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For advisement purposes, freshmen are typically advised to take 200 level ECN and MTH courses apart from general education courses. ACC 281 may be taken in the second semester of freshmen year. In addition, Accounting majors should complete CIS 217 Fundamentals of Business Computing at their earliest opportunity. If you are advising sophomores, juniors and/or seniors considering Accounting as a major, please refer them to the School of Business and Management, Center for Student Success for current program information.

Math Requirements

MTH 111: College Algebra Prerequisite for ACC 281, ECN 201, MTH 221, MTH 244
MTH 221: Business Calculus Meet business foundation requirements

MTH 244: Business Statistics

Prerequisite for ECN 304: Intermediate Statistics

 Recommended Courses in the Freshmen Year

  • CIS 217: Fundamentals of Business Computing
  • ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting (MTH 111)
  • ECN 201: Principles of Microeconomics (MTH 111)
  • ECN 202: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • General Education Courses

Recommended Courses in the Sophomore Year 

  • ACC 282 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC 281)
  • ACC 385 Intermediate Accounting I (ACC 282)
  • MTH 221: Business Calculus (MTH 111)
  • MTH 244: Business Statistics (MTH 111)
  • ENG 302: Business Writing
  • BUS 335: Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 345: International Business & Environment
  • BUS 366: Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 375: Business Law
  • General Education Courses

Foundation Courses

To be eligible to declare a major in accounting, a student must successfully complete, with a minimum 2.5 average, the following seven courses: CIS 217, ECN 201, ECN 202, MTH 244 (or equivalent), ACC 281, ACC 282, and either MTH 221 or MTH 201. Accounting students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in ACC 281/282 and a minimum grade of “C-” in ECN 201, ECN 202, MTH 244, CIS 217, and MTH 221 or MTH 201.

Last Updated 5/7/19

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