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Bachelor of Accountancy Degree Program

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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2010

August 20-22 MBA Orientation
August 25-29 Wolfpack Welcome
August 30 Classes begin
September 3 Add deadline
October 29 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11-17 Final Exams

Spring Term 2011

January 8 New Student Orientation; MBA Orientation
January 10 Classes begin
January 14 Add deadline
March 4 Last day to withdraw
May 4 Last day of classes for undergraduate students
May 5 Last day of classes for graduate students
May 6-12 Final Exams for day division
May 9-12 Final Exams for graduate and evening students
May 14 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

Program Objective

The primary purpose of the Bachelor of Accountancy (B.Acc.) program is to provide students with a relevant and value-added technical and ethical educational background that will allow them to succeed in the public, private, and not-for-profit economic sectors and to provide faculty with the resources that will allow them to engage in high quality teaching, intellectual contributions, and service activities. This program is designed to attract students nationwide.

Learning Goals

The B.Acc. program has the following learning goals:

  • Graduates will be proficient in the use of information technology and able to provide accounting information that meets user needs.
  • Graduates will have the accounting background necessary to meet the education requirements for various professional examinations.
  • Graduates will be able to critically analyze business and accounting problems to make informed and technically appropriate decisions.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate business information clearly in order to assume leadership roles in their chosen professions.
  • Graduates will exhibit ethical conduct in all their activities and be able to apply a values-laden method for making ethical decisions.

Available Majors

All B.Acc. program students will graduate with a major in Accounting.

Required Courses

The B.Acc. curriculum consists of 120 credit hours and has four parts:

  1. Common curriculum + non-business electives
  2. Business adjunct courses sequence
  3. Business core courses sequence
  4. Major requirements + business electives 

Curriculum Design

Common Curriculum

ENGL T122 Critical Reading + Writing 3
ENGL T125 Writing About Literature 3
HIST T122 World Civilization to 1650 3
HIST T124 World Civilization from 1650 3
PHIL T122 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL V252 Making Moral Decisions 3
RELS T122 Introduction to World Religions 3
RELS U### or V### Religious Studies Electives 6
BIOL / CHEM / PHYS Natural Science Elective 3
MUGN / VISA / DRAM Fine Arts Elective 3
  Non-Business Electives 3

Business Adjunct Courses

BA B415 Business Ethics 3
DECS B205 Business Statistics 3
ECON B200 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON B201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
LGST B200 Business Law I 3
MATH A115 Finite Mathematics 3
MATH A116 Survey of Calculus 3
PHIL A201 Practical Logic 3
SPCH A100 Fundamentals of Speech 3

Business Core Courses

PFOL 100-400 Business Profession Program 0
ACCT B202 Financial Accounting for Decision Making 3
BA B100 Introduction to Business 3
BA B101 Business Communications 3
BA B445 Business Policy 3
FIN B300 Financial Management 3
MGT B245 Management + Organizational Behavior 3
MKT B280 Basic Marketing 3

Major Requirements

ACCT B205 Corporate Accounting + Reporting I 3
ACCT B206 Corporate Accounting + Reporting II 3
ACCT B300 Tax Accounting I 3
ACCT B307 Accounting for Public Sector Entities 3
ACCT B340 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT B400 Advanced Accounting 3
ACCT B403 Auditing + Assurance Services 3
ACCT B410 Strategic Cost Management 3
ACCT B460 International Accounting 3
ACCT B### Accounting Elective 3
  Business Electives 3
BA B497 Business Internship 3

Total Credits