Accounting

Recent changes in financial laws and regulations call for higher standards in bookkeeping and accounting practices. With this intensive concentration, you can gain a solid understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis. You can learn how to manage a company’s books and records; prepare and read financial statements; and strengthen your knowledge of taxation, auditing, and managerial accounting.

In the Accounting concentration, you can gain valuable skills, whether you are in an accounting or bookkeeping position or pursuing an accounting career in the private, government, or nonprofit sector.

Completion Requirements*†

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)
    • Business courses (55 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
    • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Business Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code BUSI 1002 Course Introduction to Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 1004S Course Fundamentals of Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code STAT 2002 Course Business Statistics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ECON 1002 Course Microeconomics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 2001 Course Business Law Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 2003 Course Operations Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MRKT 3001 Course Marketing Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HRMG 3001 Course Human Resource Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code FNCE 3001 Course Financial Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ISYS 3001 Course Information Systems in Enterprise Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 4900 Course Capstone: Strategic Business Management Credits (5 cr.)

Concentration Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code ACCT 2004S Course Financial Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 2002 Course Managerial Accounting: Introduction to Financial Planning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3001 Course Intermediate Accounting I Credits (5 cr.)

Elective Courses

Choose 13 courses from general education, BS in Business Administration, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate into Master’s (AIM) courses. At least 5 courses must be at the 3000 level or higher. Your elective credits should total 65 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements for this online business administration degree. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

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