The accounting major is selected by students wishing to pursue a career in management accounting or in public accounting leading to the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license. The integration of business law, taxation, and finance into the program requirements provides the necessary academic background to meet the challenges of the accounting profession.
Students earning a B.S. degree in accounting are required to complete 121 credits, including the university core curriculum (40 credits) and the business program core (30 credits). Further clarification and additional requirements are outlined below:
University Core Curriculum: 40 credits
Majors that comply with the College of Business (CoB) core will complete the 40-credit University Core Curriculum with the following restrictions:
Core Competency 3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Literacy
Competency 3.1: MATH 1108 - College Mathematics (or equivalent or higher)
27 credits chosen in consultation with the advisor.
These credits can provide advanced material, either in the major or in course work, which reflects emerging issues of importance. Students should consult with their academic adviser for course selection.