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Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Objectives:
To provide students with a general understanding of multiple areas of accounting, to prepare students for a career in public, corporate or governmental accounting, and to prepare students who want to embark on a management career with a strong accounting emphasis or to prepare students for graduate business and accounting programs.

A total of 150 semester hours of post high school work will be required to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in several states. For most students this will take five years to complete. Some students may wish to pursue a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) to meet this requirement.

Administrator: Chair, Department of Business and Economics

Requirements: 66 credits: completion of the prescribed courses.

Core Courses (34 credits):
ACCT2060. Financial Accounting (3)
BSNS1110. Introduction to Business (1)
BSNS2330. Business Statistics (3) or
     MATH2240. Elementary Statistics (3)
BSNS3030. Management Information Systems (3)
BSNS3410. Business Law I (3)
BSNS3510. Principles of Marketing (3)
BSNS3640. Principles of Management (3)
BSNS3710. Principles of Finance (3)
BSNS3810. Business Ethics (3)
BSNS4600. Global Business Strategies (3)
BSNS4980. Senior Seminar In Business (3)
ECON2410. Principles of Microeconomics (3)

Major Courses (Minimum 26 credits):
ACCT2070. Managerial Accounting (3)
ACCT3510. Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ACCT3520. Intermediate Accounting II (3)
ACCT3960. Internship in Accounting (minimum 2 credits)
ACCT3010. Income Taxation (3)
ACCT3040. Cost Accounting (3)
ACCT3094. Special Topics in Accounting (3) or
     BSNS3420 Business Law II (3)
ACCT4020. Auditing (3)
ACCT4510. Advanced Financial Accounting (3)

Elective Courses (Select 6 credits):
ACCT/BSNS/ECON courses offered by the Department of Business & Economics (excludes BSNS2950/BSNS3950, or BSN3960)

To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting: In addition to the courses listed above, two semesters of an intermediate foreign language are required (74 credits)