Courses | B.S. in Accounting

Summary

Below are some of the courses you’ll have an opportunity to take as a student in this program. Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements see catalog for details.


Course Overview

The following documents outline a suggested course schedule.


Major Courses

Macroeconomics: supply and demand analysis, fiscal and monetary policy, money and banking, international trade and the balance of payments. Grade Mode: A.
An introduction to microeconomic analysis. Topics covered include consumer theory, the conduct of firms under competitive or monopolistic conditions, the causes and consequences of various market outcomes, and the role of government in regulating economic behavior. Grade Mode: A.
Financial accounting concepts and techniques essential for all business majors and those seeking to learn the language of business; analyzing and recording transactions; preparation of financial statements; valuation and allocation procedures. Grade Mode: A.
Financial accounting for corporations; analysis of financial statements; international accounting issues; introduction to managerial accounting; product costing and cost allocation procedures; budgetary control and responsibility accounting; analysis and techniques for planning and managerial decision making. Grade Mode: A.
Students will study Information systems, their design, implementation and contribution to management planning, decision-making and control. The impact of information systems on the personal and spiritual lives of students as well as their impact on broader society will also be covered. Students will learn relevant business software applications through hands-on lab assignments. Grade Mode: A.
Introduction to the basic elements of modern marketing including the study of the marketing environment framework, target market, market segmentation, marketing ethics, and the marketing mix variables of product, promotion, price, public relations, and place/distribution. Notes: This course is intended for students that do not have marketing or marketing management as a concentration. Grade Mode: A.
Introduction to the basic elements of modern marketing including the study of the marketing environment framework, target market, market segmentation, marketing ethics, and the marketing mix variables of product, promotion, price, public relations, and place/distribution. It is designed to facilitate primary and secondary research to complete a target market project. Notes: No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. This course is intended for Marketing and Marketing/Management concentration students. Grade Mode: A.
Presents a conceptual overview of the principles of management. The functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling are analyzed. The leader's perspective on creating competitive advantage in a global environment is related to the topics of diversity, ethics and social responsibility, human resources, corporate culture and organizational structure. Grade Mode: A.
Provides an understanding of business communication and trains students to become effective written and oral communicators by imparting the fundamentals of style and strategy for typical business documents and developing critical thinking by means of case analysis and analytical reports. It is designed to 1) familiarize students with the techniques, strategies, and forms of writing used in the professional world; 2) teach students to use precise and persuasive language to achieve business goals; and 3) prepare students for communication in the workplace and in other business classes. Notes: Passing this course will satisfy the Crowell School of Business Writing Competency Requirement (WCR). A student must receive a grade of "C" or higher to pass this course. This course must be taken the first semester after the student is admitted into the Crowell School of Business. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Advanced treatment of cash-flow, funds-flow analyses, preparation of financial statements, income tax allocation, valuation, forecasts, and cash reconciliation. Grade Mode: A.
Advanced treatment of cash-flow, funds-flow analyses, preparation of financial statements, income tax allocation, valuation, forecasts, and cash reconciliation. Grade Mode: A.
Cost accounting from a managerial, conceptual and technical viewpoint; product, labor, material and overhead costing; planning and control processes; and analytical procedures. Grade Mode: A.
An explanation of the federal income tax law as it relates to partnerships and corporations. Estate taxes are reviewed with a historical perspective. Grade Mode: A.
The study of computer based systems for the collection, organization, and presentation of accounting information. Grade Mode: A.
The legal and regulatory environment of business including a survey of the legal system, torts, contracts, employment and labor law, business organizations, administrative law and the regulatory process. Grade Mode: A.
An examination and evaluation of financial decision making in the Corporate environment valuing future cash flows, characterizing risk and return and evaluating options available to firms to finance their operations or fund growth opportunities. Students will learn how to analyze financial data to provide information to management on how to improve the financial performance of their firm. Notes: Business Administration minors should see Crowell School of Business to add the course. Grade Mode: A.
Examines essential elements of corporate consolidations, branch and departmental accounting, international accounting, advanced partnership and fund accounting concepts. Grade Mode: A.
Introduction to standards and procedures which comprise the contemporary audit environment. Topics include, ethics, legal liability, Internal control, substantive evidence, and reporting. Course work includes Comprehensive practice audit. Grade Mode: A.
How to determine strategic direction in organizations. Core studies and projects provide practical application of principles, with projects designed to provide actual research experience, with case study approach. Grade Mode: A.

General Education

Fundamental principles of differential and integral calculus. Applications chosen mainly from the management sciences. Notes: Approved for Core Curriculum Math credit. Students must pass prerequisite online Pre-Business Calculus Course (free/no credit) prior to taking the course. Grade Mode: A, N.
Collection and presentation of business data, central tendency and dispersion measures for business analysis, sampling and inference for confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, business forecasting with simple and multiple regression, index numbers. Notes: Approved for Core Curriculum Math credit. Grade Mode: A.

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