Undergraduate College

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides a strong foundation in areas of financial accounting and reporting, cost and managerial accounting, auditing, and federal income taxation. Students will undertake all courses required for the Certified Public Accounting Examination in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The major prepares students to have insight into the language, theory, and principles of accounting for careers in the private sector, industry, governmental, and not-for-profit and public accounting.

In addition to meeting the course requirements for each respective major, all students must also fulfill the General Education requirements (approximately 48 credits) for the Undergraduate College. The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting requires 120 credits.

Required Courses
Course Number
Credits
Financial Accounting I
ACC-0100 3
Financial Accounting II
ACC-0101 3
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC-0210 3
Intermediate Accounting II ACC-0220 3
Auditing ACC-0350 3
Advanced Accounting
ACC-0450 3
Federal Income Taxes
ACC-0410 3
Managerial/Cost Accounting
ACC-0200
3
Legal Environment of Business
BUS-0100
3
Statistics I & Problem Section
BUS-0220
3 + 1
Statistics II & Problem Section BUS-0221
3 + 1
Management Information Systems
BUS-0240
3
Organizational Theory of Management
BUS-0300 3
Introduction to Finance
BUS-0305
3
Internship
BUS-0455
Varies
Senior Seminar
BUS-0490
3
One Business or Accounting Elective
  3
Required Supporting Courses
Course Number
Credits
Introduction to Macro-Economics
ECO-0100
 3
Macro-economics Problems & Applications
ECO-L100
1
Introduction to Micro-economics
ECO-0101
3
Micro-economics Problems & Applications 
ECO-L101
1
Business Ethics OR Corporate Ethics & Social Responsibility
PHI-0270, BUS-0230
3

Electives

The remaining hours are electives and can consist of business or accounting classes, but should not be limited to only these areas.