Accounting Major (B.S.)

This program prepares undergraduate Accounting students to be successful in their careers, as well as provides the necessary knowledge to be better prepared for the CPA exam.

Program Benefits:

  • 42 required credits in accounting courses including additional auditing and taxation courses to improve your knowledge and topical coverage for the CPA exam.
  • “Principles of Corporate Controllership” course which addresses the evolving needs of the accounting profession
  • A capstone course in accounting which summarizes and integrates accounting knowledge from previous courses
  • A discount on the CPA Review Class.

120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.70 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.70 major GPA.

Program Requirements

Students must complete General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Complete with a minimum 2.70 GPA:

Required Business Courses
BSLW 266The Impact of Law on the Business Environment3
BUGN 280Strategic Business Communications3
BUGN 295Elements of Business3
FINC 300Integrated Core: Finance3
INFO 300Integrated Core: Operations Management3
MGMT 300Integrated Core: Management3
MKTG 300Integrated Core: Marketing3
Select one of the following:3
Capital Budgeting Management
Investment Principles and Portfolio Theory
International Financial Management
Required Accounting Courses
ACCT 201Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting3
ACCT 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 304Contemporary Issues in Intermediate Accounting3
ACCT 305Taxation for Individuals3
ACCT 307Cost Accounting3
ACCT 309Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 310Taxation of Business Entities and Advanced Tax Concepts3
ACCT 312Principles of Corporate Controllership3
ACCT 400Auditing Theory and Practice3
ACCT 401Advanced Accounting3
ACCT 403Advanced Auditing3
ACCT 404Senior Seminar in Accounting3
Required Collateral Courses
ECON 101Applied Macroeconomics3
ECON 102Applied Microeconomics3
INFO 173Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions3
INFO 240Statistical Methods in Business3
Total Credits78