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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   
   ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II   
   ACC 301 Managerial Accounting  
   ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting I   
   ACC 303 Intermediate Accounting II   
   ACC 405 Taxation 
   BUS 230 Computer Applications   
   BUS 303 Management       
   BUS 308 Business Communications   
   BUS 311 Marketing 
   BUS 313 Business Finance   
   BUS 315 Business Law       
   BUS 498 Business Policy
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Choose four of the following courses. At least two must be accounting courses and one must be either ACC 408 or BUS 325:

   ACC 304 Advanced Accounting   
   ACC 306 Governmental & Non-profit Accounting   
   ACC 401 Advanced Studies in Cost Accounting   
   ACC 403 Auditing   
   ACC 407 International Accounting   
   ACC 408 Accounting Software Applications   
   BUS 314 Advanced Corporate Finance   
   BUS 325 Advanced Computer Applications   
   BUS 330 Quantitative Methods   
   BUS 331 Production/Operations Management   
   ECO 313 Money and Banking   
   ECO 400 International Finance   
   ECO 405 Government and Business    
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   Total 12

Experiential Component Hours    2 - 3(are counted in the major hours)

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.