Nov 15, 2018  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting (B.A.)

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The Department of Economics and Business offers four distinct majors: accounting, business administration, economics and finance. Students majoring in business administration may also elect to complete a concentration in international business, management, or marketing.  Students may choose only one concentration. Additionally, the department jointly sponsors with the Political Science Department the international affairs major (see Interdisciplinary/Off-Campus Programs ).

All students majoring in accounting, business administration, economics or finance are required to take the following courses:

One of the following courses or equivalent validation:


The accounting major provides the opportunity to see the application of economic theory in the design of a system intended to give financial data users the ability to make informed economic decisions. The accounting major stresses the development of an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles. The educational background necessary to sit for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) examination requires the completion of 150 credits. The student’s advisor should be consulted for more details.

Completing the accounting major requires at most 64 credits in total. Required courses in addition to the Foundations are:

One of the following courses:

One of the following courses:


Double majors in accounting and business administration will not be allowed to use the following accounting courses as electives for their business administration major: ECB 352 , ECB 353 , ECB 361 , ECB 362 , ECB 364 , ECB 443 . Students must continuously maintain a 2.0 GPA within the major.

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