Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Accountancy, BSBA (46-259) (120 hours) [Also available as an accelerated program]



Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accountancy will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Solve accounting problems and prepare accounting reports.        
  • Apply professional standards to resolve ethical and regulatory issues.     
  • Use Excel proficiently.   
  • Communicate accounting information effectively.

Accountancy Statement of Policy

Accountancy, BSBA (46-259) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 43 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 5 Semester Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours


*Students expecting to receive the B.S.B.A. degree must meet all preadmission requirements to be admitted to this program. See the Statement of Policy on Admission to a B.S.B.A. degree program. Preadmission courses include: ACCT 1101 , ACCT 2102 , BLAW 2720 , CIS 1600 , ECON 1010 , ECON 1011 , FIN 2801 , and MATH 1111 .

+ACCT 1101 ACCT 2102 ACCT 2901 ACCT 2920 ACCT 2930 ACCT 2960 ACCT 3102 , and ACCT 3103  must be completed with a grade of C or better to receive the B.S.B.A.- Accountancy degree.

Accelerated Program Notes:


The Accelerated model for this program is designed for the MA Accountancy.

Students should apply for admittance to the Accelerated Program at the beginning of the junior year, after earning at least 60 hours of undergraduate college credit that includes the 24 semester hours of BSBA preadmission courses, ACCT 1101 , ACCT 2102  and ACCT 2901 .  The application must be made prior to the student earning senior status in the BSBA in Accountancy, through School of Accountancy Graduate Coordinator.

Students must meet specific academic criteria for acceptance into the Accelerated program.  The minimum criteria for acceptance are:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 (4.00 scale) or higher for the first 60 hours of undergraduate college credit.
  • GPA of 3.00 (or above) on the 24 semester hours of BSBA preadmission courses.
  • Grade of B or higher in ACCT 1101 , ACCT 2102  and ACCT 2901 

In order to remain in good standing, students must:

  • Maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00/(4.00 scale), and
  • Earn a C or better in all accounting coursework taken in the senior year.

In any semester, if either condition is not met, students will become ineligible to continue in the Accelerated program.

Accelerated student may be eligible to include the following courses as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs.  They would be taken at the Graduate level (5XXX):

ACCT 5030 Tax II (ACCT 4130 )

ACCT 5101 Managing Decision Making Using Excel (ACCT 4101 )

ACCT 5115 Financial Reporting and Analysis (ACCT 4114 )

ACCT 5120 Financial Accounting and Reporting I (ACCT 4121 )

ACCT 5135 Internship in Accounting (ACCT 4135 )

ACCT 5137 Advanced Tax I (ACCT 4137 )

ACCT 5138 Advanced Tax II (ACCT 4138)

ACCT 5140 Financial Accounting and Reporting II (ACCT 4140 )

ACCT 5155 Fraud Risk Management/Examination (ACCT 4155 )

ACCT 5160 Data Analytics for Accountants (ACCT 4161 )

ACCT 5165 Special Projects in Accounting (ACCT 4165 )