2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
2019-2020 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.

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Accounting (B.S.)

 

Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
X
 
MGT120: Management and Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
X
 
ACC101: Financial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
MGT212: Business Communication (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (Spring Year 1 and Fall Year 2)
 
X
ACC104: Managerial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ACC201: Intermediate Accounting I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
MGT212: Business Communication (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (Spring Year 1 and Fall Year 2)
X
 
STA173: Statistical Methods (3 credits) or
MTH172: Quantitative Methods for Business (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
ACC311: Intermediate Accounting II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
MGT270: Financial Management (3 credits) or
MGT280: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)  (one each semester)
X
X
Third Year
 
 
ACC322: Cost Accounting (3 credits)
X
 
ACC331: Federal Income Taxes I (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
ECN305: Money, Banking in Financial Markets (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ACC332: Federal Income Taxes II (3 credits)
 
X
ACC341: Accounting Information Systems (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
ACC404: Auditing (3 credits)
X
 
MGT300: Ethics for Business (3 credits) or
MGT403: Business Law - Labor Law (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
MGT490: Strategic Business Planning Capstone (4 credits) or
Elective (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
 
ACC401: Advanced Accounting 3 credit(s)
 
X
ACC405: Accounting Theory and Practice (3 credits)
 
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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