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    Degree offered: Bachelor of Science 

    Minor offered: Accounting 

    Certificate offered: Accounting 

    The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop an appropriate mindset and a value based reasoning system as deemed necessary for entry-level accounting positions or for entry into graduate studies. The major will fulfill the minimum requirements for the CMA/CFM exams. 

    A student wishing to apply for the Uniform CPA exam will need to meet the 150-hour professional program requirement of the examination board. Students must consult with their academic advisor if they are interested in completing the 150-hour professional program. 

    All of the accounting courses are designed to enhance the students' knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the University core competencies of reasoning, communication, collaboration, reflectivity, and information technology.


    Requirements for a B.S. in Accounting

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites        
    Credits
       
    Students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.  
       
    Major Courses:  
    ACT 310 Intermediate Accounting I 3*
    ACT 320 Intermediate Accounting II 3*
    ACT 340 Cost Accounting 3*
    ACT 410 Accounting Information Systems 3*
    ACT 421 Individual Taxation 3*
    ACT 422 Business Taxation and Research 3*
    ACT 430 Auditing and Assurance Services 3*
    ACT 440 Advanced Accounting 3*
       
    Business Core Courses:   
    ACT 210 Accounting for Financial Decision Making 3*
    ACT 220 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3*
    BUS 220 Principles of Marketing 3*
    BUS 240 Management & Organization Behavior 3*
    BUS 318 Business and Society 3*
    BUS 343 Human Resource Management 3*
    BUS 345 Business and Employment Law 3*
    BUS 479 CORE: Strategic Management 3*
    ECN 207 Principles of Macro Economics 3*
    ECN 208 Principles of Micro Economics 3*
    FIN 325 Managerial Finance 3*
    Select one from the following: 3*
          CIS 107 Computer Applications OR (if qualified)  
          CIS 234 Database Management Systems  
       
    Required Correlatives:  
    MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics 3
    PHL 346 Principles of Business Ethics 3
       
    Total Credits Required: 66
    *used to calculate the Major GPA 

    Requirements for a Minor in Accounting

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co- requisites    
    Credits
       
    ACT 210 Accounting for Financial Decision Making 3
    ACT 220 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making   3
    ACT 310 Intermediate Accounting I 3
    ACT 320 Intermediate Accounting II 3

    ACT electives

    6

       
    Total Credits Required: 18

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    Requirements for a Certificate in Accounting

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisities     

    Credits 

    ACT 210 Accounting for Financial Decision Making 3*
    ACT 220 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3*
    ACT 310 Intermediate Accounting I 3*
    ACT 320 Intermediate Accounting II 3*
       
    Select eighteen credits from the following: 18*
    ACT 260 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting  
    ACT 330 Legal Concepts for Accountants  
    ACT 340 Cost Accounting  
    ACT 410 Accounting Information Systems  
    ACT 421 Individual Taxation  
    ACT 422 Business Taxation and Research  
    ACT 430 Auditing and Assurance Services  
    ACT 440 Advanced Accounting  
    ACT 485 Special Topics  
    FIN 325 Managerial Finance  
       
    Total Credits Required: 30
    *used to calculate the Certificate GPA  

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