Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Our accounting degree provides a solid educational foundation for entry into a wide range of accounting careers and prepares students to pursue graduate or advanced professional education.
By studying accounting, students learn how to create, interpret, and analyze financial information, while developing the transformative skills needed to guide individuals and businesses, nonprofits and government organizations toward stronger financial futures.
Customized Learning Experience
In addition to developing a common body of knowledge in accounting, students must choose one of two areas of concentration.
In the audit concentration, students take courses geared toward becoming a professional in the audit and assurance industry.
Core classes include:
- Data Analytics for Accountants
- Accounting Research and Communication
- Introduction to Data Analytics
- Auditing Theory and Practice
- Analysis of Financial Accounting Information
The taxation concentration prepares students for a career as a tax professional or tax consultant in a wide variety of organizations.
Core classes include:
- Data and Analytics for Tax Accountants
- International Taxation
- Federal Income Tax Law for Partnerships
- Estate and Gift Taxation
- Income Tax Research and Planning
Accelerated BBA to MS in Accounting
The Accelerated BBA to MS in Accounting program allows qualified Rawls College students to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees in a cost-effective and timely manner. While working toward your Master of Science in Accounting, you can count approved graduate coursework toward your undergraduate degree, allowing you to graduate with both degrees in as little as five years.
Students who graduate with a degree in accounting are prepared to go directly into the workforce or to enter a graduate program. Among the most popular career opportunities are:
- Financial Analysis
- Internal Audit
- Staff Accounting
- Transaction Tax
- Governmental Accounting
- Non-profit Accounting
Job Placement Rate: 93.9 (May 2021)
Beyond the Classroom
Meet the Firms
Through an on-site recruiting process specifically designed for accounting students in their third year of the program, Meet the Firms, allows students to interview for competitive internship opportunities with top employers.Learn More
By participating in a student organization for accounting majors, you can enhance your leadership skills and engage in experiential learning while working to fulfill organizational goals.
- A or B in ACCT 2300, 2301 and 3304
- Cumulative Texas Tech GPA of 2.75 or higher
Rawls College of Business
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