Internal Audit - Certificate
Business students with a consulting mindset interested in serving an internal function with a broad focus on areas such as risk management, compliance, fraud investigation, and auditing for operational efficiency and effectiveness may be a good match for a career as an internal auditor.
To prepare students for such roles, the James Benjamin Department of Accounting offers an Internal Audit Certificate which is recognized by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). This certificate is available to undergraduate students enrolled at Texas A&M University. To be eligible for this certificate students must be pursuing a BBA in ACCT (includes students admitted in the Professional Program of Accounting), BHNR, FINC, MGMT, MISY, MKTG, or SCMT. Students must apply and be accepted into the Internal Audit Program, to be eligible to take some of the coursework offered in this certificate.
To meet the program requirements, students must earn a grade of C or better in the required coursework. All requirements must be completed prior to graduation. Upon graduation a certificate notation will be added to the official transcript.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ACCT 408||Internal Auditing||3|
|ACCT 410||Fraud Examination 1||3|
|ACCT 427||Accounting and Financial Information Systems||3|
|ACCT 450||Accounting Ethics 1||3|
|ACCT 484||Accounting Internship 2||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
Students may use another course in lieu of the course listed if approved by an Internal Audit Program Director in advance of the student registering for the course.
An internship experience is required for the certificate and will be documented through registering and completing an internship course. If the student pursues an internship and earns less than three credit-hours in their internship course, an additional elective must be taken. Completing less than three credit-hours for the internship course and the selection of the appropriate elective must be approved in advance of registering for either course by an Internal Audit Program Director. At least 15 credit hours must be taken to earn the certificate.