Accounting BBA – MBA

General Degree Information

The BBA-MBA integrated programs leads to Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration for those students who wish to pursue a career as a CPA. This program contains 150 hours of course credit (120 semester credit hours required for BBA) and is designed to meet the needs of the profession as required by the Public Accountancy Act as it complies with all the educational requirements for those who wish to take the CPA exam.

The BBA-MBA program includes study resulting in the simultaneous awarding of the BBA and MBA degree.

Admission Requirements

  1. Admission to the College of Business and Technology (CBT) as an Accounting major and junior status.
  2. Hold a grade point average of 2.75 or higher prior to admission.
  3. BBA core complete.
  4. Application to Graduate Studies with a GMAT score submitted to UT Tyler Office of Graduate Admissions.
  5. Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on all required program course work. No grade below "C" can be used to satisfy degree requirements.

Required Course Work

Required undergraduate courses

ACCT 3311Intermediate Accounting I

ACCT 3312Intermediate Accounting II

ACCT 3315Cost Accounting

ACCT 3325Income Tax I

ACCT 3326Income Tax II

ACCT 4330Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting

ACCT 4380Auditing

ACCT 4391Accounting Information Systems

FINA 3311Principles of Finance

BLAW 3301Business Law and Social Responsibility

BLAW 4340Business and Professional Ethics

MANA 3311Managing People in Organizations

MANA 3305Operations Management

MANA 3370Business Writing and Oral Presentations

MANA 4395Strategic Management

MARK 3311Principles of Marketing

Upper-division Electives


At this point, a student may choose to pursue an Accounting BBA only. The remaining courses for the Accounting BBA are the following:

MANA 3170How to Get a Job

Upper-Division Elective


Upper-Division Elective


To complete the integrated Accounting BBA- MBA program, the following courses must be completed (30 hrs.).

ACCT 5310Research Problems in Federal Income Taxation

ACCT 5360Advanced Problems in Accounting

FINA 5320Advanced Financial Management

ECON 5320Advanced Economic Analysis

MANA 5305Decision Making in Operations Management

MANA 5360Global Business Perspectives

MANA 5320Leading and Managing People

MANA 5350Strategic Human Resources Management

MANA 5395Formulating and Implementing Strategy

MARK 5320Advanced Marketing Fundamentals


MANA 5390Designing Effective Organizations