General Accounting Major Requirements

Requirements for a major in general accounting include 12 courses from the following three disciplines:

10 Required Courses
Courses in Accounting
(ACCO): 

  • 101 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • 247 Managerial Accounting I (4 credits)
  • 321 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
  • 322 Intermediate Accounting II (4 credits)
  • 342 Taxation I (4 credits)
  • 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (4 credits)

Courses in Economics (ECON): (Select 2 Courses)

  • 101-102 Topics in Economics

Courses in Business Administration :

  • BUSA 280

Recommended Elective Courses for Alternative Accounting Tracks:

  • ACCO 344, 345, 349, 350, 395/495 (maximum of 3 credits), 421, 422, 490
  • BUSA 348

There is an enhanced ability to double major in certain related disciplines. Contact the department chair for additional information.

Three-Year Degree Option:
For students majoring in general accounting, Hartwick’s Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program is a unique opportunity to earn a degree in three years. For more information visit the Program Web site at www.hartwick.edu/threeyeardegree.