Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Archie W. Dunham College of Business

The HCU Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance prepares students for careers in the financial professions. Students study for careers in accounting information systems, auditing and assurance, banking, financial accounting, financial analysis, investment management, management accounting, management consulting, risk management, taxation, and other positions.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Accounting reflects the requirements of the Texas State Board of Accountancy regarding the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and designation. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) concentration in Accounting incorporates advanced electives in emerging topics such as entrepreneurial accounting, business law, and sustainability accounting.

The BBA degree in Finance provides students with a tool kit of knowledge and skills in the security markets, financial institutions, risk management, international finance, investment principles, corporate financial management, financial analysis and financial modeling.  A minor is also available.


Greggory Keiffer, PhD
Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Houston Christian University
7502 Fondren Road
Houston TX 77074-3298

Degrees in Accounting, Economics and Finance

Bachelor's Degrees

  • On Campus
    The BBA in Accounting is designed to prepare students for the role of accountant across various industries. Emphasis is placed on accumulating, communicating and analyzing financial data to determine its relevance for effective management, and to determine business decisions.
  • On Campus
    The BBA  in Finance includes the study of securities markets and financial systems, investments and corporate finance. Study in the field of finance leads to work in financial institutions, and in general business and nonprofit settings as well, where graduates add value with asset management know-how.

Master's Degrees

  • On Campus Online
    The graduate program in Human Resources Management offers students versatile personnel expertise, and provides contemporary savvy relevant to the human resources field. The program is ideal for managers, directors and others who lead the recruitment, retention and development of employees in any organization.
  • On Campus Online
    The MBA graduate degree is built around high-level courses in finance, economics, accounting, management and marketing. This prestigious program builds thoughtful leaders suited to commercial, organizational, non-profit and governmental settings. Students may specialize in Accounting, Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, General Management, International Business, Marketing, Organizational Development and Change, or Sustainability.