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BS in Accounting

The BSA is designed to prepare students for professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. Students completing the BSA may be eligible to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in certain states. However, additional credit hours will be required for the CPA licensure. If you are pursuing the CPA, please review the requirements closely on the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy website.

College Writing (6 credit hours)

General Education Program (31 credit hours)

Kogod Math Requirement (8 credit hours)

Applied Calculus (MATH-211 or MATH-221 or ITEC-320)
Basic Statistics (STAT-202)

Kogod Core Courses (36 credit hours)
KSB-100 Business 1.0
MGMT-201 Global Corporate Citizenship
ACCT-240 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT-241 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACCT-223 Introduction to Business Law (formerly ACCT-301)
ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology
IBUS-300 Fundamentals of International Business
MKTG-300 Principles of Marketing
FIN-365 Business Finance
MGMT-353 Organizational Behavior
ITEC-355 Productions/Operations Management
MGMT-458 Business Policy and Strategy

Accounting Requirements (21 credit hours)
ACCT-340 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
ACCT-341 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
ACCT-345 Cost Accounting & Strategic Cost Management
ACCT-443 Federal Income Taxation of Individuals & Businesses
ACCT-549 Contemporary Assurance & Audit Services

Two of the following:
ACCT-547 Advanced Financial Reporting
ACCT-550 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT-551 Forensic Accounting: Fraud Examination and Litigation Support
ACCT-560 Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting

Electives (18 credit hours)
Electives may include additional accounting or business courses, courses in a double major, study abroad courses, and internships. Nine hours of electives must be taken outside of the business school.