Suggested Four Year Curriculum in Accounting

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Gateway Colliquium* Math 110*, 151*, 155*, 161*, or 165*
Intro to Econ 100* Acct for Decision Making 112*
Foreign Language Foreign Language
General Education Requirement General Education Requirement
Physical Education Requirement

Second Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Acct for Decision Making 212* Financial Management 303
Statistics 227* Marketing 331 or Management 341
General Education Requirement Accounting Information Systems 218
General Education Requirement General Education Requirement
Physical Education Requirement

Third Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Acc & Auditing Concepts & Theory 316 Winter Internship begins 1st week Jan.
ends 2nd week March or 2 electives
Cost Accounting 319 Special Topics in Financial Reporting 317
Business Law I 355 Accounting & Auditing Processes 318
Elective

Fourth Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Tax Accounting 315 Accounting Theory & Practice 417 (Elect.)
Advanced Accounting 416 (Elect.) Special Topics in Accounting 418 (Elect.)
Elective Elective
Elective Elective

May Terms: Students can take an elective, travel course, or internship during each May Term.

* Foundation course. Potential accounting majors must earn at least a C- in each foundation course and a cumulative average of 2.5 in these courses (on a 4.0 scale) to proceed to junior-level major courses.

** Those accounting majors who wish to sit for the CPA Exam in four years should take a May term class every year.

NOTE:  After the freshmen year, students are assigned a permanent major advisor in the department who will assist in program planning for the second-semester sophomore, junior and senior years.