Accounting provides statistical analyses of business transactions: purchases, profits, liabilities and assets. Accountants are constantly in high demand, as they help to provide an organization with both credibility and sustainability. FPU's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting will prepare you for leadership and excellence in this field.


  • The accounting emphasis offers focus on all areas of analysis, including non-profit accounting, tax accounting and auditing.
  • All courses are founded on an understanding of and commitment to ethics and responsible accounting.

Career opportunities

The field of accounting offers many opportunities, as professionals find success in firms, companies, nonprofit organizations and private practices. This degree is designed to prepare you to become a certified public accountant.

Course listing

Required Courses (20 Units)

ACCT-400Intermediate Accounting I4
ACCT-405Intermediate Accounting II4
ACCT-410Cost Accounting4
ACCT-415Tax Accounting4

Elective Courses (6-9 Units)

Select two of the following:

ACCT-417Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT-418Nonprofit Accounting3
ACCT-421Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibilities3
ACCT-425Advanced Accounting3
ACCT-451Financial Statement Analysis3

Required Capstone Courses (3 Units)

ACCT-481VITA (Voluntary Income Tax Assistance)1
ACCT-482Accounting Seminar/Internship2