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Accounting

Accounting

B.S. Degree

The accounting major is an interdisciplinary major designed to prepare students with the knowledge, the analytical ability and the skills to succeed in the managerial, governmental, non-profit or systems fields of accounting, or in graduate school. It is supported by a strong liberal arts education and an extensive selection of courses in business and economics. It is a very demanding and challenging major; students majoring in accounting are expected to achieve grades of “C” or better in their accounting courses in order to continue in the program.

The Experiential Component (requirement of the major) can be met by successfully completing at least two (2) hours from the following:

  • ACC 290, 390, 490 Accounting Practicum    1 (each)
  • BUS 190, 290, 390 Free Enterprise Strategies    1 (each)
  • ACC 499 Internship    3
  • BUS 499 Internship    3


Liberal Arts Core and Degree Specific Requirements

  • ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics    3
  • ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics    3
  • MTH 203 Concepts in Calculus    3
  • MTH 206 Intro to Statistics with Business Applications    3


Required Courses for the Major (39 Hours)

  • ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I    3
  • ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II    3
  • ACC 301 Managerial Accounting    3
  • ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting I    3
  • ACC 303 Intermediate Accounting II    3
  • ACC 405 Taxation    3
  • BUS 230 Computer Applications    3
  • BUS 303 Management        3
  • BUS 308 Business Communications    3
  • BUS 311 Marketing    3
  • BUS 313 Business Finance    3
  • BUS 315 Business Law        3
  • BUS 498 Business Policy    3


Choose four of the following courses. At least two must be accounting courses and one must be either ACC 408 or BUS 325:

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  • ACC 304 Advanced Accounting    3
    ACC 306 Governmental & Non-profit Accounting    3
    ACC 403 Auditing    3
    ACC 407 International Accounting    3
    ACC 408 Accounting Software Applications    3
    BUS 314 Advanced Corporate Finance    3
    BUS 325 Advanced Computer Applications    3
    BUS 330 Quantitative Methods    3
    BUS 331 Production/Operations Management    3
    ECO 313 Money and Banking    3
    ECO 400 International Finance    3
    ECO 405 Government and Business    3
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  • Total    12


Experiential Component Hours    2 - 3

Total Hours required in the major    53-54

Students are strongly urged to explore career opportunities and to establish mentors through an internship.  A minimum of 2.250 grade-point average is a prerequisite for the internship.

Students have the opportunity to enroll in specialized courses in accounting.