Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting, B.S.


A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Electives


41 to 44 Credits

Note


A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting prepares the graduate for a career in a broad range of organizational positions requiring accounting skills. Students with an accounting major will be eligible to sit for the Maryland CPA exam.

To receive a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

Elective (3)

World Languages I (3)

ACCT 101 Accounting Principles I (3)  

Foundations in Social Science (3)   ECON 101  recommended, but not required

15 Credits

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

World Languages II (3)

ACCT 102 Accounting Principles II (3)  

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)   (either semester)

ACCT 201 Intermediate Accounting I (3)  

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

Elective (3)

ACCT 202 Intermediate Accounting II (3)  

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

ARMO 300 Modernity in Visual Art (3)  OR ENMO 300 Modernity in Literature (3)  OR MUMO 300 Modernity in Music (3)  OR THMO 300 Modernity in Theatre (3)  

GNSCI xxx Lab Science (4) (either semester)

ACCT 301 Cost Accounting (3)  

ACCT 310 Accounting Information Systems (3)  

16 credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 300 Ethics and Human Good (3)  OR THEOL 300 Ethics and the Human Good (3)  

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

BUS 360 Corporate Finance I (3)  

ACCT 303 Advanced Accounting I (3)  

Elective (3)

15 credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

ACCT 405 Auditing (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

ACCT 401 Federal Income Tax (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

 

NOTE: Accounting majors are encouraged to pursue a second area of study. For example, an accounting major may pursue a major or minor in forensic accounting, gain fluency in a foreign language, earn a communication major or minor, or a major or minor in criminal justice.
Discuss study options with your advisor.