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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

 



The Accounting degree is for students interested in professional careers in the accounting field. Students may find job opportunities in the auditing, financial planning, consulting, and technical accounting jobs. Jobs in accounting are found in public accounting, private accounting, all levels of government and not-for-profit accounting.

This Program stresses technical skills that support the four key areas of accounting: audit, cost, government and tax. Particular emphasis is given to knowing how financial data are assembled and integrated into an articulated set of financial statements, understanding techniques and procedures, and using accounting computer applications.

Accounting Learning Goals:

  1. Demonstrates leadership in the accounting/business environment;
  2. Demonstrates critical thinking and the ability to gather and synthesize information for accounting/business management problems;
  3. Identify and analyze ethical problems that occur in the accounting/business environment;
  4. Demonstrates competency in the application of accounting principles and concepts for local, regional, and global environments;
  5. Demonstrates the ability to communicate relevant financial and non-financial information effectively;
  6. Demonstrates competency information technology for the accounting/business environment.
 
Requirements for students selecting the Accounting degree program include:

Students in the Accounting (BBAA) major are those who have completed BA200 and BA201 courses with a grade of "B" or higher, including an overall GPA 2.5 and have met the requirements to enroll in BA300 and subsequent courses. The BBA in Accounting program requires 124 credits, which consist of 55 credits of general education courses, 39 credits of business foundation courses, and 30 credits of accounting major courses.

Minimum grade-point average requirements: A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation. Students in the Accounting (BBAA) major program are required to maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 in the following accounting courses: BA300, BA301, BA304, BA305, BA401, BA402, BA403, BA405, and BA406.

 


 

UOG Students Receive Accounting Scholarships

(PHOTO BELOW) UOG students Alvijane Manabat and Lorbea Palaming recently were awarded the 2015 Guam Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) Scholarship. Both received $1,250 each to support their education at UOG. Those attending the scholarship presentation event include (left to right) Dr. Margaret Hattori-Uchima, UOG Acting Senior Vice President; Martha Suez-Sales, UOG Instructor at School of Business & Public Administration and member of GSCPA; Mark Duarte, UOG Director of Financial Aid; Alvijane Manabat, UOG Student; Jason Katigbak, member of GSCPA, Lorbea Palaming, UOG Student; Sean Phillips, President of GSCPA and Remy Cristobal, Interim Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Services.

Students Receive Accounting Scholarships

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

General Education Requirements

55

Business Foundation Courses

39

Accounting Major Requirements

30

Requirementfor Graduation (credit hours)

124

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICALLY FOR BBAA

General Education Requirements (55 credit hours): Each student must fulfill the General Education requirements as listed in this catalog. Students in the BBAA in Accounting Program are required to fulfill the following General Education courses to meet the degree requirements:

  1. Essential Skills (3 credits)
    Statistic/Computer Skills
    BA130 Introduction to Computer Operation

  2. The Individual and Society (3 credits)
    PY101 General Psychology or SO101 Introduction to Sociology

  3. Search for Meaning (3 credits)
    PI101 Introduction to Philosophy or PI102 Contemporary Ethical Problem or PI210 Introduction to Logic or WG101 Intro to Women and Gender Studies

 

BBAA FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS

COURSE

Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

BA200

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

BA130 or BA230 and MA110 or MA115

BA201

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BA200

BA210

Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

3

BA110, BA130 or BA230 , MA110 or MA115

BA240

Management of Organizations

3

 

BA260

Fundamentals of Marketing

3

 

PA233

Impact of Government Regulations

3

 

BA310

Applied Statistics for Business Decisions

3

BA210, BA240

BA320

Basic Business Finance

3

BA201, BA210

BA330

Info. Technology and Networks for Business

3

 

BA333

Mgmt. Info. Systems

3

BA240, BA330

BA480

Business Strategy and Policy

3

Graduating Senior

LW442

Business Law I

3

 

LW443

Business Law II

3

LW442

BA440

Organizational Behavior

3

BA240, SO101/PY101

TOTAL: 39 CREDITS

 

ACCOUNTING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Course

Title

CreditHours

Prerequisite

BA300

Intermediate Accounting I

3

BA201

BA301

Intermediate Accounting II

3

BA300

BA304

Income Taxation

3

BA201

BA305

Cost and Managerial Accounting

3

BA201

BA401

Governmental Accounting

3

BA301

BA402

Accounting Systems

3

BA301, BA305, BA330

BA403

Auditing

3

BA402

BA405

BA406

Ethics for the Accountant

3

Graduating Senior

LW443

Business Law II

3

LW442

TOTAL: 30 CREDITS

For accounting foundation and major requirements, students must have a grade of “C” or better for each course.

 

Business Administration (BBAA/BBA): Division Chair

University of Guam

Professor, Management Information System

Office Location: SBPA Bldg., Rm. 226
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Faculty Advisors 

University of Guam

Associate Professor, Accounting

Office Location: SBPA Bldg., Rm. 230
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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