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Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Accounting Minor


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Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Accounting Minor


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Apply by: 8/9/22
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Start session: 8/29/22

Program Overview

Get to know our online Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Accounting Minor program

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition
12 months* Duration
120 Credit Hours

The Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Accounting Minor YourPace online program is for those who want a well-rounded education with a focus on numbers. Courses are 100% online and prepare you for roles involving budgeting, inventory, pensions, and taxation. You will work closely with an academic advisor to ensure your work history and previous college experience count toward your UMPI degree.

Prepare for roles in accounting and increase your earning potential with this accredited YourPace online program. Qualify for positions that require an accounting background with the help of this flexible and affordable degree. You will learn theories of accounting, including analysis and preparation of financial statements, stockholder equity, and valuation of inventories. Topics also cover federal taxation, dispositions of property, and an examination of corporate, partnership, and estate taxation. Coursework is 100% online and includes the opportunity to establish and maintain an accounting system for a simulated business.


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  • Prove your knowledge, move ahead—the faster you advance, the more you save
  • Flat tuition rate per 8-week session, no matter how many courses you complete
  • With no weekly deadlines, you control the speed of completion

As a graduate of this online liberal studies program, you will be able to:

  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow
  • Develop the skills to effectively communicate financial and non-financial results
  • Operate QuickBooks®
  • Apply the principles and tools of accounting and finance to real-world challenges
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow
  • Develop the skills to effectively communicate financial and non-financial results
  • Operate QuickBooks®
  • Apply the principles and tools of accounting and finance to real-world challenges

As a graduate of this online liberal studies program, you will be able to:

  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow
  • Develop the skills to effectively communicate financial and non-financial results
  • Operate QuickBooks®
  • Apply the principles and tools of accounting and finance to real-world challenges
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow
  • Develop the skills to effectively communicate financial and non-financial results
  • Operate QuickBooks®
  • Apply the principles and tools of accounting and finance to real-world challenges

Accounting career opportunities include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician
  • Manager in Accounting
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician
  • Manager in Accounting
  • Accounting Supervisor
$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition
12 months* Duration
120 Credit Hours

"The beauty of this learning format is I can start another CBE while finishing up the final for another, therefore not slowing down my progress or pace."

-David Falls -UMPI YourPace Online Student

Need More Information?

Call 844-811-7391

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Tuition

Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go

Our BLS – Accounting Minor online program offers highly affordable tuition with a flat rate regardless of how many courses you complete each session, with no hidden fees or extra textbook costs. The faster you finish, the more you save!

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Calendar

These are the milestones to guide your student journey

There are six opportunities throughout the year to begin the BLS – Accounting Minor online accounting program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline. Please note, application and document deadlines are the same. UMPI must receive all documents including official transcripts by the document deadline to be considered. Transcripts can often take 10 or more business days from the request date to be received by UMPI, please plan accordingly.

Now enrolling:

8/9/22 Next Application Due Date
8/29/22 Start Class
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer 27/5/226/20/226/20/226/29/226/30/228/26/228 weeks
Fall 18/29/228/9/228/11/228/24/228/24/2210/21/228 weeks
Fall 210/24/2210/4/2210/6/2210/19/2210/19/2212/16/228 weeks
Spring 11/17/2312/27/2212/29/221/11/231/11/233/10/238 weeks
Spring 23/13/232/21/232/23/233/8/233/8/235/5/238 weeks
Summer 15/8/234/19/234/20/235/3/235/3/236/30/238 weeks
Summer 27/3/236/14/236/15/236/22/236/28/238/25/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

8/9/22 Next Application Due Date
8/29/22 Start Class

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Admissions

Read the details of our online BLS – Accounting program

We’ve made the admission process simple and streamlined so it’s easier for you to get started. Those interested in earning their BLS – Accounting Minor should have the equivalent of a high school diploma and possess some prior college credit and/or work experience.

Admission Requirements:

  • No Application Fee
  • Minimum 1.75 GPA

  • Submit your free application online
  • Provide high school transcript, high school equivalency test (HiSet), or GED
  • Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Transcripts are only considered official if they are sent directly to UMPI from the granting institution or their electronic ordering service. Student-submitted transcripts will not be reviewed.
  • Students with lower than a 1.75 GPA are required to interview with a YourPace Admissions representative
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES- or AICE-endorsed agency and sent from the agency directly to UMPI; evaluations often take a few weeks to process and must be received by the appropriate document deadline
  • International students are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL (71 IBT / 197 CBT / 530 PBT minimums) or IELTS (6.0 minimum) score. Students can obtain a waiver for this requirement if they come from an English-speaking country or have successfully completed a credit-bearing, college-level written/spoken English course (ESL courses do not fulfill this requirement). Documentation of English proficiency must be received by the appropriate document deadline.

Submit documents electronically to: [email protected]

Mailing Address:

Application Processing Center
PO Box 412
Bangor, ME 04402-0412

Fax: 207-581-5456

Courses

Take a look at the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Accounting Minor curriculum

To earn your BLS – Accounting Minor, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Each course is built around a series of competencies. Once you have mastered the series, you complete the course. Using our personalized learning model, we look at your past college credit, prior learning, and work experience to create your custom degree plan.

The program includes 40 credit hours of general education courses, 18 credit hours of Accounting Minor core courses, and 62 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Topics include transaction analysis, recording accounting information, and preparation of financial statements. Additional topics include accounting for sales, cost of sales, inventory, and other assets. The emphasis is on communicating financial information to external users. Students use accounting software to establish and maintain an accounting system for a simulated business. Must be taken before BUS 220.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Accounting for internal decision making, planning, and control purposes. The manufacturing environment is emphasized. Topics include cost behavior and analysis, relevant costs, job order and process cost systems, budgeting, and standard costs. Prerequisite: BUS 325.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Financial accounting and its basic theory. Analysis and preparation of financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheet and statement of cash flows. Accounting treatment of current assets, valuation of inventories, accounting for property, plant and equipment, and depreciation. Prerequisite: BUS 150.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Accounting for liabilities, stockholders’ equity, intangible assets, and long-term investments. Accounting for leases, income taxes, and pension obligations. Prerequisite: BUS 361.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Determination of individual income taxation including income inclusions and exclusions, deductions, sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of property: Prerequisite: BUS 220.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course teaches the complex tax concepts of corporate, partnership, and estate and trust taxation. Prerequisite: BUS 220.

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*Time to completion varies by student and is based on several factors including prior college coursework, relevant work experience, amount of time dedicated to studying, and the number of courses completed each session.