Accounting

Accounting

Accounting B.A. major

The purpose of the major is to prepare students for careers in accounting and to provide exceptionally strong preparation for the CPA and CMA exams.

Required courses: ACC 2210, 2220, 3300, 3310, 3320, 3400, 4420, 4430, 4450; ECN 2230, 2280; MGT 2120, 3130, 3150, 4160; FIN 3420; CIS 2105; MTH 1111; PSY 3331.

Minimum 2.4 cumulative grade point average in the required courses.

Coordinator: Paul W. Khoury, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Accounting major outcomes

The student completing the Accounting major will be able to:

  1. Prepare, analyze, interpret and use accounting information in the process of business decision-making.
  2. Be employed in an entry-level accounting position.
  3. Demonstrate the interdisciplinary skills needed for success in the accounting profession.
  4. Articulate a set of values and apply it to business decision-making.

Accounting minor

A minor in Accounting is offered for students who want to develop accounting skills while majoring in areas such as, but not limited to, Management, Computer Information Systems, Health Information Management or Math. The minor requires 20 credits of accounting courses. Required courses include ACC 2210, 2220, and three additional accounting courses at 3000-level or higher. The minor should be designed with an accounting faculty member. Some of the courses have prerequisites that must be completed before enrollment.

150-credit hour Accounting Program:

Designed for students who wish to pursue a career in public accounting in states that require 150 semester hours of college-level education to become certified as a CPA. This is a program of study that leads to the B.A. degree with a major in accounting and students may choose to take additional courses at the undergraduate level or enroll in the Master of Arts in Management Program.