• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    120
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $242.48
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $352.96

Accounting, BS

Bachelor of Science

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How you benefit

The Chancellors’ Bachelor of Science in Accounting prepares you to tackle accounting problems using quantitative and qualitative methods.

What you study

Study technology and analytics methods in the accounting field. Learn, not only how to perform accounting tasks, but how to provide data-driven solutions. Foster effective analytical and critical-thinking skills. Practice sound ethics and logic in accounting and business situations.  

Apply concepts in the major functional areas of accounting, including: 

  • Cost accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Auditing and systems
  • Taxation

This 100 percent online program is taught by IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU Southeast, and IU South Bend. 

Download a printable PDF summary of the BS in Accounting. 

Students admitted to IU Online receive a full range of personalized support services, including:

  • Onboarding
  • Advising
  • Success Coaching
  • Math and Writing Support
  • Career Services
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Tutoring

To graduate with the Chancellors' BS in Accounting, you must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Accounting and business foundations (24 credits)
  • Business core (12 credits)
  • Accounting core (21 credits)
  • Accounting electives (9 credits)
  • General education courses, as needed to fulfill the 120 credit hour requirement 

To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  • Admissions requirements vary.
To apply to this program:
  • Complete application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts.
Application Dates

Fall semester (first-year freshmen): May 1

Fall semester (non–first-year students): Jun 1

Spring semester: Dec 1

Summer session I: Mar 15

Summer session II: May 1

You can transfer up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited community college, or 90 credit hours from an accredited four-year university or college.

Accounting and business foundations

BUS-W 100Intro to Business3 Credits
ECON-E 270 Statistics3 Credits
BUS-A 201Introduction to Financial Accounting3 Credits
BUS-A 202Introduction to Managerial Accounting3 Credits
BUS-K 201Computers in Business3 Credits
BUS-K 321Management of Information Technology3 Credits
BUS-K 353Business Analytics & Modeling3 Credits
BUS-L 201Legal Environment of Business3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $242.48
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $727.44
Note: 

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $352.96
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1058.88
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