Bachelor of Science in Accounting

An online Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Belhaven provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the accounting profession. There is a high demand for graduates with accounting degrees and salaries are rising because of the increased competition to hire them.

Belhaven accounting students are able to secure accounting jobs or internships while they are still students and get on-the-job training and experience. An accredited online accounting degree from Belhaven can open up career opportunities like public, tax, government, corporate, managerial and not-for-profit accounting as well as auditing and internal auditing.

Belhaven’s online accounting classes are flexible and bring the classroom to life, providing students with a quality learning experience so you can succeed in your education and career. This program also emphasizes the importance of Christian values and ethics in the practice of accounting. Graduates of this program are qualified for jobs as an accountant or comptroller or may desire to take the CPA exam, which can lead to a career as a certified accountant.


Students completing the online accounting program will have taken all courses required to qualify to take the CPA exam in Mississippi. However, students may need additional course work to meet the 150-hour requirement. Students planning to take the CPA exam in other states must check with the state board of public accountancy in that state to make sure they will qualify.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Online Degree Curriculum Summary

Course Number Course Name Credits
BUS280 Introduction to Online Education 3
BIB214 Old Testament History 3
BIB215 New Testament History 3
BIO125 Science and Culture II 4
ENG103 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG108 Effective Research Writing 3
ENG203 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG204 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS108 Civilization II 3
HIS205 Contemporary World History 3
MAT202 Quantitative Reasoning 3
WVC301 Christian Interpretation of Life 3
WVC401 Kingdom Life 3
ACC217 Computerized Accounting 3
ACC313 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC314 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC337 Cost Accounting 3
ACC411 Individual Income Tax Accounting 3
ACC412 Auditing 3
ACC413 Advanced Accounting 3
ACC418 Ethics 3
ACC421 Accounting for Taxes on Business 3
ACC424 Governmental Accounting 3
ACC490 Forensic Accounting 3
BBA320 Financial Accounting 3
BBA321 Administrative Accounting 3
BSM395 Business Research Methods 3
BUS320 Introduction to Marketing 3
BUS326 Principles of Management 3
BUS360 Operations Management 3
BUS363 Business Finance 3
BUS414 Business Law I 3
BUS415 Business Law II 3
ECO407 Economics 3
MAT345 Math for Business and Economics 3
  Electives 18
  Total 124