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 Master of Business Administration (MBA) to meet this requirement. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and receive a grade of C- or higher in all classes designated in the major.
Administrator: Chair/Associate Dean, College of Business
Requirements: 63 credits: completion of the prescribed courses.
Core Courses: 36 credits
ACCT3960: Minimum 2 credits
Major Courses: 24 credits
Elective Courses: Select 3 credits
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 (71 credits)