Accounting degree completion

Jason Swartzlander accounting class

Bluffton’s accounting degree-completion program seeks to increase career pathways for working adults who already hold an associate degree in accounting. Students will bring in three years of course credit from any accredited college, and complete their bachelor’s degree in one year through Bluffton.

Through Bluffton’s program, students enhance their communication skills, increase self-awareness, and grow into the professionals they strive to be. Our small class sizes and dedicated faculty ensure that students are prepared for their next steps.

Major courses:

(take at Bluffton or elsewhere)
MAT 115 Business Calculus (3)
   or  MAT 135 Calculus 1 (5)
ECN 141 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECN 142 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ACT 151 Principles of Accounting 1 (3)
ACT 152 Principles of Accounting 2 (3)
BUS 245 Business Law (3)
ACT 250 Intermediate Accounting 1 (3)
ACT 251 Intermediate Accounting 2 (3)
ACT 255 Cost Accounting (3)

In addition, the student selects a minimum of 6 hours from the following.

Major courses:


(take at Bluffton)
BMP 410 Living in the Global Community (3)

Accounting majors need to have completed 150 semester hours of college level courses to sit for the Ohio CPA examination. See your advisor for details. Students interested in sitting for the Ohio CPA examination to take  ACT 346ACT 352 and ACT 361.
Textbooks are provided to students for the first semester and student accounts are charged. For following semesters the degree completion program provides ISBN information for textbooks needed after the first semester so that students may purchase/lease their own textbooks. Two custom texts are provided in the program and the student account charged. Students with Veteran’s benefits should be aware that Veterans Affairs does NOT cover book expenses.

June 2023