

  • Auditing/assurance service
  • International accounting
  • Personal financial planning
  • Financial management
  • Cost accounting
  • Tax planning
  • Budget analysis
Student Organizations

Real Experience

This degree program offers a variety of hands-on experience through study abroad and student organizations such as:

  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Financial Management Association (FMA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • The Tarleton Economics Society
Career Service

Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Resume clinics
  • Job fairs
  • Mock interviews
  • Hire A Texan - Online Job Board
  • Texan Shadow

And much more!

Program Objectives

  • Provide students with high-quality, innovative, and relevant education that prepares graduates for successful careers in public accounting, industry accounting, or accounting for governmental or non-profit organizations
  • Prepare graduates to meet the demands of today’s challenging and competitive workforce
  • Provide an exciting, interactive, and demanding course of study

Coursework Highlights

Class Number Class Name
ACCT 3301 Business Analysis using Spreadsheets
ACCT 3302 Cost Accounting
ACCT 3310 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 4301 Financial Accounting
ACCT 4305 Federal Tax Accounting
ACCT 4323 Ethics for Accountants
ACCT 4324 Auditing Evidence and Report
BUSI 3311 Business Statistics
BUSI 4359 Business Strategy
MKTG 2314 Marketing
BCIS 4350 Management Information Systems

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

Students who wish to become a Certified Public Accountant and/or a Certified Management Accountant should refer to:

Facilities and Features

Lab Information

Accounting, Finance, & Economics Lab

The Accounting, Finance, & Economics Lab in the Business building provides tutoring for accounting, economics & finance courses. Drop in or make an appointment to get assistance or have our graduate assistants work with your study group.

Tarleton Economics Society

Tarleton Economics Society

Tarleton Economics Society promotes interest in economics by involving students, faculty, and community members. The organization encourages and sponsors students to participate and present papers at conferences, and to become involved in student government and forums on campus. Members of this organization visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and other financial institutions.

The Institute of Management Accountants

The Institute of Management Accountants

The Institute of Management Accountants is a professional organization for accountants and financial professionals working in business.