School of Business
Accounting and Finance Department
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

The Accounting major prepares students for a professional, consulting, and/or entrepreneurial career within the field of accounting.  Students are prepared through course work to sit for various accounting certifications such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and other certifications. Certification specific preparation begins in the second year (Sophomore Year). The entire accounting program is designed to accommodate the 150 hour rule. Students complete the 150 hour requirement by completing either the Masters Degree in Accounting (MACC) or a dual degree MBA/MACC.

In addition to the General Business Education (GBE) requirements in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree, students in this major must take the following set of courses:

A. The following course substitutions apply to the accounting major Credits


ACC 320 or 
IST 210

Accounting Information Systems
Business Information Systems
B. Required Courses in Accounting
ACC 301 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 3
ACC 302 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 3
ACC 303 Intermediate Financial Accounting III 3
ACC 315 Fundamentals of Income Tax 3
ACC 440 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACC 442 Auditing 3
ACC 443 Advanced Accounting 3
C. Electives
Electives from School of Business courses 9
D. Summary of Requirements for the B.B.A. Accounting Major:
General Education 43-44
General Business Education 48
Required Accounting Courses 21
Electives  9
Other Requirements (Physical Education) 2
Total Credit Hours 123-124