Applied Accounting

Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

With FordBridge's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. Offered through FBU's Institute of Applied Management, you learn the core foundations of accounting principles and procedures.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting

Degree Outcomes

Your course work for the Bachelors's in accounting degree includes a focus on accounting principles and theories necessary for preparing financial statements in Canada and for decision-making. Explore auditing standards, the procedures involved in the auditing process and ethical issues faced by auditors. You also study the theories and practices of preparing income taxes of corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and individuals. Also, you examine the principles of cost accounting, including job order systems, process costing, activity-based costing, and budgeting.

FBU's BS in accounting degree provides courses in the following topics:



Financial accounting.

Managerial accounting.

Ethical and legal issues in business.

Organizational behavior and management.

Business statistics.

Business Managerial Finance.

Cost accounting.


Production and operations management.


Strategic management.

Career Outcomes

Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, you will have the skills needed to work in a variety of careers, such as a public accountant, corporate accountant, financial analyst, tax preparer or auditor.

You may also opt to further your education beyond your bachelor’s in accounting degree. FBU offers a variety of master’s degrees in the business including a Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, an MBA with an Emphasis in Accounting and a Master of Science in Leadership.

The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. For information about specific course content, credit length and VA approval in your state, please contact a counselor.

General Education coursework prepares FordBridge graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.

Competency: University Foundations Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Effective Communication Total Credits: 9-12.

Competency: Business Worldview Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Critical Thinking Total Credits: 11-12.

Competency: Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics Total Credits: 6-8.

MKT-245: Principles of Marketing Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-220: Introduction to Economics Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-250: Financial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-350: Managerial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-340: Ethical and Legal Issues in Business Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-420: Organizational Behavior and Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-352: Business Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-350: Fundamentals of Business Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-370: Intermediate Accounting I Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-371: Intermediate Accounting II Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-360: Cost Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-460: Taxation Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-485: Advanced Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-455: Production/Operations Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-491: Auditing Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-485: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits.