Majors

Accounting

With an Accounting degree from USF's Degree Completion program, you will be prepared to manage the finances of small businesses, corporate offices and financial institutions, focusing on the competency and core areas of accounting. Students in accounting focus on a wide range of issues including budgeting, financial analysis, personal and corporate taxation and auditing.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply decision support tools to business decision-making.
  2. Apply major concepts of the selected discipline to real-world applications.
  3. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.
  4. Demonstrate competency in using critical, creative and integrative thinking.
  5. Evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business.
  6. Identify ethical issues and obligations of business using ethical and faith-based frameworks.

Accounting Curriculum (53 semester hours)

Principles of Accounting I
3 s.h.
Principles of Accounting II
3 s.h.
Intermediate Accounting I
4 s.h.
Intermediate Accounting II
4 s.h.
Computerized Accounting
2 s.h.
Individual Income Tax
3 s.h.
Cost Management
3 s.h.
Accounting Seminar
2 s.h.
Advanced Accounting
3 s.h.
Managerial Finance
3 s.h.
Business Law
3 s.h.
Advanced Excel for Business Applications
2 s.h.
Business Ethics
3 s.h.
Principles of Microeconomics
3 s.h.
Principles of Macroeconomics
3 s.h.
Introduction to Statistics
3 s.h.


Select a minimum of 6 credits:

Organizational Tax (3 s.h.), Auditing (3 s.h.), Government and Nonprofit Accounting (3 s.h.), Special Topics in Accounting (3 s.h.), Internship (1-4 s.h.) and Accounting Practicum (1-3 s.h.).

*Some students may need to take liberal arts and/or elective courses in addition to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program major to meet graduation requirements.


Business

USF's Degree Completion Business major is offered on campus (one or two nights per week) or completely online. This major prepares students for leadership positions within a wide range of companies. As a leader, you may deal with staffing, budgeting, marketing, allocating resources and motivating the workforce. Through this major, you will develop and improve skills in decision making, leadership, problem solving, values and ethics, organizational behavior, team building, critical thinking and conflict resolution.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply decision support tools to business decision-making.
  2. Apply major concepts of the selected discipline to real-world applications.
  3. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.
  4. Demonstrate competency in using critical, creative and integrative thinking.
  5. Evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business.
  6. Identify ethical issues and obligations of business using ethical and faith-based frameworks.

Business Curriculum (42 semester hours)

Principles of Accounting
3 s.h.
Principles of Accounting II
3 s.h.
Cost Management
3 s.h.
Principles of Management
3 s.h.
Managerial Finance
3 s.h.
Principles of Marketing
3 s.h.
Business Law
3 s.h.
Organizational Behavior
3 s.h.
Leadership in Organizations
3 s.h.
Business Ethics
3 s.h.
Strategic Management
3 s.h.
Principles of Microeconomics
3 s.h.
Principles of Macroeconomics
3 s.h.
Introduction to Statistics
3 s.h.

*Some students may need to take liberal arts and/or elective courses in addition to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program major to meet graduation requirements.

Health Administration

With a degree in Health Administration from USF's Degree Completion Program, you will be prepared to play leading roles in an industry that is constantly changing due to innovations in science and technology, economic forces, human demand and governmental and social policy.

*Course curriculum coming soon.


   
   

Social Work

A Social Work degree from USF opens doors to a wide range of positions in mental health, disabilities, elderly care, medical care, corrections, family and children services, case management, human resources, church ministry, community planning and a variety of other areas.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of social workers in the U.S. is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than the average for all occupations. The social work profession is rapidly expanding to meet the growing needs of children and families at risk, the elderly population and the aging baby boomer generation.

Social Work Admission Guide

Social Work Curriculum

Social Work Courses (56 semester hours)

BIO 102
Human Biology
PSY 201
General Psychology
PSY 233
Statistics
SWK 230
Social Work Interviewing Skills
PSY/SWK 250
Methods of Research
SWK 302
Cultural Diversity
SWK 309 Social Welfare Policy
SWK 341
Introduction to Social Work
SWK 341
Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
SWK 342
Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
SWK 362
Individuals and Family
SWK 363
Groups
SWK 364
Social Welfare Organizations and Community Practice
SWK 430
Field Practicum
SWK TBD
Social Work Elective
Approximately 53 general education credits are required in addition
to the major course requirements.