Accounting: Traditional Day
Dr. Sujata Verma
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program for traditional day students provides students with a strong foundation in accounting and business. The major in accounting prepares students to take the Professional Certified Public Accountants Examination leading to licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). CPAs are licensed by state governments to practice public accountancy in accordance with established professional standards and to provide a variety of tax and financial services to individuals and business organizations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants and auditors are expected to experience much faster than average employment growth from 2008-18.
- Students will learn the tools and methods to be able to evaluate business and organizational performance from both internal and external perspectives.
- Students will learn to be ethical leaders in a business and will understand and learn how to adhere to ethical codes of conduct for accountants.
- Students will be able to demonstrate written and oral communication competencies that support effectiveness of business operations.
- Students will be able to evaluate the effective use of accounting technology in an organization to drive the functional and organizational performance.
- Students will be able to develop comprehensive solutions to business problems by synthesizing and evaluating information using qualitative and quantitative analytical reasoning.
Undergraduate Accounting programs have an articulation agreement with graduate programs in the School of Business and Management. Qualified students are able to apply in advance of the last semester of undergraduate work to enroll in up to 6 units of selected graduate courses that count toward undergraduate units while also counting toward the master's degree.
|BUS1000||Foundations of Business||3|
|BUS1008||Building Business Values||3|
|BUS1220||Introduction to Financial Accounting||3|
|BUS1300||Community-Based Research and Statistical Analysis* (CE)||3|
*MTH 1225, Statistics for Business, is the prerequisite for BUS1300 and can also be used to fulfill the General Education Mathematics requirement.
|BUS2000||Management Principles and Organizational Behavior||3|
|BUS2008||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUS2202||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|BUS2204||Intermediate Accounting II||3|
|BUS2206||Intermediate Accounting III||3|
|BUS2210||Federal Income Taxation||3|
|BUS2600||Operations and IT Systems||3|
|BUS2980/W||Business Policy (Capstone)||3|
|Total Major Requirements||45|
|Other Degree Requirements* and General Electives||59|
|Total Unit Requirement||124|
*Other degree requirements include General Education Requirements and General Degree Requirements (e.g., U.S. History).
Minor in Accounting
Course work in accounting is highly valued by business employers. Having a minor in accounting will allow the students to gain the additional accounting knowledge and have it reflected on their degree.
Minor Requirements Units
Students may choose any six electives from among the following: 18
BUS2202 Intermediate Accounting I
BUS2204 Intermediate Accounting II
BUS2206 Intermediate Accounting III
BUS2210 Federal Income Taxation
BUS2212 Cost Accounting
BUS2214 Advanced Accounting
BUS2222 International Accounting