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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Feb
28
Tue
Executive Speaker Series: Charles V. Firlotte @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business presents the Executive Speaker Series

Charles V. FirlotteCharles V. Firlotte, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aquarion Water Company
“Navigating Change In Turbulent Times”

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A, Networking

 

This free event is open to all UB students, faculty, staff, and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to Eileen Zoppi at ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384.

Mar
3
Fri
Poster Submission Deadline: Faculty Research Day @ Bridgeport.edu/FRD
Mar 3 all-day

Are you submitting a poster for Faculty Research Day?  Today is the last day to submit your poster!

Poster Registration

First Authors Only
If you are a student or faculty/staff member who is a First Author, use this registration form to submit your poster and register for the event.

REGISTER NOW!

Mar
16
Thu
Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

Click here to register!

Mar
23
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

Mar
24
Fri
Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

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Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Seed Money Grant Awardees Symposium
4 p.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Wine and Cheese Reception and Awards

 

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