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Accounting Major

This major provides basic competency in the functional areas of accounting and provides students with the minimum requirements to sit for professional examinations such as the CPA and CMA examinations. This major prepares students for such career opportunities as certified public accountant (CPA), cost analyst, controller, financial analyst, senior accountant, and vice president for finance and accounting.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 128

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Business Core 32

Accounting 36
ACT Electives* (ACT 431 required for CPA exam) 8

Other Required Courses 24
     MA 115 Precalculus (4 cr.) [III] or
     MA 161 Calculus I (5 cr.) [III]
     SO 113 Social Problems (4 cr.) [IV]

General Electives Outside the College of Business 10

*Courses must include 400-level ACT courses (ACT 491 limited to 4 credits).

This major does not require a minor.