Thank you for your interest in the Jesse H. Jones School of Business (JHJ) at Texas Southern University. We are pleased that you are considering earning a degree in business at our dynamic school.
Admission to the Jesse H. Jones School of Business is under the policies established for the University's Admissions Office and the various guidelines established by the Departments in the School. Once interested students are admitted to Texas Southern University and have fulfilled all test requirements, they must contact the Business Student Services Office at 713-313-7590 to schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor to register for classes.
If you have not yet been accepted and have questions on your admissions status, please contact an advisor at 713-313-7590.
The Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting is a 132 semester hour program. It is designed as the core set of requirements for the study of business and accounting established by the AACSB.
Leadership Development I, II & III, Accounting Information Systems, Intermediate Accounting I, II & III, Federal Income Tax Accounting I, Cost Accounting, Business Law, Advanced Accounting, Auditing. Electives (3 Credits) - Contemporary Topics in Accounting or a Finance or Insurance course.
Students applying for major status in the Department must have an overall GPA of 2.00 or better and grades of "C" or better in English 131 and 132; Mathematics 133; and earned a GPA of 2.50 or better in Accounting 231 and 232.
CPA Examination Requirements
Marketing Channels and Institutions, Marketing communications, Marketing Research, Entrepreneurial Marketing, International marketing, Marketing Management: Cases and Problems, Management Information Systems, Organizational Behavior, and 3 approved Business Electives.
Personal and Manpower Development, Organizational Behavior, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills, Team Building, Organizational Change, Small Business Management, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Behavior, International Management, Personnel Management I and II, and Management Information Systems and an approved Business Elective.
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance is designed to give finance majors a solid foundation in the tools and techniques of finance. The program prepares students for successful careers in corporate financial analysis, investments, financial institutions, and all positions of financial decision-making in both domestic and international settings. Specifically, the educational objectives of the BBA in Finance include the following:
To earn the BBA in Finance, finance majors must earn a minimum of 120 credits. Finance majors must fulfill all 66 hours of general education requirements, 30 hours of School of Business core requirements, and 33 hours of major requirements. Graduation requirements include the following: (1) Grades of C or better in all major courses (grades of C- are unacceptable); (2) no more than two grades of D in School of Business Core courses; (3) an overall GPA of 2.00 or better; and (4) an overall GPA in all major courses of 2.50 or better.
Finance Courses (for detailed degree requirements and course descriptions, please consult your academic advisor).
Business Core Course in Finance
Required Finance Major Courses
Careers in Finance
Links to Financial Information