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. Major/Minor GPA requirement for graduation: 2.25 


Core Requirements


English I and II

Writing Intensive (2 courses)

Literature 

Music, Art, or Fine Arts 

Speech 

Laboratory Science (4 hrs. with lab) 

Science (7 hrs. non-lab & lab) 

Computer Competency

Philosophy or Religion 

Ethics 

Health & Wellness 

History 

Cross Cultural 

Psychology, Sociology, Political Science or Economics 

(9 credit hours from 3 of the 4 disciplines)


Major Requirements


MGT 204 Principles of Management 

MKT 205 Principles of Marketing 

BUS 303/304 Business Law I or II 

MTH 170 Statistics 

BUS 310 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions 

ACC 205 Principles of Financial Accounting

ACC 230 Principles of Managerial Accounting

FIN 308 Principles of Business Finance 

ECO 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 

ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics 

ACC 230 Accounting Information Systems  

BUS 450 Business Strategy & Policy 

ACC 305 Intermediate Accounting I 

ACC 306 Intermediate Accounting II 

ACC 307 Intermediate Accounting III

ACC 330 Managerial Cost Accounting

ACC 352 Taxation of Individuals

ACC 354 Taxation of Business Entities

ACC 401 Advanced Financial Accounting 

ACC 421 Auditing 

ACC 431 Research in Accounting Theory 

MGT 354 Business Communications

MGT 424 Business Ethics

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