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ODU's Accounting program provides adult students with the opportunity to develop the appropriate skills and knowledge for entry-level accounting positions or to continue into graduate studies. 

Program Highlights

  • Double major in Business Administration with no additional time needed to complete both degrees.
  • Program aligns with CPA and CMA exam knowledge area requirements.
  • Connect with community through hands-on programs such as ODU's respected Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Course Requirements & Descriptions

  • B.S. in Accounting

    Students must complete the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in addition to the major requirements listed below.

    Major Courses Credits
    ACT 310 Intermediate Accounting I 3*
    ACT 320 Intermediate Accounting II 3*
    ACT 340 Cost Accounting 3*
    ACT 360 Forensic Accounting 3*
    ACT 421 Individual Taxation 3*
    ACT 422 Business Taxation & Research 3*
    ACT 430 Auditing & Assurance Services 3*
    ACT 440 Advanced Accounting 3*
    Business Core Courses Credits
    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 250 Legal Environment of Business  3* 
    BUS 318 Business & Society 3*
    BUS 343 Human Resource Management 3*
    BUS 479 CORE: Strategic Management 3*
    CIS 107 Computer Applications 3*
    ECN 207 Principles of Microeconomics 3*
    FIN 325 Managerial Finance  3* 
    Required Correlatives Credits
    MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics 3
    PHL 346 Principles of Business Ethics 3
    Total Credits Required 66

     * Used to calculate the Major GPA