Accounting - Requirements

Accounting Major

Accounting majors take courses appropriate for careers in public and private accounting, internal auditing, and government and not-for-profit accounting. Many students find that undergraduate studies in accounting are excellent preparation for a wide range of corporate positions.

For an 18-credit accounting major, students must complete:

  • AC 203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC 204 Intermediate Accounting II
  • AC 310 Advanced Accounting
  • AC 320 Cost Management
  • AC 330 Auditing
  • AC 343 Federal Income Taxation I

Accounting majors must maintain at least a 2.5 average in accounting.

Accounting Minor

The accounting minor offers students an extensive understanding of accounting content and function in areas of business. It is not designed to prepare a student for the Certified Public Accountant exam.

For a 15-credit accounting minor, students must complete:

  • AC 11 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • AC 12 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • AC 203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC 204 Intermediate Accounting II
  • 300-level accounting elective course

Accounting minors must maintain a 2.5 average in all accounting courses.

Accounting Information Systems Minor

The accounting information systems minor highlights the impact of technology on the accounting profession as well as the regulatory and internal control issues associated with accounting information.

For an 18-credit minor, students must complete:

  • AC 11 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • IS 100 Introduction to Information Systems
  • AC 203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC 265 Accounting Information Systems
  • IS 240 Systems Analysis and Logical Design
  • IS 260 Database Systems

Accounting majors may double count AC 203 for the accounting major and the accounting information systems minor. Information systems majors may double count IS 240 for the information systems major and the accounting information systems minor. Accounting information systems minors may not declare a second minor in accounting or information systems.