2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting (B.S.)


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Coordinator: Bonnie Kennedy, M.S. C.P.A.

The Accounting major provides students the professional expertise and knowledge necessary to meet the demands of the accounting profession and related careers in finance. The courses in the Accounting major encourage students to use critical and analytical thinking, make rational decisions, solve problems, and understand the ethical implications of reporting and using financial and non-financial information.

The Accounting major provides the needed foundation from which students may choose to obtain a professional certification to help advance their careers. Examples of some of these certifications are: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). These certifications, in addition to receiving a bachelor’s degree, require further education, professional experience, and passing the exam for each specific certification.

Major Requirements


Accounting majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 0-3 elective credits, and 72 credits of major courses.

Additional Core Requirement


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