Jun 26, 2019  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.B.A.

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Accounting is a major designed for those students preparing for careers in public, private, and governmental accounting. The curriculum and related courses have been designed to provide students with the necessary accounting background for understanding the broad operational aspects of a business organization. Students will receive an in-depth understanding of accounting theory and concepts, preparation and interpretation of financial statements, and techniques of financial analysis as well as an understanding of federal income tax theory as it pertains to individuals and corporations. The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program with a major in accounting requires the satisfactory completion of the specified curriculum.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Accounting

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Freshman Year

Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

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Distribution of Hours
* Core Curriculum Courses - 54
+ Core Business Requirements - 40
= Accounting Required Courses - 21
# Accounting Electives - 6
& Unrestricted Electives - 3

Course credits required (due to Placement Testing results) cannot be used to satisfy the School of Business requirements.

*CIS 1100  is a prerequisite for ACCT 2400 .  Students may test out of it.

The two Accounting electives are selected from among the following courses: ACCT 3630 , ACCT 4020, ACCT 4120, ACCT 4220 , ACCT 4720 , and MGT 4801 . Each course used to satisfy the Accounting major and the restricted elective requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C.”

Unrestricted electives may be selected from among all courses offered by the University. Unrestricted non-business electives must be selected from among courses in areas other than Business. In both instances, students must obtain prior written approval.

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