Areas of Study


Budget. That’s a word that might make others cringe, but when you hear it, it makes you want to roll up your sleeves and dust off the calculator. If you’re interested in reporting on financial activities that provide organizations with information to make effective decisions, then you may want to study accounting.

UTSA’s Accounting Program

Home to one of the top business schools in the world, UTSA is one of the best places you can earn the B.B.A. in Accounting. The program maintains high standards and is accredited by AACSB, the premier business accrediting agency. Our accounting courses are designed to prepare you for any number of careers within this challenging but rewarding profession. As an accountant, you’ll work behind-the-scenes to examine financial records, balance budgets, prepare taxes and ensure that financial operations are up-and-running smoothly and accurately.

What You’ll Learn

As an accounting major, you’ll have the option of learning a business competency as you work toward completing your degree. These competencies are available through elective courses and aim to develop a greater set of marketable skills for business majors. The competencies available for Accounting majors are analytics, entrepreneurship, international business, leading change, modeling and risk management.

Career Resources

UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.

What can I do with an Accounting major?

Marketable Skills

Please note that there are additional admission requirements that need to be met in order to be admitted into this major. View all of UTSA’s specific admission requirements here.

Student Spotlight

Carla Juarez ’18

Accounting Major

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