Bachelor of Science in Accounting
The Accounting program prepares students for careers in auditing, public accounting, management accounting, government & not-for-profit accounting, financial analysis, banking, economic analysis, credit analysis, and the public sector. The Management Information Systems program prepares students for careers in systems analysis, database administration, data analysis, human computer interaction, and project management.
Students in the Department of Accounting should complete 120 credit hours by taking 40 credit hours from the General Education Requirements in consultation with their academic advisors, 39 credit hours in the College of Business core courses, 24 credit hours in accounting, 6 credit hours in business electives, 7 credit hours in general electives and 4 credit hours in CSU requirements.
- Graduating students will demonstrate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Graduating students will be able to apply Technological Skills to accounting/business problems
- Graduating students will possess the basic knowledge of Ethical Behavior for Accountants
- Graduating students will be able to interpret and apply the Tax Code
All students must complete 40 credit hours of General Education Requirements. Majors must fulfill the mathematics GER by completing MATH 131 (College Algebra: Math and Sciences). They must also fulfill the second social science option by taking ECON 211 (Principles of Economics I)
The objective of a minor in Accounting is to provide students with accounting knowledge to supplement their majors or pursue alternative careers in accounting. A minimum of 18 credit hours are required with at least a grade of "C" in each course.
College of Business students are required to take ACCT 351 (Intermediate I) and ACCT 352 (Intermediate II) and four other accounting courses excluding ACCT 201 (Principles of Financial Accounting) and ACCT 202 (Principles of Managerial Accounting) to complete a minor.
Non-Business students are required to complete ECON 103 (Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurial Economics) ACCT 201 (Principles of Financial Accounting), ACCT 202 (Principles of Managerial Accounting), ACCT 351 (Intermediate Accounting I), ACCT 352 (Intermediate Accounting II) and an ACCT elective course to complete a minor.
The following is a sample plan of study. This is not intended as a self-advising guide or as a substitute for seeing your academic advisor about your specific plan of study. Please speak to an advisor before choosing your course load each semester.