Program Details
Program Details
Back to top

Program Details

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management, Major in Accounting

Bachelor of Arts
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

From microeconomics to economics on the largest scale, the accounting major at UVA Wise prepares graduates to kick-start their careers in a variety of accounting roles. Offerings for this major equip students to master spreadsheets, take part in business simulations, communicate, and audit. Alumni of this program hold positions in accounting at healthcare organizations, leading industrial companies, in government, and in smaller organizations.


Overview
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Program Web Page
External Link
Delivery Mode
In-Person
Delivery Mode
Online
Delivery Mode
Hybrid
Transfer Degree

Program Credit Requirements
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Export to Excel Export to CSV
Program Requirements, Course Recommendations, and Cost to Complete features are coming soon

If you wish to see how your credits may apply, you can: If you are interested in the cost of attending this institution, please visit the institution's cost page to review costs
Applicable Admissions Agreements
Expand or Shrink Accordion

There are no Applicable Admission Agreements for the Program.

You can view the full text of these Agreements in the Resource Center

Key Program Guidance
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
Transfer Student Aid
External Link
Number of Transfer Students
150.0
Estimate
Percent of Transfer Students
92% of Transfer students who applied were accepted. The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2.98...see more
  • 92% of Transfer students who applied were accepted.
  • The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2.98
Estimate
Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Transfer Student Catalog Year You can choose your first year of attendance at Wise or two years earlier.
What is The Impact of Work I Have Already Completed?
Associate Transfer Degree Completion Completion of an Associates of Arts or Associate if Science degree will fullfill all general education requirements at Wise with the exception of foreign language and four cultural activity credits. Depending on the major of choice, some general education courses may fulfil major requirements.

If you have a completed Associate of Arts or Science degree complete, you will be able to step right into your major and begin the work on completing your bachelor's degree at UVA WISE.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with HS If you have a completed Associate of Arts or Science degree complete, you will be able to step right into your major and begin the work on completing your bachelor's degree at UVA WISE.
Credit for Prior Learning UVA Wise accepts CLEP, AP, IB and Cambridge credits for students who meet specified scores.
Is This Degree Right For Me?
Is This College Right For Me? We have a place for you at Wise! https://college-life.uvawise.edu/
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

Students should be prepared to take precalculus or higher and statistics.

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and The University of Virginia's College at Wise within your first year via College Connect
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Interested students submit an online request form found here: https://www.uvawise.edu/registrar/transferring-courses
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Transfer Statistics
Number of Transfer Students 150
Percent of Accepted Transfer Students
  • 92% of Transfer students who applied were accepted.
  • The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2.98
Do More With Your Degree Students may also add a minor (business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, leadership studies, marketing, and military science) to their study and those who earn 150 hours can sit for the CPA exam. Students may choose to take advantage of internships, join the Innovators Club, delve into undergraduate research, and/or engage in service learning projects..
Program Successes & Highlights Streamlined and clear path toward degree of 120 hours. Opportunity to plan for Certified Public Accountant. Clear career path with job security in public and private sectors, as well as in local, state and federal government.
Graduation Statistics for Major
Are There Other Program Requirements?
Where Can This Degree Transfer
Expand or Shrink Accordion
This Section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please check with the individual institutions for detailed advice.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Northern Virginia Community CollegeAccounting, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeBusiness Management, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeBusiness Administration, A.S.AssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business Administration - Spec in Business Information TechAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAAS Degree in Business ManagementAssociateAssociate in Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in Management - Small Business Management SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Science in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Science Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Business ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Science Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociates of Arts & Science2-Year
Southside Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences with a major in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Thomas Nelson Community CollegeAssociate of Science Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Science - Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Wytheville Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts & Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in Engineering-Computer Science SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in General StudiesAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies-Computer Science SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Paul D. Camp Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business Administration AssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Germanna Community CollegeAssociate in Arts & Sciences Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Roanoke CollegeBachelor of Business AdministrationBachelorBachelor of Business Administration4-Year
Thomas Nelson Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
James Madison UniversityBachelor of Business Administration, Major in AccountingBachelorBachelor of Business Administration4-Year
Radford UniversityBBA in AccountingBachelorBachelor of Business Administration4-Year
Old Dominion UniversityAccounting-BSBABachelorBS in Business Admin.4-Year
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science AccountingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityBachelor of Science in AccountingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Richard Bland College of William & MaryAssociate of Science-Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science-Business Administration2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
Expand or Shrink Accordion
O*Net Code Name Description Parent
13-2011.00Accountants and AuditorsExamine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
25-1011.00Business Teachers, PostsecondaryTeach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
13-2022.00Appraisers of Personal and Business PropertyAppraise and estimate the fair value of tangible personal or business property, such as jewelry, art, antiques, collectibles, and equipment. May also appraise land.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2054.00Financial Risk SpecialistsAnalyze and measure exposure to credit and market risk threatening the assets, earning capacity, or economic state of an organization. May make recommendations to limit risk.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2061.00Financial ExaminersEnforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2082.00Tax PreparersPrepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
11-3031.00Financial ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.Management Occupations
13-2051.00Financial and Investment AnalystsConduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
11-3031.03Investment Fund ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate investment strategy or operations for a large pool of liquid assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.Management Occupations
11-3031.01Treasurers and ControllersDirect financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.Management Occupations
13-2031.00Budget AnalystsExamine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
43-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing ClerksCompute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-4011.00Brokerage ClerksPerform duties related to the purchase, sale, or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-3051.00Payroll and Timekeeping ClerksCompile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-9111.00Statistical AssistantsCompile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
13-2041.00Credit AnalystsAnalyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decisionmaking.Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2081.00Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue AgentsDetermine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.Business and Financial Operations Occupations