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.
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 Degree120
- General Education30-40
- Business Core*32
- ACT Electives** (ACT 431 required for CPA exam)8
- Other Required Courses24
*Note: Courses in business core cannot be double counted toward another major or minor.
**Courses must include 400-level ACT courses (ACT 491 limited to 4 credits).
This major does not require a minor.