Accounting and Business Administration
Students will earn a Bachelor's of Arts (B.A.) Degree by choosing this major.vita_photo2

   The goals of the Public Accounting and Business Administration major are to provide basic knowledge in the core areas of business and competency in public accounting, develop the student's strategic/critical thinking skills encompassing the ability to link data, knowledge and insight together from various disciplines, and facilitate the student's understanding of the relationship between ethics, business and personal faith.

   Students with this major have many options for employment.  They may choose to enter the Public Accounting field by working in a CPA firm.  Students may instead opt for a career in Business, using their added financial knowledge to their advantage in the fields of banking, finance, or management.  Whether the CPA exam is an ultimate goal or not, the Public Accounting and Business Administration major will find they have an advantage in their chosen field with their added knowledge, be it business or accounting.

   In addition to the University's Liberal Arts Core,  Public Accounting & Business Administration students must complete the following courses with a "C-" grade or better:

  • ACC 225   Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 226   Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 250   Interactive Accounting
  • ACC 317   Cost Management
  • ACC 325   Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 326   Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 403   Federal Income Tax
  • ACC 425   Advanced Accounting
  • ACC 426   Auditing
  • BUS 305   Managerial Finance
  • BUS 306   Management of Organizations
  • BUS 307   Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 320   Business Law
  • BUS 421   Business Ethics
  • BUS 427   Problems in Business Policy
  • ECO 212   Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 213   Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 1 Economics Elective
  • COM 104   Computer Solutions to Information Problems
    or COM 201   Introduction to Computer Science I
  • MAT 204   Calculus I
    or MAT 201   Calculus for Applications
  • ENG 400   Business Communication & Report Writing


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