BBA in Accounting

A BBA in Accounting prepares students to become accounting professionals who can work in any industry, anywhere in the world. Our students will be technically competent in the specialized tenets of accounting, but will also learn to be independent and critical thinkers, to act responsibly and ethically, and to seek challenges that will make a difference in their careers as well as the world. Our Accounting program has been ranked one of the top 50 undergraduate accounting programs nationally (according to Public Accounting Report’s 2018 Top 50 Undergraduate Accounting Programs). Our students gain substantial knowledge of business fundamentals, including finance, economics, and data analytics, while obtaining the breadth and depth of knowledge in the field of accounting including financial accounting, managerial accounting, internal auditing, tax, and accounting systems. Our graduates pursue careers in both private and public companies, public accounting firms and government and non-profit organizations. They have strong oral and written communication and serve as leaders in their organizations assisting in making strategic business decisions.

You Learn

As a part of BBA in Accounting, students learn:
  • Technical accounting knowledge
  • Knowledge and application of ethics
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Oral and written communication
  • Teamwork and collaboration
Lauren Olsen, BBA Accounting '13
Senior Auditor, FedEx

Lauren Olsen is currently a Senior Auditor with FedEx Services internal audit department. While at UNT, she held an internship with FedEx Services and was offered a full-time position upon graduating. Lauren loves her role at FedEx as she is constantly learning new processes within the company that allows for exposure with executive management.

“My experience at UNT was great. In addition to a strong education in accounting, the professional development course gave me the practical skills necessary to gain an internship and ultimately a full-time position immediately upon graduation.”

You Contribute

BBA in Accounting graduates get jobs such as:
  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Bank Loan Officer
  • Budget Administrator
  • Financial Aid Officer
  • Trust Officer
  • External Auditor; Public Accounting Organization
  • Tax Specialist; Public Accounting Organization, Corporation

You Lead

Graduates continue on to leadership roles such as:
  • Manager/Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Manager/Director of Internal Audit
  • Corporate Controller
  • Manager/Director, Loans Department