The major in accounting prepares the student to manage the finances of small businesses, corporate offices, and financial institutions focusing on the competency and core areas of accounting. Students of accounting are concerned with a wide range of issues including budgeting, financial analysis, personal and corporate taxation, and auditing.

Accounting applicants must also have successful completion of the following courses before entering the accounting courses in the accelerated Degree Completion Program:

Principles of Accounting I                Intermediate Accounting I

Principles of Accounting II               Intermediate Accounting II

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 (44 semester hours)

Foundation for Professional Development 1 s.h.
Dynamics of Group & Organizational Behavior 3 s.h.
Faith & World Views 3 s.h.
Intercultural Communication  3 s.h.
Personal & Professional Christian Ethics & Values  3 s.h.
Statistical & Mathematical Functions  3 s.h.
Applied Organizational Research Proposal  4 s.h.
Principles of Financial Management  3 s.h.
Strategic Cost Analysis  3 s.h.
Individual Taxation  3 s.h.
Business Taxation  3 s.h.
Auditing & Assurance Services  3 s.h.
Advanced Topics in Accounting  3 s.h.
Accounting Colloquium 2 s.h.
Computerized Accounting with Peachtree
Advanced Excel for Business Applications
2 s.h.
2 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.