University of Bridgeport | Accounting Degree (B.S.)

The MBA with Accounting delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to measure, analyze, interpret and communicate economic data. You will acquire a solid foundation of accounting principles, real-world tools and aptitude to excel in a business career. Our focus on broad-based business cognizance will enable you to integrate accounting practices to achieve strategic goals.

Summary of Requirements

MBA Program Curriculum (total of 30 credits)

The MBA program is made up of three course components: Core, Concentration, and Capstone:

Core Courses (15 credits)

In the five Core courses you will apply the theory from the foundation coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

  • ACCT 505: Managerial & Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • FIN 505: Advanced Financial Management & Policy (3 credits)
  • ITKM 505: Information Systems & Knowledge Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 505: Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 505: Marketing & Branding (3 credits)

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Course options include (select three):

  • ACCT 510: Intermediate Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 520: Auditing (3 credits)
  • ACCT 530: Personal Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT 535: Business Entity Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT 540: Advanced Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 545: Financial Reporting & Analysis (3 credits)
  • ACCT 555: Advanced Auditing (3 credits)*
  • ACCT 556: Accounting Regulations (3 credits)*
  • ACCT 557: Business Environment & Concepts for Accountants (3 credits)*
  • ACCT 558: Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting (3 credits)*
  • ACCT 560: International Accounting (3 credits)

*Registration for these courses requires approval by the accounting chair and program director.    

Capstone Courses (6 credits)

Integration Course

  • BUCP 597: Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582: Business Planning (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598: Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599: Internship (3 credits)

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Mar
29
Wed
Presentation by Ashley Keller, Owner of Little Black Business Book and Entrepreneur @ Room 104
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Business Week continues!

Come to hear her presentation and to discuss marketing internships!

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Mar
30
Thu
Innovators Series: Analytics for Competitive Advantage @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Innovators Series at UB presents “Analytics for Competitive Advantage: a discussion on the uses of analytics in business.”

Free to attend, but kindly RSVP to lchristi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4151.

Program:

  • 5:30-6:00pm – Wine and Cheese
  • 6:00-7:00pm – Program and Q&A
  • 7:00-7:30pm – Networking

Moderator:

  • Arthur C. McAdams III, Ph.D., Associate Dean, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business.

Panelists:

  • Jeff Chandler, Vice President, Business Support Services Reinsurance Reporting and Management Information AXIS Capital Reinsurance
  • Richard Cimmino, Business Intelligence Portfolio Manager, The Healthcare Industry
  • Brian Rossman, Senior Business Analytics Consultant, Ironside
  • Michael Lohle, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Chair, Graduate Analytics Programs, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business

Presented by the University of Bridgeport in partnership with WSHU Public Radio Group and Fairfield County Business Journal.

Mar
31
Fri
“Doing Business in China” Luncheon @ Room 104
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
1
Sat
“Human Resources Management in China” Presentation @ Room 104
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
3
Mon
Student Entrepreneur Center Alumni Event @ Mandeville Hall
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport office of Alumni Engagement and the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business invite you to our annual alumni event. Hear all about exciting news and advancements from the Trefz School of Business, view presentations from current students and alumni of the Student Entrepreneur Center, network, and enjoy a wine and cheese reception.  Free to attend but kindly RSVP to alumni@bridgeport.edu

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