Accounting- 5-Year Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Master of Financial Management

The Department of Accounting offers a 5-year program with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Financial Management.

Lower-Level Business Program (BUAD) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
MATH 140 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 1 3
American history 2 3
Communication 3
Select one of the following:
 
Public Speaking  
Communication for Technical Professions  
Argumentation and Debate  
Composition and Rhetoric  
Life and physical sciences 3
Social and behavioral sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ECON 202 Principles of Economics 3
MATH 142 Business Calculus 3 3
American history 2 3
Language, philosophy and culture 3
Life and physical sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ACCT 229 Introductory Accounting 3
ECON 203 Principles of Economics 3
ISTM 210 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3
POLS 206 American National Government 2 3
Communication 3
Select one of the following:
 
Public Speaking  
Communication for Technical Professions  
Argumentation and Debate  
Composition and Rhetoric  
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ACCT 230 Introductory Accounting 3
MGMT 211 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
POLS 207 State and Local Government 2 3
Creative arts 3
Life and physical sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Management Information Systems: Students intending to major in Management Information Systems must add ISTM 250 Business Programming Logic and Design (3 credits) to sophomore year curriculum in Business (lower level). The creative arts elective or a communication elective can be taken during the junior year.

Business Honors: Students admitted to Business Honors must add (1) BUSN 125 Business Learning Community I (3 credits) to the freshman year curriculum and (2) BUSN 225 Business Competency (3 credits) to the sophomore year curriculum in Business (lower level). The creative arts elective and a communication elective can be taken during the junior year.

Finance: Students intending to major in Finance must add FINC 210 to freshman year curriculum in Business (lower-level).  The general elective taken in the senior year can be reduced by 1 credit.

Plan of Study Grid
Third Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ACCT 327 Financial Reporting I 3
FINC 341 Business Finance 3
MKTG 321 Marketing 3
SCMT 303 Statistical Methods 3
International Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ACCT 322 Professional Development Seminar – BBA 1
ACCT 328 Financial Reporting II 3
ACCT 329 Cost Management and Analysis 3
ACCT 421 Critical Communication Skills for Accountants 2 2
MGMT 363 Managing People in Organizations 3
SCMT 364 Operations Management 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
ACCT 405 Income Tax 3
ACCT 427 Accounting and Financial Information Systems 3
MGMT 212 Business Law 3
General Elective 3 6
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ACCT 407 Auditing 2 3
MGMT 466 Strategic Management 3
International Elective 1 3
General Electives 3 6
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fifth Year
Fall
Graduate Coursework 4 36
 Semester Credit Hours36
 Total Semester Credit Hours96

No more than 33 hours of accounting courses may be applied toward the undergraduate degree.

See Department of Accounting advisors for more information on the requirements to sit for the CPA examination.

Professional Program students will substitute ACCT 321 to replace two hours of General electives.

Total Program Hours 156