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ACCOUNTING (MAJOR)

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Program is designed to prepare students for advanced academic studies as well as for careers in public accounting, private industry, government and non-profit sectors. With a curriculum centered around the core fundamentals of accounting, including financial reporting and analysis, managerial accounting and cost management, tax accounting, auditing and accounting ethics, and financial management, graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for professional certification (e.g., Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant). The program provides its students with a strong foundation in accounting research and communication skills; application of accounting principles through experiential learning opportunities; and an international emphasis to enable students to compete effectively in a competitive, global economy.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting, students will be able to:

  1. Apply data-driven analysis and critical thinking to business and accounting problem solving and decision making.

  2. Evaluate accounting issues and apply research to solve them. 

  3. Assess ethical issues in the accounting profession.

  4. Analyze information systems by evaluating process controls and organizational system risks within a business process.  

  5. Apply data analytical tools to complex business problems. 

  6. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills in accounting.

The Accounting Program:

Credits

Prerequisites:

BUS 1000 Intro to Business

3

BUS 1010 Excel for Business

1

BUS 1610 Economics: Macro

3

BUS 1611 Economics: Micro

3

MIS 1010 Managing with Information Systems

3

ACNT 1010 Financial Accounting

3

ACNT 1011 Managerial Accounting

3

AC 1030 Communication Technology

3

 

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Major Core Requirements:

ACNT 2010 Financial Reporting & Analysis I

3

ACNT 2011 Financial Reporting & Analysis II

3

ACNT 2020 Individual Income Taxation

3

ACNT 2021 Business Entity Taxation

3

ACNT 2060 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

3

ACNT 3010 Cost Accounting & Analytics

3

ACNT 3011 Corporate Governance & Business Concepts

3

ACNT 3030 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting

3

ACNT 3040 Advanced Accounting

3

ACNT 3050 Audit & Other Assurance Services

3

ACNT 3980 Senior Seminar: Accounting

3

BUS 2000 Management Theory and Practice

3

BUS 2250 Business Law

3

BUS 2550 Operations Management

3

BUS 3930 Management of International Business

3

MRKT 2520 Marketing Management

3

FIN 2000 Financial Management

3

 

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Prerequisite or Corequisites:

MATH 1150 Statistics I (for BUS 2150)

3

 

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