Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion

B.S. in Accounting

No matter what’s fueling your ambition, we have the tools and structure to help you every step of the way as you achieve your goals.

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program accounting major is intended for those looking to pursue or advance a career in accounting. You will complete nine accounting courses in conjunction with the general requirements needed for a bachelor’s degree, preparing you to meet today’s needs for this growing, in-demand field.

As a graduate of the accounting program, you will be prepared to apply for graduate studies in Jefferson's Master of Business Administration program in the CPA Preparation concentration.

accounting studentAccelerated Program Features

Get the Credit Your Deserve: To be admitted, you must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits. You can transfer up to 72 credits.
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; afternoon, evening and Saturday morning classes; and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.

Curriculum

To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Jefferson. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.

General Requirements: College-level courses in writing, math, science, history, social science, humanities, and information systems are required for a Bachelor of Science degree.

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321 Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310 Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310 The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320 Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits 

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361 Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331 Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311 Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • FINC-323 Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201 Learning and Technology

*Major Courses: 27 credits 

  • ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 102 Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 204 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 303 Accounting Theory and Practice
  • ACCT 309 Federal Taxes I
  • ACCT 316 Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 409 Auditing
  • ACCT 412 Advanced Accounting

*Major courses for this program are only available at Thomas Jefferson University’s East Falls Campus.