Accounting | Undergraduate BBA

The Accounting Program, which offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree is accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International.

Howard’s Accounting Program is the first to be accredited in Washington, D.C. and the metropolitan area and one of approximately 150 accredited accounting programs in the United States. The accreditation for the School of Business is highly regarded by both employers and potential students.

View the program of study below based on the semester admitted to the University.

Concentrations in Accounting

Concentrations are an area of focus in the major discipline. Coursework is fulfilled through required major electives and included in the original 120 credit hour degree requirements. It does not appear on the official transcript.

Information Systems

Investigate and develop technologies to assist business operations across functional areas. Learn computer fundamentals, databases, data analytics and problem‐solving skills to create technical business solutions. Requires INFO 210, INFO 330, INFO 370 and an INFO elective.

Fall 2022 and Later

Fall 2019 - Spring 2022

Interim Chairperson

Denise Streeter, Ph.D., CPA


The mission of the Department of Accounting is to provide a high quality, comprehensive education that encourages life-long learning and equips students for leadership roles in accounting, auditing, or other career paths. In addition, the faculty is committed to conducting research that impacts the accounting profession.

Program Learning Goals

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of accounting and auditing concepts, theories and practices.
  2. Use sound analytical skills to describe, produce and analyze the purpose, content and disclosure relevant to effective financial reporting.
  3. Apply technology to compile and analyze accounting information and share its impact with relevant stakeholders.
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of the impact of global issues on accounting and business.

Meet the Accounting Department Faculty