2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jun 16, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting - BS in Business Administration


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Financial laws and regulations call for high standards in bookkeeping and accounting practices. The Accounting concentration is focused on providing a solid understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Explore key principles and practices of financial accounting, with an emphasis on how financial transactions are recorded and reported.
  • Focus on the preparation and analysis of financial statements and the communication of financial results to the public.
  • Examine the essential elements of managerial accounting, including strategic, organizational, and operational decision-making, through case studies and assignments.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education  courses (45 cr.)
  • Business courses (61 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.) 
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education , BS in Business Administration, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. At least 20 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. Elective credits should total 55 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor .