Do you have a way with numbers and an interest in finance? Do you have analytical, organizational and communication skills? If so, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting at Ouachita Baptist University could be the perfect fit for your interests.
In addition to the University Core Requirements, Basic School Requirements, Foreign Language and Business Core Requirements, completion of the Accounting program includes the following courses:
• Intermediate Accounting I
• Intermediate Accounting II
• Cost Accounting
• Institutional Accounting
• Federal Income Tax
• Advanced Accounting
• Principles and Procedures of Auditing
Upon completion of our program, you can seek employment or continue your education. If you are planning to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy examination as set forth by the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy, you now may sit for the CPA exam prior to completing 150 hours. You must have 150 hours to be a CPA, but you may sit prior to earning 150 hours. Interested students should see their academic advisor for additional details, as individual state requirements vary.
• Advanced Federal Income Tax
• Advanced Auditing
• Accounting Information Systems (required in Arkansas)
• Current Accounting Issues and Topics
You can get accounting training from nearly any business school in Arkansas, but OBU offers an opportunity to study business in a strong Christian environment. Emphasis in teaching and leadership development provides opportunities for an excellent undergraduate education in business.
If you are considering Christian colleges in Arkansas and want to earn an accounting degree, we invite you to fill out the form on the Contact Us page. You may also call Ouachita Baptist University at 1-800-DIAL-OBU to speak with one of our representatives.