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 Degree150
- General Education30-40
- Business Core*32
- Accounting/Information Systems60
- Accounting Requirements40
- ACT Electives** (ACT 431 required for CPA exam)12
- CIS Requirements20
- 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.