The AACSB-accredited Accounting Major prepares students to pursue careers in public accountancy as CPAs and as accountants in business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Graduates may also assume positions that support an organization's accounting and financial systems. The program also prepares students for graduate business study.
Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the following seven foundation courses, with no grade lower than "C" in courses with an ACC prefix and no grade below "C-" in the other courses to earn admission to the major. Note that this 2.5 minimum GPA includes transfer grades.
Students who successfully complete these requirements can declare the Accounting Major.
Students pursue the Accounting Major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree, and must satisfy its requirements. In addition to the course requirements below, students must meet the following requirements:
Remaining credits for the major are determined by advisement.
Students will be able to:
1.1 Apply key business concepts and theories associated with core business areas
1.2 Understand ethical, global, and diversity issues that impact business.
2.1 Demonstrate critical thinking skills in analyzing business conditions and solving business problems.
3.1 Demonstrate effective oral communication skills
3.2 Demonstrate effective written communication skills
4.1 Demonstrate market readiness in a business-like setting.
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