Accounting Degree Plan - Undergrad

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All students are required to complete the University general education requirements (common core) as described in Degree Requirements and Academic Guidelines section in the catalog.

In addition, each program of study pursuant to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree includes Core Courses for the Foundation Knowledge for Business. To major in accounting, a student must achieve a minimum overall grade point average of at least 2.5, and earn a C or better in each of the 10 accounting courses (30 credit hours).

The Department also offers a minor in accounting consisting of 6 accounting courses (18 credit hours) to complement any academic discipline.

Undergraduate Accounting Major Degree Plan

First Year
COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMECREDITSTYPE
ENGL 1301 & 1302 Composition I
Composition II
6 credits University Core
HIST 1301 & 1302 United States History to 1876
United States History since 1876
6 credits University Core
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Managerial Decision Making I 3 credits University Core
Laboratory Science Elective. Laboratory Science Elective.

Two four-hour laboratory science courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Geography/Geology (the only geography courses that satisfy a laboratory science requirement)> GEOG 1301, 1101 and GEOG 1436 or Physics
8 credits University Core
COMS 2382 or BAUD 2321 Communication for Business and the Professions;
Design and Presentation of Business Projects
3 credits Business Core
AGRI 2399, ARTS 1301, 1311, 1316 or 1301, DANC 1372, 1301, FACS 1360, MUSI 2338, 1301, 2364, 1306, THEA 1330 Visual and Performing Arts Elective.

Select courses from Horticulture and Crop Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences, Art, Dance, Music and Theatre
3 credits University Core
KINE 2115 Fitness for Living 1 credits University Core
30 credits
Second Year
COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMECREDITSTYPE
ENGL 2331 or 2342 or PHIL 2361 or 2306 World Literature I or World Literature II
Introduction to Philosophy or Contemporary Moral Issues
3 credits University Core
ECON 2302 & 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
6 credits Major Requirement
POLS 2301, 2000-level Political Science Principles of American Government — National and State, for example 6 credits University Core
ACCT 2301 & ACCT 2302 Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
6 credits Business Core
BANA 2372, BUAD 2301 Business Analysis.
Business Legal Environment
6 credits Business Core
BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330 Electronic Communications Introduction to Computers 3 credits Business Core
30 credits
Third Year
COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMECREDITSTYPE
ACCT 3313, 3314, 3324, 3347, 3353 Intermediate Accounting I & II
Principles of Accounting Systems
Cost Accounting
Income Tax Accounting
15 credits Major Core
MGMT 3310 Principles of Management 3 credits Business Core
BANA 3363 Intermediate Business Analysis 3 credits Business Core
FINC 3320 Business Finance 3 credits Business Core
MKTG 3310 Principles of Marketing 3 credits Business Core
MGIS 3310 Management Information Systems 3 credits Business Core
30 credits
Fourth Year
COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMECREDITSTYPE
ACCT 4315, 4316, 4372 Advanced Accounting I & II, Auditing Principles 9 credits Major Core
BUAD 3355, 3335 Business Law, Business Communications 3 credits Major Core
MGMT 4365 or 4370, 4390 Service Operations Management or Operations Management, Strategic Management And Policy 6 credits Business Core
ECON 4357 or BANA 3364 Operations Research 3 credits Major Core
BESL 2301, FOLG 2311, 2312, GEOG 2355, 2356, HIST 2311, 2312, SOCI 2319. Cultural Studies Elective .

Choose from Bilingual Education, Foreign Languages, Geography, History or Sociology
3 credits University Core
Elective 3 credits Major Core
30 credits

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