Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Major in Accounting
The BBA Degree with a major in Accounting is intended to provide students with a well-rounded business education, and students take a mixture of courses in the liberal arts and business. The information presented below summarizes the most important degree requirements. While believed to be accurate, this page does not necessarily include all the requirements that must be met. For a comprehensive list of all degree requirements, students should refer to the MTSU Undergraduate Catalog.
In addition to meeting the Jennings A. Jones College of Business requirements, an Accounting major consists of 24 semester hours of accounting and requires a minimum 2.00 GPA. At least 50 percent of the required major hours must be taken in residence at MTSU. Majors must earn a C (2.00) or better in all accounting courses (includes ACTG 2110, 2120, and required courses listed below).
Required Courses (for course descriptions, click here)
ACTG 3110, 3120 Intermediate Accounting I and II
ACTG 3310 Cost Accounting
ACTG 4510 Accounting Systems
ACTG 4530 Federal Taxes I
ACTG 4620 External Auditing I OR ACTG 4640 Internal Auditing
ACTG electives* 6 hours
*All upper-division accounting courses can be used for ACTG electives except ACTG 3000, 3020, and 4420.
The Department of Accounting has prepared a sample course outline for the Accounting major with a minor in Business Administration. Following this course outline will help ensure that all course prerequisites are met. To view this outline, click here.
Students who were enrolled at MTSU prior to Fall 2005 can graduate by satisfying alternative requirements. For more information on these alternative requirements, click here.