Bachelor of Science in Accounting

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree is designed to give students the tools that you will need to successfully pass the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam. A grade of C- is required in each required course except the Accounting courses (ACC suffix). A grade of C is required in all accounting courses. A grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 must be maintained in all of the required courses listed below and any additional Business College courses. Our dedicated faculty will work with you to help you to reach and surpass the minimum grade requirements.

Required Online Courses … 72 credits

ACC281 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC282 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ACC283 Introduction to Accounting Systems and Software
CMP206 Business Computing
ECN201 Principles of Economics (Micro)
ECN202 Principles of Economics (Macro)
ECN204 Business Statistics I
ECN205 Business Statistics II
ACC385 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC386 Intermediate Accounting II
ACC388 Cost Accounting
BUS325 Principles of Finance
BUS335 Principles of Marketing
BUS345 International Business Environment
BUS366 Organizational Behavior
BUS375 Business Law I
BUS478 Business, Government, and Society
BUS490 Strategic Management
ACC485 Federal Income Tax I
ACC486 Advanced Accounting I
ACC487 Auditing
ACC488 Federal Income Tax II
ACC489 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Entities
ACC490 Advanced Accounting II

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Bachelor Degree’s University Core Requirement: (36 credits)
Students may not use the same courses to fulfill the University Core Requirement and requirements within your major, but core requirements can be used as prerequisite courses. The courses can be combined with general electives for people who choose to declare a minor. Students transferring in with an Associates degree or other accepted transfer credits often find that they have previously met the majority of these requirements.

ENG101 and 102 College Composition I and II (6)
Two Mathematics courses (6) Students may need to take Business Mathematics I and II (MAT110 and MAT111) to prepare them for the required mathematics courses
Two Science courses (6)
Two additional Humanities courses (6) These must be from departments other than English.
One Art or Performing Arts course (3)
One Health and Physical Education course (3)
One Business or Technology course (3) Computer End-User (CMP106) is recommended to prepare students for the required computer courses.
One Education or Human Services Course (3)

General Electives: Twelve additional credits are needed to meet the 120 credits required to graduate. These electives could be used to explore additional areas of interest, to delve deeper into the sciences, or to help fulfill an optional minor subject.

Suggested Eight-Semester Curriculum Map:

Semester 1 (15 credits)
ENG101, MAT110, CMP106, Science elective, Health and Physical Education elective

Semester 2 (15 credits)
ENG102, MAT111, Science elective, Art or Performing Arts elective, Education or Human Services elective

Semester 3 (15 credits)
ACC281, CMP206, ECN201, ECN204, Humanities elective

Semester 4 (15 credits)
ACC282, ACC283, ECN202, ECN205, Humanities elective

Semester 5 (15 credits)
ACC385, BUS325, BUS335, BUS345, General Elective

Semester 6 (15 credits)
ACC386, ACC388, BUS366, BUS375, General Elective

Semester 7 (15 credits)
BUS478, ACC485, ACC486, ACC487, General Elective

Semester 8 (15 credits)
BUS490, ACC488, ACC489, ACC490, General Elective

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