Accounting Requirements

Accounting-CPA Major Requirements

Minimum of 150 total graduation credits; minimum of 33 credits in Accounting and 30 credits in Business. Max 75 hours in Accounting and Business.

Accounting Courses Required:

  • ACCO 101 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II (4 credits)
  • ACCO 342 Taxation I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 421 Auditing (4 credits)
  • ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (4 credits)

Business Administration Courses Required:

  • BUSA 101 Introduction to Business (4 credits)
  • BUSA 280 Finance (4 credits)
  • BUSA 310 Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUSA 311 Business Law II (3 credits)

Additional Requirements:

  • Accounting Electives: Minimum 5 credits, maximum 12 credits in ACCO; may include a maximum of 6 Internship credits in ACCO 395/495.
  • Finance Electives: Minimum 4 credits in FINA.
  • Economics Electives: Minimum 6 credits in ECON.
  • Other Electives: Minimum 18 credits total (including above electives) in either BUSA, CISC, ECON, or FINA

Suggested four-year sequence for students in the Accounting-CPA Major:

First Year
(Total hours: 35-40):

  • ACCO 101 Financial Accounting
  • BUSA 101 Introduction to Business
  • BUSA 280 Finance
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 102 Principle of Macroeconomics
  • Elective

Second Year
(Total hours: 35-40):

  • ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting
  • ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II
  • Electives

Third Year
(Total hours: 35-40):

  • ACCO 342 Taxation I
  • BUSA 310 Business Law I
  • BUSA 311 Business Law II
  • FINA
  • Electives

Fourth Year
(Total hours 35-40):

  • ACCO 421 Auditing
  • ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Electives

Accounting-General Major Requirements

Accounting Courses Required:

  • ACCO 101 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II (4 credits)
  • ACCO 342 Taxation I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (4 credits)

Business Courses Required:

  • BUSA 101 Introduction to Business (4 credits)
  • BUSA 280 Finance (4 credits)

Additional Requirements:

  • Accounting and Business Electives: Minimum 9 credits from ACCO 344, 345, 349, 350, 395/495 (maximum 3 credits), 421, 422, 490 and BUSA 348
  • Economics Electives: Minimum 6 credits in ECON.

Suggested four-year sequence for students in the Accounting-General Major:

First/Second Year

  • ACCO 101 Financial Accounting
  • BUSA 101 Introduction to Business
  • BUSA 280 Finance
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 102 Principle of Macroeconomics

Second/Third Year

  • ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting¬†
  • ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II¬†
  • Electives

Third/Fourth Year

  • ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Electives

Accounting Minor Requirements

Accounting Courses Required:

  • ACCO 101 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting I (4 credits)
  • ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
  • Other Requirements: Minimum of 3 courses (9 credits) from: ACCO 322, 342, 344,345, 395/495 (maximum of 3 internship credits), 349, 421, 422,490.
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