Apr 11, 2021  
DRAFT 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
DRAFT 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting B.B.A.


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Contact Information

Website: http://coles.kennesaw.edu/
Phone:
(470) 578-6084

Program Description

The School of Accountancy aspires to be a nationally recognized leader in influencing the accounting profession by educating our students, performing relevant research, and engaging with the profession.

Accounting provides the tools to measure, interpret and communicate economic information for decision-making. A basic understanding of financial and managerial accounting information is necessary for all business majors. Accounting Majors develop their knowledge of accounting within the framework of accounting information systems. The development of a student’s technical, communication, computer, critical-thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership skills are critical consequences of the program.

The School of Accountancy website above will provide more details about the professional opportunities of earning an Accounting degree and the benefits of Certification. 

Admission Requirements

Admission to Coles B.B.A programs is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the program requirements, outlined below.  In order to be able to take upper-division courses in Accounting and graduate with an Accounting B.B.A., students must successfully:

  • Complete BUSA 2150
  • Meet Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement,
  • Be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program. Admission to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.

  

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

Accreditation

AACSB International 

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)


See listing of requirements.  

General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major:


Area A2: MATH 1111   or higher

Major Requirements (51 Credit Hours)


Business Electives (9 Credit Hours)


Nine hours of credit from upper-division (3000/4000) course offerings outside the Major, but inside the Coles College of Business. ACCT courses cannot be used here. (A maximum of six hours of credit in Accounting Co-Ops and Internships may be used in this area. Co-Ops and Internships cannot be used in any other area.) See a Coles Professional Advisor before taking MGT courses to count here - some MGT courses cannot be used here.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


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