B.B.A. in Accounting

B.B.A. in Accounting

(HEGIS 0502)

The accounting major provides students with an opportunity to develop an appropriate mindset and value-based reasoning system as deemed necessary for entry level accounting positions or for completion of graduate studies. The major focuses on how to devise accounting systems and procedures so that financial affairs of organizations can be translated into relevant information to support decision-making processes. Students will learn how to apply accounting concepts to solve business problems. The major is also designed to improve critical reasoning and oral and written communication skills. In addition, students will be exposed to a learning environment that encourages reflectivity and supports interpersonal relationships. Accounting graduates may pursue entry level positions such as: auditors, controllers, bursars, treasurers, financial analysts, public accountants, managerial accountants, loan administrators, personal financial planners, tax specialists, financial officers, IRS investigators, or FBI agents. Individuals interested in becoming a certified public accountant (CPA) should contact the department chair of accounting for additional information.

College-Wide Requirements 6 credits
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Core Requirements 33 credits
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Business Core Requirements 21 credits

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Major Requirements 42 credits

ACC 3071 Accounting Theory and Practice I 3
ACC 3072 Accounting Theory and Practice II 3
ACC 3081 Internal Decision Making Systems 3
ACC 3131 Tax Law for Individuals 3
ACC 3132 Tax Law for Corporations, Estates and Trusts 3
ACC 4161 Financial Reporting for Business Entities 3
ACC 4172 Auditing, Internal Control and Business Ethics 3
ACC 4182 Research Seminar in Financial Accounting 3
ECN 1001 Introductory Macroeconomics 3
ECN 2002 Introductory Microeconomics 3
FIN 4151 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 3
MGT 2078 Business Law II 3
MTH 1002 Fundamentals of Mathematics* 3
MTH 1006 Statistics 3

Electives 18 credits
Total: 120 credits

*MTH 1002 fulfills College-wide Math requirement.

Accounting Major Recommended Sequence of Courses

Semester 1

Core Western Civilization Course 3
Core Modes of Artistic Expression Course 3
CIS 1200 Introduction to Information Systems Management 3
FYE First Year Experience Seminar (Freshmen only) 3
ENG 1001 Principles of Writing 3
MTH 1002 Fundamentals of Mathematics 3

Total: 18

Semester 2

Core Western Civilization Course 3
Core Modes of Artistic Expression Course 3
MGT 1011 Introduction to Management Theory and Practice 3
MKT 1033 Essentials of Marketing in the 21st Century 3
MTH 1006 Statistics 3

Total: 15

Semester 3

Core Dynamics of Contemporary Societies Course 3
Core Nature of the Universe Course 3
ACC 2001 Introduction to Financial Accounting I 3
ECN 1001 Introductory Macroeconomics 3
MGT 2077 Business Law I 3

Total: 15

Semester 4

Core Dynamics of Contemporary Societies Course 3
Core Nature of the Universe Course 3
ACC 2002 Introduction to Financial Accounting II 3
ECN 2002 Introductory Microeconomics 3
MGT 2078 Business Law II 3

Total: 15

Semester 5

Core Varieties of Human Experience Course 3
ACC 3071 Accounting Theory and Practice I 3
ACC 3131 Tax Law for Individuals 3
FIN 3087 Principles of Finance 3
Elective 3

Total: 15

Semester 6

Core Varieties of Human Experience Course 3
ACC 3072 Accounting Theory and Practice II 3
ACC 3081 Internal Decision Making Systems 3
ACC 3132 Tax Law for Corporations, Estates and Trusts 3
Elective 3

Total: 15

Semester 7

Core Core Senior Seminar 3
ACC 4161 Advanced Accounting 3
FIN 4151 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 3
Electives 6

Total: 15

Semester 8

ACC 4172 Auditing 3
ACC 4182 Research Seminar in Financial Accounting 3
Electives 6

Total: 12

Total 120 Credits

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