Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

The major in Accounting enables students to become proficient at using the accounting model. Emphasis is placed on developing the statement of financial position, the income statement, the statement of changes in owner's equity, and the cash flow statement. Students will learn how to make decisions about the presentation of financial data, the analysis of managerial and cost data, auditing and the reliability of data, and the preparation of personal and simple business tax returns.

Because the accountant plays a key role in management decisions, the accounting field is one of the fastest growing in education and business.  The accounting program is designed to prepare the student for a professional career in industrial, public or government accounting.

Core Requirements


English I and II

Literature 

Music, Art, or Fine Arts 

Speech 

Laboratory Science (4 hrs. with lab) 

Science (3 hrs. non-lab or lab) 

Computer Science (software) 

Philosophy or Religion 

Ethics 

Health & Wellness 

History 

Cross Cultural 

Psychology, Sociology, Political Science 

(6 credit hours from 2 of these 3 disciplines)


Major Requirements


Principles of Management 

Principles of Marketing 

Business Law I or II 

Statistics 

Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions 

Principles of Accounting I 

Principles of Accounting II 

Principles of Business Finance 

Principles of Macroeconomics 

Principles of Microeconomics 

Management Information Systems or Accounting Information Systems  

Business Strategy & Policy 

Intermediate Accounting I 

Intermediate Accounting II 

Cost Accounting I 

Cost Accounting II 

Federal Income Tax 

Advanced Accounting 

Introduction to Auditing 

Accounting Theory 

General Electives  (as needed)

NOTE: Requirements for this degree may be changing soon as the requirements to take the CPA exam have changed.