Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
The accounting major provides a structure within which students gain exposure to the primary area of accounting and receive a basic grounding in statistics, economics, computers, and finance. The major requires seven accounting courses and seven Common Body of Knowledge courses.
Required Accounting Courses
|ACCT 201||Introduction to Accounting||4|
|ACCT 301||Intermediate Accounting I||4|
|ACCT 302||Intermediate Accounting II||4|
|ACCT 311||Cost Accounting||4|
|Advanced Accounting Courses|
|ECON 328||Analytics for Business and Government (MATH 328)||4|
|ACCT 410||Income Tax Theory and Practice||4|
Common Body of Knowledge Courses
|BUS 215||Business Law and Legal Environment||4|
|BUS 243||Management Information Systems (CTIS 243)||4|
|BUS 324||Marketing Management||4|
|BUS 332||Financial Management||4|
|MATH 112||Elementary Statistics||4|
|ECON 222||Microeconomic Principles: Public Policy||4|
|IDS/BUS 402||Business Ethics (BUS 402)||4|
Total credits required for B.S. degree in accounting – 14 courses (54-60 credits depending on transfer courses)
Basic Math Skills
Students in the program are expected to enter with basic math and computer literacy skills. Students may demonstrate basic math skills in one of the following ways: Math SAT score of 650 or higher, Calculus AP Exam score of 4 or higher, or passing a business math test offered by the business department with a score of 75% or higher. Students are required to pass the business math test even if they transfer in a college-level math course. For a fee students take an online refresher course combined with the business math test. It is expected that most students will be able to pass the test with the online refresher course. Contact the department chair for the registration directions and further information about the business math test.
NOTE: accounting majors may not count courses taken at other institutions to satisfy their ACCT 300 or 400-level requirements unless approved by the department chair.