The accounting department mission is to provide current relevant programs that prepare our students to excel and advance in their accounting careers while building their business acumen to contribute meaningfully to their lives and community.
Accounting Fraud Investigation, bachelor of business administration
Develop the skills to investigate accounting and financial fraud in business.
Our program offers more than just introductory courses in the area of fraud investigation. Davenport University’s accounting fraud investigation program prepares students for full time careers in a dynamic field. Globalization, economy growth and an increasingly complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to lead to excellent job growth for accountants and fraud examiners. In addition, the 2014 median salary for Accountants and Auditors was $65,940, with a projected 11% growth in the next several years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Accounting Fraud Investigation program is a great choice if you:
- Have an interest in accounting
- Are interested in applied ethics and justice administration
- Enjoy research and investigation in corporate finance
- Want to develop strong problem-solving skills
An internship/consulting experience, allowing you to demonstrate your technical skill and teamwork abilities in a professional work environment.
The BBA in Accounting Fraud Investigation can be completed in-seat or online.
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BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 120 CREDITS • ACC FRD BBA
This program combines the development of technical skills in accounting, computer security, and legal investigation that are needed in fraud examination. Students specifically learn accounting principles, information systems, and auditing practices required in establishing internal controls for fraud prevention. In addition, this learning is coupled with the knowledge of network security that develops technological abilities in fraud detection. Interlacing the coursework in auditing and security is learning regarding the principles, methods, and techniques used in conducting criminal investigations which brings the fraud examination full circle. This program also prepares students with the soft skills of communications, teamwork and leadership needed by the fraud examiner professional.
|Foundations of Excellence||39 cr.|
|ACES100 or OPEN||Achieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective||3 cr.|
|COMM120||Presentation Techniques||3 cr.|
|ENGL110||Advanced Composition||3 cr.|
|ENGL311||Professional Writing||3 cr.|
|ENVS125 or SCI/MATH||Introduction to Environmental Studies or Science/Math Elective||3 cr.|
|MATH125||Intermediate Algebra||3 cr.|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3 cr.|
|STAT220||Introduction to Statistics||3 cr.|
|HUMN||Humanities Elective||3 cr.|
|SOSC||Social Science Elective||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Business||32 cr.|
|ACCT201||Accounting Foundations I||4 cr.|
|ACCT202||Accounting Foundations II||4 cr.|
|ACCT220||Accounting Information Technology||3 cr.|
|BITS211||Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet||3 cr.|
|BUSN120 or BUSN*||Introduction to Business or Business Elective||3 cr.|
|BUSN210||Professional Ethics||3 cr.|
|FINC211||Corporate Finance||3 cr.|
|LEGL210||Business Law Foundations||3 cr.|
|MGMT211||Management Foundations||3 cr.|
|MKTG211||Marketing Foundations||3 cr.|
|ACCT213||Cost Accounting||3 cr.|
|ACCT301||Intermediate Accounting I||4 cr.|
|ACCT302||Intermediate Accounting II||4 cr.|
|ACCT310||Accounting Fraud Examination||3 cr.|
|ACCT315||Federal Taxation I||3 cr.|
|ACCT320||Auditing and Assurance Services||3 cr.|
|ACCT350||Accounting Information Systems||3 cr.|
|ACCT401||Certified Internal Audit Basics (CIA)||3 cr.|
|ACCT421||EDP Computer Auditing||3 cr.|
|ACCT495||Accounting Issues and Research||4 cr.|
|IAAS221||Security Foundations||3 cr.|
|IAAS332||Authentication and Audits||3 cr.|
|LEGL211||Criminal Law||3 cr.|
|PSMG250||Investigative Techniques and Procedures||3 cr.|
|Choose one of the following options:||(3) cr.|
|BUSN489 or ACCT490||Field Experience in Business or Accounting BBA Internship||3 cr.|
|FINC493 & FINC494||ACG Capstone Experience I & ACG Capstone Experience II||3 cr.|
|Open Electives||1 cr.|