Applied Accounting, BAS

Technology has revolutionized many traditional careers, but every business still needs the analysis and expertise of an accountant. This degree prepares graduates for careers that require in-depth accounting knowledge in addition to project-based, supervisory, or management skills. You’ll explore tools and techniques from business, communication, information technology, and other fields to interpret business and accounting information. Applied accounting is an ideal path for graduates with accounting or accounting-related two-year degrees, and people currently working who seek advanced skills.

Courses & Requirements

The course catalog is a great place to find detailed information on this program.

Sample Courses

  • Finance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Forensic Accounting

Program Catalog Page

Points of Pride

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CPA Gateway

Pave the way to becoming a certified public accountant (CPA). This degree gets you ready for the CPA exam.

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Finish It Your Way

Students can complete a capstone project or receive internship credits while working within the accounting industry.

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Broad Range Demand

Degree is applicable in a wide variety of business environments.

Featured Faculty

  • Portrait of Donald Rowe.

    Donald Rowe

    • Program Chair

    Donald Rowe is a graduate of the University of Washington (Foster School of Business), having earned a Masters in Professional Accounting (Taxation). He holds the Quality Matters “Independent Applying the QM Rubric” and “Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) 2008-2013” Certificates. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Portrait of Anne-Mary Nash-Haruna.

    Anne-Mary Nash-Haruna

    • Faculty

    Anne-Mary Nash-Haruna received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance in her home country of Nigeria, her Masters in Professional Accounting with concentration in Controllership at Strayer University, Columbia, SC, and completed her Ph.D in Management with concentration in Finance and Accounting at Walden University.

  • Portrait of Annette Moultrie-Ohens.

    Annette Moultrie-Ohens

    • Faculty

    Annette Moultrie-Ohens received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education at South Carolina State University, Masters in Business Administration (Finance) at Webster University, and completed her Ph.D in Management/Accounting at Walden University. She has 10+ years experience teaching various accounting, business, finance, and management courses to both undergraduate and graduate students.