The Department of Economics and Finance & The School of Accounting
Accountancy Statement of Policy
All students must refer to School of Business Administration for the Statement of Policy on Admission to a B.S.B.A. degree program.
Accountancy offers the following degree options:
- B.S.B.A.- Accountancy
- M.A.- Accountancy (for details about this degree see the graduate catalog)
- A combined 150-hour B.S.B.A./M.A. in Accountancy
- A concentration in Accountancy in the HCBPS’s M.B.A. degree (for details about this degree see the graduate catalog).
A minor in accountancy is also offered.
For admission to the accountancy major, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.65 (4.00 scale) or higher on all completed undergraduate college credit and a 2.65 GPA or higher on the 24 semester hours of B.S.B.A. pre-admission courses. To graduate with a BSBA, major in Accountancy, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.65 or higher. Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Chair of the School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems.
A minimum grade of C must be earned in the following courses if they are to be applied toward the fulfillment of an accountancy major or minor: ACCT 2101 , ACCT 2102 , ACCT 3110 , ACCT 3111 , ACCT 3112 , ACCT 3120 , ACCT 3130 , and ACCT 3160 .
A student with an Accountancy major or minor may enroll in a course offered by the Accountancy program only if a minimum grade of at least C is earned in each of the course’s accounting prerequisites.
For admission to the 150-hour Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Arts Degree, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (4.00 scale) or higher for the first 60 hours of undergraduate college credit, a GPA of 3.00 (or above) for the 24 semester hours of B.S.B.A. pre-admission courses, and a grade of B or higher in ACCT 2101 , ACCT 2102 , and ACCT 3110 . A student must earn a minimum grade of C in all other accounting and business courses. A student must have an overall 3.00 GPA in all graduate courses to be awarded the MA in Accountancy. A student must apply for admission to the 150-hour Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Arts program when enrolled in the first 3000-level accounting course.