To qualify for a bachelor of arts degree in accounting, students must successfully complete between128 - 135 credits (exclusive of physical education) including the general education requirements, the required courses in the major field, and such additional courses as they may select with the assistance of their faculty advisors to meet the requirements of the major. Students in the School of Business pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting are required to earn a minimum grade of “C” in all required courses in Business Administration and accounting electives. All requirements for the degree can be completed on either campus.  

A. Required courses in Business Administration:                                                                     Credits
ACC 201 Financial Accounting                                                                                                   3
ACC 202 Management Accounting                                                                                             3
ACC 301 Intermediate Accounting I                                                                                             3
ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting II                                                                                            3
ACC 315 Tax Accounting                                                                                                           3
ACC 440 Cost Accounting I                                                                                                        3
ACC 442 Auditing                                                                                                                      3
ACC 443 Advanced Accounting                                                                                                             3
BUS 112 Introduction to Business                                                                                              3
BUS 305 Business Communication                                                                                             3
MKT 301 Principles of Marketing                                                                                                3
MGT 301 Principles of Management                                                                                           3
MGT 342 Personnel Management                                                                                               3
BUS 351 Business Law                                                                                                              3
DSC 325 Statistics for Management Decisions                                                                           3
DSC 410 Quantitative Methods                                                                                                  3
DSC 430 Production/Operations Management                                                                            3
FIN 301 Fundamentals of Finance                                                                                              3
BUS 436 Business Strategy                                                                                                       3
BUS 474 Professional Development Seminar                                                                              1
BUS 475* Undergraduate Internship in Business                                                              2
CIS 101 Business Software Applications                                                                                    3
CIS 210 Business Information Systems                                                                                      3

 

*Under exceptional circumstances and on approval by the Dean, student work experience may qualify for waiver and such credits made up by an elective course. Written applications for waiver, along with supporting documents, must be made a semester in advance.

B. An additional six credits of accounting electives are required                                                  6

C. The following courses in related fields are required:                                                           Credits
ECO 221** Introduction to Macro-Economics                                                                              3
ECO 222** Introduction to Micro-Economics                                                                               3

 

**Partially fulfills the general education requirements in the Social Sciences

D. The following Mathematics sequence is required:                                                               Credits
MAT 140 College Algebra with Applications                                                                                4
and MAT 232 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences                                                            4