Associate of Business Administration in Accounting

The Tiffin University Associate of Business Administration (ABA) is distinguished by a focus on developing competencies in communication skills, leadership and teamwork, information technology, and problem solving. The program is designed to encourage analytical thinking and decision-making.  As a graduate, you will have the ability to articulate solutions to business problems (predicting cash flows about economic resources, claims to economic resources, and changes in economic resources of an organization).  The emphasis placed on developing student resourcefulness positions our graduates for long-term career success.

The ABA Accounting Concentration

The Accounting Concentration is a fairly traditional accounting curriculum with several distinct advantages. Our accounting classes not only stress practical applications, but also include both tax research and problem solving. In addition, management courses are integrated into the curriculum, stressing real-world applications.

Tiffin University’s Accreditations:

Tiffin University is authorized by the Board of Regents of the State of Ohio to award the ABA degree. The program is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Tiffin University Academic Tradition

For more than 100 years, TU has provided students with a solid foundation for their personal success. Yet at the same time, the curriculum and educational methods at Tiffin University are undergoing a continuous process of improvement. Our curriculum is distinguished by a focus on developing competencies in leadership and teamwork, communication skills, and managerial decision-making and problem solving.

We Provide You With Personal Support

We understand that your success depends on our ability to answer your questions quickly and correctly. Virtually every survey or study designed to identify the critical success factors in online education confirm that keeping students connected is a top priority. Our students rate the personal support they received at Tiffin University as the primary reason for their success, and they would recommend Tiffin University’s online programs to a friend or coworker because of it. Real connections lead to real results!

Your Course Of Study

Associate of Business Administration (ABA) degree – Accounting Majors fulfill their academic requirements for graduation by completing courses in the following areas,

  • Knowledge Skills and Liberal Education Core of 25 hours
  • Academic Major Requirement of 30 hours
  • Open Electives/Minor of 6 hours
  • Total Semester hours for the Degree 61 hours

Knowledge Skills and Liberal Education Core

Course Number Course Title Credit Hour
ACC201 Survey of Accounting 3
COM Communication (any oral or speech) 3
ECO221 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG141 Expository and Research Writing 3
ENG142 Literature and Criticism 3
FRE100 Freshmen Studies 1
CIT Information Technology 3
MAT Math (above 173) 3
One Elective from: ECO, MGT, POL, PSY, SOC 3

Academic Major Requirements: Accounting Major

Course Number Course Title Credit Hour
ACC210 Analysis of the Accounting Process 3
ACC228 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC304 Federal Income Tax (w) 3
ACC313 Cost Accounting I 3
ACC314 Cost Accounting II 3
LAW211 Business Law I 3
LAW212 Business Law II 3
MGT201 Management of Organizations 3
MKT151 Introduction to Marketing 3
One Elective from: ECO, MGT, POL, PSY, SOC 3
Open Elective 100 level & above 3
Open Elective 100 level & above 3