Students who major in Accounting can earn a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. A minimum GPA of 2.2 is required to graduate in this Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs-accredited program. 

The Accounting curriculum offers basic knowledge and the skills necessary for successful careers in business, government, or public accounting. The courses seek to minimize the amount of on-the-job training and experience required to qualify for satisfactory levels of responsibility and remuneration. In addition, students completing the accounting curriculum acquire a valuable foundation to pursue graduate study. Computer-based instruction is an integral part of the curriculum.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Michael Simmons
Department Chairperson | Accounting and Finance

Degree requirements

  • Accounting majors are required to fulfill all bridge course requirements including the following major requirements:

    ACBSP Accredited Business Programs

    Business requirements (53 credit hours) with a grade of C or above. The following courses are three credit hours each. 

    BUS 1100 — Contemporary American Business

    BUS 2200 — Legal Environment of Business

    ECO 2210 — Principles of Microeconomics

    ECO 2220 — Principles of Macroeconomics

    BUS 2203 — Professional Development

    BUS 2260 — Business Communications

    BUS 2343 — Principles of Management

    BUS 2353 — Principles of Marketing

    MIS 2252 — Spreadsheets for Bus Analysis

    BUS 2801 — Business Calculus I

    BUS 2802 — Business Calculus II

    BUS 2901 — Business Statistics I

    BUS 2902 — Business Statistics II

    BUS 3370 — International Business Introduction

    BUS 3331 — Principles of Finance

    BUS 4785 — Operations Management

    FIN 4442 — Financial Statement Analysis

    Accounting major requirements (30 credit hours) with a grade of C or above. The following courses are three credit hours each.

    ACC 2210 — Financial Accounting

    ACC 2220 — Managerial Accounting

    ACC 3301 — Intermediate Accounting I

    ACC 3302 — Intermediate Accounting II

    ACC 3330 — Advanced Accounting

    ACC 3340 — Cost Accounting

    ACC 3360 — ACC Info Systems

    ACC 4420 — Fed Income Tax

    ACC 4430 — Auditing

    ACC 4495 — Capstone ACC Seminar