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Accounting

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
Upon completion of your bachelor's degree in accounting, you will be able to (1) demonstrate familiarity with basic research methodologies, presenting their analysis and findings in a coherent paper; (2) demonstrate mastery of basic knowledge and competency in accounting; (3) demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical and stewardship issues in light of their faith and within the context of the discipline; and (4) demonstrate an understanding of accounting concepts from an interdisciplinary perspective.


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.