4th
4th
Ranked 4th among online Christian colleges
OCU ranks 4th among the “Top 8 online Christian Colleges and Universities in 2017” according to www.thebestcolleges.org. Ranking is by graduation, retention and acceptance rates, student-teacher ratios, tuition costs, years of accreditation, reputation, awards, and job placement records.
$300K
$300K
OCU awards $300K+ in scholarships in annual Scholars Day competition

BA in Accounting & Finance

Bachelor of Arts

The Accounting & Finance Program is designed to prepare students to serve in society and the church with the principle that "our work is worship." The Accounting & Finance Program combines the disciplines of accounting and finance for a more rounded education than either discipline alone would provide. The purpose is to give students the knowledge to analyze the financial condition of organizations (private and public) through their accounting reports and financial data. The Accounting & Finance students will obtain the knowledge of the major capital markets and their investment vehicles. The Accounting & Finance program will culminate with an internship or a practicum that provides the student an opportunity to apply management principles and skills learned through their major.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Integrate a Christian worldview into critical thinking and decision making related to the field of business.
  • Demonstrate management concepts in an existing business.
  • Evaluate a business idea and develop a business plan.
  • Analyze business operations and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Evaluate financial condition and statements of a business and propose courses of action.
  • Apply fundamental and technical accounting and finance concepts.
  • Apply management principles to manage people and processes within an organization.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE - 49 Hours

or

 

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES - 3 Hours

 

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE MAJOR - 57 Hours

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(Eight Events)
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(One Event)

 

ELECTIVES - 14 Hours

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