The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting Major students at Trine get practical, hands-on experience in, and outside of the classroom. Students regularly use software applications, such as Peachtree, and QuickBooks. Sound financial management, cost accounting are key to the strategic objectives and success of a business organization.
A career in accounting starts with our expert faculty, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. You'll get to work with real companies, large, small, and startups to help them manage their businesses' accounting.
The graduates of the program utilize their valuable experiences from internships to secure accounting positions after graduation. Our graduates are working for companies ranging from manufacturing organizations, CPA firms and energy companies.
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting major requires 120 credit hours:
General Education Requirements (42 credit hours)
Business Core (30 credit hours)
Major in Accounting (33 credit hours)
Additional Program Requirements (15 credit hours)
Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination Candidates
Indiana and many other states require that a first time uniform certified public accounting (CPA) Examination candidate must have at least 150 semester hours of college education, including a baccalaureate or higher degree, with an accounting concentration or its equivalent. An accounting major wishing to meet this requirement should plan an individualized program with his or her regional education center director or assigned faculty advisor. This program will encompass an additional 30 semester hours of course work in humanities, mathematics, social sciences, business, and accounting.