Degree or Program Details


Accounting/Information Systems Major

This major provides a basic competency in the functional areas of accounting and computer information systems and provides students with the minimum requirements to obtain employment and to sit for professional examinations. Expertise in both accounting and computer information systems can lead to positions such as controller, cost analyst, director of information systems, computer programmer and systems analyst, to name a few.

IS majors students must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in each CS/CIS/IS course applying to their IS major.

Students must obtain a 2.00 GPA in their (combined) business core and major courses as well as a 2.00 cumulative Northern Michigan University GPA.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 150

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Business Core 32

Accounting/Information Systems 60
Accounting Requirements 40
ACT Electives* (ACT 431 required for CPA exam) 12
CIS Requirements 20

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

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

This major does not require a minor.