Accounting, offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance, is a recognized profession concerned with the measurement, analysis, interpretation and communication of economic data. Students are prepared for careers as certified public accountants and managerial accountants for both the private and public sectors of the economy. The curriculum is designed to develop a basic understanding of the conceptual framework underlying the measurement and communication of economic data; a technical competence for effectively measuring, assimilating and communicating economic data; an awareness of the moral and ethical considerations involved; and incentives to grow and keep pace with ever-changing issues, conditions, forces and ideas.
Summary of Degree Units
|University Graduation Requirements
|Major Core Requirements
University Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.
The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.
Major-Specific Graduation Requirements
All courses in the Concentration Requirements for the Accounting Foundation Courses must be completed with a grade of “C or better”. The following Preparation for the Major and Required for the Major courses must be completed with a grade of “C or better”:ENGL 2, MATH 71, BUS1 20, BUS2 90.
General Education/American Institution Requirements
Courses that meet General Education/American Institution requirements are noted with area designation for required area. For legend please see General Education Attributes.