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Accounting/Financial Planning Major (Suspended)

The Accounting/Financial Planning Major is suspended. New students will not be accepted into the program at this time. Contact the department for more information.

This major provides students with basic competency in the functional areas of accounting and financial planning and provides students with the minimum requirements to obtain employment and to sit for professional examinations such as the CPA and CFP exams.

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 152

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Business Core 32

Accounting/Financial Planning 60
Accounting 40
ACT Electives* (ACT 431 required for CPA exam) 12
Financial Planning 20
FIN 491 Internship in Finance ** (1-4 cr.) or other finance elective 4

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]

General Electives Outside the College of Business 10

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

**Course must have adviser approval.

This major does not require a minor.