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Eric G. Press , Chair
Office: Speakman Hall 335

The program provides students with a broad general education and intensive study within the major as preparation for professional careers in public accounting, industry, consulting, government, and not-for-profit institutions.

The curriculum in accounting is designed to acquaint students with the conceptual framework and theory of accounting, transactional analysis, asset management, liabilities, owners' equity, and financial reporting. Cost analysis and control, accounting information systems, taxation, consolidated financial statements, and foreign operations also are covered, along with auditing techniques and an understanding of the ethical and performance standards of the profession.

There are three professional student organizations available for accounting majors: Beta Alpha Psi (BAP--National Honorary Fraternity), the Accounting Professional Society (APS), and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA).

Summary of Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements including the requirements of the major listed below. Accounting students must attain a 2.0 GPA in the major and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to graduate. Use the major GPA calculator at to calculate the GPA in the major.


Requirements of Accounting Major

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 0011 Intermediate Accounting I 3  
Accounting 0012 Intermediate Accounting II 3  
Accounting 0121 Cost Accounting 3  
Accounting W123 Auditing 3 WI
Accounting 0126^ Accounting Information Systems 3  
Accounting 0131 Federal Taxes on Income 3  
Accounting 0233 Advanced Accounting 3  
Accounting W300 Senior Seminar in Accounting 3 WI*
Law and Business 0110 Business Law for Accountants 3  
Select one Economics course from either: 3  


International Trade
International Monetary Economics
Subtotal     30  
* indicates Writing Capstone      
^ Accounting 0126 meets the Technology requirement for the Accounting major.    
^^Economics 0250 or 0251 will meet the 200 level Economics requirement as well as the International Business requirement for Accounting students.  

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