Program Overview

Accounting is the language of business, and communicating financial information has become increasingly challenging in a dynamic global economy. Underwood University’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree program provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of accounting as well as in business, communications and general studies. Through a combination of core courses such as Principles of Accounting, Federal Income Taxation and Cost Accounting, students will be well-prepared for the accounting industry and the wide range of career opportunities available to accounting professionals. The degree is a 120 credit-hour program that emphasizes core competencies in critical thinking, communication, and other managerial/leadership qualities throughout the curriculum. 

Program Objectives

The objective of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting program is to help students to


1. use logic and critical thinking skills in the preparation and analysis of financial statements;


2. systematically transform data into accounting information through the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);


3. prepare and communicate financial reports to stakeholders and all levels of management;


4. identify and analyze ethical issues in accounting that reflect an missional spirit for the advancement of the Kingdom of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


For more information please download Underwood University 2019 -2020 Catalog